Born before his time
Neither was those huge monstrous foreign cars, which were repaired all the time and refurbished, was not any shame at all. Owners of Mercedes Benz were far and in-between; I am talking about flat-boot Mercedes Benz.
Folklore as tool for parenting
“This is one of the stories that have stayed with me for a very long time. I don’t remember the details of that inter-communal warfare but the effect remains magical until today.
Does clutter go with raising a family?
So when they do scatter, clean up, pick up things as they litter, sometimes, you find that the young ones try to help by picking up a stray toy and handing it over with “Mummy, take.” That is how they learn.
Is your child a scientist or artist?
It is possible to recognise early the talent your child is blessed with these days; at least according to the research findings of Professor Mustapha Danesi, a Consultant Neurologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
Parenting, the world’s toughest job
My brother-in-law, Osayi celebrated his 50th birthday recently, and the tribute written by his wife in the birthday program paid glowing tributes to his skills as a dad.
Is the older generation really to blame?
Granted that parents have some responsibility over the way children are raised, but you pay for your actions and get the reward for them. No law court asks to punish a father because his son was caught stealing.
When you don’t want a child to handle cash
I was around this place recently, one of those environments where you could still find many mothers who stay at home most of the day, because they are engaged in businesses of their own.
When vomiting becomes threatening in children
Vomiting is common in small babies. A baby may throw up after feeding because he has swallowed a lot of air during feeding through what is known as possetting or the bringing up of small quantities of milk.