Financial Literacy: Useful Money Concepts for Teens

Financially literacy is undoubtedly necessary for overall success in life.  It in in this light that  it is important for teenagers learn about financial skills and actually use such skills. Parents must endeavour to teach their children these skills, while teachers reinforce the knowledge by incorporating financial literacy in their classroom talks. In […]

How can teens handle their friends’ Success even when they themselves aren’t succeeding?

So imagine that you have written JAMB severally and failed each time and most of your friends from secondary school have all gotten admitted into tertiary institutions of various types. You will be happy for your friends most expectedly. Yet deep down within your inner self, you will feel serious […]

Ifendu the only son (A Story with Lessons)

Once upon a time in a part of Lagos called Ikeja, there lived a teenage boy called Ifendu. He was the only son in a family of six, but he was constantly angry because he never for once got accorded the privileges he felt were deserving of him as the only son. His […]

Tough Truth about Leadership nobody tells Teenagers

Here is to reiterate a stance I hold so dearly, a universal truth for that matter; and that is the fact that leadership is an indispensable skill for those who desire to be successful. That is why all of us here at Passnownow.com make it our mission to constantly communicate the importance of […]

Characteristics of passionate Teens

Passion is one thing that pushes humans towards accomplishing incredible feats. Just a quick look at the lives of some successful people would reveal that they are very passionate. Now I do understand that passion can also make people do stupid and unreasonable things. But for the purpose of this article, I am […]

How best can Teachers and Parents Get Students to actually love Maths?

As I have pointed out more than once on this platform, Mathematics is the most hated subject in schools. First of all it is abstract and therefore difficult to comprehend, especially when you have not quite opened your mind to understanding it. Moreover, most students constantly wonder why they even need to bother […]

Why Parents should sometimes let their Teens handle Challenges and Pain

Just yesterday, I wrote about the problems associated with over-protective parenting. And so today I will follow up that article with this one which discusses the importance of letting teenagers handle their challenges by themselves every once in a while. You see, inasmuch as pampering is good, it can indeed become counterproductive when […]

The Three unfortunate Ways that Poverty affects Teens

In places like Nigeria where millions of human beings live on less than one dollar per day, many teenagers are caught in the web of abject poverty. They are unable to help themselves, subjected to the undesirable conditions of life no one would ever desire- denial, want and shame. While many of […]

The different types of Classmates most Teens have

Any teenager who has ever had difficult classmates knows exactly the headache that can be! It could almost as though some of these difficult mates were designed just to constantly get on your nerves. And what is worse is the fact that you will have to face them every single day, tolerating their […]

Helping Teenagers organize their Rooms: what Parents should do

One of the challenges parents face when raising teenagers is getting their teens to keep their rooms clean. Most teenagers’ rooms are typically in disarray (and most especially the boys), with clothes strewn across the floor, beds unmade  and all kinds of rubbish under the bed. Some of these rooms do not get […]

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