As I read the stories making the rounds in the media about Buga crooner Kizz Daniel’s arrest, I am again reminded of the importance of subscribing to time-tested values. To be honest, what I find absurd is that Kizz allegedly … Continue reading Go Low Low Low
I woke up this morning thinking about nudity and pornography. Don’t worry I’m no pervert. This train of thoughts was triggered by a trend I’ve observed that’s gaining grounds at an alarming rate. The problem is that it’s getting so common that it’s almost seeming normal. So let me back up a bit. About 3 weeks ago, someone sent me a video of 2 children (they couldn’t have been more than 5 years old), having sex somewhere in the bushes. Her reason for sending this clip to me was “I know this is the work you do, so please address … Continue reading Could You Be Peddling Nudity & Porn?
By loading kids with high expectations and micromanaging their lives at every turn, parents aren’t actually helping. At least, that’s how Julie Lythcott-Haims sees it. With passion and wry humor, the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford makes the case for parents to stop defining their children’s success via grades and test scores. Instead, she says, they should focus on providing the oldest idea of all: unconditional love. Here is an excerpt from the video…It’s definitely worth watching. ….But if you look at what we’ve done, if you have the courage to really look at it, you’ll see that not … Continue reading How To Raise Successful Children without Over-parenting
I was particularly saddened by the story reported in Daily Mail UK of Samantha MacDonald a 20-year-old University student who jumped to death because she felt that her exam results (2:2) weren’t good enough. It set me thinking about how … Continue reading Handling Setbacks