Two weeks ago, I asked my students what they would love to change about their parents. Their answers were not only funny but a reflection of their perspectives towards life. They all had a warped mindset and believed things just happened rationally. That event opened my eyes to see how impaired some parenting patterns are, … More What Would You Like To Change About Your Parents?
If a family is what makes up an individual, this means that the family is what produces the kinds of individuals we have in the society today.
The term “Family” is a word almost everyone can say something about it because it is the first place every human is introduced to. So our first tears, laughters, walks, talks, mischiefs and all of that were with the family. Of course, situations in the world has changed in such a way that not everyone was exposed to a family right from birth. However, one way or the other, the family has groomed every man in their own way. … More The Family: Building the Society
Having a great and smooth relationship with your parents may not be the easiest thing to do during your teenage years. But it is not an impossible thing, or a daunting feat. … More Building a Great Relationship With Your Parents
Growing up with a brother or sister can have an impact on our mental and physical health , infact it can shape who we become later in life. … More Why You Should Create Bonds with Siblings
1. Typical Teenagers’ Struggles:
Typical struggles that teenagers go through was evidenced in this novel. Kiitan at the beginning of the novel was caught masturbating and watching pornography. Enitan got into sexual practices,c alcoholism, and was wrongly influenced.
This was evident in the relationship that existed between the two brothers. This resentment was there from when they were teenagers, up until they grew up and went to the university. And we see how much damage that caused them.
The theme of Influence was also very prominent in the novel. Good and bad Influence! Jumoke And Lanre had a bad influence on Enitan. Mary and the other classmates had a good influence on each other, as they studied for their WAEC together. Aunty Rose had a good influence on Enitan’s family, etc.
4. Salvation; The Love of God:
Oh, the overwhelming love of God!
The love of God is so deep, it chased Enitan, Kiitan And their father down, till it caught up with them, and changed their lives forever. God’s love as displayed in this novel showed that there is no one that cannot be saved. No one is too far gone. … More A Review on the Novel- Crossfire by OmoobaJesu Adetunji
As much as people (married and unmarried alike) try to prevent teenage or unwanted pregnancies, situations arise where these preventions fail. As a result, different thoughts cross their minds and they get to ask questions like: What can I do when I get pregnant as a teenager? How do I handle social stigmatization of an unwanted pregnancy? … More How to Handle an Unwanted or a Teenage Pregnancy
Most teenagers, young adults, undergraduates can, at some point, attest to having a hard time trying to play the role of parents and also playing the role of a teenage child at the same time. Remember you don’t have to struggle through this. Take the right steps and learn to look up to the right people to learn from them. This self-parenting is a journey that we must learn to scale through. … More Adulthood and Self – Parenting
The riches your parents are acquiring this moment might be equal to nothing in the next few years. Make wealth that resonates with your own time and generation. … More My Parents are Rich; Should I Worry About Making any Income?
It doesn’t matter if your earthly father is good or bad; whether he cares for you or not, supports you or not, all that matters is that we all have a father who is good, cares for us and would never want to see us go astray. Do you think of your earthly father as a man who is still battling with disappointment? He hardly fulfils his promises, for reasons you can’t place your fingers on? Our Heavenly Father is not like that. … More What a Perfect Father We Have in God