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Some Cheering News For Children Of Police Officers Killed During Violent Lagos Protests

There’s some cheering news for the children and families of police officers who died in the violence that erupted in Lagos a few days ago as hoodlums hijacked the peaceful #EndSARS protests, leading to attacks on people, businesses, and security

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Interesting Ways You Can Help Your Child Grow Taller

Speaking of a child’s growth rate (height), it is quite understandable when people place it down to only genetics. Some also think it is pre-ordained or divine, believing that there is nothing any mortal can do to influence that aspect

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Advice For Parents Of Children With Kleptomaniac Tendencies

Parents of children exhibiting kleptomaniac tendencies often find parenting a herculean task. Often than not, the embarrassing behaviour may cause parents to handle things quite aggressively crossing the line between discipline and child abuse as we often see in Nigeria.

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Parenting: 15 Damaging Things You Should Never, Ever Say To Your Children | Child Psychologists

Parenting is an undeniably difficult job—and having your kids at home 24/7 while schools and daycares are closed can make it even more stressful. Sadly, that additional layer of stress during an already difficult time can sometimes manifest in ways

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Why Nigerian Parents & Teachers Should Expose Children To Artificial Intelligence Sooner – Expert, Olusola Amusan

Artificial Intelligence expert, Mr. Olusola Amusan, has urged parents and teachers to expose children to the learning of Artificial Intelligence. Amusan, in an interview with a Punch correspondent, said it was unfortunate that Nigeria had not developed strategies to become

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Nigerian Mum, Busayo Adebowale Shares 6 Tips Parents Can Adopt To Make Reading Fun For Their Children

Reading should be an exciting activity, especially for children, says Busayo Adebowale, Director, Inspired Kids Network. Sadly, it is not so for many children, as a lot of parents make reading seem like a chore or schoolwork, or indeed a

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Nigerian Mum, Hauwa Habibu Who Hacked Her Two Children To Death, Tells The Motive Behind Her Actions

26-year-old Hauwa Habibu who killed her two children in Kano has said hallucinations and paranoia made her commit the heinous act. Recall that Habibu was arrested on Sunday October 4, after she hacked her 6-year- old son, Yusuf ‘Irfan’ Ibrahim

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How Jealous Mum-Of-Two, Hauwa Habibu Outrageously Took Out Her Marital Frustrations On Her Children

In a fit of blind rage, a Nigerian mum, Hauwa Habibu has tragically taken out her frustrations on her two children. The Kano State Police Command has arrested 26-year-old Hauwa over the alleged killing of her two children, Irfan, 6, and

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Emotions Doctor, Oyinkansola Alabi Tips Parents On How To Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids

A lot of parents place sole emphasis on the scholarly ability of a child than the child’s ability to manage their emotions effectively, a mistake in child raising that could have negatively impact the child long term. According to experts,

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Public Health Nutrition Expert, Prof. Ngozi Nnam Speaks On The Danger Of Ignoring Nutrition In COVID-19 Recovery Plan For Children

The President, Federation of African Nutrition Societies, Prof. Ngozi Nnam, says the failure of governments in the African region to include nutrition in the COVID-19 recovery plan will result in a drastic increase in the wasting of children on the

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7 Science-proven Benefits Of Hugging Your Child

Hugging provides many benefits to people, but it is particularly important in child development. Let’s discover the science behind the benefits of hugging. When we are sad or disappointed, a big warm cuddle can alleviate some of the pain. When

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Why A Former Nanny Of The Kardashians Is Begging The Sisters To Choose A Different Childhood Experience For Their Kids

A Former nanny of the Kardashians , Pam Behan has said the family’s matriarch, Kris Jenner’s craving for fame led to her kids living out their lives so publicly as she urged the Kardashian-Jenner children to protect their kids. Pam, who

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Study Expands On How Being Affectionate With Your Spouse Impacts Your Children’s Life Choices

