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Parents Summit Africa Enlightens Nigerian Parents On Parenting 21st Century Children

Parents Summit Africa, an NGO, has charged parents in Nigeria to have a positive attitude to parenting in order to build a better, responsible and developed nation. The Convener of the NGO, Mrs Vivian Okoye, made the call at the

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First Time Mums: 4 Top Tips To Help You Prepare For Your Baby

Having a baby is a huge leap! virtually every mum agrees that motherhood is one of the most (if not the most) profound transitions a person could ever experience. Whether you want it to or not, having a baby changes

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3 Simple Tips To Help You Balance Being A Working Mum

There’s no joy that compares to becoming a mum for the first time and while it can feel like nothing else in the world could matter as long as you can cuddle and marvel at your little one, many mums

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Potty Training Expert, Amanda Jenner Shares Signs Your Toddler Is Ready To Ditch Diapers

The time  comes in every child’s life when the appropriate next thing to do is ditch the nappy or diapers and start potty training. But this stage can be incredibly challenging and even exhausting – for both the parents and

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Here’s How To Activate Your Hormones To Become A Better Mother And Happier Person

It’s easier for some than others but you could become a better mother to your child and a happier person overall if you activate your hormones. It sounds complicated but it isn’t, really. Scientists have known for decades that animals

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6 Straightforward Tips For Parenting A Child With Autism

Parenting an autistic child can seem overwhelming in the beginning, but it really gets better as the years go by and children with autism can open our eyes and our hearts to deeper contexts of love, courage, and humanity; all

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8 Easy Tips To Help Your Toddler Try New Foods

Many parents who have weaned their babies are aware of the power-struggles that can accompany getting your child to try new foods or to even eat the one food they liked last week. A good reason why introducing new foods

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Mum, Lisa Smith Reiterates Experts Views On Dangers Of Car Seats After Losing Her 18-Month-Old Daughter

This may or may not come as news to you, but experts say nothing about car seat designs includes suitability for sleeping. Everyone already knows that many parents rely on car journeys to get their baby’s to sleep, but experts

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What 4-Year-Old Jahara Taught Her Mom About Parenting Is Highly Profound!

A mom on twitter @JusttBarb shared a profound lesson she learnt from her 4-year-old daughter named Jahara and it’s worth reading through. You will agree with me that no two parenting styles are the same and no one has the

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15 Moms Dole Out On How They Taught Their Kids To Be Kind At School

Charity begins at home, so does kindness. The truth is, your child may be the most popular, the smartest or the fastest but in the end, none of it matters if they aren’t kind. From all-inclusive birthday parties to asking

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Her 4-Year-Old Daughter Survived A Choking Hazard, Laura Chambers Warns Other Parents

A terrifying incident which could happen to anyone left mum Laura Lou Chambers shaken. Laura in a Facebook post appealed to other mums to be watchful after she watched her toddler claw at her own throat choking on a ‘harmless’

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Public Health Director, Dr. Iwara, Tips Husbands On How To Support Their Breastfeeding Wives

To consolidate on the gains of the World Breastfeeding Week, The director of public health in Cross River State, Dr. Iwara Iwara, while speaking during a one-day media round table yesterday in Calabar gave some tips to husbands on how

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Mom-Of-Teens, Kelly Ripa Shares Parenting Advice On Giving Kids A Cell Phone

Kelly Ripa is an American actress, dancer, talk show host, and television producer. The 48-year-old is a cool mother to three children, Michael, 22, Lola, 18, and Joaquin, 16. Ripa recently appeared on Jerry O’Connell‘s new show, “Jerry O,” and

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Tech-savvy Nigerian Dad Shares How Technology Has Made Parenting Even More Secure

A tech-savvy Nigerian dad took to Twitter to share really easy steps that himself and wife have employed to bridge the gap between their parenting duties and technology. @therealdaddymo1 took to the app to tell how he set up a

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Psychologist Explains Why It Is Actually Good For Your Children To Argue With Each Other

Whether or not we like it, children are going to bicker; it could be over a biscuit, toys or something even more important- but it will happen. The concern for most parents is whether their kids arguing will be the

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Mom-Of-2, Michelle Obama Offers Some Words Of Wisdom On Parenting To New Mom, Meghan Markle In Vogue Interview

Michelle Obama, mother of two teenagers and former first lady of the United States has given some valuable advise to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to “savour it all,” when it comes to parenting

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5 Awesome Ideas For Keeping Kids Busy During The Holidays

As the holidays approach, many parents start getting concerned about how to manage the excess energy that the kids are likely to exhibit in the absence of routine school-related activities but it doesn’t always have to be so daunting. The holidays

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7 Subtle Ways To Teach Your Child About Life

We are a product of our experiences and knowledge. A lot of things came together to make us who we are today, but now that we are here, it’s time to help our children have better experiences, attitude, and approach

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5 Ways To Groom Your Average Child Into An A-list Student

Everyone knows about straight-A students. We see them on the TV, in the news and God knows how many times we saw them at our child’s school prize giving day. It doesn’t need to always be so far-fetched however, you

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Warning Signs Of Child Molestation Plus Quick Tips For The Proactive Parent

Child molestation is a growing menace even though it’s been around the whole time shrouded in secrecy and protected by the forced silence of its victims. Sexual molestation is such a heartbreaking reality because of its far-reaching consequences, its immediate

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9 Baby Items You May Find Useless

Every expectant mum wants to be prepared when the baby arrives, this can translate to a shopping spree where they stock up on ‘all’ the supplies that will help them be a great mum. Some of those supplies actually serve

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Warning Signs You Are Raising A Spoilt Child

Often times we see children behave in a manner we disapprove of and we can’t fathom how their parents let them become so spoilt. We can’t imagine having our own children behave that way either, however, struggling with understanding a

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11 Foods Your Baby May Not Be Ready For

It is convenient to just feed babies some of the regulars on the family menu but is it the best? At infancy, a baby’s ability to chew, swallow and digest food is greatly underdeveloped. Baby is simply not ready. To

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Life Skills To Start Teaching Your Kids At An Early Age

Too many kids grow up without basic life skills that all humans will require throughout their lifetime. Most kids don’t learn how to handle real-world situations until they’re in high school, not because they don’t want to but because parents

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10 Golden Rules For Mums Raising Sons

Let’s face it, raising a boy is a little different from raising a girl. Most times, mums know exactly how to parent their girl child, but find out they need a little more than just the authority of being the

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