How To Give First Aid To A Choking Baby

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You never know when you’ll need this information. It’s better to be safe than sorry. This is an article on Giving First Aid to a Choking Infant from Baby Centre. This information may just be what will save your child or that of a friend or just some random child you may meet along your way. Please click on the link below to view the article. http://www.babycenter.com/0_infant-first-aid-for-choking-and-cpr-an-illustrated-guide_9298.bc 

So, My Friend Just Had A Baby!

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Sometimes, one may appear to be an uncaring person, neighbor or friend. I like to consider that a friend may be busy, overwhelmed, and that my phone call or visit at that time may just add to their feeling of being overwhelmed. So, your friend just had a baby! You want to be the good neighbor or friend, and you just keep calling and calling and…more calling. Mothers with newborns will let you know that […]

Parenting By Gender Series – Are Girls Easier Than Boys?

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What’s Your opinion on this age long debate? Are Girls Really easier than boys? You can take the poll at the end of this post. Whether we like to believe it or not, there are certain stereotypes associated with parenting boys and girls. And more often than not, most parents find themselves seeing those stereotypes manifesting in their children. We agree that not every child will follow the norm, but there are certain similarities that […]

Better Late Than Never – 2014 Review of StrivingNigerianMom

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As the year 2014 was drawing to a Close, StrivingNigerianMom started, and the first post on this Blog ‘Will The Real Moms Please Stand Up?‘ was Published exactly two months ago on November 14, 2014. As short as our blogging journey has been, I must confess it’s been great! And this is thanks to everyone who has viewed this blog, read the posts, liked them, commented on them, taken our advice, shared the posts… So, […]

Back To School Prayers for Mothers + Free Download

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  A number of schools have resumed in the past week and some are resuming this new week. I just want us to take some time to pray for our children as they begin a new school term. PLEASE FIND BELOW A GUIDE YOU CAN USE It’s another School Term and I love to cover my children in prayers each time they begin another school term. Why You Should Pray Don’t take it for granted […]

Kids Can Set Goals Too

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It’s great to set goals as adults. It gives us a sense of purpose, and once we achieve them, a feeling of exhilarating accomplishment. Getting kids to set goals may be something that has never crossed your mind, but goal-setting for kids gives them the same feelings as does adults. If you have never considered going through with this, it may be time to do that for your kids. They should be encouraged to set […]

Online Manners – A Series on Good Manners 4

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Cyberspace is the Internet, and the internet is always in our faces, and consequently in the faces of our kids.The internet can be a fun place, with so many interesting things for kids such as games, educational resources, and much more. Gone are the days when you had to get to a Cybercafe before you could have access to the internet. Nowadays, the internet is just at our fingertips, and our kids also have access […]

Let Your Kids Catch Your Gratitude

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Let Your Kids Catch Your Gratitude   We don’t always get what we want in life. In a world that is rife with the entitlement mentality, having an attitude of gratitude takes a conscious effort. Even when things don’t go the way we would have wished them to, we can still maintain a grateful attitude. Let Your Kids Catch Your Gratitude Though the fig tree does not bud     and there are no grapes on the […]

A Series on Child Abuse…An Ongoing Effort

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Child Abuse is the mistreatment of a child by an adult or by another child in such a way as to endanger that child is affected physically,  emotionally or psychologically. So much has been said about making all efforts to keep our children safe. May I please reiterate here that keeping our kids safe is a long term concerted effort and we can’t afford to fall asleep at this duty post.