Teenagers

Parenting tweens and teenagers

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How Instagram is Bad for Teenagers Mental Health

As a parent of teenagers, you have most likely wondered if Instagram or other social media platforms could be bad for your teenager’s mental health. But without any real data or research, and with all the varying information about the real effect on children and teens; most parents are left trying to figure out how …

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How Parents Can Help Improve Their Teens Mental Health

According to experts, the pandemic affected teenagers’ development in various ways. In fact, some psychologists suggest that parents can help improve their teen’s mental health by adjusting their age by 2 years. This means that a 13-year-old today might be more developmentally aligned with an 11-year-old pre-pandemic. While the pandemic and the state of the …

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How to Encourage Positive Behaviour in Teenagers

Teenagers are going through a unique developmental stage as they transition from being children to adulthood. While teens may seem complicated; when parents learn how to encourage positive behaviour in their teenagers; it is less of a struggle. Their moods change, they have impulsive tendencies and are constantly searching for meaning. Many are also notorious …

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Puberty and your Child: How Parents can help the Right Way

The goal of the  International Adolescent Health Week, is for all parents, teachers, advocates, and caregivers focus on the health and well-being of our adolescents. The theme this year is “Adolescent Resilience in the face of a Pandemic”. An IGLive discussion was held on Monday, March 22nd, 2021, themed; Preparing Children for Puberty: what parents …

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How to Hack the New Normal in Parenting and Screen Time Management

Every parent wants to know how to hack the new normal in parenting and screen time management. Whether you were a parent who had a plan or not when it came your child’s use of screens and going online; the pandemic and ensuing lockdown changed so many of the pre-pandemic screen time rules in most …

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Social Media Affects Our Brains: Learn How to Immediately Take Action

You might have heard a lot about Social Media and how it affects our brains! Now, whether it is a myth or a fact; there are several things you can do to immediately take action and protect yourself from the negative influences. According to neuroscience scientific discoveries, in the last 15 years, social media has become …

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Gen Z

4 Valuable and Important Life Lessons Learnt by a Gen Z

As a member of Gen Z, there were some valuable and important life lessons I learnt from the 7th Annual LagosMums Parenting conference. The conference was very enlightening for me. There were many takeaways and things to learn from. But more importantly, it was amazing to see parents and adults gain a better understanding of …

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