Category Development & Training

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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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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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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5 Reasons You Must Read To Your Toddler

By MATTHEW IMERHION 1. HELP DEVELOPS EARLY INTELLIGENCE Some fantasize about, while others experience the day a class or head teacher says, “Oh, your child is such a fast learner, one of the best in his class!” Except for those

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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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Hearing Milestones: Check These Signs That Your Baby Has No Hearing Problems

Chiomah Momah While in some hospitals a newborn’s hearing is usually tested, it is however important to check your babies hearing at different times.  To determine how well our babies hear there are some hearing milestones which can be very

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5 Major Skills Your Child Needs To Be Successful

Ireyimika Oyegbami There is a popular saying about how one is never too old to learn new things; nonetheless there are age appropriate skills and values which one ought to learn at the right period. As parents to young kids,

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Teaching Toddlers Their Private Parts: Cute Names Or Real Names?

Ineh Olisah When teaching a toddler their body parts, we use the appropriate words such as eyes for eyes, hands for hands and nose for nose. It should not be different when we teach them to name their private parts.

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5 Ways To Know Your Toddler Needs A Speech Therapist

By Nicole Fabian-Weber While some children attain their milestones at the right time, some experience delay and a few may never reach their milestones without some interventions. As the saying goes, “a stitch in time saves nine,” therefore, seeking for

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5 Ways To Develop Your Toddler’s Speech

By Funke Eweje Children are born with innate language skills. Notwithstanding, there’s need to make conscientious efforts to groom these skills from as early as babyhood as they are generally most receptive to learning in the first 5 years. For

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7 Ways To Discipline A Toddler Without Spanking

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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Why Play Is Important To Your Child

Play activities are essential to healthy development for children and adolescents. Research shows that 75% of brain development occurs after birth. The activities engaged in by children both stimulate and influence the pattern of the connections made between the nerve

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14 Guidelines For Parent-Child Relationships

Here are a few parenting basics for you to remember; Try to set a side time on a regular basis to do something fun with your child. Never disagree about discipline in front of the children. Never give an order,

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5 Factors That Affect Early Childhood Development

This article by Joseph Eitel is a must read for parents of pre-schooler and school children. Overview Young children can be affected by many social, economic and environmental factors both in positive and negative ways. Because children are so vulnerable,

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Children of working mums from low income families are better behaved and more intelligent – Study

Working mothers from low-income families have something to smile about as study revels that leaving their children in nursery as they could be boosting their development. The Daily Mail reports; According to a current Boston study, as soon as their

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7 Costless Ways To Give Your Children A Treat On A Bank Holiday

By Ndidi Adekunle It’s a bank holiday! The kids are all excited and their fingers are crossed, wondering what’s in store for them today. If you’re like most parents, you’re a bit at a loss for what exactly to do,

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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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A Family Of 9 Children Live Large On Tax Payers Money

A couple who have 9 children, pregnant with 2 more, on government benefits, decide to tale a lush vacation just before their expected twins are born. They’ve caused quite a controversy already as to why they should have so many children anyway,

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6 Tips On Raising Money Smart Kids

Every parent wants to raise money-smart children who understand the value  of money and have a healthy respect for it.  No parent wants to raise children who’ll grow up spoilt and expecting handouts. We bring you these 6 tips to

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Teenage Girl Kills Herself After Dabbling Into The World Of Pornography

A 19 year-old girl decides to dabble into the world of pornography as an actress. Her school mates get hold of her video and taunt her until she decides to take her own life. Read on…..   According to Daily

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Man Who Saves Abandoned Baby Is Re-united With Her 18 Years Later At Her Graduation

A man saves an abandoned baby whom he found at a cemetery. He eventually hands it over to the authorities who then give the baby to adoptive parents. 18 years later at her graduation, her parents track the man down

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Girl Abducted Over A Decade Ago Reappears

A woman who was abducted as a child by her mother’s boyfriend, resurfaces as a woman, almost a decade later, with shocking details concerning her whereabouts. Read more… According to Sky News US Team;   A woman from California who

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Tiger Wood’s Ex-Wife Elin Nordegren Finally Speaks Out

Four years after the divorce between herself and the ace golf player, Tiger Wood’s ex-wife opens up on what she’s been up to, and gives us a peek into what it was like, being his wife, and having to deal

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Maunchausen By Proxy: Possible Diagnosis For Woman Who Fed Son Salt

We brought you an earlier report about a woman who fed her son excessive salt, which killed him eventually. Was it intentional? Was the woman mentally alright? She faces possible diagnosis of a clinical condition called MAUNCHAUSEN BY PROXY. What

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Doting Mother Kills Her Toddler Feeding Him Salt

Woman feeds her son excessive salt which kills him eventually. Sources say she was a doting mum. Why did she do it then? Is she suffering from a rare psychiatric condition or is she just plain criminal minded? According to

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