Category parenting tips

Newborn Care: Doctor Nonso Egemba Tells Parents Why They Should Avoid Mentholatum & Other Practices

A medical practitioner Dr. Chinoso Egemba aka Aproko Doctor has shared vital information to benefit parents caring for their newborns. The Twitter-famous doctor in a short thread shared information with parents about widespread but harmful practices in caring for newborns

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Child Rights Advocate, Lolo Cynthia, Lists 7 Ways Parents Can Teach Children About Consent Without Mentioning Sex

The growing incidents of child molestation and sexual abuse can definitely make any parent /guardian paranoid about their child’s safety. As intimidating as the menace appears, there are proactive, simple steps you can take to build your child’s confidence to

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Parenting Tip For Mums Of Picky Eaters

By age four, children could be established picky eaters, a new study suggests. And the more parents try to control and restrict children’s diets, the more finicky they may become, according to findings published in Pediatrics. If your toddler often

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Nigerian Dads Share Their Inspiring Reflections On Fatherhood During The Coronavirus Pandemic Lockdown

When the Nigerian government announced lockdown in most states as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, little did people know that it will change them in ways they did not envisage. Many Nigerian Dads nursed the fear of losing their

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What You Should Do When Your Newborn Son’s Urine Does Not Flow Out As It Should; Dr Nonso Egemba Counsels Parents

A medical practitioner Dr. Chinoso Egemba has shared a vital tip for new parents. The Twitter-famous doctor in a short thread addressed what parents should do when they notice  that their baby boy’s urine does not flow out as it

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#JusticeForUwa: Former Governor’s Wife, Florence Ajimobi Sends Strong Message To Parents On Educating The Boy-Child About Consent

The rape and murder of 2-year-old University Of Benin Student, UNIBEN undergraduate, Uwa Vera Omozuwa, has angered every right-thinking person as they continue to call for justice for Uwa. In reaction to the brutal murder of the innocent student, wife

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Why You Should Nurture Your Child’s Creativity And 7 Tips To Get You There

There’s not one parent out there who does not desire to raise a multi-talented child that’s an asset to himself, group, and family – you most definitely are one such parent with similar goals for your child, but it doesn’t

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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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TV Presenter And Actor, Yemi Shodimu Gets Candid About The Lessons, Gains & Challenges Of Fatherhood

Veteran actor and TV personality, Yemi Shodimu, in an interview with PUNCH talks about fatherhood and how it has impacted him positively. Speaking on the lessons, gains and challenges of being a father, the cool dad said fatherhood has taught

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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 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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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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Celebrity Mum, Kourtney Kardashian Speaks On Social Media Age Appropriateness For Kids After Deactivating Son’s Instagram Account

After deactivating son, Mason Disick’s Instagram account, reality TV star and mum-of-three, Kourtney Kardashian has explained why she and her ex, Scott Disick took that decision. Following the 10-year-old’s indiscretion, Kourtney has now revealed in an Instagram Live video that

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BBNaija Star/ Mum-Of-One, Gifty Powers Calls Mums To Notice On The Dangers Of Sharing Photos Of Their Children In School Uniform

Former BBNaija reality TV star, Gifty Powers who is a proud mum-of-one herself has called the attention of parents, mums especially, to the potential dangers of sharing photos of their children in school uniform on social media. She shared screenshots

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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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5 Awesome Reasons Why You Should Cuddle Your Kids

New parents are often bombarded with a litany of unsolicited advice of dos and don’ts.  The purpose is to guide the new parents with tips on how to raise the perfect child. One advice parents should not heed to however,

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Davido’s Baby Mama, Sophia Momodu Pens Thoughtful Note To Young Mothers

Single mum, Sophia Momodu, has written a thoughtful post to other young mothers and she’s asking them to prioritize self love and to thrive despite the African culture and traditions which she says are unique but can also be very

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Celebrity Dad, Nick Cannon Talks Candidly On Selfless Parenting

American actor and dad, Nicholas Scott Cannon, more commonly known as Nick Cannon has shared that he has given up on marriage following his divorce from singer Mariah Carey, years ago. He, however, feels very strongly about parenting and shared

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How Toddlers Develop Empathy: The Role Of A Father and A Mother

The development of empathy in toddlers is important for children’s later social development in children – greater empathy in toddlerhood is linked to later popularity, friendship quality and social competence. A new study helps us understand the role that mothers

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Why You Shouldn’t Leave The Task Of Educating Your Child Entirely To Their Teachers

The Principal of United Junior Secondary School, Agugu, Ibadan, Mrs/ Christiana Oduola, has urged parents to be alive to their responsibility of raising and educating their children, since learning goes beyond what is taught within the four walls of a

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How Parent To Child Reading Helps To Mutually Improve Cognitive & Social Development By Family Life Blogger, Duncan Fisher

After years of passionate work in the child and family sector, family life and child blogger, Duncan Fisher co-founded his blog, working with professionals and researchers with the aim to improve child welfare and aid parenting. In a recent blog

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Actor/Break The Silence Convener, Yomi Fabiyi Gives Parenting Tips That Should Help Check Violence In Children

The president of Break The Silence Foundation, actor Yomi Fabiyi, has given an advice concerning domestic violence and why children must be shielded from such realities. While acknowledging that women in Nigeria are not adequately protected nor are their rights

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Gospel Artiste, Olive Praise Highlights Ways In Which Mothers May Be Unknowingly Sexualising Their Daughters

A Nigerian gospel musician, Olive Praise has cautioned parents, particularly, mothers against sexualizing their daughters. The artiste shared that by putting certain kinds of clothes on female children and other practices meant for adults, parents are actively exposing children to

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Toyin Lawani Schools Other Single Mums On The Need To Put Up A United Front With Their Exes For The Good Of Their Children

Celebrity stylist and mum-of-two, Toyin Lawani has shared her thoughts on why women should put up a united front with their exes. According to the socialite, a child who grows up in a divided home ends up thinking that’s how

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