Tag Tantrums

Warning Signs You Are Raising A Spoilt Child

Often times we see children behave in a manner we disapprove of and we can’t fathom how their parents let them become so spoilt. We can’t imagine having our own children behave that way either, however, struggling with understanding a

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There’s A Lot To Learn From How Veteran Broadcaster, Funmi Iyanda Helped Her Cook’s 4-Year-Old Ditch Throwing Tantrums

Veteran broadcaster and Nigerian talk-show host, Funmi Iyanda, has shed some light into a personal experience she had with her cook’s 4-year-old who threw a lot of temper tantrums. Funmi who is a single mum to a teen daughter recounted

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7 Ways To Deal With Your Toddler’s Tantrums

Ineh Olisah Tantrums are common with toddlers. One moment they are happy and playing, the next moment they are screaming and rolling on the floor when they aren’t getting what they want. Being limited by their developing speech, because children within

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Nanny To The Rescue: How Do I Make My 3-Year-Old Stop Taking Me For Granted?

Our in-house nanny answers your baby, toddler and preschooler questions… Q: My 3-year-old daughter behaves well when I’m away at work but the minute she sees me, she’ll usually start misbehaving. It’s so embarrassing when I have guests. Are there

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10 Things Not To Do When Your Toddler Throws A Tantrum (Part 2)

Dolapo Marinho Continued from part 1. 6. Do NOT dismiss As tantrums usually occur with children between the ages of 1 and 3, parents tend to view them as babies, with not a lot to share! This is not always

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10 Things Not to Do When Your Toddler Throws a Tantrum (Part 1)

Dolapo Marinho My sister came visiting recently and told me about how her daughter had thrown an epic tantrum in public. “Dolapo…that child wanted to disgrace me at the American embassy.  But you know what, I showed her who was

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Kemi Aluko: Life Lessons at a Supermarket – the Tale of the Teacher and the Superhero

It was a usual Sunday afternoon, with home supplies to replenish in preparation for a busy week ahead. I was at a very huge supermarket in Lagos, and came across a mum with her 4-year old son. Boy, was he

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Is It Acceptable To Dislike A Child? Woman Complains About Her Friend’s Child

A woman has divided the online community after complaining about her friend’s demanding and tantrum-throwing three-year-old daughter on Mumsnet. See what she wrote about her friend’s child…. This has led to an online debate. While many were critical, there were

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8 Things Every Parent Goes Through When Dealing With Toddlers

One of the biggest desire of your toddler is to control you. While you cannot allow your toddler be the boss, you will have to make some room for occasionally rationalizing with your toddler but you must choose your battles

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