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Twitter User, Ebele, Narrates Her Vivid Childhood Sexual Abuse To Alert Parents

Every year millions of under-aged girls and boys suffer sexual abuse in their childhood. Most times the child won’t understand that what’s happening to them is abuse. They may not even understand that it’s wrong at that tender age but

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After Having A Child With Sickle Cell Despite Compatibility Test, Muda Yusuf, Shares Lessons On Fatherhood | Advices Intending Couples

The Director General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dr Muda Yusuf, shares his experiences, challenges and lessons of raising children with PUNCH. From his traumatic experience and lessons learnt raising a sickle cell child despite compatibility test, he shared

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Teebillz Dishes Out Important Tip On Parenting 21st Century Children

Music executive, Teebillz, real name, Tunji Balogun has dished out a piece of important advice as regards parenting in the new age. Teebillz, ex-husband of popular songstress, Tiwa Savage, in a post shared on his Instastory noted that parents of

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Raising Dysfunctional Men: Actor, Ogbolor Shares Simple Tips For Dads Who Want To Get It Right

‘Fail as a father to raise your son, you raise another failed man in the society’… Nollywood actor Uba Michael popularly known as Ogbolor has urged fathers, men in general to do better in raising kings in their sons. Taking

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Nigerian Parents, Experts Examine The Essential Life Skills Kids Should Have Beyond Formal Education

As parents, you undoubtedly love your child and want the best for them. But sometimes in giving them the best, we tend to pamper them too much and  unknowingly shield them from the chance to learn important life skills. Beyond formal

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Experts Roll Out 10 Tips To Help Grow Children’s Self-confident | A Mom, Kunmi Lolade’s Story Is Instructional For All Parents

Kunmi Lolade could not avoid crying sometime in 2019 when she discovered she had been the cause of her 7-year-old daughter’s low self-confidence at school and elsewhere. According to her, the girl’s teacher at school had always wondered why she

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Family Life Coach And Mom, Kemi Oyedepo Sends Words Of Caution To Parents Who Are In The Habit Of Doing This: If that’s how you were raised, change it’

Children will often get on their parents or caregivers nerves, that’s what they do. They will defy you, make silly decisions that will infuriate you, but you must hold back your tongue. It is important to separate that silly act

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Six Things A Child Psychologist And Family Therapist Want Parents To Stop Saying To Their Sons

Raising the boy child in the modern era can feel like a major challenge. Evidence suggests that this is actually true. Young men are struggling behaviorally, academically and emotionally.This can largely be traced back to the “traditional” way boys have

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Actress And Mum-Of-Two, Mindy Kaling Shares ‘Fun Little Tip’ For Parents Burnt Out With Bedtime Stories

American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and director, Mindy Kaling found an easy way to freshen up story time. Throughout the quarantine, the 41-year-old super mom says she has done a lot of reading at bedtime with her daughter Katherine “Kit”

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Anger Management For Kids: See Experts’ 6 Healthy Ways To Deal With Explosive Feelings

For most parents, helping their child deal with anger can be very hard. Most of us did not get the memo on how to work through anger as a child (and possibly got lots of really confusing and negative messages at

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Educator, Glory Ubah Explains Why You Should Let Your Child Express Positive, Negative Emotions

All children experience negative and positive emotions in reaction to life’s challenges and restrictions but in this part of the world especially, most parents don’t allow their kids express negative emotions. According to Early childhood and positive parent educator, Glory

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You Need To See Kelly Rowland’s ‘Mom-hack’ Of Writing Affirmations For Her 6-Year-Old Son That You Can Also Put Into Practice Right Away

Superstar singer and mom, Kelly Rowland has dished on her ‘mom-hack’ for her older son, Titan during an appearance on The Drew Barrymore Show on Wednesday. Both moms, Drew (the host) and Kelly were able to connect on parenting during

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Yale Experts Share Some Strategies Parents Can Adopt To Manage Toddlers Tantrums — Once And For All

Tantrums are common with toddlers. One moment they are happy and playing, the next moment they are screaming and rolling on the floor when they aren’t getting what they want. Estimates suggest that up to 90% of toddlers have them,

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Elizabeth Badejo Shares 4 Simple Tips For Dads Who Want To Get It Right With Parenting

According to family and life coach, Elizabeth Badejo, a dad’s position in the family is a sensitive one that has the power to make or break his children. When you understand the impacts that your life has on your children,

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Where To Draw The Line With Giving Your Baby  Pap- Nutritionist, Dr Sylvester Igbedioh Cautions Parents

A Nutritionist, Dr. Sylvester Igbedioh, has advised parents to stop feeding their babies only pap because it lacks the necessary nutrients to help infants grow properly. Igbedioh recommended that blended dry fish, crayfish or liver should be added to pap

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Interesting Ways You Can Help Your Child Grow Taller

Speaking of a child’s growth rate (height), it is quite understandable when people place it down to only genetics. Some also think it is pre-ordained or divine, believing that there is nothing any mortal can do to influence that aspect

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Advice For Parents Of Children With Kleptomaniac Tendencies

Parents of children exhibiting kleptomaniac tendencies often find parenting a herculean task. Often than not, the embarrassing behaviour may cause parents to handle things quite aggressively crossing the line between discipline and child abuse as we often see in Nigeria.

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Parenting: 15 Damaging Things You Should Never, Ever Say To Your Children | Child Psychologists

Parenting is an undeniably difficult job—and having your kids at home 24/7 while schools and daycares are closed can make it even more stressful. Sadly, that additional layer of stress during an already difficult time can sometimes manifest in ways

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Internet Safety: Experts Suggest The Following Ways To Ensure Your Child’s Safety Online

The internet is the go-to spot for almost anything nowadays. Many homes can be said to have at least one internet-enabled device, hence the need for internet safety. With this trend, it is unsurprising that children in many homes also

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Nigerian Mum, Busayo Adebowale Shares 6 Tips Parents Can Adopt To Make Reading Fun For Their Children

Reading should be an exciting activity, especially for children, says Busayo Adebowale, Director, Inspired Kids Network. Sadly, it is not so for many children, as a lot of parents make reading seem like a chore or schoolwork, or indeed a

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4 Simple But Effective Tips For Parents To Check Child Predators

When it comes to sexual manipulation and grooming of would-be-preys, some child predators have become so skillful, it has become an art. They have used their grooming skills on several preys and it has worked very often and so it

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Emotions Doctor, Oyinkansola Alabi Tips Parents On How To Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids

A lot of parents place sole emphasis on the scholarly ability of a child than the child’s ability to manage their emotions effectively, a mistake in child raising that could have negatively impact the child long term. According to experts,

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How ‘Over-parenting’ Affects Children -Study

The negative effects of over-parenting on children are well documented, but less is known about why certain people become helicopter parents. A new study suggests perfectionism is one driver. So-called helicopter parents engage in what’s known as “over-parenting” — hovering

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7 Science-proven Benefits Of Hugging Your Child

Hugging provides many benefits to people, but it is particularly important in child development. Let’s discover the science behind the benefits of hugging. When we are sad or disappointed, a big warm cuddle can alleviate some of the pain. When

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Study Expands On How Being Affectionate With Your Spouse Impacts Your Children’s Life Choices

Parents often put their own relationship on the back burner to concentrate on their children, but a new study shows that when spouses love each other, children stay in school longer and marry later in life. Research about how the

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