Category: Parenting

How Courteous Are Your Kids?
How Courteous Are Your Kids?

 

 

“Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.” 

 

To be honest, there are times my little cousins say some things and I can quickly tell where they heard/learnt it from.  So, whenever I see my Aunt correcting them, I want to laugh out loud and i am tempted to tell her that  they’ve heard her say exactly the same thing the other day. (more…)

5 Reasons Why You Should Use 9ijakids Games in Your Classroom
5 Reasons Why You Should Use 9ijakids Games in Your Classroom

#1 It Makes Your Job Easier

A teacher’s job requires a lot of demands and sacrifices. Technology has the ability to make your job easier. No more late nights grading papers when  9ijakids games can give you instant scores on games played, no marking required. (more…)

10 Signs You Are a 21st Century Teacher
10 Signs You Are a 21st Century Teacher

Technology is changing and impacting the way we do things in everyday life and the classroom is no exception. Technology is removing the four walls of a classroom, providing easier access to wonderful content, enabling better collaboration by teachers across the world and providing more and more digital resources for schools, teachers and students. (more…)

The Nigerian School Dilemma – Is your expensive Interactive Whiteboard simply a White Wall?
The Nigerian School Dilemma – Is your expensive Interactive Whiteboard simply a White Wall?

Children born in the 21st Century are digital natives, to them using the Internet is as easy as breathing. They don’t need help, training or instructions when it comes to using mobile phones, tablets or digital assistants like Alexa and Siri. Technology powers their world. (more…)

How Extracurricular Activities Can Help Your Child This Summer
How Extracurricular Activities Can Help Your Child This Summer

I decided to check on my little cousins last weekend as I haven’t seen them in a long time. Before then, their mom had engaged me severally on what to do with the kids this long holiday and each time I raised the extracurricular topic, she was indifferent about it. (more…)

12 Must Try Extracurricular Activities This Summer Holiday
12 Must Try Extracurricular Activities This Summer Holiday

 

 

Summer holiday equals play time with a capital P. But play doesnt always mean that a child is not learning.  Experts say its important not to allow “brain slump” during the long summer holidays but does this have to mean little or no play?? So an important question for parents this summer is “How to Ensure Your Child Plays, Have Fun and Learns this Summer? (more…)

How Knowledgeable Are Your Kids About Protecting Their Bodies?
How Knowledgeable Are Your Kids About Protecting Their Bodies?

 

The children are on summer break , they are going to be spending a lot more unsupervised time at home with nannies, domestic helps, drivers,  uncles, aunties and cousins.  Have you spoken to them about sex education and protecting their bodies (more…)

Summer Camps in Lagos – Take Your Pick

If you live in Lagos  and on the island here are few upcoming summer camps around you to consider.

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5 Awesome Tips for Selecting the Right Summer Camp for Your Child
5 Awesome Tips for Selecting the Right Summer Camp for Your Child

School is out, and summer holiday is here. Teachers and students are rejoicing while parents are almost indifferent about it .  Lol. It’s probably time for parents to feel  exactly what teachers feel; like how do you keep children busy for two months and still remain sane?

 

Have you made plans for the summer holiday? If you haven’t , then you probably might be planning towards having your children glued to smartphones and TVs, binging on Netflix, or just mindlessly playing video games for hours on end.

 

 

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7 Summer Holiday Rules You Might Want to Consider
7 Summer Holiday Rules You Might Want to Consider

Yes, school is finally out and the summer holidays are here. My 10yr old son is over the moon because he imagines he will sleep any time he wants, watch TV all day and do anything he wants. I laugh in “latin” – because that is far from the truth.

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