Head of Department of Educational Foundation at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof Ngozi Osarenren, has advised parents to train their wards to resist peer pressure and guide their use of the social media. She said this at a parenting seminar tagged: “Godly Parenting seminar 2016”, organised by Wellspring College, Omole Estate, Ikeja. The programme attracted many parents with children in the School. Prof Osarenren said good upbringing plays a vital role in children’s development, which is why those who imbibe their parents’ cardinal values hardly derail from it even when taught otherwise by peers.
She said: “You must be able to bond with your child so that during those years of teenage rebelliousness, they know that they can always come to you; they know they have a friend in you. It is during this time that they rely on friends than family. You should be the friend they need.” Read more