BREAKING THE NEGATIVE CYCLE

I was scrolling through my Facebook news feed when I saw a post by John Obidi on parenting. He said, “you think you’re okay the way you were trained by your parents, but the truth is if you check well, you’re not okay.” (paraphrased). Prior to him making this post, he shared the story of...

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...