Category parenting tips

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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7 Life Changing Rules To Raise Your Girl And Boy Child By- Life Coach, Solomon Buchi Writes

Life coach, Solomon Buchi has reached out to parents in a new post he shared via his Twitter account. Buchi in his post sought to help parents raise children who will grow into balanced adults, irrespective of their gender. According

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Suicide Note Left By 15-Year-Old Girl Is A Moral Instruction For All Parents

A 15-year-old girl has completely blindsided her parents and taken her own life but her suicide note is an eye-opener; one that reveals it was her parents that first blindsided her. The heartbreaking note left by the teenage girl showed

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This Australian Mum’s Creative Approach Towards Making Her Kids Tidy Up Is One To Adopt

There’s few things that are as frustrating for a mum as having to constantly clean the mess the kids create all day. Not only is it energy sapping, you find that you have to go through the cycle over and

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Celebrity Mum-Of-Two, Georgina Onuoha Shares Throwback Photo From When She Bagged Her PhD | Sends Strong Message To Parents

High-achieving mum and former actress Georgina Onuoha is sending a strong message to parents to always speak life into their children. The single mum-of-two who has shared often that she did not always have it put together has walked through

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How Nurturing Your Child’s Curiosity Improves Their Learning- Psychologist, Susan Engel

Instead of shutting down your child’s curiosity and taming them all together, Senior Lecturer and Psychologist, Professor Susan Engel says you should nurture it. Curiosity is a formidable, innate skill that helps young children to learn deeply and lastingly, our

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Sharing A Bed Or Bedroom With Your Child Can Have Long Term Benefits- Psychologist, Susan Krauss

Attached parenting’ which involves co-sleeping and breastfeeding can have a positive impact on your child’s physical and mental health, experts have argued. The parenting technique championed by American paediatrician Dr William Sears relies on parents responding to their baby’s needs

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Surviving The First Week After Your Baby’s Arrival: 7 Tips For New Mums

Your first weeks home with a new baby can come with a lot of anxiety. You may have prepared a great deal for your baby’s arrival; like assembling the crib, washing and safely arranging their little clothes, stocking up diapers

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Supporting A Child With Cerebral Palsy Can Be A Little Easier With These Guides

A child’s cerebral palsy diagnosis is never a easy pill to swallow; it is one news that terrifies the family of the affected child because of how unpredictable the journey ahead may be, but there’s hope. Once you have come

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Ex-Presidential Aide And Proud Dad, Reno Omokri Has Some Hard Truth For This Category Of Parents

Nigerian author and dad-of-two, Reno Omokri is not one to insist on popular opinions when he chooses to air his views on any subject. In one of his recent RenosNuggets on Twitter, the popular social media commentator shared an advise

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Clinical Psychologist, Emma Citron Explains Why You Should Not Focus On Being Friends With Your Kid

We hear it all the time- how important it is to be friends with our kids and be as approachable to them as possible but can it be a tricky balance to achieve alongside parenting? We want to share our

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A School In Spain Teaches Household Chores To Boys As Part Of Initiative To End Gender Inequality

Ironing, sewing, and cooking are basic tasks that most people learn at home. But it’s totally different when a school offers it as an additional class, so that the students, particularly boys, build values in regards to gender equality and

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Can You Hold Your Baby Too Much? | Find Out Here

Not a few mums have been told that cuddling or holding their baby ‘too much’ can make the baby clingy, cranky and unwelcoming towards other people than their mothers, but is that an absolute truth? Part of the argument is

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Understand Why Addiction Expert, Mandy Saligari Warns Parents That “Giving your toddler a phone is like giving them hard drugs”

Most people understand addiction to mean an unhealthy fixation on narcotics, sex, gambling and outright vices. However, an addiction is basically compulsive engagement in an activity for rewarding stimuli despite the adverse consequences. All addictions work the same way and

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Why Teens Who Have Affectionate Mothers Are Less Likely To Enter Into Abusive Relationships- Research

A mother’s warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive relationship later in life, even if her own marriage is contentious, according to a new University at Buffalo study. Previous research shows

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Facebook Owner & Dad-of-Two, Mark Zuckerberg Shares Why He Regulates Screen Exposure For His Daughters

Facebook’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has shared his etiquette for screen time exposure for his daughters with wife Priscilla Chan — August, 2, and Maxima, 3. According to the billionaire dad, he generally dislikes that his children be sitting

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The Importance Of Initiating Breastfeeding In Vulnerable Infants-Study

The benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child are well-recognized, including for late preterm infants (LPI).  LPI’s are babies born between 34 and almost 37 weeks of pregnancy. A full-term pregnancy usually lasts about 40 weeks. Because LPI do

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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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