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7 Tips to Dealing With Teenage Defiance

By Eyinade Eweje In the bid to exercise their will and independence, teenagers often vehemently question and defy rules and advice given by their parents and other authority figures in their lives. This exposes parents to frequent emotionally draining hiccups. While teenage defiance is not a peculiar issue, learning how to handle the situation effectively will help to curtail negative emotions, build and maintain a healthier relationship with your teen

Dad abandons 3 children in boarding house for eight years!

How mean can a parent get? A Nigerian dad reportedly dumped his three children in a boarding school eight years ago and moved on with his life. Punch reports; three children abandoned in a boarding school in Abule-Iroko in the Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State are longing to meet their parents who have abandoned them for eight years. When PUNCH Metro visited Solid Model College, the children recounted

9 Random Tips On Parenting

By Ameena Aliyu-Beighton Raising children is undoubtedly one of life’s most precious but still daunting tasks. Here are my quick bites to stir every parent in the right direction. You may notice a reoccurring theme through my points; self esteem and confidence, that’s the numero uno in parenting. 1. Know your child Every child is different, each with their natural or learned hang ups or obsessions. For instance, my son

Revealed: Kate Middleton & Prince William’s New Baby Due in April, 2015

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton confirmed today, October 20, that their second baby is due in April, 2015. Mirror, UK reports; Today’s official announcement means Kate is now safely past the 12-week point and the couple have had their 12-week scan. The royal statement does not specify whether a boy or girl is expected – but use of the word ‘baby’ means twins have been

Pregnant Kelly Rowland blames her cravings for gaining over 40lbs

According to Mirror, UK; Expectant mum and singer, Kelly Rowland been feasting on poultry for breakfast on the run up to the birth, but she’s also been tucking into a whole array of funky foods. However, the strange hankerings apparently haven’t pleased the expectant mum who has piled on weight in the process.                                        

10 Ways to Promote Healthy Communication in Your Marriage

Communication always seems to be the answer people give when they are asked how to achieve a great marriage. Do you ever get tired of hearing people say, “Communication is the key,” or, “You just have to talk about it?” Do you ever find yourself thinking, “That sounds nice and all, but what does that really mean?” Healthy communication skills don’t come naturally to most of us. Thankfully, these skills

Ebola: WHO Officially Declares Nigeria free

The World Health Organisation has officially declared Nigeria Ebola free today, October 20, 2014 in Abuja.  Channels TV reports: The World Health Organisation on Monday declared Nigeria free of the deadly Ebola Virus. Nigeria has not recorded a new case of Ebola for 42 days or two incubation period of 21 days. WHO representative, Rui Gama Vaz, who said it was a “spectacular success story,” added that “Nigeria is now free of Ebola.” “This

Man beats pregnant wife to death in Enugu

A man has reportedly beat his 4-month pregnant wife to death in Enugu. According to Vanguard’s Francis Igata, tragedy struck at the weekend in Akpawfu village in Nkanu-East Local Government Area of Enugu state when Ndidi Ozoemena Nwankwo was allegedly beaten to death by her husband, Ozoemena Nwankwo at about 10.05pm on October 17. Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command has launched an investigation into the heinous crime describing

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6 studies find that obese kids do worse at school than others

Mail Online reports; Its damage to health is well known but obesity could take a heavy toll on a child’s grades. At least six studies have found that boys and girls who are dangerously overweight do worse at school than others – with girls particularly vulnerable. Researcher Anne Martin said

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9 Random Tips On Parenting

By Ameena Aliyu-Beighton Raising children is undoubtedly one of life’s most precious but still daunting tasks. Here are my quick bites to stir every parent in the right direction. You may notice a reoccurring theme through my points; self esteem and confidence, that’s the numero uno in parenting. 1. Know