- Ophelia Abena Serwaa has opened up about how much of a daunting task it is to raise sons
- She was sharing her own experience with her two sons who were quite stubborn growing up
- Her comments follow the predicaments of actress Akuapem Poloo
Veteran Ghanaian gospel songstress, Ophelia Abena Serwaa, has said in a video that it is more difficult raising male children than female children.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on Instagram, Ophelia Abena Serwaa was heard using her own situation as a mother to explain her point.
According to her, she was raising 2 sons all by herself so she was careful with how she was training them.
She revealed that she used to discipline her boys a lot when they did the wrong thing but with time, she could not do that anymore.
Ophelia Abena Serwaa recounted that with the passage of the years, her sons gradually grew to become young men and were not ready to tolerate any form of discipline.
She said on many occasions, her sons stopped her from lashing them and this got her worried and she had to restrategise in order to find a way to deal with them.
According to her, on one occasion, her son held her hand so hard to prevent her from disciplining him that when she went to her room, she noticed his firm grip had hurt her.
Ophelia Abena Serwaa, after posting the video about her experience with her sons, captioned it: "Training boys is not a joke, it is just by the grace of the almighty God that has brought me and my kids this far."
Many fans of the singer took to the comment section to also air their views on the matter.
conduahgladys6 came in with the comment: "Very true, I have 6 boys and they can look at me and say 'mummy u rr stubborn.'"
jenny_seddy also wrote: "So true ooo. My mum always says training my brothers was hell but God was with her."
amanlawrencia8 wrote: "You have done well mummy. I have three boys and it's not easy at all."
lady__chartty: "But now they have all grown to be decent and amazing guys making you proud."
aglahloretta teased: "They have given you though time paaa. Well done madam."
Meanwhile, the Executive Director of Child Rights International (CRI), Bright Appiah has opened up on his outfit's next line of actions following Akuapem Poloo's case.
While speaking in an interview with Kwame Nkrumah Tikese on Okay FM, Bright Appiah indicated that they were turning their sights on people using their kids for commercial purposes.
According to him, people who were using their children for adverts, to amass wealth to themselves were going against the law.
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