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8 Ways to Ditch the Mummy Guilt

By Chiomah Momah Mummy guilt is something we all get every now and then. In fact, a survey on a popular parenting resource website shows that about 94 percent of mothers feel guilty on a range of issues from feeling they are not good enough parents, feeding their babies formula (rather than breast milk) to not being able to spend quality time with their children, and so on. Here are

“Why I abandoned my kids in boarding school for eight years” – Dad reacts

You’d recall on Tuesday, October 21, we featured a report about a dad, Mr. Segun Adepegba, who abandoned his kids in a boarding school in Ogun State 8 years ago. If you missed it, read it here.  Fresh reports have it the dad of three has explained what pushed him to do the unacceptable and promised to visit his children before the end of the week. Punch reports: For many years,

American teacher admits sleeping with pupil after naked selfie circulates in school

A Biology teacher at  Pasadena High School, Houston has admitted having a relationship with a 17-year-old pupil following investigations. Mirror, UK, reports: A teacher has been exposed for having a sexual relationship with a pupil after admitting a naked selfie may be circulating among her students, police say. Biology teacher Ashley Elizabeth Zehnder, 24, went to the assistant head teacher at Pasadena High School in Houston claiming that pupils had got hold

Man goes into drug trafficking to pay wedding bills, caught by NDLEA

For 40 year old Chike Pauline, getting married by the end of this year is mandatory and drug trafficking seemed the only passport to paying the bills. The law however caught up with him faster than he ever imagined. Vanguard reports: A 40-year-old patent medicine dealer arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has blamed his alleged culpability on the quest to raise money for his wedding

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

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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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8 Ways to Ditch the Mummy Guilt

By Chiomah Momah Mummy guilt is something we all get every now and then. In fact, a survey on a popular parenting resource website shows that about 94 percent of mothers feel guilty on a range of issues from feeling they are not good enough parents, feeding their babies formula