Category: Parenting

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SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA: BEWARE! ALL OUR CHILDREN ARE AT RISK

Sexual Violence, whether domestic violence or otherwise, has become a real issue in Nigeria today. With the increased level of information in this digital age, messages flow between Whatsapp and Facebook daily that speak of sexual violence, mostly of women and children. These victims are molested by their parents, landlords, teachers, drivers, pastors and so...

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The Woman behind the Kid Entrepreneurs

Up country, in the hinterlands of metropolitan cities, and even city centres it is common to find children hawking. It isn’t considered child labour-it is considered a part of their education, a part of life. But amongst the middle class, this concept is often considered child slavery at worst or ‘interesting’ at best. Selling at...

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5 TIPS FOR PARENTAL GUIDANCE: A PARENT’S GUIDE TO CENSORING

The world we live in is determined to make our kids grow up faster than they are supposed to. There are many forces threatening the minds of our children. Growing up used to be FUN, before the era of smart phones and social media. Those were the good old days. The world as we knew it has changed. The...

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University of Ife Doctor Delivers one baby Twice

John 3 verse 4 “Can one enter his mother’s womb to be reborn?” Dr Oluyinka Olutoye says yes!  The US based Nigerian doctor who studied at the University of Ife recently performed an operation that is nothing short of a miracle even by Bible standards. Dr Olutoye is the Co-Director of the Texas Children’s Fetal Center. Dr Olutoye recently carried out...

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WORLD’S FIRST BABY BORN TO THREE PARENTS: THUMBS UP…..OR DOWN?

News broke last week of a (now) 5-month-old baby boy born using a controversial technique that combines DNA from three ‘parents’ (two women and a man). Scientists claim that the technique was designed to help couples who carry rare genetic mutations have healthy children. However, it had been banned for many years. “…I think this is unethical. Though I don’t have a copy of the rules guiding research in genetics, there...

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Shebah School, a world class Educational centre opens in Lagos

Shebah School, a world class educational centre, with Christian core values, opens in Magodo, Lagos, on September 3, 2016, to all children between 6weeks and 10years. We are committed to providing parents and their children a safe, warm, loving environment where babies can grow physically, emotionally, intellectually and socially, with the provision of full day...

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Insights on Improving Mother-Daughter Relationships

Mother-daughter relationships are complex. Some mothers and daughters are best friends. Others talk once a week. Some see each other weekly. Some spar regularly. Some avoid conflict. Others talk through everything. Roni Cohen-Sandler, Ph.D, psychologist and co-author of I’m Not Mad, I Just Hate You! A New Understanding of Mother-Daughter Conflict, said daughters often complain that their...

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This Is What One Person Thinks About Egg Freezing. Do You Agree?

@TWmagazineNG with the way things are going…it is something to be considered — Santa's Bae (@pweetigal) September 11, 2015 @TWmagazineNG the number of unmarried women with their ages is increasing daily. 30 is seen as the new 20 — Santa's Bae (@pweetigal) September 11, 2015 Last week we ran article about Egg Freezing for women...

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6 Things Nobody Tells You Before You Become A Mother

By Dara Rhodes Most experienced mothers will tell new mothers that they loved their first experience of motherhood. While I don’t doubt that those days were golden, there are just a few things I wish someone had told me honestly ahead of those glory days. If you are pregnant with your first, have just become...

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Of Types & Shadows

Funny, but when my pastor preached on ‘Types and Shadows’ it had no bearing on the context in which those words would play out in my spirit later that day. Nene’s* frantic phone call had me immediately on edge. In between the tears and exclamations, I must admit it took me quite a while to...

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