“Son, it is okay to drop out of school.” Nigerian mom’s parenting style inspires many parents

Parenting can be tough, and sometimes we struggle with the best way to teach our children important life lessons. A Nigerian mom Vivienne Undie-Ogon, recently found herself in a situation where she had to teach her son the importance of education and hard work. As a mom who has learnt that spanking/beating kids was counterproductive, she…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie shares 15 suggestions for raising your daughter to become a feminist

Award-winning Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is out with a new piece of literary brilliance titled “DEAR IJEAWELE, OR A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS”. The letter-styled piece, is in response to her friend Ijeawele's question about how to raise her newborn daughter Chizalum to become a feminist. Adichie starts by sharing her two 'feminist tools' for responding to situations - one's…

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“Is it OK to get naked in front of your Kids?” – Precious Richard Okon

Should you? When is it right? When should you stop? Does it even matter? These are the questions raised by Precious Richard Okon in this week's episode of The IYABEJI Show. A lot of parents are guilty of this, for various reasons. While some think there are benefits to parading round the house in nothing but a birthday suit, others…

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10 new super skills you’ve acquired since motherhood happened

A lot of people take themselves for granted, and you are guilty of this too. You've lived your whole life completely oblivious of your ability to acquire and master super human skills. You thought those degrees and certifications were the only impressive skills you had to show off on your CV? Well, sorry to burst your modesty bubbles, motherhood has…

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This family’s money lesson to their son is a must read for every parent

It's always good to come across positive and effective parenting styles we can learn from and try out with our kids. The lessons a little boy has learnt about money from his family has got the internet buzzing with joy and excitement. The impressive post which was shared on Facebook by Humans of New York  on Father's…

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Mom wrestles her 5-year-old son out of the jaws of a mountain Lion

A mom hears screams outside her Aspen Colorado home, where her son had been playing. She quickly runs outside to meet the most chilling sight ever. Her 5-year-old son was being attacked by a mountain lion. The predator was completely hunched over her son, biting him. The brave mom charged at the animal and yanked off one…

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Dr. Tony Rapu writes a touching letter to his daughters in commemoration of Father’s Day

For Father' Day 2016, Medical Doctor and Senior Pastor of This Present House (TPH), Dr. Tony Rapu, penned an emotional letter to his two daughters Uju and Kene. It is such a beautiful and touching piece. Read below: Dear Uju and Kene, My precious daughters, on Father’s Day last year, I wrote a letter to your brother, hoping…

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Rita Edochie reveals she was sexually abused and impregnated in primary 6

Famous Nollywood actress, Rita Edochie has called on parents to communicate regularly with their children, and pay attention to their complaints about the things that happen to them both inside the house and outside. She made this call while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), at a seminar on "ending violence against children". During the…

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Every mom will relate to this hilarious version of Rihanna’s “work”

Most of us love to dance off to Rihanna's 'Work'. Whether we understand the lyrics or not is not important, as long as the beat is hitting our medula oblongata! Well there's a new version specially made for moms. Thanks to Deva Dalporto, blogger and creator of viral mom parodies at MyLifeSuckers YouTube channel. She summarizes your life as a mother in…

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