Tag: Teenagers

Milennials and Generation Z

Understanding Milennials And Generation Z

At LagosMums 5th Annual Parenting Conference And Exhibition, there was a panel session titled “Understanding Milennials and Generation Z”. The speakers for the “Understanding Millennials And Generation Z” Panel were Taiwo Akinlami –Total Childhood management & child development expert, Abi Longe – Consultant, Dr. Orode Doherty – Pediatrician and Public Health Physician and Joy Isa…

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What Parents Need To Know About *Juuling*

There’s a new E-cigarrette children are taking in schools and it’s called a “juul”. It’s a popular e-cigarette system that looks a lot like a USB flash drive—you may have seen one in your teenager’s room and not given it any mind. Based on Twitter and Instagram posts with the hashtag #doit4juul, students are “juuling”…

why are my children so different

Why Are My Children So Different?

How can two or three children in the same family be so different? They are brought up in the same broad social environment, under a similar set of rules and an identical family value system. They also come from the same genetic pool yet they can be so different in personality, interests and achievement. Why…

4 tips on how to protect your children online

4 Tips On How To Protect Your Children Online

Parents are often very concerned about how to protect their children from the perils of the Internet while still enjoying it’s benefits. 4 tips on how to protect your children online 1. Don’t let your kids have a computer connected to the Internet in their bedroom. That’s just asking for trouble. You wouldn’t let a stranger…

7 Secrets To Raising Productive Teenage Daughters

7 Secrets To Raising Productive Teenage Daughters

Bringing up daughters is complicated. Empowerment messages and impressive achievements are everywhere, yet depression and anxiety are very real threats.   This year’s International Day of the Girl Child, which comes up on the 11th of October,  celebrates the incredible potential of girls worldwide, and recognizes their right to a ‘safe, educated and healthy life,…

5 Mistakes Parents Make With Teens

5 Mistakes Parents Make With Teens & Tweens

There is a cluster of serious problems that are hugely up for girls and teens. One in five will experience a serious psychological disorder before reaching adulthood. They are a lot more anxious, they are more likely to self-harm, they are more prone to bullying, they are binge drinking and they are more likely to…

3 Ways Parents Can Influence Teenage Daughters

3 Ways Parents Can Influence Teenage Daughters

The most delicate age is between the ages of 13 and 14, when they think you are ‘mean’ with all your laws and they are desperately trying to be not like you at all, everything you say is lodging in there somewhere! Your child isn’t a little kid anymore. They’re a teen, or a tween…

Protect Children Online

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

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