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Why You Shouldn’t Leave The Task Of Educating Your Child Entirely To Their Teachers

The Principal of United Junior Secondary School, Agugu, Ibadan, Mrs/ Christiana Oduola, has urged parents to be alive to their responsibility of raising and educating their children, since learning goes beyond what is taught within the four walls of a

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Actor/Break The Silence Convener, Yomi Fabiyi Gives Parenting Tips That Should Help Check Violence In Children

The president of Break The Silence Foundation, actor Yomi Fabiyi, has given an advice concerning domestic violence and why children must be shielded from such realities. While acknowledging that women in Nigeria are not adequately protected nor are their rights

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Celebrity Mum-Of-Two, Georgina Onuoha Shares Throwback Photo From When She Bagged Her PhD | Sends Strong Message To Parents

High-achieving mum and former actress Georgina Onuoha is sending a strong message to parents to always speak life into their children. The single mum-of-two who has shared often that she did not always have it put together has walked through

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How Nurturing Your Child’s Curiosity Improves Their Learning- Psychologist, Susan Engel

Instead of shutting down your child’s curiosity and taming them all together, Senior Lecturer and Psychologist, Professor Susan Engel says you should nurture it. Curiosity is a formidable, innate skill that helps young children to learn deeply and lastingly, our

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Ex-Presidential Aide And Proud Dad, Reno Omokri Has Some Hard Truth For This Category Of Parents

Nigerian author and dad-of-two, Reno Omokri is not one to insist on popular opinions when he chooses to air his views on any subject. In one of his recent RenosNuggets on Twitter, the popular social media commentator shared an advise

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Can You Cope With A Partner Who Don’t Get Along With Your Parents? Some Married Nigerians Share Their Opinions | Read

Coping with a spouse unfriendly with your parents can be difficult. Though some see nothing wrong with their spouses not getting along with their parents, others find it very wrong and would never tolerate it. However, some married Nigerians who

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Clinical Psychologist, Emma Citron Explains Why You Should Not Focus On Being Friends With Your Kid

We hear it all the time- how important it is to be friends with our kids and be as approachable to them as possible but can it be a tricky balance to achieve alongside parenting? We want to share our

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What Aspiring Parents Should Know About Alcohol Consumption Six Months Prior To Conception

Aspiring parents should both avoid drinking alcohol prior to conception to protect against congenital heart defects, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), in October. Drinking alcohol

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Mom-Of-2, Christie Wants Parents To Know These After Her 10-Year-Old Son Suffered A Life-threatening Stroke

A Florida mom, Twinkal Christie is sharing her story to let other parents know that strokes can happen to kids, using the case of her now 11-year-old son as an example who was in a life threatening situation caused by

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First Lady, Aisha Buhari Calls The Attention Of Parents To The Moral Upbringing Of Children

Aisha Buhari, wife of the president has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society. Mrs Buhari gave the counsel on Monday when she hosted

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How Parents Aid The Sex-For-Marks Scourge In Nigerian University- ABU VC, Professor Ibrahim Garba

The recent BBC documentary exposing the rot in universities taking the form of sex-for-grades has continued to generate a lot of reactions through out the country. The rot, it appears, has many sides to it, and is not just the

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Controversy Ensues As Teachers, Parents Trade Words Over Use Of Corporal Punishment In Schools

The use of corporal punishment in Nigerian schools has been a controversial issue across the country. While some consider as a necessary measure to instill discipline and foster compliance among students, others disagree, describing the act as inhuman. Critics of

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Young School Girls’ Account Of How They Were Sexually Abused & Raped Is Instructional For Parents | MUST READ

A Nigerian lawyer, Temitope Odeyinka has shared a really disturbing stories of how young school girls were sexually abused at home by family members or church members without their parents knowing about it. According to Odeyinka, her mother, who owns

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Eye-Opening Study Links Maternal Age To Autism

A ten-year study at the University of California, Davis concluded that there is a link between maternal age and autism. The study looked at 4.9 million births in the 1990s and found that older mothers are more likely to give

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Her 4-Year-Old Daughter Survived A Choking Hazard, Laura Chambers Warns Other Parents

A terrifying incident which could happen to anyone left mum Laura Lou Chambers shaken. Laura in a Facebook post appealed to other mums to be watchful after she watched her toddler claw at her own throat choking on a ‘harmless’

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‘Stop making excuses’: This Open Letter From Teachers To Parents Is A Must Read

As schools are preparing to resume for a new academic session, some group of teachers have taken to social media to write an open letter to parents on how they can help their kids be better and to stop making

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Vice Chancellor, Prof. Godwin Nduka, Tasks Parents On The Need To Partner With Their Children’s Institution Of Learning

Vice chancellor, Novena University, Amai, Delta State, Prof. Godwin Nduka has urged parents to partner with their children. The VC, in his keynote address at the sixth anniversary of the school’s cultural day also urged parents to partner with their

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“My father and mother should forgive me”- 19-Year-Old Cultist Narrates How Cultism Destroyed His Future

A 19-year-old cultist arrested by a team of policemen from Oworoshoki Police Division led by a Superintendent of Police (SP) Nkereuwem Joshua, has narrated how cultism destroyed his future while begging his parents for forgiveness. A police source who confirmed the

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”The days of having children so they can take care of you in your old age are over” -Pastor Femi Emmanuel Gets Candid With Parents

Popular Lagos pastor and founder of the Living Spring Chapel International church, Lagos, Femi Emmanuel, has sent a warning message to parents who use their children as their social security for their old age. According to the one-time Deputy Speaker

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NDLEA Addresses The Problem Of Drug Abuse Among Nigerian Students, Counsels Parents & Guardians On How To Curb Addiction

The problem of drug abuse has become prevalent among the Nigerian students and this is raising serious concerns. The Head of Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Felicia Ikechukwu, has advised parents and teachers

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‘I blame our parents for rape issues’ -Nigerian Actress, Wofai Fada States As She Narrates Personal Experience With A Pastor Who Sexually Abused Her (A Must Read)

As the internet continues to speak about rape and sexual harassment in the wake of the allegations made against COZA founder and senior pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo by Busola Dakolo, wie of R&B singer, Timi Dakolo, some Nigerians, including celebrities are taking

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Kano State Government Threatens Parents And Children Who Flout Its New Law With Arrest

The Kano State government as part of efforts to see that every child gets an education in the state has concluded plans to send a bill to the state House Assembly to that effect. The governor of the State, Umar

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Nigerian Mom Educates Parents On How To Build A Gadget-free Home & It Is Apt

Technology has done a lot to make our lives easier and more efficient. Yet as a parent, you ought to weigh the possible impact a device, such as smartphones could have on your child. At a time when it is

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Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar Counsels Parents On How To Curb Suicide Among Youths

The increasing rate of suicide amongst Nigerians, especially students is now getting serious attention from both concerned citizens of the country and the authorities. In view of this, the Presidential Candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has advised parents

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Parents, Be Alert! NAPTAN Reacts To Spate Of Suicide Among Nigerian Students

The increase in rate of suicide amongst Nigerians, especially students is now getting serious attention from both concerned citizens of the country and the authorities. In view of this, the National Parents, Teachers Association of Nigeria, NAPTAN is calling on

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