July 2014

5 Fun Things To Do With Your Kids This Summer

By Pam Myers There is no better time than summer to encourage your child or teen to try a new activity. Summer is filled with lots of outdoor activities like going to the beach and swimming in the pool (and, let’s

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10-year-old girl suicide bomber arrested with suspected Boko Haram members in Katsina State

According to Sahara Reporters; Nigerian military forces have arrested and detained a pair of suspected Boko Haram members, who were allegedly travelling with a 10-year-old girl who was wearing a suicide bomb apparatus. A government spokesman alleges that the suspects,

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5 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism To Aid Weight Loss

If you are trying to lose weight, you want to ensure that your metabolism is high. In the simplest terms, metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. Very few people have a fast metabolism. A faster metabolism

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20 Smart Ways To Avoid Unnecessary Fights With Your Spouse

By Chris Ayres There are some fights in marriage that are necessary in relationships and marriages, in the same vein there are some unnecessary ones that should be avoided. The truth is, every couple fights once in a while. Sometimes

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READ: Doctors And Their Battle With Deadly Ebola Virus

According to Mail Online; A doctor who has fought the Ebola virus in Liberia where it infected two American doctors today gave a terrifying insight into how medics put their fears aside and their lives on the line to treat

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Tragedy as a pregnant woman was ‘mistakenly’ shot at and killed by a friend showing off his gun

After being accidentally shot in the head by a friend who was showing off his gun collection, a pregnant Florida woman and her unborn child have both died, police said. According to Daily News, New York, William DeHayes was reportedly

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What you need to know about Ebola from WHO

Transmission Ebola is introduced into the human population through close contact with the blood, secretions, organs or other bodily fluids of infected animals. In Africa, infection has been documented through the handling of infected chimpanzees, gorillas, fruit bats, monkeys, forest

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PHOTOS: Zoe Saldana shows glows in burgundy maternity outfits as she expects twins with hubby

Zoe Saldana is said to be expecting twins with her husband, Marco Perego.  Flawless looking Zoe arrived at the Good Morning America studios in  New York on Monday, sporting a pregnancy glow to promote the new movie she starred in,

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Tuface’s wife Annie opens up on divorce, motherhood, marriage and more

2 Face’s legally wedded wife and mother of 2 of his kids, Annie Idibia in an exclusive interview with the Sun opens up about her past, her parent’s divorce, motherhood, her marriage more. Here’s an excerpt from the interview; Ordinarily,

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Mother of toddlers girls, 2 and 4 gets criticised for giving them a spray tan, fake nails and hair extensions

How far would you go to doll up your kids and from what age on? This 22-year-old single mum goes all out to make her children look like real barbie dolls everyday. And here’s why. The Daily Mail UK reports;

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Meriem Ibrahim speaks up for the first time after near death experience in Sudan for marrying a Christian

Religion is a personal thing, so should be by choice and not by force. For the first time, Sudanese mother of two who narrowly escaped death for marrying her Christian sweetheart speaks up. According to Daily Mail UK, Sudanese mother

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Husband arrested for battering his wife who ended up with 16 stitches on her face

A husband married to three wives has been arrested in Lagos and will be facing wife battering charges in court for physically abusing one of his wives. According to Sahara reporters, Mrs. Fatima Bankole, 34, was battered by her husband,

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Lagosians Beware: Lagos State Confirms Possible Presence Of Ebola In Lagos State

According to Channel News; The Lagos State Government has confirmed a possible case of Ebola Virus, which is been currently investigated while treatment is on for the 40 year old Liberian, who is now a suspect, and a possible 30

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Man who made a spreadsheet of his wife’s excuses not to have sex

One sexually frustrated husband recorded on a spreadsheet the timelines of all the excuses his wife gave for refusing to have sex with him. According to Huffington Post,  the man set up a three-columned spreadsheet of all the times he

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Beaten and abused, woman and daughter held in modern day slavery for 2 years

The Mirror UK reports; Shannon Eckley walked into her local grocery store with one intention. She wanted to be arrested. Stealing a chocolate bar, she hoped, would put her in jail and her five-year-old daughter would have to go into

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Discovering Your Child’s Passion

By Wendy Jessen Think back to when you were a child or even a teenager. What did you want to be when you “grew up?” A firefighter? A princess? A figure skater? A zoo keeper? Or, what activities did you

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Alas! President Goodluck Jonathan meets with parents of Chibok Girls

According to Channel News; A meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and parents of the over 200 girls abducted from their school’s dormitory in Chibok, Borno State, is ongoing in the Presidential Villa under very strict security. Fifty-one of the girls

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How To Make The Most Of Your Baby’s Diaper Changing Time

By Elizabeth Pantley Babies are little bundles of energy! They don’t want to lie still to have their diapers changed. They cry, fuss, or even crawl away. A simple issue can turn into a major tug-of-war between parent and baby.

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How To Deal With A Bullying Spouse

By Mayra Bitsko Bullying doesn’t stay behind classroom doors. Bullying reaches marriages as well. People presume since they’ve known their spouse for so long, getting bullied is acceptable. Sadly, it is not acceptable in any way. Where there is bullying,

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Fresh rumours surrounding Beyonce and Jay Z’s marriage, to split up after joint tour

According to the Mirror UK, there has been rumours that Jay Z and Beyonce are going to split after their joint On The Run Tour since they have failed to patch things up despite their marriage counselling. The couple are

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5 Ways To Pull Your Kids Away From The TV

By Pam Myers Too much television has a detrimental effect on all of us. It’s been linked to obesity, particularly in children. Media exposure has also been correlated with aggression in children and risky behavior. We know that all of

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Man, wife and kids wiped out in the doomed MH 17

According to the Mirror UK, a top British lawyer died with his wife and three sons in the Flight MH17 horror, it has emerged. John Allen, who worked on a string of landmark cases, perished alongside wife Sandra and boys

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The Right And Wrong Way To Praise YOUR Child

By Joy and Gary Lundberg….. In an effort to build self-esteem in their children, some parents resort to dishing out praise at the slightest achievement. According to Jenn Berman, Ph.D., a marriage and family therapist and author of “The A

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What Exclusive Breastfeeding Really Is…

Breastfeeding is an unequalled way of providing ideal food for the healthy growth and development of infants; it is also an integral part of the reproductive process with important implications for the health of mothers. Review of evidence has shown

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Ways To Be The “Meanest” Mom On Earth

By Meagan Wallgreen Once, I walked out of the store without giving into my child’s tantrum for a cookie. A woman stopped me in the parking lot and told me I was the best parent in the shopping center. My

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