Parenting

BABY HAND

Parenting Is Leading By Example

Parenting is a job one is scarcely trained for, albeit the hardest job to undertake. Though there are various theories and opinions on the best ways to rear children, it is only by the grace of God that one can raise a child successfully. Most children copy the parenting styles of their parents while others are determined to do the job differently from their parents. Whatever style you adopt, one phrase resonates with children: ‘Do as you are told.’ How many times, as parents, have we uttered this phrase?  10? 20?  Uncountable. The insistent repetition of this phrase, begs the ...
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rape

Woman Forces 14-Year-Old Daughter To Have Sex With Man To Pay Off Debts

A 30-year-old woman in Malaysia had been arrested for allegedly forcing her teenage daughter into prostitution, local media reported on Monday. The mother, who resides in Sarawak state, was “trying to pay off her debts” by forcing her 14-year-old daughter to have sex with a man, the Star Online reported. “The mother forced her 14-year-old daughter to have sex with a man in order to pay off debts,” Police Chief, Dev Kumar, told The Star Online, He added that the girl was raped three times in a hotel. Kumar said the man paid more than 200 dollars to the karaoke ...
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SIMagazine-parenting

The Tenets Of Good Parenting

“Give me one word that comes to your mind when I say ‘parenting,’” I said to a friend. “Love,” He responded. “Give me another word,” I demanded not quite satisfied with the first answer.  “A call to duty,” he quickly added. “Because the wellbeing and fate of that child lies wholly on how much parental love and care he receives,” he concluded. And that’s absolutely correct. In all honesty, parenting is quite a complex, multitasking but a fun-filled endeavour. It is a life-long exercise full of emotions, duties and responsibilities. It all starts when a couple decides to have a ...
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