“If you consider the career milestones, social dexterity, and entrepreneurial escapades your mates or at least women are making in the society and world at large, it may just make you feel insignificant and look like you are not doing much. But you are. There are seasons in life, some are busy, some are quiet. Just recognize which you are in…”
“We can’t be everywhere at the same time, I am sure most mothers would wish they could be with their kids to monitor them every step of the way…”
Do you wonder why it seems as if your kids’ ears are blocked when you give them instructions? When others speak to them, they are quick to respond. When mom issues an instruction, the ears suddenly become blocked. I am sure you identify with this certain character trait in your child.
“No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” – Unknown It’s a new month already! And in fact this new month is already rolling by. If the fact that we’re in February doesn’t wake you up, what will?
“When we hear the story of the Prodigal Son, or the Lost Son in the Bible, as some refer to him as, we may not have realized that it is a story rich in parenting principles. I’ll just like to share a few I have discovered with you…”
“Do Not Handicap Your Children By Making Their Life Easy…”
“New School sessions in Nigeria usually start in September. And if your child is moving to a New School, you may want to seriously start your search…”
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
To Every Woman Going Through some form of abuse or the other, please read…
As our children face a new school term, it is important that we remember to cover them in prayer. 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 […]
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 […]
If you’re a Mom looking for how to cope with lack of sleep, then this post is for you…”
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 […]
…Whether You Think You Can or you think you can’t, you’re right…Make Specific Plans Towards achieving your goals in 2015
“…The proper use of the rest room is essential for both hygiene and social purposes”
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 […]
Good manners are expected to be seen in all areas of or lives. As discussed in our previous posts on Good Manners, it all starts with having respect for others.
“Hello…Who is Speaking?” And I wonder, “you are asking me who is speaking when you have called me on my phone!” This is a common scenario that plays out often in our phone conversations with people, and it just goes a long way to show how important it is to teach our kids how to […]
“…Polite Children don’t just happen, they are taught to be polite…”
Being a part of your child’s spiritual journey is an essential part of your parenting…This is the only way to ensure that your children will do what they have been taught, even when you’re not present with them
…The fact that a child grows older does not automatically mean that whining will stop…