Category Parenting

A Proud Nigerian Mom Celebrates Daughter’s Success As She Narrates Her Eerie Disciplinary Method

Seeing ones children excel at their chosen field is a beautiful feeling for every mom. A proud Nigerian mom whose daughter, Major Tokunbo Benson graduated from the US Army Command and General Staff College on Thursday, August 16, 2018; has narrated

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How To Raise Children Without a Wrong Sense of Entitlement

Adesua Iyoyojie Entitlement means the right to have something. Yes, as parents we owe our children certain things like love, care and support but we do not owe them everything. When we over indulge our children, they can grow into adults

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4 Ways to Encourage Your Children to Express Themselves

Aaron Chua In today’s world it’s so hard for kids to just be and express themselves. They are nearly suffocated by peer pressure and media messages that tell them to conform if they want to be liked and popular. In

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A 23-Year Old Young Mom, Olivyah Bowen Gets Real On Emotions Of Unplanned Pregnancy And It Is Raw

This is about loving and raising an ‘unplanned’ pregnancy/child(ren). One mom is sharing an emotionally raw post about what it’s like to love and raise a child you didn’t plan to become pregnant with. Olivyah Bowens‘ post is valuable for so

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Dad-Of-15, Ipoola Omisore Talks About His Sentiments For The Male-Child And What It Has Taught Him

A former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and an advertising professional, Mr. Ipoola Ahmed Omisore talks about his fatherhood journey in a chat with PUNCH. In the candid interview, Mr Omisore, 70, opened up about how he

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8 Things Parents Should Not Be Caught Doing On Social Media

All the buzz and huff of social media has got Mums and Dads sitting on the edge of their seats worrying about what their children get into. As the day goes by, more and more adults, lets say “parents”, are

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12 Powerful Phrases That Can Set Your Child on a Positive Path

ADESUA IYOYOJIE Words are very powerful for they can make, break, destroy or set anyone a positive path. The words you tell you tell your children constantly stick with them for life. When I was a child, my mother often said

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Is Your Child a Pre-teen? Find 9 Things You Should Know

This is that phase in your child’s life where she progresses from childhood into adulthood, dealing with lots of pressure from different angles of society as well as body changes. Your pre-teen is making new discoveries about herself and the

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Is It Ok To Give Children Smartphones? Parents Explain The Pros & Cons

Dolapo Marinho Parents nowadays face a whole new set of considerations that their own parents never dreamed of giving brain time. As technological advances continue to gain momentum, two schools of thought have emerged – parents who actively embrace all

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10 Discipline Mistakes You Need To Stop Making Now (Part Two)

Ameena Aliyu-Beighton As parents, disciplining your child can be a fine balancing act as kids are naturally wind up merchants, continually testing the limits of how much cheek you can stomach. Find common discipline mistakes often made in the process

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10 Discipline Mistakes You Need To Stop Making Now (Part One)

Ameena Aliyu-Beighton As parents, disciplining your child can be a fine balancing act as kids are naturally wind up merchants, continually testing the limits of how much cheek you can stomach. Find common discipline mistakes often made in the process

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What’s Your Child Watching On TV? 5 Major Ways To Make Sure It’s Safe

Ineh Olisah With so much obscene content on TV these days, even in family programs, the need to monitor what your children watch cannot be over-emphasized. But, how best can you do this? Some little children have this habit of

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3 Ways You Unknowingly Destroy Your Children’s Confidence

Moyin Kalu Every parent wants their child to grow up to be confident, capable, bold and resilient. Sometimes without even realizing it, the way you relate with your children may be having the exact opposite effect of what you desire. These are three ways

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Can’t Help Yelling At Your Child? Find 6 Ways To Become A Calmer Parent

Ndidi Adekunle So, you’re always utterly frazzled by your child, and half the time, it seems you’re throwing tantrums yourself by yelling. Thing is, the more you yell, the more you thoroughly entertain your child, fuel rebellion or make everyone

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Top Questions to Ask Yourself if Your Child is not Obeying Your Rules (Part 2)

Ndidi Adekunle Previously, we shared 5 questions to help you review your discipline strategies and ultimately, get your child to obey set rules as expected (read here). Find 5 more questions to help you in this regard: 1. Is Your

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Dad-of-4-Boys, Dele Momodu Relives His Fatherhood In a Candid Talk On Parenting

Media mogul and a one-time presidential candidate, Dele Momodu, in a recent chat with PUNCH talked fatherhood and parenting. In the long chat, the cool father of four boys and CEO and publisher of Ovation magazine, says some parents lavished money on

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Top Questions to Ask Yourself if Your Child is not Obeying Your Rules (Part 1)

Ndidi Adekunle So you’ve tried every discipline style in the books and still, nothing seems to work. You’re in a bit of a panic, as the handwriting is boldly written on the wall that you’d better get a hold on

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Confession Of A Mum of an Overweight Child: “I scorned parents of obese children, until I became one”

You see, Max weighs just under 8st — 3st over his ideal weight — and is clinically obese with a BMI over 25. He wears clothes for a 14-year-old and, as this run proved, is incredibly unfit. Yes, I know,

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Nudist Maheeda Reveals What Her Daughter Thinks About Her Raunchy Online Photos and Videos

Although popular and controversial nudist Caroline Sam better known as Maheeda started out as a singer, her brand evolved as she began posting raunchy pictures and videos online. No sooner did she start the trend than some people began to refer to

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8 Ways to Curb Sibling Rivalry in Your Home

Ololade Hector-Majekodunmi For most parents, fostering close relationships between our kids is one of our greatest concerns. We want our children to get along well and show love to one another! We definitely should be concerned when their disagreements and

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5 Common Discipline Mistakes You Should Stop Making Now

Dolapo Marinho Let’s face it, parenting is hard work. Unless you have a fairy godmother or an entourage of staff helpers, being a parent can drive you to the end of your tether. The issue of discipline is one that

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5 Common Ways You May Be Hindering Your Child’s Progress

Eyinade Eweje Every parent wants to give their children the best to enable them have a great head start in life. While this is the desire of most parents, actions played out to achieve this purpose may be futile and

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Things You Must Do to Raise A Successful Child (Part 2)

Ineh Olisah As parents, we desire to have intelligent and gifted children who outdo our own achievement at each developmental milestone and make us proud and fulfilled parents in the future. Since no one has a more genuine interest in

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8 Interesting and Fun Things To Do With Your Kids This Weekend

OGBUGOH TERUNDU JOY It’s the beginning of the week but before you know it, the weekend is here. This give you enough time to plan how to spend your free weekend doing something interesting and fun with your kids. If

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How to Raise A Successful Child (Part 1)

Ineh Olisah As parents, we desire to have intelligent and gifted children who outdo our own achievement at each developmental milestone and make us proud and fulfilled parents in the future. Since no one has a more genuine interest in

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