Parenting

Creating a Mum Mission Statement

What is a Mission Statement? A mission statement is a statement of purpose. The mission statement should guide the actions of the organization, spell out its overall goal, provide a path, and guide decision-making. It provides “the framework or context within which the company’s strategies are formulated (wikipedia).” Have you ever considered making a Mission…

Some Parenting TED Talks featured

Founded in 1999, the global Technology, Entertainment, and Design Conference TED — has been gathering the world’s thinkers, scientists and other luminaries to give various talks on “ideas worth spreading.” Freely disseminated online, the talks have become a source of inspiration for many, including parents. Here are some TED talks on parenting that might give you…

How To Save For Your Child''s Education

Our Children How Safe Are They?

How Safe Are Our Children? This present house recently organized a women’s breakfast session with a wonderful spread of breakfast provided by Kemabom Catering. The theme of the session was Our Children, How Safe are they. We were addressed by Mrs Christianah Akindolie founder of the Christinah Fate Foundation (CFF).  A foundation set up to…

Sibling Rivalry: Part II

In my previous post about sibling rivalry where I uncovered the power tussle between my mum and my aunt; I promised to give you an insight into the reason your children fight each other over things as trivial as toys which they have in excess. Today, we would talk about ‘Child temperament.’ “Temperament, simply defined…

12 Facebook tips for Parents

What Every parent needs to know about facebook and the monitoring of their childrens use. 1. Communication is key. Talk openly and often about the privilege and responsibility that comes with using Facebook (and being online) and the consequences of breaking the rules. Remember, Rules without Relationship = Rebellion. The Facebook conversation is an ongoing…

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…

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

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