Category parenting tips

Attachment Parenting: Harvard Study Shares Helpful Tips For Raising Caring Children (Part 2)

It’s every parent’s goal to raise a caring, kind, respectful, loving and ethical children. Raising these kind of children is and always has been hard work. But it’s something all of us can do. And no work is more important

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Why Your Child’s Social Skills In Kindergarten Are More Important Than Their Academics

Schools and parents often feel the pressure to cut back on play and social interaction for children, in order to get more “hard skill” instruction time in, but reports confirm it’s actually the “soft skills” that are most predictive of

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Nigerian Mum, Lolo, Reveals How A Health Tip She Learnt On Twitter Saved Her Child’s Life

A mum-of-two, Lolo, took to Twitter to narrate how a random tip she learned on the app came in handy and became a lifesaver following an unexpected situation she experienced with her toddler. The mum took to her handle @_IamEmpress_ 

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PARENTING! Mom Shares The Smart Way She Is Teaching Her Kids About Consent & Boundaries

It’s 2019 and just because it used to be okay doesn’t make it so now. In the era of the #MeToo movement, you may assume that men understand consent. But it’s clear from research (where men still confuse sexual interest with consent), public

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Mum Reveals What She Does To Help Keep Her Baby Asleep For Longer

A mum has revealed her clever hack that will help parents to keep the little one asleep for longer. Most parents will do all that they can to keep their babies and toddlers asleep for as long as possible. But

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Nigerian Mom Educates Parents On How To Build A Gadget-free Home & It Is Apt

Technology has done a lot to make our lives easier and more efficient. Yet as a parent, you ought to weigh the possible impact a device, such as smartphones could have on your child. At a time when it is

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Why You Must Avoid Marrying A Jobless Man, Pastor E.A. Adeboye Warns Single Women

The general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has shared some valuable marital tips as he also advised single women on the kind of man they should never get married to. Pastor Adeboye while

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9 Simple Tips On How To Clean Your Baby’s Tongue

Cleaning your baby’s tongue is an important part of maintaining their oral hygiene from a young age. All you need is a clean cloth or a sterilized cotton bud, and some warm water. There are numerous benefits from making it

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How To Stop Your Child From Gossiping

Gossiping is a favourite pastime for many adults but who knew children from as young as 8 can be just as guilty? Apart from hurting the feelings and reputation of others, gossiping can cause huge embarrassment to you and your

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9 Made Simple Categories Of Must-Eat Nutrients For Your Child

Parents want their child to have a great start in life and one way to achieving that is by giving these little ones nutrient packed foods. If you are not sure your child is getting his daily dose of balanced

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6 Ways To Boost Your Child’s Immune System

You have probably heard that the immune system helps to fight off infections and maintain sound health; it actually functions as a network of organs and processes in the body that form a defence against infections and diseases. The stronger

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4 Ways To Raise Kind Kids

As sweet and adorable as kids naturally are, do not be surprised to find that certain virtues like kindness, compassion and empathy may have to be learned. While a quest for instant gratification may play a major factor, it is

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5 Tips to Help You Discover And Nurture Your Child’s Talents

Every parent likes to imagine that their child will become a star with outstanding abilities. It is the dream of most parents if not all that their children succeed in a variety of ways. Valid as these dreams are, identifying

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How To Help A Child Cope With Loss Of A Parent

Children may not fully comprehend it when a loved one dies, but even if they do, they will not all feel and show their grief in the same way. When the death of a parent occurs, children will show grief

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How To Be Intentional In Your Parenting

Being intentional makes a world of difference in virtually all of human endeavours. There is huge difference in results from endeavours that are done deliberately or with a consciousness of an end-goal than for those that aren’t approached with same

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Academic Excellence: 9 Ways To Support Your child

Research has shown that the effect of parents and what they do at home to support learning can account for 80% of a child’s academic success. This compares to schooling being directly responsible for around 20% of factors leading to

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3 Steps To Treating Toddler Knee Scrapes, Cuts And Bruises

However much we dote on or hover around our kids, we will never be able to keep them fully in check. Kids will be kids which means that as they explore and play, they could get scrapes, cuts and bruises

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5 Yummy Lunchbox Ideas For Your Child

Children need to consume a variety of healthy foods in order to grow properly. With a typical school day being what it is, long and drawn out, it is all-the-more important that our little scholars get the right foods to

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Attention Span In Kids At Different Ages Plus 6 Ways You Can Help Your Child Improve Theirs

A lot of parents are concerned about their child’s ability to focus and are worried how it will affect their learning abilities. The truth is watching TV attentively does not count as a measure of attention span in a child.

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8 Things To Expect When Baby Number 2 Comes Home

The overall experience of motherhood is priceless but there is something even more magical about having your first child. Before you know it however, another tot has joined the family! Since every child is different in their own way, there

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What Privileged Kids Mean When They Say, “It’s not fair.” Sociology Professor, Jess Calarco, Addresses Parents

Sociology professor with specific interest in studying children, families, schools and inequalities, Jess Calarco is hoping that rich parents can address and make adjustments in parenting their privileged kids, because her broad knowledge, corroborated by other researches makes it pretty

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Infant Constipation: Causes, Symptoms And Remedies

Many parents worry about their baby not pooping enough, not because handling poop is some parenting sport, but constipation can make your infant really uncomfortable and fussy, no parent wants that. Seeing your baby helpless and uncomfortable can be really

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How To Tell If Your Child Is Happy Or Unhappy At School

It would be amazing if your child could just tell you that he was unhappy at school and why but some kids do often keep quiet about bad experiences away from home.   If your child is not volunteering any

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Why Your Child Has Temper Tantrums | 7 Tips To Handle It

Temper tantrums are an emotional outburst associated with children, ranging from whining and crying, to screaming, kicking and stomping among others. This emotional outburst is often sudden and need not be provoked before a child who is prone to throw

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Is It True That Bigger Babies Sleep Better?

Baby weight is something that many mums worry about, it is unlikely however that a mum’s complain will be that their baby is too big, meanwhile many mums will worry that their baby is not ‘big’ or chubby enough, as

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