Privacy lessons for your child

I have the pleasure today, to include the post of parent to our growing list of guest bloggers. Mr. Adegoke Opeyemi has shared a list with parents. Please read and I hope you will share. HERE IS A LIST OF…

The New generation or what?

A Concerned parent shares The following is a contribution I felt we should all share in. Parenting does not have exclusivity and some of us may have answers and suggestions. Our blog is meant to raise questions within us, create…

Are you the talk or just a talk?

Be the Talk “Our environments are so replete with institutions that extol such values that could pervert the growing adolescent. Among them:: – becoming University graduates as teenagers -along with this, exam malpractices funded by parents. – immorality by sugar…

How much is your child worth?

How much for your child? Sounds like a daft question? But seriously, what type of parent are you? Remember when we talked about our tendency to rate everything in the commercial returns we are likely to have over our children?…

Can we talk about sexuality?

There have been arguments for and against starting early to talk about sexuality to your child. In the wake of the rising abuse against young children, I have always believed that no time is too early. We all know that…

Talking about sexuality… Ready or scared?

Talking about sexuality… Ready or scared?

Will you really talk about it? Your child at any given point needs to be reassured that they will not be judged, distrusted when they tell us things. You know how it is that we are suspicious of most things…

When Parents Dream…..

When Parents Dream…..

For me it was not going to happen, I knew it from the moment she started telling me how she loved their white clothes. My heart sank each time she started the subject. I had a rebellious streak. Father passed…

Is your child on the shelf?

Is your child on the shelf?

“It is like this, I really can’t make up my mind if she is now redundant or her second value is non existent. Years ago Dayo was ready to have a stroke if Gbemi even hinted at having a boyfriend.…

Can you ask about the first time?

Can you ask about the first time?

The language of sex and your child I had to think for long moments before daring to start a topic like this. I am Nigerian and no matter what we say, the subject is something we squirm about and look…

Does your child respect you

Does your child respect you

Honour thy father and Mother “When you hear the words “Thou shalt honor thy Father and Mother” how do you read it as a parent?” I asked my friends this question early in the week and asked permission to use…

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