Tag Sex Education

Sex Education: 5 Core Things I’m Teaching My 13-Year-Old Daughter

Growing up, my mum had a very close relationship with all three of us and didn’t shun discussing core issues like the birds and the bees. I remember I was about 11 when she started the ‘big talk’ with me.

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What the Church Taught this Kenyan Activist About S*x and How it Backfired

Kenyan activist, Boniface Mwangi took his Facebook page to share the importance of sex education in every home and how religion has not been helping. Sharing his own personal experience, Mwangi said he was kicked out of his church at the

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Sexual Education: What To Teach Children Between 2 – 5

Ololade Hector-Fowobaje Our maid who had lived with us for several years left and my uncle from the village came to live with us in Lagos. He was funny and used to play a lot of games with us (my

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“Sex for Money Is Bad”- Sandra Edoho Questions Materialism in Younger Generation

Sandra, wife of ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ TV host, Frank Edoho, asked a pertinent question on her social media page this morning. According to the mother of three, she is about to have this discussion with her 13 year old

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Shocking Things I Found in My 9-Year-Old Daughter’s Primary Textbook 

A Nigerian mum has been shocked beyond words after reviewing her 9-year-old daughter’s primary textbook while she was doing her homework, only to find out her homework was filled with sex-related stories. The angry mum took to her social media account to

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Ask An Expert – Ololade: How Can I Tell If My 16-Year-Old Is Sexually Active?

Q: How can I tell if my 16 year old is sexually active? She’s grown up so fast and I’m hardly home. She’s an only child and has been a sweet girl but I don’t want to keep being in denial about

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Ask An Expert: What Causes Prolonged Labour?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: I’m a first-time mum. I laboured for 5 days, and even though I was hoping to have a normal

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Ask An Expert: My Daughter Bleeds Slightly In Between Her Periods. Is This Normal?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: My 17-year-old daughter has a regular 28 day circle but bleeds slightly in between periods. What could be the

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Ask An Expert: When Can I Resume Sex After Childbirth?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: I had my first baby about a month ago. When is it best to resume sex? Dr. Alex Kaoranu

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Kenyan Mum Teaches 11 Year Old Pre-Teen Daughter How To Use A Condom

According to Uganda Online, controversial feminist, mom and doctor, Stella Nyanzi taught her 11-year-old daughter, Baraka how to use a condom a few days ago although many people argued that the girl was a little younger for the ‘condom-talk’. According to

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Puberty Education: What to Tell Your Pre-teen & Teenager About Their Changing Body

Ololade Hector- Fowobaje Talking to your child about puberty as part of a comprehensive sexual education is crucial to helping them understand the changes their body is undergoing better. Find key things you should discuss below… Start With the Basics

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How to Help Your Growing Son Understand His Erections

Ololade Hector-Fowobaje Recently, my 11 year old son asked me one morning, “Mummy, why is my penis hard and sticking out?” He can come to me and ask anything because I won’t ever laugh at his questions, I will always

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Memoirs of a Mum: How I Finally Got To Teach My Daughters About Sex!

Chinwe Kalu I was at a parents’ forum recently for the final year pupils of my children’s primary school. My eldest daughter is in the sixth grade. She’ll be eleven in July and will be off to secondary school in

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What Your Child Needs To Know Before Becoming A Teenager

Communication between parents and teens is very important. Your teen may not share the same values as you but that shouldn’t stop you from talking about sex and sexuality. Before your children reach their early teens, girls and boys should know

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Sex Education: 4 Common Mistakes Parents Make

By Pam Myers There are few things a parent dreads more than “the talk.” Talking about sex can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. And let’s face it, many parents simply don’t know how to go about it. Their parents never talked to

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