Category Raising & Training

Boy Vs Girl, Who Is Tougher To Raise? Nigerian Parents Air Their Candid Views

Raising a child, whether a boy or girl has its ups and downs, While some parents think one gender is easier to raise or train than the other, others think both gender are a bunch of work. In light of

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Presidential Aide, Lauretta Onochie, Does Not See The Humour In The Viral ”mummy calm down” Video & Here’s Why

Lauretta Onochie, an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, has frowned at the praise that the viral ”mummy calm down” video is getting. Lauretta has totally kicked against the way the little boy’s mother made him beg and cry, as Lauretta

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Little Boy In Viral ”mummy calm down” Video Catches The Attention Of Combat Domestic Violence Group

A video published by a Nigerian mum in which her son tried to talk her out of punishing him for a misdemeanor recently went viral. It has been tagged, “mummy, calm down.” Opinions are divided as to the appropriateness of

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Researchers Explain The Different Types Of Bullying & Bullies Every Parents Should Watch For

Researchers who study bullying have discovered that there is much more to bullying than meets the eye. For instance, many people once believed that bullying only consisted of physical bullying and name-calling. However, there are actually six types of bullying, including everything

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Child Rights Advocate, Lolo Cynthia, Lists 7 Ways Parents Can Teach Children About Consent Without Mentioning Sex

The growing incidents of child molestation and sexual abuse can definitely make any parent /guardian paranoid about their child’s safety. As intimidating as the menace appears, there are proactive, simple steps you can take to build your child’s confidence to

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Moms Share 20 Pieces Of Outdated Baby Advice That Is Totally Relatable

I have received quite a number of baby advice in my few months as a first-time mom, some of which can be considered outdated. To be honest, I really don’t mind getting advice a lot of the time. Of course,

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Parenting Tip For Mums Of Picky Eaters

By age four, children could be established picky eaters, a new study suggests. And the more parents try to control and restrict children’s diets, the more finicky they may become, according to findings published in Pediatrics. If your toddler often

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Study Explains How Quality Playtime With Dads Help Children Develop Emotional Stability

Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behavior and emotions as they grow up, research suggests. The study, by academics at the Faculty of Education, University

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Discipline: Parents & Educators Share Their Divergent Views On The Use Of Cane

Some parents and education professionals have held divergent views on the use of cane as a means of instilling discipline in erring learners. The use of cane as corporal punishment in Nigerian schools has been a controversial issue across the

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Actress, Akuapem Poloo In Trouble With Ghanaian Police Over Birthday Photo With Her Son

Child Rights International has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police in Ghana to investigate actress Akuapem Poloo over her nude photo with her seven-year-old son, which has since gone viral on social media. On Tuesday, June 30, the actress went completely

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Actress / Mum-of-One, Anita Joseph, Speaks On When It Becomes Inappropriate For Children To See Their Parents’ Naked

Actress and mum-of-one, Anita Joseph has replied those who have criticized her for lashing out at Ghanaian actress, Akupem Poloo who went completely naked in front of her son to wish him a happy 7th birthday. Anita, in a post shared

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Actress, Akuapem Poloo Explains The Inspiration Behind The Nude Shoot With Her Son After Social Media Backlash

Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo has apologized for sharing the controversial nude photos from her shoot with her son to mark his birthday. However, she also explained that her true intention was not to sexualize her son as the public had

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Everyone Thinks Ghanaian Actress, Akuapem Poloo, Went Overboard With This Post Celebrating Her Son | What Do You Think?

Ghanaian actress and video vixen, Akuapem Poloo is causing a stir online after she decided to go completely nude in a photoshoot with her son to celebrate him on his 7th birthday. Sharing the photo to her Instagram page, the

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How Observant Neighbours Helped Uncover Child Sexual Abuse During Lockdown

The Director-General of The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli has decried how parents miss spotting sexual abuse perpetrated against their children. She stated that observant neighbours, instead, have been the most instrumental with helping

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Parenting Expert Recommends The Ideal Age Kids Can Start Doing Chores

Chores are a great way to teach kids about teamwork, responsibility and independence, which is why it’s almost never too young to start, according to parenting expert, Julia Dennison. Dennison, executive editor of Parents.com tells Yahoo Life: “Chores are tremendously

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Sex Education For Boys: NGO Founder, Adebimpe Adebari Calls For Early Introduction Of Boys To Curb Sexual Violence Incidents

A Lagos-based non-governmental organisation, Piece of My Heart Foundation has urged parents, educators and the government to ensure that male children are introduced to sex education early enough. Founder of PMOH, Adebimpe Adebari, said that it was erroneously believed that

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Parents Express Outrage As Children As Young As 11 Are Asked To ‘Define Hardcore Pornography’ And Other Inappropriate Topics

A number of parents have expressed outrage after their children, as young as 11 years old, were asked by their school teacher to define hardcore pornography and other inappropriate topics that are meant for adults. Youngsters in years 7, 8,

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Study Explains How Having A Degree Gives Your Child Significant Advantage At Math

Children of parents with a degree are almost a year of schooling ahead in math by the age 11 than peers whose parents have just GCSEs, a new study has discovered. Greater parental education is the strongest predictor of maths

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Inspirational: Why Rob Kenney Is Committed To Teaching Children Of Absent Dads Basic Survival Knowledge Via Youtube

Rob Kenney who grew up without a father has gone viral after creating a YouTube channel to share ‘dad advice’ with children in a similar position. Rob Kenney’s father left when he was just 12 years old. This meant the

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Autism Specialist, Aanu Senbanjo Discusses The Myth Surrounding DS And How She’s Helping Kids With The Condition Break Boundaries

Mrs. Aanu Senbanjo is an autism specialist and the administrator of Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria. In a chat, the expert discusses the myth surrounding down syndrome, DS and how she has been managing children with developmental challenges for two decades

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Georgina Onuoha’s Beautiful Instructional Note To Her Daughters Is Everything

Former Nollywood actress Georgina Onuoha has written a beautiful open letter to her daughters, Chigozie and Chimezie where she highlighted two things they should never do. The single mum-of-two who has shared often that she did not always have it

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9 Baby Items You Probably Didn’t Know Exist

What baby items to get is really quite obvious or so you think. Like every other area, baby items has seen some creative innovations suited for more flexibility whether you are a parent or for your baby or toddler. We

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7 Things To Consider Before Homeschooling Your Child

Public or structured schooling is obviously the most established method for learning for kids, however, many parents are beginning to consider that homeschooling may be an excellent alternative hiding in plain sight the whole time. With the recent realities brought

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Lockdown: Why Nigerian Parents Lashed Out At School Teacher, Elizabeth Ogah

A Nigerian teacher, Elizabeth Ogah, took to Facebook to write her thoughts on what she believes to be the under-estimation of the value of school teachers by parents. The teacher, in her Facebook post, said she believes that by now

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Actor & Grandpa, RMD Calls For Gender Equality As He Speaks On His Life As An Only Child

For the past few years, Nigerian women have been calling for gender equality in society. Although not many people, especially African men, are comfortable about this, advocates continue to hold a conversation around the subject matter. Just recently, celebrities took

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