Note to parents about pressures children are facing
Our young adults and teens are feeling overwhelmed. They do not seem equipped to handle the pressures of life. There are one too many examples of increased mental illness leading to extreme actions such as suicide and attempted suicide.
Preparing your kids for the christmas season
Kids love Christmas, it is a season of merriment, as every December 25 is observed and celebrated as Christmas Day which is widely known as the birth of Jesus Christ, who, according to the Christian religion, is the Son of God.
Handling a child who talks back at you
Ever felt so embarassed and heartbroken when your child snaps back at you in a really disrespectful tone that leaves you almost speechless? Or have you raised your voice on your child maybe in anger trying to give out correction only to get a raised voice in return.
‘The idea of parenting Is not to raise your carbon copy, but to raise a wholesome child’ – Bukola Lameed
Bukola Lameed, fondly called “Bookkies” is an incredible blend of passion and skill. Professional Counselor, Certified Cognitive Behavioural Change Therapist and one of Africa's leading Family Mental Health Coach. The founder of Safety Republic International whose job is to create solutions for preserving the mental and emotional wellness of every member of a nation (the…
Teach your kids to make wise decisions
Every parent wants his or her child to make the right decision. This, in turn, helps them grow into smarter and more confident teenagers and adults. This requires them to be knowledgeable. However, with the right guide, children can be channeled to get involved in right decision-making. It is important to start by letting them…
Parenting in the 21st century - Part 2
Like we started to examine last week, parenting in this information age is challenging, as it requires almost a total departure from the way we were brought up. Another thing is the fact that what our children now know; we never knew when we were at the same age. In our time, a 10-year-old child…
Reactions As T.I Says He Takes His Daughter For "Hymen Check" Yearly
On Tuesday, American rapper, T.I, said he took his daughter to a gynaecologist for 'hymen check to ensure she is a virgin'. He made this known in a podcast interview. T.I. talked about his parenting style, among other topics. When asked about whether he's had the "sex talk" with his daughters, he made reference to…
6 Ways To Handle A Child With Bad Behaviour
Many if not all aspire to be parents someday but being a parent is one thing, being able to raise your child right is another. The job of raising a child is a delicate yet very important one because if you don't get it right, you end up raising a negative adult that becomes a…
Are you putting undue pressure on your child intellectually?
“Parenting is a huge job that comes with so much responsibilities,” says Mrs. Oluwabusayo Adebowale, Director, Inspired Kids Network. You, out of love, desire to give the little humans in your life the best you can afford, you vow to propel them to heights...
How often do you engage, talk to your kids?
In times past, parents used to think their job involved providing the necessary things of life like food, shelter and clothing. Some of them never attempt to build a relationship with their kids through engagement or interactions, says Parenting enthusiast and Auditor, Uduak Effiong.
How to raise global citizens in today’s world
We live in a very connected world, thanks to the Internet. Today’s modern parents are essentially raising global citizens. Global citizenship is the idea that everyone is part of a worldwide community.