THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY PARENT

Parenting

Moulding The Whole Child (Part 2)

By Daisy / August 17, 2017

Emotional health means the extent to which a person feels psychologically secure and relaxed in everyday life. From the moment a child is born, the health becomes a priority. The parents often times react to every disruption in the child’s development. As the child grows, more attention is focused on the acquisition of knowledge and…

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Digital Safety

By Lara Raji / August 17, 2017

Nigeria internet penetration has increased to 53% which is the highest in Africa and it mobile subscription also increased to 81 percent in 2017. About 46.1% of the population had accessed the Internet in 2016. Social media platforms have proven to be the most influential and also an alternative for sourcing information and airing personal…

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Child Abuse (Part 1)

By Daisy / August 17, 2017

To Abuse means to harm! It is imperative to note that Section 21 of the Child Rights Act (2003) of Nigeria considers a child as a person below the age of 18 years. We can say child abuse occurs when a parent or caregiver whether through action or failing to act, causes injury, death, emotional…

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Moulding The Whole Child (Part 1)

By Daisy / August 17, 2017

Moulding the whole child means, raising a child that is socially, emotionally, morally, intellectually and physically stable. For this part, I shall discuss the socially balanced child. This refers to a child who gets along with others, is more understanding, loves to share and cooperate with people. As parents, we need to understand that as…

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To Scream Or Not To Scream In Correcting A Child

By Daisy / August 16, 2017

More often than not, as individuals, more so children, certain behaviours need to be corrected. The correction either performs the role of correcting or negates the goal. It therefore is important to distinguish between correcting and criticizing. According to studies, to correct behaviour in a child means to teach important lessons and functions which will…

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