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Motherhood

Deliberate Parenting! – Chidi Akunna

I was privileged to be in the midst of a group of 25 adolescents. The short time I spent with them left me so shaken, with many questions on my mind. When asked what category they fall under, 5 of them affirmed to be theists (3 among the 5 said they are Christians, 1 a Sikh and 1 a Muslim),…

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The Great Escape 2 by Victor Akunna

When I got there, I saw some boys dancing and chatting, while others were playing video games.

The music was deafening!

I also noticed grown men sitting at a mini bar around a corner, just by the kitchen.

The house was massive, tastefully decorated with amazing leather furniture, lighting effects and state of the art electronics.

The walls had little gadgets for recognising voice…

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This Baby Palaver!

At about 3:25am on a Monday morning, my phone rang, I was too tired to take the call as I retired very late, but the caller persisted. After many rings, I picked up and the following conversation ensued:

“Hi Chidi”
“Hello dear, how are you?”
“I just lost my baby”

Deafening silence

“Hello”
“Hi, I’m here”

I was shocked and confused at the same time as I…

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Parenting: The Making of Royals!

It’s been an awesome ride writing on such an important topic. The best time to shape a leader is not when he/she becomes Martin Luther King Jnr, Hitler, Mother Theresa, Vladimir Putin, but when he/she is still impressionable, “as the twig is bent, so grows the tree” – Elizabeth Campbell. Parenting must begin early, some people say while in the…

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Purpose-Driven Parent: How To Raise Talented Children!

We pointed out in one of our devotionals that parenting must be deliberate to be effective. This morning, we would be taking it one step further by pointing out that parenting must be proactive, not reactive. The fact is that parenting skill is one that we learn throughout our life-time, we must keep fine-tuning and improving. What is Proactive Parenting?…

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