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How To Identify Depression In Children

April 19, 2022

If you suspect your child is depressed, it is critical to carefully examine your child’s symptoms. Depression symptoms can sometimes manifest differently in a child than in an adult, making it difficult to recognize the signs. Read more about How To Knowing what to look for will assist you in identifying indications of depression and … Continue reading How To Identify Depression In Children

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How To Imbibe Cleaning Habits In Your Children

April 19, 2022

Most infections can be avoided by keeping the environment clean. As a result, it is critical to instill hygiene practices in children as early as possible. Teach your child all you want to teach him at a young age. Read more about How To This will help him for the rest of his life. The … Continue reading How To Imbibe Cleaning Habits In Your Children

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How To Handle Difficult Kids

April 19, 2022

Raising a child is a difficult task for any parent, but having a child who demonstrates problematic habits may be taxing. Many parents understand how difficult it can be when their child behaves out, whether they are prone to tantrums, refuse to eat or have public meltdowns. Read more about How-To Even in the best … Continue reading How To Handle Difficult Kids

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How Parents Can Raise A Responsible Child

April 19, 2022

Raising a child is one of the biggest and toughest jobs on earth, if not the biggest and even the toughest. Raising children can be taxing. No exaggeration here. An African saying goes, “it takes a community to raise a child.” This native aphorism should inform you that raising a child as a parent takes … Continue reading How Parents Can Raise A Responsible Child

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Creating A Work-Life Balance For Nursing Mothers

April 19, 2022

The term “work-life balance” involves the minimization of work related stress and the establishing of a stable and sustainable way to work while maintaining health and general well-being. Read more about Career It is an important aspect of a healthy work environment and maintaining it reduces stress and helps prevents burnout in the workplace. Also … Continue reading Creating A Work-Life Balance For Nursing Mothers

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3 Tips On Being An Intentional Parent (Part 1)

April 19, 2022

There has been a huge buzz going on this season because of the Chrisland scandal. It just brings to mind just how difficult parenting is. That is because ‘it takes a village to raise a child.’ A dutiful child is a product of a firm foundation, choice, and environmental influence. As a parent, you have … Continue reading 3 Tips On Being An Intentional Parent (Part 1)

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Parenting Relationships

Relationship: Wars Worth Fighting For With Kids (Pt 2)

April 19, 2022

In Part 1, we looked at three wars parents should win with their children. We mentioned doing chores, having reduced screen time, and more reading time. The journey towards raising well-adjusted individuals who will better impact society is long. Just hang on in there. Today, we are going to look at three more areas parents … Continue reading Relationship: Wars Worth Fighting For With Kids (Pt 2)

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Relationship: Wars Worth Fighting For With Kids (Pt 1)

April 19, 2022

Raising kids is challenging. There is the fear of pushing them away by being too harsh. Or being seen as a weak parent if you don’t discipline them well enough. How does one balance these? First, you need to know you are not alone. Next, we have outlined a few areas worthy of fighting over … Continue reading Relationship: Wars Worth Fighting For With Kids (Pt 1)

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Food Parenting

Did you Know? Dietary Needs of a Pregnant Woman

April 19, 2022

Pregnancy is a beautiful journey that begins when a sperm fertilizes an egg.  As the fertilized egg which is sheltered in the uterus grows with each passing day, the mother’s awareness of the new life grows too. With awareness comes love and a sense of responsibility. One of the responsibilities the mother owes her child … Continue reading Did you Know? Dietary Needs of a Pregnant Woman

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Significance Of Mothers Day

April 19, 2022

The pains associated with child labour for women cannot be under-estimated, having to feel the baby kick and feed in her stomach for nine months, seeing her good-looking body swell and add more weight due to pregnancy, and the frequent illness associated with it, and going further to have to push for the baby to … Continue reading Significance Of Mothers Day

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Did you Know? When to Start your Baby on Finger Foods

April 19, 2022

Weaning is an important step in your baby’s development because it not only prepares him to eat what you eat, it also helps him/her develop fine motor skills and coordination. Weaning is a gradual process; it can be natural (baby-led weaning) or planned (mother-led). In this era of working class mothers, planned weaning has become … Continue reading Did you Know? When to Start your Baby on Finger Foods

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Parenting Travel

4 Mistakes To Avoid When Travelling With Kids

April 19, 2022

The kids are back to school now for the third term of their academic sessions. After that is the long holiday where most people travel. Travelling with kids isn’t elementary because they are easily excited and unpredictable. Parents are required to plan long in advance for any travel trip with kids. So ensuring your next … Continue reading 4 Mistakes To Avoid When Travelling With Kids

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Breastfeeding the Baby with Down Syndrome

April 19, 2022

Feeding is our first means of communication with babies. It is not just a firm declaration of love, it is also the perfect time for mother and child to bond. A natural dialogue occurs at mealtime between a mother and her baby. There is a pattern to this interaction. The mother looks into her baby’s … Continue reading Breastfeeding the Baby with Down Syndrome

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Kids Need Some Love Too

April 19, 2022

Parenting used to be so concise and fully beneficial to kids; but a number of realities in the modern world have limited the positive impact of it. As Africans say, it takes a community to raise a child. Nonetheless, it is important that parents must never outsource all of the raising of a child to … Continue reading Kids Need Some Love Too

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How to Raise a Rotten Nigerian

April 19, 2022

Children are the leaders of tomorrow. They are also the insensitive, fraudulent, unconscionably corrupt politicians, public servants and citizens of tomorrow. They are the ones who will ruin countless lives by looting whatever is left of our treasury without flinching. They are the ones who will use their office to make cringe-worthy pronouncements, and laugh … Continue reading How to Raise a Rotten Nigerian

