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#IntimacyCode: “My 11 year old wants to have a boyfriend”

Competence: As a follow-up on the discussion yesterday, permit me to share a conversation I witnessed between a mum and her daughter.

“Mum, why can’t I have a boyfriend like Clara?”

“Will you shut up your mouth, you want to have a boyfriend with your poor grades in school. What do you know about boyfriends at 11?”

If you were in the position…

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Parenting In An LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Community by Adeh Jones

Whenever I am privileged to teach on parenting, I always ask these questions… Why are you parenting? What is the source of your parenting idea or information? These questions have a huge role to play in how you effectively parent your children. Parenting in an LGBT community is an overwhelming topic to come to terms with, especially if you have…

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Deliberate Parenting!

Parenting is one of the most powerful tools for changing societies and nations. It is the ability to disciple the next generation. Parenting is influence. It is the opportunity to influence the values, paradigms and lives of another, particularly a toddler, a child or a teenager. Every child is born with a plain mind, a mind devoid of preconceived notions…

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‘Buy-One-Get-One-Free’: In-laws

According to Co-operative Legal Services which surveyed over 2000 married couples and 800 divorcees, 1 in 10 divorce in the UK are caused by interfering in-laws. Little wonder research shows that many couples try to avoid their in-laws altogether. The reality is that in-laws come with the package, it’s like a ‘buy-one-get-one-free’ arrangement you see around the shopping malls, hence…

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My Pension Plan?

I tweeted sometime ago that parents are leaders, but because of the nature of the platform, I did not do justice to the concept. Before we continue, we would like to ask, if you were asked to summarise what you think parenting is in about three words, what would it be? Do you consider it a privilege to shape this…

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