The Izora Podcast

The Izora Podcast

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Welcome to The Izora Podcast! Having lived in Nigeria and currently living in America, we talk about faith, family, and work and so much more with a different perspective. We share achievements, failures, and successes with the goal to help you with tools to be a better you; regardless of your home country.


My Must Have Baby Items
Oct 14 • 39 min
In this episode, I give a list of must-haves (what I use or have used) and what I would consider optional for the baby. To see the itemized list, go to theizorapodcast.com for the list. Find me on Instagram and email me at theizorapodcast@gmail.com —-…
First Trimester and then some tips
Sep 30 • 19 min
I share some tips about what I did for my first trimester and some tips to help someone going through theirs. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
An Announcement
Sep 24 • 11 min
Where Have I Been? I talk about it in this episode… —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Life’s Many But’s…
Aug 31 • 12 min
I talk about Life happening and Chadwick Boseman. In his role as T’Challa; I think it brought him international fame and I might add it made me proud to be African American and wish that Wakanda was my village… —- Send in a voice message:…
Hello 👋
Aug 5 • 8 min
Just a quick hello 👋 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Quite A Few Days…
Jun 16 • 11 min
I have been thinking and have been busy… God is faithful no matter what is going on around us. School has started for the kiddos and so on… —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
A Letter to 2020 Graduates
May 26 • 8 min
Congratulations everyone! You worked hard and I might add, congratulations to your parents too for encouraging you and helping with homework/ taking you to and from school too. So what next and or wait! What just happened? Corona Virus happened! Read more…
Happy Mother’s Day
May 10 • 5 min
Sharing a poem by Ann Taylor with you on this Special Day. Happy Mother’s Day 💓 —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Hello, How are you?
May 2 • 9 min
How have you been? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Happy Easter 2020
Apr 12 • 0 min
Happy Easter to you and your family —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
I Tried Something New and You Can Too!
Apr 1 • 17 min
At this time we are home, I think we should try to do a few new things to keep us excited despite the times we are in. I tried a new recipe that I found and it was delicious. Check out the recipe on the website theizorapodcast.com/blog. #coronavirus…
Working in a Hospital amid Covid-19 Fears
Mar 22 • 14 min
Is there anything different working in a hospital at this time? We have ramped up our use of Personal protective equipment. We are working together to get things done. Click the link to listen theizorapodcast.com/blog —- Send in a voice message:…
An Anniversary and International Women’s Day
Mar 9 • 10 min
It is a year this month that Izora Podcast started!!! And celebrating some wonderful women. Happy International Women’s Day —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
How Did You Celebrate Valentine’s Day
Feb 17 • 14 min
I share about some Valentine’s Day experiences and some practical tips about what I think love is. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Did You Get A Flu Shot?
Feb 10 • 6 min
Having the flu is no joke. Do yourself and the people around you a favor and get the flu shot if you have not had one! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Going to the Market In Nigeria
Feb 2 • 11 min
Going to the market in Nigeria is not like going to your neighborhood grocery store. There is so much more. Listen and check out the pictures here at www.theizorapodcast.com —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
I Went Home to Nigeria
Jan 25 • 2 min
I went home to Nigeria to spend time with family and for a funeral. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Happy New Year Friends!
Jan 6 • 9 min
Hello, 2020! Welcome to 2020. Wishing you all a very prosperous and productive year! See the blog here and check out Instagram here! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
The Izora Podcast (Trailer)
Jan 6 • 0 min
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Memories of The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
Dec 18, 2019 • 17 min
Do you have a favorite time of the year? I share mine in this episode about Christmas in Nigeria with family —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Thanksgiving Highlights & Menu in a Biracial Family
Dec 5, 2019 • 8 min
Have you wondered what Biracial families have for Thanksgiving? Here is a glimpse of what my family has for Thanksgiving. Check out the what was on the menu at theizorapodcast.com/blog —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Saying Thanks in Every Circumstance
Nov 28, 2019 • 7 min
What are you thankful for? I have learned to be thankful no matter what and I am still learning. In this episode, I share what I am thankful for! You can read the details on the website and also find me on Instagram by clicking on the links Happy…
Thank You and A Give Away
Nov 4, 2019 • 3 min
I want to say Thank You to everyone who has been listening to the podcast from the first day till today. If you are just listening for the first time, welcome and thank you. To show my appreciation, two people would win a Christmas stocking made by my…
Season’s of Life- School and Work Life
Oct 22, 2019 • 11 min
I just dropped my kiddo of at school today. Here’s me sharing my experience and a bit about this season of life. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
We Moved to A Different State
Oct 13, 2019 • 11 min
So We moved! Yes, we moved from Florida to Kentucky. Some of you who know me, know that I used to live in Louisville, Ky and then moved a few years ago. I must add, that I have lived in 3 different states in 3 years! Let that sink in for a bit! And no we…
Do Not Get Busted!
Oct 9, 2019 • 9 min
My kid called me out on something and I share it in the episode. How often do you hear it said: “Do as I say not as I do”? How bad would it be that I teach my son to do something and I turn around and do otherwise? It makes it seem like what I am telling…
Vacation and Blog Episode
Oct 2, 2019 • 3 min
I am on vacation this week and have more of a blog than a podcast! Check out https://www.theizorapodcast.com/ for the blog. I would see you on the next episode! —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
What Do You See In The Mirror?
Sep 25, 2019 • 9 min
When you look in a mirror what do you tell your self? Do you tell yourself positive words like the words from Aibilene Clark in the movie- The Help: “You is kind” “You is smart” “You is important” I asked this question on Social Media and Roselomon…
Why We Need to Practice Self- Care
