5 Ways to Help Your Child Enjoy Schooling at Home during Lockdown

Schooling at home during lockdown

Schooling at home during lockdown has become part of the new normal. For some months now, most school children have been mandated by government to stay at home. This is as a result of the recent covid19 pandemic ravaging the whole world.

Most parents have found themselves in the dilemma of keeping their school children busy. This is not easy in anyway as no one planned for this. Adjusting to this new situtaion of children schooling at home is very important for both patents and their children’s wellbeing.

If you are a work from home parent, you will agree with me that it is pretty much difficult keeping the children  calm while trying to achieve your work goals.
Most of our kids are used to school settings, finding themselves schooling at  home looks odd. How can we help these children enjoy schooling at home during lockdown?

There are 5 basic things every parent should do help their children enjoy schooling at home during the lockdown


what age should your child start writing

At What Age Should your child start Writing?

At what age should your child start writing?

This is one of those questions that almost every parent is looking for answers to.

Bisi and Biodun  were married for 8 years before having their only child Bayo.
Bayo is now 4 – years old and already in Nursery One.

Sometimes the pre- school system is so crazy that a child might have attended school for close to 4 years before eventually starting basic One.

One day Mrs Olisa, Bayo’s new class teacher called BIsi to complain of Bayo’s inability to write like other children in her class.


Everything Is Not a Toy for Your Child

Cecilia was trying to finish typing her report on the laptop and send it to her boss before her deadline expired. Beside her was Bobo, her two-year old son crying and demanding Cecilia’s Samsung phone to play with. The woman didn’t want ‘disturbance’, so she gave her phone to Bobo.

Minutes later, she heard a smashing noise; Bobo had hit the phone on the tiles. The screen shattered.


Be Careful What You Say to Your Children When You Are Angry

Steve was in the staff room when he was called by the headmistress. The English teacher for primary three class wasn’t in school because she was sick, so Steve was asked  to teach the pupils English for that day.

It wasn’t a difficult task; Steve was a primary five English teacher, so he simply needed to see the lesson note to know what to teach. When he checked, the topic for the day was composition.

“Write a composition on the topic, My Family,” Steve instructed the pupils after he had finished teaching.

“You have twenty minutes,” He said and sat down watching the pupils.


3 Ways to Build Your Child’s Natural Intelligence:

Child’s Natural Intelligence:

Dr. Agbokoba had taken his only daughter, Chika, on sight-seeing to the House of Assembly complex in the state. It was a regular practice for him to take her out on such activity. Sometimes Mrs. Agbokoba joined them; sometimes she was too busy, just like on this occasion.

Chika had applied for admission in one of the biggest private senior secondary schools in the land, and according to the rule, the three best candidates would be given scholarships. Chika had passed all the stages of test; she was getting ready for the final stage in few days’ time.