WHEN CHILDREN ARE NOT FORTHCOMING

This is a reality so many couples are not willing to face, and society doesn’t even help matters in anyway. You hear things like in nine months’ time, we are coming to eat another rice. The self-appointed ‘pregnancy watchers’ begin to look out for baby bumps. And if conception delays further, some mothers begin to...

LET’S TALK ABOUT ADOPTION

I know quite well that this is not a topic that is readily accepted in our clime (Africa), and most people do not even see a reason for adoption. My first major interaction on the subject of adoption was in my third year in the university. It was a family law class, and the lecturer...

BE LIKE CHILDREN

Late last year, I was in church and sitted rigt beside me were two children who were engaging in playful fisticuffs while prayers were going on. I separated them and held the girl in my arms while she was shedding tears I chose to play deaf to. I released her after a while and she...

A CHILD’S SAFETY IN THE LOVE TRIANGLE

Have you ever seen a triangle? That’s too basic a question to ask, I know. We all, at one point in time in our lives have seen a triangle. Let me help you refresh you memory if per adventure the shape of a triangle has skipped your mind. The home ought to take the shape...

TEACHING YOUR CHILD(REN) TO SAVE

Money matter na serious matter o. There are many adults today who have poor spending habits. This thing did not just jump on them when they became adults. It had been with them right for their childhood. They have the spirit of earn it all, spend it all. What is saving? More will always come...

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WINNING WITH YOUR CHILD

I think it gets to a point when some parents just lose it all in terms of having the heart of their children. I don’t want to believe I’m the only one that has this thinking. The kids are all grown up and there is an emotional detachment from their parents in a way they...

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...

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...