Nmuta : Redflags in Marriage and Relationships

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Nmuta is a mother of 3 beautiful daughters she bravely speaks about her experience in a difficult marriage and more. Her message is simple if you notice red flags at the dating stage then don’t ignore them! In most marriages, there are bound to be challenges. But those challenges can only be sorted out by two willing, matured partners who are ready to compromise. In my opinion a number of marriages are just a façade. God’s intentions in making marriages and by extension, family have not been fulfilled to a very large extent in the world and most commonly in […]

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Daba Thom Manuel Kpakol : Cultivating Tech Giants through Codeworld

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Daba Thom Manuel Kpakol is a Social entrepreneur, a leadership consultant and development expert. She is the CEO of Codeworld Innovations, an Edtech start up that provides coding and digital literacy skills to children across Africa. She is also the founder of Sida Africa, an NGO focused on equipping young African women and girls with digital skills and global competencies for success in the age of Tech. For over 6 years, Codeworld has been bringing innovative digital literacy to children across the country. She founded Codeworld to help demystify digital tech to Nigerian children in an early and powerful introduction […]

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Discussing sex and puberty with your children

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One question parents ask a lot is how to introduce puberty and sex to their children. 𝗛𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗳𝘂𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽𝘀 𝗮 𝗯𝗶𝘁. Puberty is a time of rapid changes for our children. For the boys we hear their voice deepen, and they begin to experience wet dreams. For the girls their  breasts grow and their periods come in. For both sexes acne, hair in their private areas and attraction for the opposite sex become the norm. To prepare them the following will help; 1. Get Knowledge: Even though you have gone through Puberty yourself it’s important you understand how to pass […]

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Celebrating Excellence : Peter Akpan

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When I “met” Peter on LinkedIn and I was impressed with his humility inspite of all his achievements. To be a Chartered Accountant at 19 requires some kind of focus and I decided to have a chat with him to see what we could learn from this brilliant young man. Hello Peter tell us a little about yourself I’m Peter Justin Akpan, an indigene of AkwaIbom State, Nigeria. I’m the fourth born of five children. My father is a retired medical laboratory scientist and my mum studied law but took to business later in life. I was born in the […]

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How to reduce screentime

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No thanks to an elongated period at home have your children gotten addicted to their screens ? Are they always watching TV or picking up the phone? Do they throw tantrums and scream when they don’t have any devices to play with? I noticed my youngest was spending too much time watching TV and playing games. So I had to remind myself of what I did with his older siblings and learn even more tips to reduce screen time. The truth is that they are more creative without constant TV and game playing. Here are a few! Introduce your kids […]

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Bullying: How Parents can help

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Bullies! No one wants their precious children to be bullied , but if one is not discerning you may not even know. Before we even talk about how we can stop bullying lets define what bullying is and give some statistics. Bullying can be defined as verbal or physical abuse that is consistent, intentional and there must be power imbalance; i.e. the bully feels he has some power over the person being bullied.  While bullying is not restricted to children we shall be looking at child bullying in this article.  Almost one-third of young teens worldwide have recently experienced bullying, yep that’s […]

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Book Review: Portrait of a Homemaker by Mine Ujam

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“I am a housewife… ”  be honest what perception do you have of women who are house wives a.k.a  home makers or SAHMS (Stay at home mums). Many times we see such mums as women who do not want to work but what work could be more tasking that running a home and looking after a family full time! I have experienced being a SAHM as I willingly resigned from work about 13 years ago to spend more time with my young family. I had a small business and even though I went back to paid employment a couple of […]

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