Parents often put their own relationship on the back burner to concentrate on their children, but a new study shows that when spouses love each other, children stay in school longer and marry later in life. Research about how the

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Anthony Joshua Shares On What It Really Means To Give One’s Parents A Lavish Burial

Many Nigerians love the idea of giving their departed parents a lavish burial ceremony. This long-standing trend has been a topic of discussion on social media with some condemning lavish burials to emphasize on giving parents a better life while

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6 Days After Losing Her Brother, Grieving Nigerian Woman, Sally Suleiman Begs Divorced & Widowed Dads To Think Twice Before Committing To Another Woman

A young Nigerian woman named Sally Suleiman, who is mourning the death of her brother took to Twitter today to beg widowed and divorced men with children not to marry ‘useless women’. On September 2, Sally received news that her

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See A Number Of Factors That May Predispose A Child To Asthma Risks According To A New Study

Children exposed to higher levels of fine particles in the air (known as PM2.5) are more likely to develop asthma and persistent wheezing than children who are not exposed, finds a new study published by the British Medical Journal BMJ

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Do You Know That Bipolar Disorder Is Common Among Children? Here’s How To Recognize The Signs & Symptoms + Treatment

It is a misconception that bipolar disorder is rare in children. Rather, the disorder is often misdiagnosed in youths as ADHD or depression because these conditions exhibit similar symptoms. On average, people start to show symptoms of bipolar disorder at

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UK Develops COVID App That Helps Tell The ‘Real’ Coronavirus Symptoms To Look Out For In Children

The telltale signs of coronavirus among youngsters are fatigue, a headache, a sore throat and loss of appetite – not the official symptoms of a persistent cough, a loss of smell or taste and a fever. The majority of children

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6 Tips To Help Your Children Tackle Anxiety As Schools Set To Reopen During The Pandemic

It has been a tricky few months and, with many schools set to return in September, children are understandably beginning to feel uncertain and worried. One in eight children and young people aged five to 19 are now reckoned to

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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Gives Lifestyle Advice + Useful Tips After She & Her Children Beat The Dreaded COVID-19

Actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and her children have recovered from COVID-19 and now the mum-of-three has shared useful tips and lifestyle advice to help curb the spread after her own family’s painful experience with the novel virus. On August 15, the

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Writer & Dad, Ademola Adigun Starts A Conversation That Nigerian Parents Are Divided On | What’s Your Take?

A writer has started a debate on Facebook after he said grooming kids for suffering is a disservice to the future. Ademola H. Adigun wrote about a couple who have opposing views on raising their kids. Though they are wealthy, the

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Children May Get Higher COVID-19 Viral Load More Than Previously Thought –New Study

A study of paediatric COVID-19 patients has found that children have a higher viral load than hospitalised adults and may contribute to the spread of the deadly virus more than previously thought. According to medicalnewstoday.com, scientists from Massachusets General Hospital in Boston,

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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Recounts How She Painfully Infected Her Children With The Dreaded COVID-19

Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has opened up on her Coronavirus experience while reacting to a debate on how Nollywood can adhere strictly to the health guidelines of COVID-19 before reopening productions on the popular filmmakers’ WhatsApp group, Filmic. Vanguard reported that the veteran actress

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Colourful, Pictorial Books Can Motivate Your Child To Read- Children Books Author, Damilola Akinyele-Dosunmu

A children books author, Damilola Akinyele-Dosunmu, has said colourful and pictorial books will help increase children’s interest in reading. Akinyele-Dosunmu who has authored over 15 books which are read in schools in Ogun State said children were naturally attracted to

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COVID-19 May Fuel Type 1 Diabetes In Children –New Study Alerts

A new study has revealed that the coronavirus epidemic may be fueling the increase of type 1 diabetes in children. According to the study, cases of type 1 diabetes among children almost doubled during the peak of Britain’s COVID-19 epidemic,

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