Category parenting tips

Hilarious! Moms Share Wacky Questions They Googled In Desperation | What Is Yours?

Recently, Mamamia surveyed 100 moms and dads to discover the weirdest and wackiest queries they have laid at Google’s feet – and the findings are priceless as well as hilarious. Since the dawn of easily accessible internet, Google has replaced

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10 Laudable Ways To Solve Your Child’s Smartphone Addiction

Trying to peel your children away from their smartphones and tablets addiction is a constant battleground in your home, an action plan to revamp the family digital habits may be in order. British author and founder of `Time to Log

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Mom-Of-5, Jessica McGinty Shares This Hilarious Trick For Getting Her Kids To Clean Up And It is Cool

Every mom understands the daily struggle of getting small children to pick up after themselves. Clothes, mismatched socks and toys are strewn around the house and the responsibility usually falls on someone older to return these items to their proper

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What Every Child Must Know About The Grey Areas Of Yes and No

“No means no!” “Yes means Yes!” That’s the lesson most people were taught as kids on understanding consent and sexual assault. But there is more to the conversation than just teaching kids that they can do whatever they want up

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Mom Share Tricks On How To Make Children Accountable For Their Screen Time

A viral quote says technology keeps you closer to people physically far and far from people physically close. Ours have become a world of technology, what with the ability to do almost everything swiftly with its help. Now, while this

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How To Raise Children Without a Wrong Sense of Entitlement

Adesua Iyoyojie Entitlement means the right to have something. Yes, as parents we owe our children certain things like love, care and support but we do not owe them everything. When we over indulge our children, they can grow into adults

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12 Powerful Phrases That Can Set Your Child on a Positive Path

ADESUA IYOYOJIE Words are very powerful for they can make, break, destroy or set anyone a positive path. The words you tell you tell your children constantly stick with them for life. When I was a child, my mother often said

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Busting The Myths: What Makes A Child Smart And What Doesn’t

Ireyimika Oyegbami In recent times, focus has shifted to the smart brains. We are encouraged to work smarter and also to have smart kids! It is therefore not surprising that a lot has been said about what makes a child

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10 Things You Ought to Say to Your Child Often

Moyin Kalu As your children mature in age, one of the most effective and strategic tools you can often use to parent your child effectively is communicating in a positive way. What you often say to your child becomes their

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How To Raise Your Child With Good Social Etiquette

By Chiomah Momah It is delightful to meet a young child who is courteous, cultured and with fine manners. It can also be quite embarrassing when the child with poor manners happen to be yours. To ensure that our children

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15 Important Items Every Parent Should Have in Their Car On a Road Trip

Taking your kids out for a ride can be a handful. Children are always either restless, hungry or in need of something they ‘forgot’. In order to be ready to handle any ‘normal’ situation that may arise on a road

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Activities That Can Damage Your Baby’s Delicate Brain

Ireyimika Oyegbami Brain damage is said to occur when an injury causes the destruction of human brain cells. In babies, it is commonly caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain. It is pertinent to point out however, that

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10 Ways To Save Your Child From The Dangers Of Low Self-Esteem

Low self esteem has the potentials to wreck a life as it manifests in different pathetic forms. “From drug overdoses to remaining with a murderously abusive spouse to suicide.  However, the most frequent consequences of low self-esteem are more subtle. 

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5 Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew

By Jessica Lahey Your child at home could be a slightly different human in the classroom away from the overtly protective arms and peering eyes of their parents. Here a few things your child’s teachers may want you to know….

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How Safe Are Your Kids on School Excursions?

School excursions are well-planned curriculum-related activities that aim to maximise students’ learning experiences. Many schools in Nigeria engage in school excursions and parents have to cough out fees to pay for them. But how safe are your kids on school

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Parents Beware! Nigerian Mom Recounts How Smart Nanny Saved Her Kids From Kidnap Attempt

Majority of kids in Nigeria are on mid term break, and most times they have nothing to do but stay home in the care of a nanny while parents go about their daily activities. Some unwholesome elements try to take

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9 Reasons Strong-willed Children Are Amazing

A strong-willed child is one who stands by what he/she feels is right and will not change his stance easily. This is definitely a good thing when you think of peer pressure that led many kids into doing the wrong

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5 Ways To Build A Positive Home For Your Children

Mark Wealth A child’s experiences at home is a major influence on the path they take in life and the kind of person they grow up to become. Although some end up deviating from the values they have been raised

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7 Parenting Lessons Parents Are Likely to Overlook

Doesn’t every parent want to see that their parenting seeds produce fruitful trees? I mean, it’s not just about giving birth to children, but deriving joy from those children through their relationships with you and with the world around them.

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