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“My Parents Told Me Football Was A Waste Of Time & I’d Never Succeed At It.”- Sadio Mane Reveals How He Defied His Naysayers

Sadio Mane is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club, Liverpool and the Senegal national football team. Told by his parents he was wasting his time, the 26-year-old Liverpool attacker has certainly proved them wrong as

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Raising Up Your Child In Style From A – Z (Part 1)

By Ineh Olisah What does STYLE mean to you? Fashion and beauty is great, lifestyles decorated with posh cars and houses are fabulous. For us at MIS, style transcends beyond the display of wealth and an expression of all the

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How Motherhood Is Making Tonto Dikeh Eat Her Own Words

This is a typical example of never say never. Motherhood has been discovered to have different effects on different moms but it’s all mostly out of the unconditional love moms have for their children. Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh shared an

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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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12 Powerful Phrases That Can Set Your Child on a Positive Path

ADESUA IYOYOJIE Words are very powerful for they can make, break, destroy or set anyone a positive path. The words you tell you tell your children constantly stick with them for life. When I was a child, my mother often said

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Dear MIMsters: Should I Tell About My Neighbours or Not? (Part One)

Should I tell about my neighbours or not? This is the issue. My family just moved into this neighbourhood in January. The environment is very cool but our next door neighbour and his wife are always at loggerheads. Once they

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Is It Ok To Give Children Smartphones? Parents Explain The Pros & Cons

Dolapo Marinho Parents nowadays face a whole new set of considerations that their own parents never dreamed of giving brain time. As technological advances continue to gain momentum, two schools of thought have emerged – parents who actively embrace all

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10 Discipline Mistakes You Need To Stop Making Now (Part Two)

Ameena Aliyu-Beighton As parents, disciplining your child can be a fine balancing act as kids are naturally wind up merchants, continually testing the limits of how much cheek you can stomach. Find common discipline mistakes often made in the process

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10 Discipline Mistakes You Need To Stop Making Now (Part One)

Ameena Aliyu-Beighton As parents, disciplining your child can be a fine balancing act as kids are naturally wind up merchants, continually testing the limits of how much cheek you can stomach. Find common discipline mistakes often made in the process

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Awesome: Check Out The Effect Celebrity Dad-Of-2, DJ Jimmy Jatt’s Upbringing Has On His Marital Life

Dad-Of-2 and legendary Nigerian disc jockey, Oluwaforijimi Adewale Amu a.k.a DJ Jimmy Jatt is speaking about being a husband, a father and a celebrity. He spoke about his marital journey and his style of fatherhood in a recent interview with the

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3 Ways You Unknowingly Destroy Your Children’s Confidence

Moyin Kalu Every parent wants their child to grow up to be confident, capable, bold and resilient. Sometimes without even realizing it, the way you relate with your children may be having the exact opposite effect of what you desire. These are three ways

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10 Things You Ought to Say to Your Child Often

Moyin Kalu As your children mature in age, one of the most effective and strategic tools you can often use to parent your child effectively is communicating in a positive way. What you often say to your child becomes their

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Dad-of-4-Boys, Dele Momodu Relives His Fatherhood In a Candid Talk On Parenting

Media mogul and a one-time presidential candidate, Dele Momodu, in a recent chat with PUNCH talked fatherhood and parenting. In the long chat, the cool father of four boys and CEO and publisher of Ovation magazine, says some parents lavished money on

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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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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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Victoria Beckham on Teaching Her 4 Kids to ‘Work Hard’ in Life: ‘We lead by example’

Singer-fashion designer Victoria Beckham hasn’t risen to success by sitting on the sidelines. The former Spice Girl knows to achieve the success you desire you got to roll up your sleeves and put in the work. Victoria and her hubby, David Beckham

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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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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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Relieved It’s Out: New Dad, Tristan Thompson on Cheating on Khloe Kardashian

It’s been a month since the cheating scandal rocked Khloe Kardashian’s family just prior to the birth of her first child. Khloe‘s boyfriend Tristan Thompson was spotted in compromising situations with different women just days before the reality star’s due date. Video

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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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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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“I Still Scold Him” – Yemi Osinbajo’s Mum, Olubisi Osinbanjo, on Parenting Him Amongst 4 Other Siblings

In a chat with Punch, 85-year-old Mrs. Olubisi Osinbajo, mother of the Nigerian Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo discusses parenting, her journey to raising four boys and a girl amidst how being the mother of a Vice president has affected her life. See excerpts of

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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 Things Every Mother Must Do for Her Child

Remi Seedy The good book says that a good child belongs to his father while a bad child is the sorrow of his mother. What?! I was shocked when I found that statement in the bible! Prior to that day,

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