Parenting

WHEN YOUR PARENTS CHOOSE YOUR COURSE OF STUDY

I never really knew what I was going into when I chose the course I find myself studying. I was merely fascinated by the wig and gown, not until I got into the real stuff, and my fascination disippated. I’m not dreaming of practice, and it is something I’ve made known to those who care...

SPARE THE ROD, SPOIL THE CHILD

I’m sure you’ve been a victim of slaps, strokes, whips and whatever your parents must have deemed fit to be a good form of discipline as a child. To the parents, I’m sure you might have also fallen victim of doing this to your kids, after all, the same thing was done to you, so,...

TRAIN YOUR CHILD

Many years back, my mum made it compulsory to learn certain promises in the Bible. One I can remember vividly was when she made us copy out promises from Psalm 119. At that time, it seemed like torture to my siblings and I, but now, I enjoy its benefits. The Bible makes us understand that...

AND PROVOKE NOT YOUR CHILDREN TO WRATH

“Tolani, will you keep your mouth and shut and listen to me? I am your mother and whatever I say is final. When you’re no more under my roof, you can choose to behave as you like.” “Mum, but try to understand me for once now! Everytime, you want me to follow your own ways...

PARTNERING WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT TO RAISE GODLY CHILDREN

Everyone desires to have good and godly children who would give them no troubles. We want well behaved kids, who do just as we want them to. This is a good desire, but getting the result might be a little difficult considering the times we live in. Good news! We have a good partner who...

MEET THEIR NEEDS

Do you know that the needs of your children go beyond the financial security you provide? Do you know that the basic needs of your kids should be met by you first? Do you also know that when your kids begin to get their needs met by a stranger, you’re setting yourself and your kids...

CORRECTION BEFORE DISCIPLINE

We are all well vast with the popular proverb; “Spare the rod, and spoil the child.” It‘s  an admonition  to parents and guardians never to over look the place of discipline in their children or wards upbringing,  especially when they err. But please,  Mama and Papa,  before you discipline  or punish that child over that...

IMPACT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON CHILDREN

“You’re a very stupid man! The only thing you do is chase anything in skirt.” Tolu charged at her husband giving him a slap which made him stagger, falling to the chair. “Mummy, mummy, mummy, leave daddy alone, leave him alone joor. You’re always insulting and shouting at him.” Toba, their only son said amidst...

RECALCITRANT CHILDREN NEED LOVE

Tunde! Will you get back here now!” Mrs. Campbell shouted, furious with what her son had done. “For what mum? Aren’t you done with your long sermon over this little matter? I don’t even understand why you derive joy in making a mountain out of a molehill, always making unnecessary noise.” Tunde replied, walking out...

A JOINT EFFORT

Things have not been the same with the Johnsons since losing their first son to cultism. There had been a strain in the relationship between Jerry and his wife, Jane, as they traded blames for the sad occurrence. Jerry was a mechanical engineer and more often than not, he was not always around with his...