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5 Ways Your Anxiety May Get in Way of Healthy Parenting

Worrying and parenting can go hand-in-hand. It’s normal to worry about your child’s future and to worry about your child getting hurt. But some parents, struggle to handle that anxiety. So rather than cope with the discomfort, they become overprotective. Unfortunately, that can stunt a child’s development and prevent him from gaining the skills he […]

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5 Things to Help Avoid Raising Codependent Kids

It may not seem like a big deal today, but shielding kids from consequences can have long-term consequences for parents. The following true story connects the dots on how we literally can’t afford to raise codependent kids or be enabling parents. The quarter in which the Florida housing market crashed was also the quarter my friend’s brother Bill closed on a house […]

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Final Year Student Abandons Medicine For Mass Comm 2 weeks before final exam

29-year-old undergraduate who dumped Medicine for Mass Communication after 10 years What could make a student abandon Medicine for Mass Communication, having spent 10 years trying hard at the former? This is the big question our intern, Godwin Simon attempted to answer, when he went after Ismaila Mansur Akolade, a 100 level Mass Communication student […]

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HOW PARENTS CAN INSTILL IN THEIR CHILDREN GOOD TV-WATCHING HABITS

Here are some practical ways to help your kids build good TV-watching skills: *Limit the number of TV-watching hours by coming up with a family TV schedule that should be strictly enforced. This means you will have to check the programme schedule of the respective TV channels and determine—in conjunction with your kids—the ones that […]

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HOW UNCENSORED TV-WATCHING COULD DERAIL CHILDREN

Watching TV benefits children in many ways. But when TV-watching by children if unbridled, or unregulated, turns from a useful learning and informative tool to a force for distraction, producing many negative effects. Among the many negative effects that TV produces on chilren are the following: *Television offers no educational or informational benefits for kids […]

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