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How much of the rod should we spare?

Debola and Olaposi our seven year-old daughter and five year-old son always get the beating of their lives anytime they make a mistake (small or big) whenever their father is home. I am not saying I ‘spare the rod’ on such occasion but most of the time, I reason with …

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When should I introduce discipline to my child?

When should I introduce discipline to my child?

‘I really don’t know why this happens every time I correct or discipline our daughter’ said Tade to himself many times over, while pacing the floor of the room. He left the sitting room angrily because his wife Temi objected to his telling Tayo off (their three year-old daughter) when …

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Together but apart…

The offensive odour of burnt food filled the whole house and was almost choking their five year old son who was playing a game on his dad’s tab and the little three year old princess watching a cartoon on the TV, both in the sitting room close to the kitchen. …

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