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19 Jan 2019
Temi likes eating vegetables and healthy food; Fola loves chocolates and sweet things. These are just some of the differences! Children might have the same parents but can be very different. When children are different, should it affect your parenting style? The answer is Yes! Knowing your child’s love language goes a long way in…
18 Sep 2018
More than 215,000 children under the age of five in Nigeria die due to preventable infections like diarrhoea and pneumonia each year with the highest per centage from Africa. The simple act of hand washing with soap is one of the most cost-effective, yet often overlooked ways that could have prevented many of these deaths. As…
9 Sep 2018
Vitamin D is essential for the body, as it helps to keep the bone in good shape. Experts say insufficient Vitamin D could lead to bone deformities (rickets) in children and bone pain in adults. Dr. Obiefuna Ajie, Chemical Pathologist/Lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Lagos explained what vitamin D does to the body, and…
12 Aug 2018
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), under the auspices of Human Development Initiative (HDI), Joint National Association of Persons With Disabilities (JONAPWD), and Centre for Information and Technology Development (CITAD) have requested for an improved inclusion, and access of children with disabilities to quality basic education in the country. Speaking at the weekend, in Abuja, at a…
9 Aug 2018
About 1,500 children were de-wormed at Makoko and Ibasa beach communities of Lagos State at the weekend. The health outreach, which was championed by Avery Nigeria Limited in partnership with Save Our Future Initiative (SOFI) in Lagos, saw mothers bringing out their children en masse to benefit from the programme. Speaking to newsmen, managing director…
31 Jul 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics is cautioning parents and pediatricians to avoid exposing children to eight chemicals found in food and in plastic packaging. The chemicals may be especially harmful to kids due to their small size, says the report published July 23 in Pediatrics. Pregnant women should also avoid the chemicals. And lower-income families…
25 Jul 2018
It is time for the big summer holiday! If you are flying with kids, you might be worried about arriving in one piece. What if they act up or spend the whole flight screaming? What if they never stop yelling or crying? We could say ignore the people who will sigh and complain about whatever…
22 Jul 2018
The Executive Administrator, Foreshore School, Ikoyi, Lagos, Oyindamola Egbeyemi, has urged education managers to be creative in the teaching/learning process to equip pupils with emerging new knowledge, especially in science and technology. Speaking at the school’s graduation ceremony, Egbeyemi said, raising children in the contemporary world requires high level resourcefulness and ideas, adding that Foreshore…
28 May 2018
As part of its empowerment and social inclusion drives, The Destiny Trust has opened a coding and innovation development centre, ‘Kids Innovation Hub’ at Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos for less-privileged children. The initiative, launched on Saturday, is aimed at empowering rehabilitated street children and other young people from low-economic backgrounds with computer programming skills and to support…
28 May 2018
Children's Day is a day recognised to celebrate children. It is celebrated across the world though on various calendar dates in different countries. In Nigeria, Children’s Day is celebrated on May 27. It was established as a holiday in 1964, and it is a public holiday for primary and secondary school pupils. In commemorating this…
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…

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