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8 Ways To Curb Obesity In Children

By Chiomah Momah Despite the fact that childhood obesity has reached an alarming proportion, some parents with obese kids have chosen to live in denial. This is fueled by ignorance and the ever busy parent who feels the need to

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5 Signs You Are Ovulating

By Eyinade Eweje Trying for a baby? Learning to spot ovulation signs correctly can be useful. It calls for paying some extra attention to your body so you know when your fertile window (ovulating) is open and have sex when

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7 Ways To Discipline A Toddler Without Spanking (Part One)

By Ndidi Adekunle This particular age group is known for endless energy, self-centredness, and stubbornness. Now, it’s not as though our ‘angels,’ particularly set out to be mean. Let’s just say they’re ‘testing their boundaries’ and are in the process

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12 Ways To Improve Your Worth As A Mum

By Ineh Olisah Motherhood comes with a lot of changes, some good ones and some not so nice ones. Ranging from your body, your time, your finances, your emotional state to even how you dress are areas that will be

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RAPE: How to Protect Yourself & Children (Part 1)

Ololade Hector – Fowobaje It’s sad how rape has become so rampant in our society today. Though no one wishes to be a rape victim, adopting the tips below and orientating your children will make you all a lot safer.

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10 Typical Signs of a Helicopter Parents

By Matthew Imerhion Do you hover above your child like a helicopter? Over-protective parenting has come to attain pop culture status. Although it stems mostly from good intentions, most parents are oblivious to their guilt and the consequences of such

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Have You Been Keeping Up With The Joneses?

By Pauline Olisah Dolapo, your son comes home from school one day, telling you excitedly that every other boy or girl in his class will be holidaying some place outside of the country this summer. And you know how kids

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Don’t Be In Denial: 8 Signs That Your Child Is Overweight

Your child is obese, but you don’t know he is or you are probably living in denial. Some parents hope that their overweight looking toddlers will stretch and grow out of their baby fat. In a few cases, some toddlers

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READ: 7 Ways To Handle A Domineering Sibling

 Since it is the responsibility of the parents to look after all their children equally without favoritism, it is important to know how you can handle a dominant or bossy sibling. If you’re wondering how to handle a bossy child,

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Dear MIMsters: I Love My Daughter But I Don’t Want Her Mother. Is This A Crime?

I want your unbiased candid advice on this matter. Is it a crime for me to love my daughter and not her mother? While we were at the University 8 years ago, I got my girlfriend pregnant and she had

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9 Random Tips To Parenting a Toddler

By Ameena Aliyu-Beighton Raising children is undoubtedly one of life’s most precious but still daunting tasks. Here are my quick bites or random tips to stir every parent in the right direction. You may notice a reoccurring theme through my

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How Cool Dads Bond With Their Kids

Studies have shown that an involved father is also crucial to the healthy development of the child. Times are changing from when the roles of the father was strictly limited to providing and disciplining to more nurturing, caring and mentoring

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Better Sex: 10 Great Tips After Having Kids

By Joyce Marter I recommend the following to integrate the concepts of motherhood and sexuality: 1. Understand sexual challenges are a normal part of the transition to family. It takes time to process the new roles and relationships when baby

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10 Ways To Make Your Child Outstanding In Class and Life

Funke Eweje No parent wants a ninny for a child. 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

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Pink Or Blue? How To Plan Your Baby’s Gender

Mark Wealth Joining the long list of sources of anxiety before and during childbirth is the couple’s anticipation of their baby’s gender. Will the baby be a boy or girl? While some plan baby’s gender for sentimental or socio-cultural reasons

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10 Ways To Raise A Grateful Child By Homa Tavangar

Raising a grateful child comes with plenty of benefits on an emotional and psychological level. Studies have shown that grateful kids are happy, less depressed, and show more success in school work and are less envious and materialistic. Homa Tavangar shares

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How To Ensure Your Toddler’s Bed is Safe & Secure

Question: How do I ensure my toddler’s bed is safe and secure? Answer: 1 In order to eliminate the risk of injury if your toddler falls, choose a bed that is low to the ground. 2 The location of your

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Vaginal Birth After Caesarian

Is VBAC or Virginal Birth After Caesarian section possible? Very much so, evidenced by yours truly. Every time I mention to anyone that I did have a natural birth after my first delivery, which was by Cesarian section, the news

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4 Signs That Motherhood Is Upstaging Your Style and How You Can Fix It

Today’s modern woman is ever conscious of her appearance when she steps out in the public eye. From her clothing, to her shoes and to her ever important accessories, they all represent her personal style and fashion sense. But when

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Ignite The Passion: Healthy Bedroom Secrets Every Couple Needs To Know

By Pauline Rumm Been married for a while now and it looks like the flames that once sparked your marriage is gradually fading away? Here are some bedrooms secrets that can help put back the spark in your marriage. Do

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Household Chores: Giving Your Kids Little Responsibilities

Giving children little responsibilities in the home can help a great deal. Getting your kids to help out is a way of engaging them in the home. Assign little  chores to keep the children excited and to develop the habit

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Everyday Sex Improves Quality Of Sperm – Study

Couples who have spent any amount of time trying to conceive may find themselves surrounded by all sorts of rules, myths, theories, and crazy ideas about what it takes to get pregnant. According to one theory, too much sex can

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Hold Back Your Tongue: 5 Things You Should Never Say To Your Child

  Your child sure knows how to get on your nerves, but you must control your emotions and get your point across in a rational manner, without doing any damage to the emotional development of your son or daughter. Shola Okubote

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Tradition Or Child Abuse? Photo Of Toddler With Fresh Tribal Marks Sparks Outrage

This photo of an innocent young toddler has sparked nationwide outrage. A Facebook user, Aishat Alubankudi, shared the photo of the baby boy, who was allegedly inflicted with the fresh tribal marks by his parents, on her page and captioned

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10 Ridiculous Lies We Were Told As Children

Moyin Adediran Remember those fabricated ‘theories’ you were told when you were much younger? Yes! Those that haunted you and probably prevented you from having extreme mind blowing fun or made growing up a bore? Here are a few of

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