Category Parenting

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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5 Tips On Helping a Child with ADHD

Ineh Olisah Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, commonly referred to as ADHD, presents as a host of behavioural symptoms that include short attention span, restlessness, hyperactivity, incessant fidgeting, impulsiveness or getting distracted easily. Find out more about the symptoms here. A

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Is Your Child Being Bullied? 6 Ways To End It

Ineh Olisah No parent likes to think about their child being bullied or, even worse, being a bully but the fact is, more than half of all children are involved – either as a perpetrator, victim or witness. So, there’s

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5 Brain Boosting Foods Your Child Needs

Ineh Olisah Want your child to do better in school? Take a close look at diet. Certain brain boosting foods may help boost a child’s brain growth — plus improve brain function, memory, and concentration. Rule Number one: Never send

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Alicia Keys’ Hubby’s Ex Wife, Mashonda, Reveals Why She Decided to Make Peace With the Woman She Alleged Wrecked Her Home

Singer, Mashonda publicly accused the hip-hop producer, Swizz Beatz of cheating on her with Alicia before they officially split in 2008. Their nasty divorce was finalized in 2010, months before Swizz and the “No One” hitmaker, Keys, wed on the French

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9 Ways To Prevent Your Child From Sexual Abuse

Ineh Olisah Sexual abuse cuts across social class, age, culture or creed. While there is no sure-fire way to protect one’s child from this menace, steps can be taken to prevent and curtail the danger. As a society, we have

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9 Signs You are Over Disciplining Your Child

ADESUA IYOYOJIE Every parent wants a well behaved child both at home and in the public. While some parents are obviously wanting in the discipline department, some are over disciplining to the detriment of the child. You mean well but

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ETIQUETTE: Grooming Your Child To Be One Of The Finest (Part Two)

Chiomah Momah There is nothing as delightful as meeting a young child who is courteous, cultured and displays the finest manners. It can also be quite embarrassing when the child displaying poor manners in public happens to be yours. To

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12 Things Parents Should Teach Their Sons About Marriage

Raising a good man is a gift to the world, especially in a world where a good husband or man is like scarce commodity. For centuries, the society has been hard on women, so we want to prepare our sons to become good

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What the Church Taught this Kenyan Activist About S*x and How it Backfired

Kenyan activist, Boniface Mwangi took his Facebook page to share the importance of sex education in every home and how religion has not been helping. Sharing his own personal experience, Mwangi said he was kicked out of his church at the

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MUST READ: “Through her, I discovered giving up is not an option” Mum of a Child Living With Cerebral Palsy, Helen Dan-Arry Shares Powerful Message

Helen Dan-Arry is a mum-of-three who lives in the Northern part of Nigeria. When she had her twins babies, a boy and a girl in 2013, little did she know that her daughter would be dealing with some severe health

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4 Ways to Build Your Child’s Self Esteem

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy Having a good self esteem as a child is the foundation to leading a happy and successful adult life. To help your child grow up into a confident adult, you must build their self esteem now. Below

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“Everything I do as a parent is what I swore I would never do” – Pink Talks Parenting Her Two Kids

American singer, Pink has been appointed to the cover of ‘The Beautiful Issue 2018’ by People Magazine. The 38-year-old star mom graces the magazine cover with her two kiddos, daughter Willow Sage, 6, and son Jameson Moon, 15-months old. The mother of

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How To Raise Your Child With Good Social Etiquette

By Chiomah Momah It is delightful to meet a young child who is courteous, cultured and with fine manners. It can also be quite embarrassing when the child with poor manners happen to be yours. To ensure that our children

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5 Five Reasons Why Yelling at Your Kids Is a Lose-Lose Situation

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy Esq. Yelling at your child when he or she goes wrong might be instinctive even for a parent not given to spanikng their child. Frustrated by the demands of parenting, it becomes almost impossible not to yell

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Signs That Your Child Is Exposed to Porn

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy At some point in your child’s life, he or she would come across pornography, the likelihood of this happening is almost inevitable. If he searched the internet for it out of curiosity or his friends at school

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The Good, the Bad & Everything You Need to Know About Housemaids

Adesua Iyoyojie The word housemaids means different things to each individual – some like the idea of it, while others don’t. House help means home-destroyer, husband snatcher or evil to many women; while they are really seen as an essential

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