PARENTING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Parenting has changed completely from what it used to be in the past, most especially as more women are taking up time-consuming careers and going into business. This makes parenting in the 21st century much more challenging. Mindful of this, a group of mothers came together to chart a way forward at a recent forum in Lagos organised by La Pax Nigeria, More...

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By editor On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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HOW A FATHER’S PARENTING OF A TEENAGE DAUGHTER CAN INCREASECHANCES OF DIVORCE

  Parents are more likely to separate during their children’s teenage years if their first child is a girl. This effect peaks when children turn 15, when couples are 10 per cent more likely to divorce, More...

By editor On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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BREASTFEEDING AND OTHER EARLY INFLUENCERS ON CHILDREN’S IQ

A new study solidifies the connection between breast-feeding and intelligence, but it’s not the only way that mom can influence youngsters’ IQ, even before birth. While previous studies have drawn a link More...

By editor On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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BREASTFEEDING BOOSTS CLIMBING SOCIAL LADDER

  Breastfeeding not only boosts children’s chances of climbing the social ladder, but it also reduces the chances of downwards mobility, suggests a large study published online in the Archives of Disease More...

By editor On Monday, May 20th, 2013
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BREAST FEEDING MAY HELP PREVENT ADHD IN CHILDREN

Breastfeeding may help prevent children from developing ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) later in life, according to a new study. The research was conducted by a team of Israeli researchers and More...

By Editor On Friday, May 10th, 2013
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AFRICA NEEDS ITS OWN IVY LEAGUE INSTITUTION

Students hang out outside a lecture room of the University of El Geneina, West Darfur. Photograph by Albert González Farran/UNAMID. Casual readers of optimistic headlines about Africa’s high growth rates More...