Month: June 2023

LONELY IN HEAVEN

Children,when faced with grief,sometimes regress to an earlier behaviour,like bedwetting.How does a parent handle such? Read on to find out.

TEACHING GIRLS ABOUT POSITIVE SELF IMAGE

Pecola,the black girl in Toni Morrisons book Bluest Eye had one main aim in life-to have the bluest eyes of all.She lived a miserable life-since black people naturally do not have blue eyes.Is your daughter a Pecola?

THE LATENT STAGE IN GIRLS:HELPING TWEENS NAVIGATE IT

Most pre-adolescent girls are marvelous company as they are interested in everything- music, sports, nature, people, arts etc. Popular girls in literature come from this stage- from Goldilocks to Little Red Riding Hood to Wacici in Gikuyu folktales.Where does all this vivacity go when they hit puberty?

PAPA DON’T PREACH

Strong dads lead to strong daughters.The opposite is also true.Read on for further insights on parenting daughters.

TEACHING TEENAGE GIRLS ABOUT SELF WORTH

Something dramatic happens to girls when they hit teenage years. Just as ships disappear mysteriously into the Bermuda triangle, so do the selves of girls go down in droves. They crash and drown in developmental Bermuda Triangles.Why so? Read on to find out.