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Maybe It’s Not Your Fault

Usually, when men decide to stray out of their marriages and back down on their marriage vows, the next thing people say is, “Woman, you must have driven him out by yourself.” They go on to say that it must be because she is not patient with him enough. Or that maybe she is not […]

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Planning A Restful Weekend

The weekend is supposed to be a time for rest from the week-long labour. But what happens? It’s when the backlog of house chores are cleared. It is during the weekends too that you attend to social functions. And then prepare for the next working week. ¤ Decide to have a restful weekend. You need […]

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Give Yourself And Us A Break

I continually hear people talk on and on about how the challenges they are facing are the most difficult. Some claim that no one has been through what they are going through and that’s why they cannot understand. They make it look like no one else could have survived if they had to go through […]

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It’s A Girl? So?

  I don’t just get it. I thought the fact that more people are getting formal education was going to change things a bit. I still hear some men talk as if they have never visited a school. . . I guess we need to send these men compulsorily to Biology classes all over again. […]

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I am a product of Grace!

Here’s the summary of my testimony:His grace has been sufficient for me indeed. The race is not always to the swift, Nor the battle to the strong, Nor satisfaction to the wise, Nor riches to the smart, Nor grace to the learned. It’s purely God at work in my life. He brought me out of […]

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Pregnancy Is Not A Disease

Once some women get pregnant, they take up some unpleasant attitudes. They make it look like pregnancy is a plague or something. I totally disagree. Normal activities must continue (except your doctor says otherwise). Pregnancy sure deals with individuals differently, and your first pregnancy could differ from the second and even the third. If there […]

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Children And Sleep

Sleep is a vital need, essential to a child’s health and growth. Sleep promotes alertness, memory and performance. Children who get enough sleep are more likely to function better and are less prone to behavioral problems and moodiness. That is why it is important for parents to start early and help their children develop good […]

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Single Parent Families

Most children of divorced or separated parents spend at least some years in single-parent households. Another increasingly large group live with single parents who were never married. A smaller number have widowed parents. If you’re a single parent, brace up and take the bull by the horn. Raise your child according to your beliefs, principles, […]

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Burping Your Baby

  Young babies naturally fuss and get cranky when they swallow air during feedings. Although this occurs in both breast-fed and bottle-fed infants, it’s seen more often with the bottle. When it happens, you’re better off stopping the feeding than letting your infant fuss and nurse at the same time. This continued fussing will cause […]

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Domestic Violence

  Domestic violence (closely related to domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family violence and intimate partner violence) is a pattern of behavior which involves violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic context, such as in marriage Domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone, yet the problem is often overlooked, […]

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Teach your child the Underwear Rule and help protect them from abuse.

The Underwear Rule is a simple way that parents can help keep children safe from abuse – without using scary words or mentioning sex. Talk PANTS and you’ve got the Underwear Rule covered PANTS is an easy way for you to explain to your child the key elements of the Underwear Rule: PRIVATES are private.Be […]

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Female Genital. Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. Typically carried out by a traditional circumciser with a blade or razor, with or without anaesthesia, FGM is concentrated in 27 countries in Africa, as well as in Yemen […]

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Know Your Blood Type (group, genotype, rhesus factor)

  During my PhD research field work, one of the children that was a subject in my clinical trials was very sickly and wasn’t responding well to treatment. The infant was subjected to a blood test and that was when it was discovered that the child’s genotype was SS. Right there in the hospital upon […]

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Self Esteem (2)

Many are unaware of the great responsibility involved in parenting. We are products of our environment. When a child grows up in an environment of abuse and immorality, he/she would develop all kinds of emotional disorders. The feelings and attitudes children are exposed to, form the attitudes they embrace as adults, even if they are […]

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Self Esteem (1)

One thing that plagues more people and cripples more lives than the said heart and blood diseases, is the lack of self-esteem. Self-esteem is your perception of yourself created from the accumulation of your thoughts and experiences in life. Three majors ways through which self-esteem is developed are1. By acquiring it from your daily interactions […]

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To rape victims. . .

  We don’t know why God allows tragedies to enter our lives, but we do know that God hurts deeply with us and loves us more than we’ll ever know. He comforts us and gives us the strength to work through our pain. LORD, you know the hopes of the helpless. Surely you will listen […]

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