Parenting

The Parents’ and Carers’ Guide to the Internet

Lagosmums brings you a worthy campaign from Mumsnet, Mumsnet has tagged today February 7th as Safer Internet Day, and to mark the occasion CEOP has launched a 50’s style trailer which aims to get parents and carers thinking about their children’s online lives. Watch the video below The CEOP team will be available to interact…

CORRUPTION WILL GO AWAY? SAYS WHO?

By Tracy Nnanwubar When I arrived the Chinese Embassy on Idejo Street this morning, I kept a straight face when the police officer, Mr. Oni, approached me. I already knew I would have to stand on a very long queue, for a very long time, on a very hot day. I walked into the mini-cubicle…

What is a Tiger Mom?

Amy Chua, a writer and Yale law professor, has catapulted strict parenting methods into the spotlight with her book “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother”. Definition of a Tiger Mother Tiger mothers are strict parents who demand excellence in academics from their children. “The Tiger, the living symbol of strength and power, generally inspires fear…

Outliers

What Does It Take To Achieve Greatness? 10,000 hours

Have you read a good book recently? Introducing our LagosMums online book review – thanks to our first contributor. Please share your opinions with us at [email protected] What does it take to achieve Greatness? 10,000 hours I recently completed reading the book “Outliers, the story of success” by Malcom Gladwell. It is an interesting book…

Immunization Schedule

Some reasons why Childhood Immunization are Important? Newborn babies are immune to many diseases because they have antibodies they got from their mothers. However, the duration of this immunity may last only a month to about a year. If a child is not vaccinated and is exposed to a disease germ, the child’s body may…

Keeping Children Busy these Holidays

Okay, so many of the children are away from school, on holidays. Many parents love it when they are locked away in school, under the watchful eyes of their teachers. The moment they are on break, wahala starts for Mum, she begins to think: where is this child at this time though she is busy…

Raising Financially Responsible Children

Were you taught how to be financially responsible as a child? Who taught you, your teacher or your mother? Many people learnt in Economics, and all that they learnt is opportunity cost. Truth is at that time, it was almost late to change anything. Have you ever wondered why many businesses die off once the…

What is it about LagosMums? Being a Mum means that you are many things at the same time…

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