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.
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.
Parenting Concern for Teenage Boys and Consumption of Alcohol
Raising children through teen stages is probably the hardest part of child-raising. These stages are when children are filled with burning curiosity about topics parents are either uneasy to discuss or things parents find difficult to control.
Drinking is one of the curiosities teenage boys battle with, and it is a dilemma of massive proportions for parents.
This discourse is about boys –certainly, the next discourse will go the direction of girls—so here are is a story told by a male adult of his teenage experience on drinking.
When I was 19, I had sneaked out to attend a neighbour’s all night party. I lied to my parents that I was going for all-night browsing, so I met up with two of my friends, with whom I had planned the whole thing, and we hit the party.
Parenting is a huge task, and while many people approach it in different ways, there is no doubt that it is a difficult venture. But like with most phenomena in life, the first step to solving a problem is discovering the problem; therefore, this writing will take a look at some of the pressing parenting questions to discuss for the average Nigerian parent.
Favouritism: a Case of Poor Parenting in Nigeria The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English defines favouritism as “when you treat one person or group better than others, in an unfair way.” Out of all possessions of same kind, an owner is naturally very likely to have a favourite for many Read more…
Determining the family size in Nigeria is a very important discussion for about to weds and newly weds.
“Two or three,” “four or more” are often questions relatives and friends ask newly married couples regarding childbearing. But making a decision on this issue raises serious parenting concerns and therefore should be done with the following things in mind: (more…)
Discipline goes hand in hand with parenting. It is always very
difficult to say I won’t discipline my children. As parents we have
the role to bring up our children in the way they should go and when
they grow old, they will never depart from it.