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27 May 2018
"As soft as a baby's skin." Children have soft, pliable skin which makes their skin prone to absorbing environmental pollutants and the ravages of sun and wind. Protecting their tender skin is very important for their health and to guarantee that they will grow up with great skin. Use gentle products Children need a gentle…
27 May 2018
Children are more often than not overlooked when it comes to style. Thankfully, designers have found ways to cater to the sartorial needs and choices of children. Also, celebrity children and young royals continue to set children's fashion trends all over the world. We have carefully selected some unique styles for kids this year. Perhaps…
27 May 2018
Children learn the most from their parents and the adults they grow up around. As a responsible parent, taking care of your child's health and teaching them to follow healthy habits is very essential. In commemoration of Children’s Day, here are a few tips to make your kids health conscious. Building this foundation will, in…
27 May 2018
Childhood is often said to be the most important phase of a human being's life because it lays the foundation for we all eventually become. As the world celebrates the innocence of the child's heart today, here are some world-changing inventions that were created by children. Braille After suffering an eye injury when he was…
7 May 2018
About 7,000 people, mostly women and children, are adversely affected due to lead poison associated with mining activities in gold bearing zone of Nigeria.   The states are Zamfara, Kebbi, Niger, Kaduna, FCT and Osun states. Six thousand are receiving medicine in these communities, which is sponsored by Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF).   With this,…
28 Apr 2018
Parents often ask what they can say to get their child talking. The secret isn’t about what you say. It’s about how you listen. The most important skill in talking with anyone, including children, is listening, not answering, not teaching, not lecturing, not fixing things or offering solutions. Not only do your kids not want…
1 Apr 2018
Save the Children International (SCI) a Non-governmental organisation that encourages universal healthcare coverage and children’s protection has tasked government on policies that will ensure improved healthcare delivery to achieve the universal healthcare coverage in the country. Area Operational Manager, Save the Children Lagos and Cross Rivers, Nwamaka Efionu, made this call at a two-day Advocacy…
29 Mar 2018
Principal, Day Waterman College, Ogun State, Mr. Stewart Cowden has disclosed that sport activities is essential for the overall development of the child.   Cowden who stated this at the 8th inter-house sports of the school added that the move would assist the child in meeting up with the demands of the 21st century.  …
29 Mar 2018
An expert in child health, Professor Ike Lagunju has raised the alarm over increasing number of children suffering epilepsy in Nigeria. Lagunju who is the Head of Paediatrics, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan spoke at the media briefing by the hospital’s Institute of Neurosciences on Monday to mark the 2018 World Purple Day for Epilepsy…
25 Mar 2018
Stakeholders in the education sector in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have expressed worry that the high number of over 10.5 million out-of-school children in the country is inappropriate, discouraging and no longer acceptable. They said time has come for government at all levels, international organisations and the private sector to ensure that the primary underlying…
18 Mar 2018
Parenting is a coordinating effort of the mother and the father, which is why both must create time for their children. Knowing the negative effects lack of good parenting could have on young ones and the society informed the American author, Barbara Johnson, in one of her inspirational works on parenting to say: ‘To be…
25 Feb 2018
The Federal Government, yesterday, said it has fixed 2030 to end all forms of violence against children in the country.   Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development Aisha Alhassan stated this in Benin City, Edo State, when the state’s First Lady, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, launched the Priority Response Plan to End Violence Against Children.…

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