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How to Tackle Temper Tantrums in Toddlers

Even the best-behaved toddler has an occasional temper tantrum. A tantrum can range from whining and crying to screaming, kicking, hitting, and breath-holding. They’re equally common in boys and girls and usually occur from age 1 to age 3. Some children may experience regular tantrums, whereas, for other children, tantrums may be rare. Some kids…

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What are the Common Sense Basics of Parenting

Common sense in parenting is a rather relative idea. Some parents simply do not have it and they need to be told just how to parent. That is why there are so many bestselling parenting books out there. There is nothing wrong with needing a little help in the area of your kids; parenting is…

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How To Raise a Strong-Willed Child

Have you ever been at your wit’s end wondering how to raise your strong-willed child? Perhaps the question is what is the opposite of a strong-willed aka difficult child? Is it a child who does everything you say? Most parents do not want to raise a docile, obedient, and submissive adult, but somehow, these same…

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Are You Raising A Nigerian Child?

Raising children is a universal matter, however there are some characteristics particular to the Nigerian child which most parents cannot avoid or control. You might not have noticed; but we did and had a good laugh compiling these. How and where children pick these “habits” from is another discussion, until then, find out if you…

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How To Know If Your Baby Is Getting Enough Breast Milk

Knowing that your baby is hungry is one thing, but how can you tell when he has had enough? Breastfeeding your baby can, at first, be a bit of a guessing game. If only there was a little millilitre measure down the side of the breast so you could see how much milk your baby…

How To Protect Your Kids During Harmattan

The harmattan obviously played a fast one on us this year. We were already fully kitted for it, then it suddenly disappeared leaving behind very hot weather. Well maybe only in Lagos because most states across the country, especially in the northern region are still experiencing extreme harmattan. However, no matter the changes in the…

How Gaming Affects Children’s Grades and Its Side Effects on Education

In recent times, the popularity of gaming among children and adolescents has been on the increase. The worrisome impact of gaming and how it affects children’s grades have been a major concern amongst parents and educationists. The need to create a balance between academics and online playtime cannot be overemphasized.   By limiting children’s access…

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