Greensprings Tasks Parents On Frequent Children Engagement On Mental Health Day 2020

World Mental Health Day 2020 was celebrated on Saturday, October 10, and to mark the day, Greensprings School’s Head of Counselling Services, Ms Chinelo Nkennor, has appealed to parents to watch out for red signals by creating time, engaging and listening more to their children. She said that mental health has already become a serious issue in our society before the lockdown, and staying at home for six months has made things worse. “Because of the situation we found ourselves in 2020, we have been forced to stay back at home for several months. ”While many adults understand the situation and maintain a healthy mental health condition, that can’t be said of children because of their vulnerability. ”So, to ensure children’s mental health doesn’t suffer now that schools have reopened and life is gradually getting back to normal, parents need to allow children to express themselves more. ”By engaging children in open and honest discussions, parents can quickly identify red flags that will serve as pointers to know if their children are not in the right state of mind, hence giving them the opportunity to probe further and determine the root cause of their situation,” she advised. “Parents should learn to listen to their children with empathy. When their children speak to them about the challenges they are experiencing, parents shouldn’t shut them down or judge them. ”Instead, they should put themselves in the shoes of the children and work together to resolve any issue as unresolved issues may likely affect their mental health,” she added. Nkennor also talked about the importance of parents being empathetic, she asked parents not to quick to judge or condemn their children. She said that children should be allowed to take on more responsibilities as long as it’s age-appropriate. She said that children should be assigned tasks and house chores while ensuring all safety measures are in place. She revealed that doing these would help them build soft skills, which would help them to[…]

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Banky W shares lovely photos from his parents’ 40th wedding anniversary (photo)

– Popular Nigerian R&B singer Banky W celebrates his parents’ 40th wedding anniversary – He shares lovely moments of the anniversary ceremony – The celebrated singer captions his own marriage in few words and gives relationship advices The name Bankole Wellington also known as Banky W is a name to be reckoned with in almost every Nigerian setting. This is not just because the bearer of the name is a well acclaimed musician that dazzles the music lovers with beautifully scripted love songs, but because he has set quite a standard for marriage that has no antecedent in the entertainment industry. Banky W’s highly celebrated marriage to Adesua Etomi Wellington was really one that many believed was made in heaven. It would seem the love singer didn’t just learn the ropes of marriage in a day, he had good teachers from whom he had been learning from all his life. These were none other than his parents. Only recently, Banky W shared tidbits from the wedding anniversary ceremony of his parents who were celebrating 40 years of togetherness. The video shared by Mr. Capable himself showed his father George Bankole Wellington and his wife who is often referred to as Momma W. by her children rocking the dance floor like they knew how to. Bankole who is one of the five children the couple had was especially grateful for the fact that the ceremony came to life with his music as many danced to the tune of his song: “It’s a nice feeling having my folks dance to my song on their 40th anniversary” The Nigerian born singer who spent an ample time in the USA beamed with smiles as he danced exclusively with his mom who is from Calabar in Cross River state. Many friends and members of his large family came in their numbers to celebrate the occasion. The thriving actor who also recently hosted the One Africa show also took time out on his Instagram page to[…]

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Teacher breaks down in tears as parents of her student gifted her a brand new car

– A young couple has shown their kids’ teacher kindness after they gave her an expensive gift – The couple gave the teacher a brand new white car as gift – It was gathered that the teacher used to take public transport to school everyday A simple act of kindness has gone viral on social media after a couple extended a helping hand to a teach at their children’s school. The kind couple gave a teacher a brand new white car. NAIJ.com came across the kind gesture after a woman identified as Courtney Adeleye shared it on her Instagram. Adeleye revealed that she and her husband bought the car after they discovered that she comes to school taking public transports. In the video that went viral, the teacher who was shocked to feel the kind gesture broke down in tears as she received the car gift from the African couple in the United States. She thanked the couple for their help. Adeleye has stated that the teacher had been using a public transport under the sun and in the rain to get to school. According to the woman, success is defined when one gives to another without expecting anything. She wrote: “When my husband tells me that the teacher who has been teaching my girls for the last few years has been catching multiple buses to get to and from work everyday in the hot sun and cold! He said we should give her something I said….say no more! When you ask me to define success….this is my response! (Give to those without expectations) . All glory to GOD! . She’s like legit the sweetest person you would ever want to meet!!! She said she never had a new car before!”

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