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I talked to 70 parents who raised highly successful kids—here are the 4 hard parenting rules that make them different

I talked to 70 parents who raised highly successful kids—here are the 4 hard parenting rules that make them different

Margot Machol Bisnow, Contributor What is a parent’s role in raising smart, confident and successful children? What matters? What doesn’t? Though I am the mother of two happy and driven entrepreneurial sons, these are questions I never thought to ask. Looking back, I would have loved to have read stories about how entrepreneurs had grown up — […]

PARENT-CHILD CLASH

PARENT-CHILD CLASH

“We had a fight though we live by the same blood. The old man wouldn’t just get it right each time I try to make a point, this fight is becoming a daily bread and I fed up. Enough!” This was the fifth time Eniola would make a scene on the phone with me. Anyone […]

Motherhood And Its Cost

Motherhood And Its Cost

The cycle of an average African woman’s life ends in motherhood. As a girl, you’re to grow, get educated (whatever form), mature, marry, and voila! Make babies. You’re a fulfilled woman only when you start having and training children. How funny right? Motherhood is a unique journey peculiar to every woman differently. But one thing […]

The Dynamics Of Parenting (2)

The Dynamics Of Parenting (2)

“Yes, I don’t want to be a parent, at least not yet. Parenting is more than just a role or the name, it’s a responsibility”, these were the words of Olakunle, the first child of the Olawales. Olakunle has grown enough to get married and also bear kids but he has refused to do any. […]

Parenting, A Deep Responsibilty

Parenting, A Deep Responsibilty

“Yes, I don’t want to be a parent, at least not yet. Parenting is more than just a role or the name, it’s a responsibility”, these were the words of Olakunle, the first child of the Olawales. Olakunle has grown enough to get married and also bear kids but he has refused to do any. […]

Parenting Issues: The Coming Of Age Phase

Parenting Issues: The Coming Of Age Phase

Bringing up a child or children that makes one proud is like winning a trophy for most parents. It is the coveted prize they seek to get at the end of the days of parenting. Doting on one’s children; giving the very best and wanting them to be of good behaviour, definitely seems like a […]

Don’t Be A Helicopter Parent, Learn These Skills

Don’t Be A Helicopter Parent, Learn These Skills

There is no defined technique for parenting. But with the internet, you would easily get tips from “parenting experts” but this can be contradictory sometimes. What you should know is that parenting involves promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development, of a child from birth to adulthood. When a parent is a […]

Daddy and Mummy why are you hoarding beverages?

If while growing up, beverages were hidden by your parents and only brought out on weekends, when it rains, and daddy wants to drink tea, or the pot of stew is under the bed closely monitored by either your dad or mom. If during the festive period, the fried meat or chicken are taken to […]

Honour Your Parents

Honour Your Parents

God has placed honour upon our parents. Gen 20:12,  Deut 5:16, Mat 5:14. It is an emphatic  instruction, whenever you see people struggling in life, one of the root causes of such struggle is dishonour. Dishonour will bring a person into pain, your parents deserve your honour not because they have earned it but because […]

Are You Helping Your Kids With Their Homework?

Are You Helping Your Kids With Their Homework?

It’s said that too much of a good thing is a bad thing, and that undoubtedly applies to homework. While a few after-school assignments can reinforce lessons taught in class, research has shown that middle and high school kids are regularly given unhealthy amounts of homework. As such, they experience increased levels of stress, have a hard […]

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