Sep 18, 2019 • 15 min
For complete notes, go to www.theizorapodcast.com According to the World Health Organization, “self-care is what people do for themselves to establish and maintain health, to prevent and deal with illness.” This term is super broad, and it covers a lot of…
9/11 We Remember & Pray
Sep 11, 2019 • 2 min
In Psalms 147:3 we read: “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” That is what I pray for this country on this day! In the news you might hear it asked: “Where were you on this day 9/11? I cannot say I remember where I was on this day…
Hurricane Dorian Quick Update
Sep 4, 2019 • 4 min
My family is safe, the Hurricane did not come through. I share a bit on the blog about what we learned about the hurricane and what we did. You can find me and reach out on Instagram and Twitter here. —- Send in a voice message:…
Back To School & A Long Weekend
Aug 28, 2019 • 10 min
Did your kid go back to school already and how was that for you? Did you have one of those moments where you are saying under your breath - I am so happy school begins again (phew)! Or were you sad that the kids had to go back to school? Here is a blog…
Show Gratitude
Aug 23, 2019 • 7 min
What does it cost to show Gratitude? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Screen Time & Sleep
Aug 21, 2019 • 14 min
I found an article about the recommendations from the World Health Organization about no screen time for babies and only 1 hour for children under 5! Can working parents abide by these? https://www.theizorapodcast.com/blog/s-is-for-screen-time-amp-sleep…
Listener Survey
Aug 7, 2019 • 1 min
Would love your feedback on how we are doing. Thank you https://www.theizorapodcast.com/listener-survey —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Some Life Lessons I learned from Working
Jul 31, 2019 • 17 min
I had started working after college and had been given a few months to take the test. I was super nervous and anxious! I recall saying that I did not feel great and one of the pathologists at work had chuckled and said you are anxious about the test!…
Doing Things Well & Excellently
Jul 24, 2019 • 13 min
Are you that person that constantly has projects going? Are you that person that starts things and do not finish? Excellence means the quality of being outstanding or extremely good. As a parent and histotechnologist, what does it mean to do things…
(Working) Mom Guilt
Jul 17, 2019 • 14 min
Mom Guilt, is that feeling of being inadequate as a mom, guilty and unable to enjoy this season of life. Why am I feeling guilty for things I do or do not do. Here is my take on it. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
The Young and The Sleepless
Jul 10, 2019 • 12 min
Do you know the amount of sleep you need? I share about why sleep is important in this episode —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Celebrate 4th of July
Jul 3, 2019 • 5 min
July 4th is Independence Day. Let us celebrate our blessings and freedoms. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
When I used to love you; The Break Up with Sugar
Jun 26, 2019 • 15 min
I have a sweet tooth. In this episode, I share my story and also talk about what I am doing to break up with sugar —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
A Father’s Day Letter
Jun 16, 2019 • 8 min
A Father’s Day letter. This is the first letter I am writing to my Dad, decades after he died. A tribute to Grandpa for being the father figure after daddy died. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Four Apps to Help with International Calls
Jun 3, 2019 • 8 min
It can be difficult and expensive to call Internationally. In this episode I provide 4 apps to help you call internationally —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Coming (Back) to America!
May 27, 2019 • 20 min
What does Memorial Day have to do with coming back to America? Listen to find out. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Quick Update
May 26, 2019 • 2 min
I dropped my class that was difficult and because of ill health. Memorial day weekend —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Grad School is Hard
May 18, 2019 • 10 min
My grad school class is… —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Blood Transfusion Medicine
May 18, 2019 • 24 min
When you see donate blood signs do you have questions? Questions like is the blood donor prepped before the blood is drawn? Is the blood given immediately to the patient? Have you ever wondered if people are screened before they donate? In this episode, I…
My Mom, Mrs King and I
May 7, 2019 • 9 min
Do you remember the name of your favorite teacher? Listen as I share the impact Mrs King had on my life —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
New Month and what I learned from my healthcare class
May 2, 2019 • 10 min
I end my 6 week class and I share an applicable lesson that I learnt from my healthcare principles and policy class. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Easter Thoughts
Apr 16, 2019 • 8 min
What does Easter Mean to you? Bunnies, candy, sales or Jesus? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Balancing the Chaos
Apr 9, 2019 • 9 min
How do you achieve all you need to do in a day? I share my 3 easy steps —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Potty Talk
Apr 2, 2019 • 13 min
7 Lessons on potty training a child while working and doing school. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Mothering Sunday
Mar 26, 2019 • 7 min
March 31st is Mothering Sunday in the U.K and Nigeria. Here I share a bit about my experience to remind Nigerian children who live in the U.S and around the world to call our parents who live in Nigeria and the U.K —- Send in a voice message:…
Mommy, What Color Are you?
Mar 19, 2019 • 9 min
How do you respond when your kid asks you what color are you? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Lunchtime Rambles
Mar 14, 2019 • 11 min
Taking a break from school and spending time with family helps invigorate the mind —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
National Histotechnology Professionals Day
Mar 10, 2019 • 4 min
Have you ever wondered how the tissue got on the slide? Have you wondered what the people are called that work on the tissue samples on your favorite TV Shows? They are called Histotechnologists and today is their day. Go an check out NSH.org for more…
International Women’s Day
Mar 8, 2019 • 16 min
It is International Women’s Day and I am celebrating special women in my life who have been a big part of my life. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
My name is? May the real lasagna please stand up!
Mar 3, 2019 • 5 min
How hard is it to spell your name? What is your name? How do you spell that? —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message
Baby O says hello
Feb 27, 2019 • 1 min
Hello —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ezanya-nance/message