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Proverbs 31 Babe: 7 Reasons You Must Have Help at Home

April 19, 2022

“She gets up…  [to] plan the day’s work for her servant girls.” Proverbs 31:15 A wise person once said, “A wife’s duty is not to do all the chores; it is to ensure that all the chores get done.” This is even truer for the wife who works. If you’re a wife and mother, who … Continue reading Proverbs 31 Babe: 7 Reasons You Must Have Help at Home

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Tricks to Teaching Your Child to Be Accountable

April 19, 2022

Growing up as a little child, you had your parent covering up for your little mistakes, or fighting anyone that threatened the perfect image they have of their child. I remember how my father came down hard on anyone that threatened my peace. This is good, however, parents, in their zeal to protect their young, swoop … Continue reading Tricks to Teaching Your Child to Be Accountable

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5 Things you Should Never Tell a Child

April 19, 2022

Bonding with children is a beautiful experience, yet, one daunting task that’s crucial for their upbringing. Engaging a child in various activities and being a part of those activities can help build a solid bond between you and the child. A parent’s guidance, love and nurturing of their children is beneficial in grooming them into … Continue reading 5 Things you Should Never Tell a Child

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MOMS’ CORNER: Tidbits for Moms on Managing Stress

April 19, 2022

‘Stressful’ is one word that describes the life of a mother of very small children and even more for new parents. Coping with everyday activities can sometimes leave you drained and somewhat unsure of yourself, but be rest assured, that you are not alone.  These tips will help reduce stress and make parenting a wonderful experience: 1. … Continue reading MOMS’ CORNER: Tidbits for Moms on Managing Stress

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5 Steps for Teaching Your Child Friendship skills

April 19, 2022

A lot of us growing up had clashes with our parents over the friends we had. Negative stories were told about what happens when we keep friends, some of us got beaten for visiting friends, who of course we never got permission to visit. Suddenly, we are expected to have friends as you are told … Continue reading 5 Steps for Teaching Your Child Friendship skills

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The Nigerian Mother: A Lioness At Heart

April 19, 2022

Engraved in the nature of the African Amazon is her cultural heritage.  If you followed the #YouKnowYourMumisNigerian, you would understand the inborn qualities of ‘ibati, ibarun, abara’ you received from her. However, there are some things you probably never took note of. The Nigerian Lioness displays the following characteristics: She is empowered: “Tiny is her … Continue reading The Nigerian Mother: A Lioness At Heart

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All About The Children: Quotes

April 19, 2022

Children are the most valuable assets of every society. Whether you have them or you’re yet to, we all must agree that they’re a pure joy. Here are a few quotes to help keep them in our minds this beautiful children’s day: “We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that … Continue reading All About The Children: Quotes

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The Children Of Today

April 19, 2022

Childhood experiences. Running down the street rolling old car tires while making a revving sound; staring at the television color bars, waiting for 4pm so the stations can start showing Sesame Street; playing football on the street with strangers I didn’t even know their last names, or which house exactly they lived in; devouring comic … Continue reading The Children Of Today

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5 Mistakes First Time Mothers Often Make

April 19, 2022

Few things are as overwhelming as being responsible for a tiny human being who is totally dependent on you: for food, clothing, shelter, warmth, companionship, everything except the air God gives for free. Even with a great support system, there are still certain things first time mums realize they could have done differently, although it … Continue reading 5 Mistakes First Time Mothers Often Make

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7 Things to do Once You Find Out You’re Pregnant

April 19, 2022

Whether you’ve been desiring this baby, or the pregnancy came as a surprise, as long as you intend to have an enjoyable pregnancy (well, as enjoyable as pregnancy can be!), and give birth to a healthy baby, there are things you need to get started with as soon as possible: 1. Start taking your prenatal … Continue reading 7 Things to do Once You Find Out You’re Pregnant

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Should You Leave Your Children an Inheritance?

April 19, 2022

I remember a conversation I had in my early teens about parents leaving an inheritance for their children. I had mentioned to a friend’s brother that the founder of the church I was born into recently made it known that he wasn’t leaving any money to his children. Now the man in question had been … Continue reading Should You Leave Your Children an Inheritance?

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Sweet Mother: Thoughts on the Religion of Mother-Love

April 19, 2022

Yesterday, as has been the Mother’s Day custom for many years, all mothers (and single fathers) in the congregation to which I belong were asked to stand. Also, as became the custom only recently, Prince Nico Mbarga’s classic, “Sweet Mother”, was played for a few seconds while the congregation sang along. While the song played, … Continue reading Sweet Mother: Thoughts on the Religion of Mother-Love

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What We Should Know About Children and Play

April 19, 2022

Play isn’t just something children do to have fun. It is vital to their development and helps them develop essential life skills. Watching cartoons or playing a video game is not actually play, although these activities can be entertaining and even educative. True play is free play, where a child is allowed to choose what … Continue reading What We Should Know About Children and Play

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5 Happiness Boosters for Harried Mothers

April 19, 2022

Most mothers often feel harassed, whether they go to the office, work from home, or are full-time homemakers. “Mommying” is hard work, and you never really get time off, so how can you infuse your life with joy despite the stresses of life and parenting? 1. Get enough sleep. If you are sleep-deprived, there’s no … Continue reading 5 Happiness Boosters for Harried Mothers

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Are You Your Child’s Best Friend?

April 19, 2022

I’ve often wondered when the “parent-as-best-friend” trend started. I first became conscious of it as a teen watching Gilmore Girls, but it probably was a thing even before then. We want our children to not just love us but like us too, and we want them to be able to confide in us, telling us … Continue reading Are You Your Child’s Best Friend?

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