Category Development

8 Simple Ways to Develop Your Baby Through Play (Part Two)

Just as you go the extra mile to see to the comfort and care needs of your baby, it’s also important to make out time to consistently stimulate them through play as babies learn primarily through interaction with caregivers 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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MUST READ: “Through her, I discovered giving up is not an option” Mum of a Child Living With Cerebral Palsy, Helen Dan-Arry Shares Powerful Message

Helen Dan-Arry is a mum-of-three who lives in the Northern part of Nigeria. When she had her twins babies, a boy and a girl in 2013, little did she know that her daughter would be dealing with some severe health

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Is Your Child Showing Reluctance to Learn? See 7 Ways to Change That (Part One)

Ndidi Adekunle Whether it’s a child with mood swings or one who would do anything all the time to opt out of a learning situation, we all have come across children who at one point or the other, shown reluctance

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6 Things That Can Cause a Child’s Speech Delay

OGBUGOH JOY Is your baby still fumbling with their speech when other children her age are already talking? Do not worry, every child develops at his or her own pace. While some babies can mumble the word, “dada” before their

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Dear MIMsters: I’m So Depressed and Desperate About my Daughter’s Situation

I am a very worried mother and my worries keep increasing every day. I feel tired and helpless, I couldn’t sleep last night. In fact, I am so depressed and desperate about my daughter’s situation. The problem is that my

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International Day of the Girl Child | EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after conflict

International Day of the Girl is celebrated each year on October 11. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. The International Day of

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Why Women Sacrifice Their Dreams for Marriage (Part Two)

Adesua Iyoyojie Women don’t necessarily have to give up their dreams. There are always ways to aviod sacrificing dreams. You can juggle marriage and still achieve your dreams. To discover the reasons women give up on their dreams because of marriage,

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15 Keys to Boost Your Child’s Self-Confidence (Part One)

Adesua Iyoyojie My son had a problem interacting with other kids. He said because they were better than him. It affected him academically, to this extent his grades were falling. His self-confidence was at an all time low. Upon investigation

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Good or Bad? Find Out What Attributes Your Kids Are Picking From You

When we use the word attributes it means the characteristics, what entirely makes up a person; they can be bad or good, most times born out of bad habit that isn’t curbed over time . This is why it is

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8 Parenting Tips to Help You Understand Your Introverted Child Better

Adesua Iyoyojie As Africans, we read meanings into everything and fidget about a lot of things, especially if it concerns our children’s emotional, psychology, physical, mental development or issues we do not understand. We expect our child to act the

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How My Addiction to Social Media Almost Ruined My Son’s Life

Adesua Iyoyojie They say too much  of everything is bad, but not to the extent of losing a life. An acquaintance lost her 2 year old son to electric shock – she was catching up with her favorite Indian soap

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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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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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