SAPPHIRE (CHAPTER 4)

Mama awakened her before dawn the next morning. Papa gave Sapphire just enough money to transport herself to Warri. “I’ll send you enough to get you home when you graduate.” He handed her the letter of acceptance, proof of tuition payment, and the address of the school.”You better start now. The lorry leaves in two…

SAPPHIRE 👧 (CHAPTER 3)

Sapphire worked with Kelvin every evening to no avail. Its all so boring! Kelvin groaned. “And its nice outside. I really want to go outside to have fun. This reading of a thing is almost getting me depressed.” Sapphire slapped him across the back of his head. “That’s nothing compared to what I’ll get if…

COMMUNICATING SKILLS!

There is a family where there has been a complete breakdown in communication between a teenager boy and his parents. Due to his “petty crimes”, the parents no longer trust him and he is blamed for everything that goes wrong in the house — from misplaced items to chipped phones to the younger child’s tears….

SAPPHIRE(CHAPTER 2)

CHAPTER TWO Sapphire would work at the bakery every morning. ” You must be there by five in the morning. ” She would spend two afternoons a week working at the town doctor’s place, Dr Afang. The doctor thought his wife would welcome some freedom from tending to their little boy. You”ll work nights as…

SAPPHIRE 👧 (CHAPTER 1)

CHAPTER ONE She dragged her father along the ground through his own plantation. “Stop!” cried the groaning man at last, “Stop! I did not drag my father beyond this tree. ” A roar of laughter escaped sapphire’s lips. Her laughter erupted, echoing through the church building as she bent over, slapping her knee repeatedly. Sapphire…

Easy way out of tantrums?

The easiest way to stop a tantrum is to give the child what he wants. Obviously, that approach won’t do you any good in the long run, because your child will constantly go into tantrum mode whenever he wants something. This simply implies there’s no shortcut or time saving method out of tantrums. You just…

OUTBURST 😠

A tantrum is an outburst that happens when a child is trying to get a thing he wants or needs. They can involve spectacular explosions of anger, frustration and disorganised behaviour – when your child ‘loses it’. Tantrums are exceedingly common in children, especially between ages 1 and 4. Tantrums may happen when kids are…