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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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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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Why ”Nigeria will keep getting poorer if we keep bearing children” According to Okechukwu Enelemah

Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelemah, has stated what Nigeria needs to avoid in order to reduce the increasing poverty rate in the country. According to him, the nation will become poorer if Nigerians keep having children they cannot

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Child Sexual Abuse: What to Check Before Enrolling Your Child in A School

Ololade Hector-Fowobaje A lot of depressing stories of proprietresses, teachers and other school staff defiling little girls as young as 2-years-old are reported on a regular basis. Owing to this and the fact that children spend a lot of time

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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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Dear MIMsters: Should I Allow My MIL To School And Raise My Kids?

Kindly help advise on this confusing issue I am faced with. Should I allow my MIL raise my kids? I am a Ghanaian who lives in Ghana with my husband and two girls, 3 and 5 years-old respectively. My mother-in-law

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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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Why Mercy Johnson Would Like to Visit The Labour Room Again

Early this year, Mercy Johnson Okojie and her husband, Prince Odi Okojie made headlines that their marriage was in turmoil after she deleted all her pictures, including those of them together from her Instagram page. Although, some days later, the curvy actress debunked the

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Being Childless: Actor, Emeka Okoro Spills on Coping Without a Child After 10 Years of Being Married

Emeka Okoro and his wife, Jane have been married for ten years and like most couples would love to have kids of their own but this is taking a while. In a new interview with Sunday Scoop, the actor talks about he

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“I would love to have two children.” 47-Year-Old Nigerian Rapper, Weird MC Breaks Her Long Silence In New Interview

Although she is known to be one of the pioneers of contemporary female rappers in the Nigerian entertainment scene with hits like ‘Allen Avenue,’ ‘Ijoya,’ under her belt and numerous awards on her shelf, nothing much has been heard from

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Oprah Winfrey Gets Real on Why She Never Wanted to Have Her Own Biological Children

Once again, Oprah Winfrey in a sit down with Gwyneth Paltrow‘s first episode of “The Goop” podcast, is opening up on why she never wanted children in her life. Despite being often regarded as a major source of inspiration by

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Why “Children are a burden” – Nigerian Woman Explains In a Series of Tweets

The Nigerian-London based speaker and writer sparked a heated conversation on social media after she tweeted that children are a burden. She clarified her position by saying she doesn’t mean a ‘burden’ in a negative sense but that raising children requires a mother to

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5 Signs Your Child Is Not Happy At School And What To Do

Sometimes, when children feel pressured or intimidated at school or they have not adjusted to staying too long away from home, they become unhappy. However, parents may not be able to tell if their children are not happy at school.

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Associate Professor, Morenike Folayan on “I Chose My Career Over My Marriage, Raised Independent Children And Now, My Kids Don’t Need Me”

An Associate Professor of College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Morenike Toyin Folayan, who could not sacrifice her career for her home told the media why she called for a divorce. Morenike, a Nigerian reproductive health activist told

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Wife of RCCG General Overseer, Folu Adeboye Reveals The Number of Biological Children She Wanted to Have. Can You Guess?

Pastor (Mrs) Folu Adeboye, wife of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), who spoke at 2017 RCCG Children’s Party which took place at the Redemption Camp, revealed the number of biological children she so wanted to have. Though blessed

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ALARMING! 270,000 Children Living With HIV in Nigerian – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund ( UNICEF ) has said that at least 270,000 children aged 0 to 14 years were living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Nigeria as at 2016. The figure represented the lion share of

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7 Reasons Why Your Child is Itchy and What to Do

Children, especially toddlers are prone to a lot of illnesses that can give you scares. While you cannot prevent certain ailments, you can be cautious and ready to help them out when they break down. Itchy skin is a common

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Wow! See Shocking Reasons Some Parents Resent Their Own Children

As shocking as it may sound, there are some parents who hate their kids. Some parents have taken to anonymous confessions site, Whisper, to make shocking revelations concerning how they feel about their own children. Some confessed they secretly hate their children while

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‘It takes a whole community to help raise a child’- Pregnant Duchess Kate Middleton Appreciates School Leaders

Expectant mum of three Kate Middleton has admitted she is “getting used” to leaving her son Prince George at school. The Duchess of Cambridge, 35, who is expecting her third child in April, missed George’s first day in school in September because she was suffering from severe morning sickness in

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Are You Over-parenting? 4 Tell-tale Signs You Are

 Mark Wealth There is no doubt that parents ought to be involved in their children’s lives. When it is however overdone, it can be to the detriment of the child’s growth and development. It is called overparenting. Most parents have

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Nigerian Police Has Important Advice for Parents: “Educate your children on . . .” (See full Details)

The Nigerian Police Force took to its official Twitter account to advise the citizenry on educating their children to submit themselves to the Police when necessary because, “everyone is a suspect”. The official account said this while defending the police

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”How God proved doctor’s report wrong” COZA Pastor Shares Testimony on Fertility

General overseer of Common Wealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) Abuja, Biodun Fatoyinbo took to Instagram to share a testimony about how God proved the doctor’s report wrong. The happy father posted a photo with his eldest daughter, whom they had

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Child Star Emmanuella Reveals Ambitions Beyond Comedy Career

Remember the little girl who cracked every body up in her comedy skits, “this is not my real face ooo” ? Comedienne Emmanuella, stole the hearts of many Nigerians with those skits. In a recent interview with Goldmyne.tv, she revealed that

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42% of Children who Die from Diarrhea are in Nigeria & India | But Deaths are Decreasing

BBC reports that according to the new Global Burden of Disease study, it was discovered that well over a third (42%) of deaths in children happen in Nigeria and India from diarrhoea. “Diarrheal diseases disproportionately affect young children, despite some promising

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How Primary School Teacher Confessed To Using Pupils’ Blood for Unbelieveable Purposes in Ondo

Blessing Omowera, a primary school teacher in a private school in Ondo town, has been arrested over allegations of cutting her pupils’ nails, and deliberately injuring them in order to draw blood from the pupils for ritual purposes. Vanguard learnt

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