Oh! Please, Spare Me This Love!

Oh! Please, Spare Me This Love!

I grew up in the age when, even though it was obvious our parents love us, we never get to hear them say it, but these days we go all out to express our love towards our children. It is common place today to see parents and children in warm embrace, with whispers of “I [...]

What’s in a cloth?

What’s in a cloth?

Not quite long ago I was listening to a radio programme on Inspiration F.M and the discussion was centered on the role mothers play in the type of clothes their children wear -most especially the girl child. The programme was quite enlightening and I must confess I gained a lot. Of recent there has been [...]

Come Lord Jesus…but on a Sunday

Come Lord Jesus…but on a Sunday

When it comes to spending time with children, I’ve come to accept the school of thought that advocates that quality is of more importance than quantity. This is not meant to justify the amount of time I spend with my children as a working mom, but I’ve discovered that the shortness of the time compels [...]

ALUUMINATTI -Through the Bird’s Eye View of a Child

ALUUMINATTI -Through the Bird’s Eye View of a Child

I was torn betwixt two thoughts; to allow my 4 and 7 year old sons to view the ALUU Killing video which I had downloaded on my phone, or to spare them the gory sight. Seeing this as an opportunity to teach them one or two things about life I decided to allow them view [...]

Kids and Chores

Kids and Chores

Assigning children household chores is one of the best ways to build self-esteem and a feeling of competence. Regular chores establish helpful habits and good attitudes about work. Having chores also teaches valuable lessons about life and creates an understanding that there are jobs that must be done to run a household. Children who grow [...]

The Route To A Son’s Heart…

The Route To A Son’s Heart…

When people say, “the way to a man’s heart is through his belly”, I never envisaged it also applies to a boy. No wonder I was caught unawares when I discovered the saying is also true for my son. I guess it was during a home science class, when my three- year plus son was [...]

An Accomplice in Christ…

An Accomplice in Christ…

  Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. (Pro 22:6). Overtime I have come to know that there is a difference between teaching and training… “Train” according to Encarta Dictionary means “to learn the skills necessary to do a job, or [...]

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