Category Raising & Training

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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Nigerian Writer, Nate Nwajei Speaks On The Ripple Effect Of Setting The Bar Low When Raising Boys Compared To Girls

A Nigerian writer, Nate Nwajei is of the opinion that society sets really low standards for raising boys compared to girls. The implication, Nate explains is that as long as the society continues on that path where it excuses bad

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Interesting New Study Underscores The Importance Of ‘Being Fun’ As A Character Development Trait In Children

A longitudinal study examined whether children who are well-liked and children who are popular got that way by being fun to hang around with. Across a two-month period, primary school children perceived by classmates as someone who is fun to

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Celebrity Mum, Chacha Eke Faani Shares On How Poor Parenting Styles Manifest As Undesirable Behaviours In Children

Actress and mum-of-three, Chacha Eke-Faani has taken to her Instagram account to share parenting gems in an open letter addressed to parents. In her post, the actress itemised  fifteen gems that can help a parent take audit of their own

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New Study Accounts For How Adopted and Biological Siblings Respond Differently To Depression Caused By Home Environment

New research finds that children’s rearing environment has a meaningful impact on their risk for major depression later in life, and notes the importance supporting of nurturing environments when children are at risk. In the study, authors analyzed the health

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Elated Nigerian Mum, Nwosu Rita, Takes To Facebook To Rejoice After Her 3-Year-Old Who Swallowed Nail Vomits It 8 Months After

A Nigerian mum, Nwosu Rita Akpunonu took to her Facebook group to rejoice after her 3-year-old daughter vomited an metal nail she swallowed eight months ago. The mother said her daughter returned from school one day and informed her that

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New Study Identifies How Overconfidence In Children Can Mar The Results They Produce Even In Adulthood

Overconfidence in one’s own abilities despite clear evidence to the contrary is present and persistent in children as young as four, a new study by the Univeristy of Sussex Business School has revealed. Results of the study which was published

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Ubi Franklin’s Fourth Baby Mama Sides With Him Against Third Baby Mama, Nicola Siyo’s Claims

Music executive, Ubi Franklin, is in a war of words with his South African baby mama, Nicola Siyo who happens to also be his third baby mama, but he is not doing it alone. Ubi’s fourth baby mama and the

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First Aid Skills: Nigerian Doctor, Dr. Egemba Tells Parents What To Do In Case A Child Chokes On An Object During The Lockdown

It is required of every parent to acquire basic first aid skills which may be useful to help their children in the event of certain hazards. In a split second, anything could go wrong, and your child’s life may be

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See How Your Kids Quarantined At Home May Benefit From This E-Learning Solution, Courtesy First Bank

First Bank is making it its concern to help parents cope as the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic that has seen to the closure of schools and businesses. The CEO of the bank, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan has announced

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Access Bank Group Head, Amaechi Okobi Recalls How It Went The First Time He Had A Conversation About Adultery and Gender Inequality With His Son

Father-of-two and the Group Head, Communications and External Affairs at Access Bank, Amaechi Okobi took to his Instagram to speak on gender bias as it affects men and women, but particularly women. While addressing the subject in his post, he

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How Raising Your Child In A Home Among Books Impact Their Lifelong Cognitive Skills- Study

A study suggests that raising a child in a bookish atmosphere may be a prerequisite to deriving the full benefit of a college education, and, of course, it provides a child with an even greater chance of success in adulthood.

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Twitter User, @Laidetos Recounts How His Step-Father Impacted His Life In The Most Selfless Manner

A Twitter user celebrated his stepfather on his birthday and recounted how much of a parent he has been to himself and his little brother. @Laidetos said he lost his father at a really young age. 10 years later, a

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Raising Your Child To Become A Good Reader: 10 Practical Tips

Reading has many advantages and benefits for young children and its importance cannot be over-emphasised. If you want your child to reap and enjoy the benefits of reading, then you must make your child a reader. This is made possible

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Love & Hip-Hop Star, Alexis Sky Shares On Loving Her Daughter, Alaiya, Despite Her Disability

Love & Hip-hop television star and mum, Alexis Sky took to Instagram to speak about being a mother to a special needs child. The American reality TV personality has a daughter who she says is fathered by rapper Fetty Wap.

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Serena Williams’ Shout Out To Working Mums In New Post Is So On Point

Tennis champion and mum-of-one, Serena Williams shared a new photo of herself cradling her sleeping daughter as she opened up about how hard it is balancing motherhood with a career. She cheered mums who hold regular jobs and still give

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Emir Sanusi Does Not Spare Deadbeat Fathers In His Latest Speech

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi has called for the arrest of deadbeat fathers in the Northern part of Nigeria, those who send out their children as Al-majiris. Speaking at a conference organized by the Future Assured Initiative, a non-governmental organisation

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