Healthy foods that can help your child gain weight

Despite an obesity epidemic in this world, a number of children and teens are underweight. Being underweight is not the same as being thin or slender. Some children have a naturally slight build and maintain it with a well-balanced diet and physical activity. However, true underweight may be a sign of dietary, health or emotional

When your baby loves the maid more than you….

Sometime last week, I went to see an older friend who put to bed about 3 months ago. I hadn’t seen her since she delivered the baby so I made up my mind to find time just to go see her. She has an 18-month-old toddler. When I got to the house, I met her

The mixed feelings in the birth of conjoined babies

The birth of a baby or babies brings immense joy to families with the welcome of a little additional family member. The mother is most relieved after 9 months of whirlwind of pregnancy. It’s definitely not easy and one of the greatest miracles of God especially when the baby is hale and hearty. However, when

Considering adopting a child? Read this!

In this part of the world, adoption is still frowned at. This may be due to our traditional beliefs and culture. Regardless of this some people understand that adoption of a child could mean, given home to the homeless and succor to the barren. Earlier in the year, former LUX beauty queen, Ibidun Ighodalo took

How to keep your good friends for life

There is a popular saying  ‘show me your friends and i will know who you are’. There is no doubt that friends are important in the life of  men and women, kids and adults. From the time that we are little kids to adults they are critical in all aspects of our life. One of

Dealing and coping with delay in Child bearing

Children are indeed the blessing from God. Every home should be filled with children. No home is complete without the little bundles of joy. After every marriage, the expectation is that couples begin to have kids from baby 1 – 3, 4 etc. But sometimes couples experience some kind of delay either medical or unexplained

What do you do when your baby has Diarrhoea?

Diarrhoea in infants can infact be a very worrisome occurrence as most parents fear dehydration and the worsening pain of nappy rash. When baby has diarrhoea, many parents wonder what foods may help stop it. People wonder how babies get it- they don’t eat much so why should their tummy be upset? Children can have

When will your toddler speak in sentences?

Parents are always anxious as to when their babies will say their first words and grow their vocabulary. A toddler starts talking from about 16-18 months and their vocabulary increases at an average rate of six words a day. After the excitement of your toddler’s first word dies down, you may feel the growth in

What did you crave when you were pregnant?

Lots of women have food cravings during pregnancy. You have a food craving when you want a certain food really, really badly. You want pizza and you want it now! It’s usually okay to satisfy your food cravings, as long as what you eat is safe and you don’t eat too much of it. It’s

Teaching while pregnant: Surviving the first trimester

Congrats! You’re going to be a parent, in addition to having “your” kids at school. It’s going to be a fun, but sometimes difficult and on top of it and you’ve got a perfect storm! It can be hard to teach and take care of 25+ kids needs when you aren’t feeling well nearly every day.