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…

TAKE IT ON!!! 💪

There is an inexpressible joy that can only be experienced when parents take full responsibility in nurturing their kids. No one can take your place and position as a parent, especially when you have that natural bonding or connection with your children. Parents tend to know their kids better when they are involved in their…

“IN CHARGE”

How would you feel if you are the CEO of goggle? Being the owner of the exotic cars, nice house, great family and getting a massive salary. It feels good, yeah? It feels really good but this should register in our minds; a greater position calls for more responsibility. A mother came home late from…

DISCIPLINE (2): No violation must go unpunished!!!!

Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. Abraham Joshua Heschel Discipline teaches us to operate by principle rather than desire. Saying no to our impulses puts us in control of our cravings rather than vice versa. It deposes our lust and permits truth,…

DISCIPLINE: THE WAY OUT OF WRONGDOING.

Mabel’s POV I felt a sharp pain on my back as I hastened out of my dream to usher the arrival of my mother’s fours mouthed whip. Tears rolled down my innocent cheek as she flogged me blue, black and yellow. With a confused look, i starred quizzically at her trying to remember my offense….

QUALITY OR QUANTITY?

Time Time does not really have a specific purpose except that we, as owners and overseers, dispense it out as it suits us. Some people spend time; others kill it. There are those who do time, those who while it away, those who are selfish with it, those who waste it, those who wish there…

ATTENTION PLEASE!!!

What do you want, child? As a little child, I knew exactly what I wanted. I know when I’m hungry. I spit out the foods I didn’t like and avidly devoured the ones I like. I had no trouble expressing my needs and wants. I simply cried loudly- with no inhibitions or holding back- until…

BLINDED (2)?

Emotionally unstable people fail to see neither do they perceive. They have no opening for light on issues and dealings. Without prior knowledge, they respond in confusion to issues that arouse their emotions. Everything just seem complicated in every stance and this makes them frustrated. They can be likened to the blind. The blind gropes…