Category parenting tips

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 type of star with amazing abilities that stand them out. It is also the dream of every parent that their child succeeds in a variety of ways; valid as

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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

Education is the bedrock of social and cultural development because of the knowledge it bestows. Education grows, shapes and even changes its receiver for the better because of its obvious transformative powers. Where academic excellence is concerned, education is obtained

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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, they have a need to explore and play. Meanwhile every parent knows that kids playing

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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 Rich 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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Things Every Parent Should Know About Switching From Crib To Toddler Bed

There is really no standard or fixed time for you to replace your child’s crib with a toddler bed, when the time is right for your toddler to graduate from a cot to a bed, you will oftentimes know. Most

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Things To Consider When Choosing A School For Your Child

This article really is in light of the unfortunate incident that claimed the lives of scores of school children yesterday at Ita-Faji, on Lagos Island only yesterday. Read here. One may argue that poverty  is to blame in that incident,

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10 Parenting Styles of African Parents That Have Robbed Us (Part One)

There has been so much joking around about the method of parenting in African homes, meanwhile, it is not funny. If you are a child or were once a child, that is what you will always be to most African parents;

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Why Popcorn Can Be Harmful To Your Toddler

Easy to make with its crunchy texture, popcorn remains a favourite snack for most families but there may be some danger in it for your toddler according to experts. The thought of developing a cough, getting popcorn pieces stuck in

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Mom-Of-3, Nicole Goddard Mom Warns Frantically After Her Toddler Almost Died From Popcorn, Tells Why It Isn’t Ideal For Kids Under 5| Photos

Parenting requires superpower skills and no sign must be ignored, especially in toddlers. Parents must be able to see and promptly attend to any signs of danger they see or feel in their toddlers without delay. With toddlers, it is

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Serena Williams’ Husband, Alexis Ohanian Reveals The Little and Big Things He Does To Keep His Marriage and Family Going

American professional tennis player, Serena Jameka Williams, 37, sure got herself a trophy husband in Alexis Kerry Ohanian, 35. In a lengthy essay written for Glamour, the American entrepreneur credits his parents for a lot of what he knows about

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Anne Hathaway Speaks On Why Prince William And Kate Middleton’s Parenting Style Is Worthy Of Emulation

Various parenting books avail plus family, friends and people offer all sorts of advice on parenting however, golden parenting guidance most often comes from unexpected people. American actress and singer. Anne Jacqueline Hathaway, 36, has opened up on why she

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