Category Development

Multichoice Has Denied Broadcasting Pornography on Cartoon Network | Read Statement

Nigerian singer, Azadus, has taken to social media to call out DSTV for airing 18+ cartoon on kids channel, Cartoon Network. There was another allegation by an Instagram user, Deecalu, who shared another image of a naked female character she claimed

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Dear MIMsters: My Son’s Refusal to Speak Is Killing Me

My son will be 3 years in September. The problem is that at 3, he cannot communicate very well with me. He only has a few words like ball, egg, apple, water, give me, mine and this is killing me. When

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Do Richer Kids Do Better At School? The Outcome of this Study Will Shock You

In a report by Mail Online, MRI scans show that pupils from richer backgrounds have thicker cortexes, the part of the brain linked with visual perception and knowledge storage, than poorer students. While previous studies have shown that wealthier pupils’

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10 Things You Should Know About Firstborns (Part One)

Mark Wealth Does a child developed specific traits because she is first, second or last born? It seems absurd but experts’ opinions dating back to the early 21st century agrees with this idea based on research and studies. According to

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7 Ways To Improve Your Child’s Memory (Part Two)

Mark Wealth Children who perform best in school are children who are able to understand, retain and remember what they have learnt in class. Many children are able to understand what they have learnt while the brain is built to

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Breaking Cultural Boundaries: Meet the New “Ken” Barbies

If you grew up playing with Barbies, you may remember how all “Ken” barbies were Caucasian and had physiques that were too perfect to ever be realistic. Looks like Mattel, the manufacturing company that produces Barbie, finally woke up and

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So Sad! Female Rivers State University Student Dies of Electrocution

A female student of the Rivers State University was electrocuted by a high tension cable somewhere around the school campus. The body was found lying lifeless close to the schools main gate shuttle park. According to a Facebook user, Victor

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6 Brain Boosting Snacks Your Child Needs

Snack time after school is a great opportunity to give your kids healthy foods that will actually help them to focus and learn by providing essential nutrients to the brain. Even better, in addition to feeding your kids’ bodies and

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7 Wonderful Things Your Baby In Your Womb Is Doing

Ireyimika Oyegbami The baby in your womb does not just stay inert while you have to cope with your pregnancy hormones and the changes in your body. While you are busy experiencing heartburn, fatigue, nausea, frequent urination, leg cramps and

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Great Quotes That Will Motivate Your Kids To Succeed

What does success mean to you? Success means different things to different people. While some people equal success to material acquisition or societal status, for others success is making a huge impact in human lives and living a life they

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Kids Who Are Read To By Dad Have Better Language Skills – Study

Have you been reading to your child? This activity if done daily presents immense benefits to your child’s literary development. (Read here and  here). Beyond just reading to your child, a new research  at the Havard University has revealed that children who

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Ten Steps To Help Your Child Develop A Positive Self Image

Ten additional steps you can take to help your child develop a positive self-image: Teach children to change their demands to preferences. Point out to children that there is no reason they must get everything they want and that they

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Know Your Child’s Appropriate Weight And Height

Wondering if your child is within the ideal weight and height range for their age? This chart shows a timeline of a healthy child’s weight and height as recommended by the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease

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5 Reasons To Encourage Your Child

A child who is regularly encouraged to read, write, learn new things or activities, do sports, eat well, behave well and be sociable, or to do anything whatsoever stands a greater chance of becoming more successful, more independent, having a

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Why Play Is Important To Your Child

Play activities are essential to healthy development for children and adolescents. Research shows that 75% of brain development occurs after birth. The activities engaged in by children both stimulate and influence the pattern of the connections made between the nerve

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Your Child’s Language Development Chart ( 6 Months To 8 Years)

Here’s a little guide to your child’s language milestones. Note that some children’s development will slightly vary from this chart. However, if your child seem significantly behind, consult a speech therapist. Language Development Chart Age of Child Typical Language Development

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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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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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11 Things Dads Should Teach Their Sons About Marriage

By Clint Edward (Author Note: This list is based on my own experience in a straight marriage because it’s all I know. However, I have to assume that some of this advice is universal.) 1. No one will frustrate you

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