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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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How Parents & Society Can Help Adolescent Girls Make Better Reproductive Health Choices

The Regional Manager of Adolescent 360 Project, Mr. Tunde Ogungbenro, has urged governments at all levels, parents and community leaders to educate adolescent girls on their reproductive health to avoid teenage pregnancies. The project was sponsored by the Society for

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Story Of Toddler Who Was Drifted By Water Currents To The Middle of The Sea Has Lessons In It For Parents With Little Children

The rescue story of a little girl who was found floating on an inflatable unicorn in the middle of a sea has made headlines worldwide. The child, said to be around four years old, was propelled out into the ocean

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Basic Facts About Bedwetting That You Should Know As A Parent

Bedwetting (or nocturnal enuresis or sleepwetting) is involuntary urination while asleep. It is the normal state of affairs in infancy. Primary enuresis is when the child has never been dry at night or would not sleep dry without being taken

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How Afternoon Naps Can Help Your Child’s Learning

Increasing academic pressure on kids is causing schools and even parents to cut down on nap time. But parents can attest to the fact that a well rested kid is a well- mannered one, because they are less cranky or

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5 Easy Tips To Help You Raise A Responsible Child

The joy of every parent is to see that they are doing well at raising their child, and the goal is to raise children with a keen sense of duty who grow up into independent, self-sufficient, responsible adults. Obvious as

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Nutritionist, Oladimeji Okunola Tips Parents On Proper Nutrition For Children

A nutritionist, Mr Oladimeji Okunola, has advised parents to reduce the consumption of manufactured and processed foods given to their children during the ongoing COVID-19 induced break. Okunola, in an interview with a Punch correspondent, said giving children more of

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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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