”See your mate” is the worst thing to say to your kids
US-based Nigerian author, Reno Omokri has cautioned parents against comparing their children with other kids as it can mislead the kids to take a wrong path in life.
According to the former presidential aide, the concept of using phrases like ‘see your mate’ while counseling kids, leads youths to desperation and unhealthy competition that has caused an increase in criminal activities.
Omokri stated this in a post on his Instagram page, stressing that there needs to be a moral revolution which must start from the home.
He wrote; “See your mate is the worst thing to say to a child. It breeds inferiority and unhealthy rivalry. Nobody is your mate. Job said “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, And naked shall I return”-Job 1:21.
Prisons are full of children who tried to be like their mates! Saying ‘see your mate’ to children is what is driving the get rich at any cost syndrome in our communities. And nothing is off limits.
Many of our young girls now go after married older men because they want to keep up with their mates. And it all starts from the home. We need a moral revolution in our families.”
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