Category: Parenting

Top 10 Fun Places in Dubai To Visit With Your Kids This Holiday
Top 10 Fun Places in Dubai To Visit With Your Kids This Holiday

Holidaying in a foreign land is about adventure and exciting new experiences. To maximise the holiday, we recommend planning ahead to hit all top fun places for children.

Here are our top picks on places you must go to with the kids in Dubai. (more…)

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3 Important Things to Prevent During the Summer Holidays
3 Important Things to Prevent During the Summer Holidays

Summer Holiday Brain Drain

After six to eight weeks of the summer holidays, children quickly forget a lot of what they learnt the year before. Teachers observe a dip in all children who didn’t read or do any academic work over the summer.

Half an hour of school-related work a day can make all the difference. So insist on at least a half an hour daily before fun – and certainly before any screen-time. (more…)

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5 Awesome Ways to survive the last few days of Summer Holiday
5 Awesome Ways to survive the last few days of Summer Holiday

For most parents its already four weeks since end of term. And the holiday seems to be never ending. I’m sure that by now you are asking yourself “when is school resuming?’. Surprise! Surprise!!!!!!! There is still three/four weeks left to the holidays. And to make matters worse, most summer camps would be ending next week.  This is what Nigerians call insult upon injury . Lol.  So, what can you do especially if you don’t want them to watch TV, be on their phones and play video games 24/7 (more…)

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See Pictures From Our Visit to One Of The Summer Camps In Lagos (Island)
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7 Things to Teach Your Children About Money
7 Things to Teach Your Children About Money

 

Have you taught your children about money, value of money and hard work?

 

What is the most important thing to teach your children about money?

 

Are there some things about money, saving, investing and taking risks you wish your younger self knew?

 

Do you sometimes wish that you had started out as an entrepreneur much earlier? Been better equipped to identify financial opportunities and act on them? (more…)

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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…)

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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…)

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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…)

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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…)

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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…)

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