How to groom a boy child.

Raising a boy child has not been emphasised of late. Parents put much effort and restrictions on girls more than on boys. They fear girls getting pregnant and dropping out of school more than boys impregnating girls. Many men today still act and behave like boys. No wonder men are creating single mothers and neglectingContinue reading “How to groom a boy child.”

A man files for divorce after stepchildren bully his daughter- and he is cheered up.

Finding love after divorce or separation is daunting. Some people decide to stay single for the good of their children, while others get lucky to fall in love again. However, finding love that leads to marriage is one thing and staying in the marriage until death part you is another.  A man on Reddit filedContinue reading “A man files for divorce after stepchildren bully his daughter- and he is cheered up.”

Is it an invasion of privacy to go through your child’s phone and social media to make sure they are not saying anything or doing anything inappropriate?

Guide your child on who should be your social media friends. Children should only add people they have met in real life to avoid scams, sexual harassment and child trafficking. I spoke to some teenage girls in Uganda using social media, and they reported that some Indian facebook friends offer money and ask them to take and send nude pictures.

How to cope with talkative children.

Dealing with talkative Children is challenging. They require more attention and are more inquisitive. Mothers in Uganda love quiet children because they think they are disciplined. It is a misconception, but in reality, being talkative doesn’t define a child’s discipline. Every child’s personality has advantages and disadvantages. The pros of talkative children. They are fearlessContinue reading “How to cope with talkative children.”

The importance of reading books to children.

I started reading books to my child when she was six months old. I would read to her a bedtime story and any other time during the day. I was criticized a lot by other mums who thought it was a waste of time and money. My child is now four years old and hasContinue reading “The importance of reading books to children.”

Parents in Uganda are blaming the government for the increasing number of teenage pregnancies.

Uganda has an escalating number of teenage pregnancies in all regions of the country. It is two years since the closure of schools in the country to reduce the spread of Covid 19. The covid 19 pandemic has also affected livelihoods, jobs, and businesses.  According to the minister of education, the increasing teenage pregnancy isContinue reading “Parents in Uganda are blaming the government for the increasing number of teenage pregnancies.”

Signs of bad parenting and how they affect children

Bad parenting is a sequence of actions that affect proper child growth. People become bad parents because of cultural beliefs, unwanted children, careers and frustrations. Parenting is a process that requires you to give protection, care and love to enable children to help develop into vigorous adults.  These are some of the actions that willContinue reading “Signs of bad parenting and how they affect children”

The power of listening to children!

An unknown philosophy riddle asks if a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it still make a sound? Does it? Of course, it does, but it takes an ear to listen to the sound. Therefore, for children to listen, it requires us to listen to.  A mumContinue reading “The power of listening to children!”

You blink and they are 8, then turn around they are 26. Before you know it they are parents. So take it easy, mama. Let them stand on the balcony or veranda and sing to the top of their voices. Read them their favourite stories, sing them their best songs. Let them run up and down because that is the only time they have to be kids. Hug them whenever they want to. You may be losing your mind now, but believe me, you are raising the best version of yourself.