The Montessori method of educating a child does not cease in its ability to amaze me and prove to me over and over again that it is the best way to help our children learn to live in proper control of their lives on earth. As adults, we are sometimes under the illusion that we … More Are our children in control of their lives?
Yoruba language and culture has been mandated to be used in all Lagos State schools from now on! What an interesting week it has been. Some of us have been angry, shocked, scared and every emotion above and below has been expressed. And rightly so, not too many of us are smiling. Why? To tell … More Is Yoruba Language and Culture on trial
Funny question right? Of course children have rights! Nigerian children have rights. Just as every human being has rights so does the child. But I ask this question with a heavy heart. Why? Well, the truth is no one really takes time out to consider this seriously. We may sometimes look at this from the … More Do children have rights?
Someone asked a very important question about why parents may not like Montessori schools which is resulting in some Montessori schools actually dropping everything Montessori and going traditional! I could therefore think and name this article “In Defence of Montessori”. But I am well aware that if truth be told Montessori as a method of … More Montessori for Parents
Stop using the cane! 2 Wow! What a contentious issue. I am so glad we are having this discussion. I respect that a lot of people strongly feel that from the Biblical point of view, using the cane is acceptable. Some of us feel that doing away with the cane as a means of … More Stop using the cane! 2
This is a plea to Parents and Educators, all adults at large: Stop usining the cane as a form of discipline. I cannot event believe the extent that this evil has invaded our lives. I am so angry that defenceless children are continuously being invaded and abused daily. Yet some of us have the gull … More Stop using the cane 1
Yesterday I got a WhatsApp message from one of my Facebook friends, she wanted to know how to stop her 2 year old from using her left hand! From the little I know about this matter I quickly discouraged her from even thinking about doing that, I explained that the way our brains are wired … More Are You Discouraging Left Handedness?
Child Development- 3 Montessori-Inspired Baby Care Tips Educating a child starts at birth and not on the first day of school. Since one of the first things that got my attention with the Montessori Method was the deep understanding of the child, I have started my posts about child development with the infant – How … More 3 Montessori Inspired Baby Care Tips
Have you ever felt helpless with your one-month-old baby, unsure of what to do to help her grow and maximize her use of her time awake each day? Or are we so consumed with bathing, feeding and making sure the baby is comfortable and not crying that we totally miss the God given opportunities … More Child Development – How to help your baby
As a child I hated homework and I know many of us hated it too. So I am perplexed at why we still insist on putting the children of this generation through the same grueling motions! We know full well that Homework sucks! This is a fact that cannot be denied. Yet some parents even … More 3 Reasons Why Homework sucks