Pay Attention to What Your Kids Need From You, Not Only What You Want From Them: Singer Waje Advises Parents

Pay Attention to What Your Kids Need From You, Not Only What You Want From Them: Singer Waje Advises Parents

  • Popular Nigerian music star, Waje, recently took to social media to bare her mind on parenting and some of the mistakes parents make
  • According to her, some parents may think they are showing love to their children when the kids do not even see it that way
  • Waje said it could turn out to be the parent bringing up another damaged child in the society
  • The songstress then advised parents to pay attention to the needs of their children and not only what they want for them

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Talented Nigerian musician, Waje, recently took to social media via her Instagram page to advice parents on the mistake they could be making.

The single mother explained how parents might claim to love their children and try to show it with their actions but are actually getting opposite results.

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According to the songstress, if their children do not recognise their parent’s actions as an act of love, then they are practically grooming another damaged person into the society.

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Explaining further, Waje told parents to pay attention to what their children needed from them and not only what they wanted their children to be.

She also prayed for God’s protection on people’s children. See a screenshot of her post below:

Singer Waje
Waje advised parents on raising their kids. Photo: @officialwaje
Source: Instagram

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Nigerians react to Waje’s post

After the post went viral online, numerous parents and children shared their views on the singer’s take. Read some of their comments below:


"Very well written. Its one thing to act, its another thing for that act not to loose its translation on the recipient. ."

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"She didn’t lie. The fact they you love someone doesn’t mean they feel loved by you! That’s why we have love languages. Get to know and understand people’s love language."


"Many African parents seem to have developed this mentality that children need to be “trained” like animals rather than “educated” like human beings."


"This goes out to all the parents that are good in forcing their kids to choose a particular career/profession against their wish. “I want you to be a doctor” when he/she has no interest in it whatsoever."


Actress Uche Ogbodo advises people in 'rubbish marriages'

Popular Nollywood actress and new mum, Uche Ogbodo, recently caused a buzz on social media after she advised people in joyless marriages.

Taking to her Instagram story, the movie star wondered about people who were in ‘rubbish marriages with zero happiness’.

The single mother asked if these people were cajoled into the marriages or if they went in with their eyes closed.

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