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‘Your daughter needs your attention more than your money’ – Wahu tells fathers

Wahu has been blessed with possibly one of the best marriages in a day and age when the institution is under siege. The songstress has been married to singer Nameless for close to 14 years.

Their marriage has been blessed with two daughters; Nyakio Mathenge and Tumiso Nyakwea. So one has to take note when the secular-cum gospel musician speaks about raising kids.

Wahu and Nameless with their daughters in the past
Wahu and Nameless with their daughters in the past

She recently was a guest on Churchill Show that was filmed in Ngong and had some great advice for fathers raising kids. She noted that girls need attention more than a father’s money.

She said;

Fathers of girls, I want to tell you that your girl needs your attention more than she needs your money.

Wahu on Churchill Show
Wahu on Churchill Show

She further added that when fathers are present in their daughters’ lives it gives the girls confidence in the future. It also prevents the girls from looking to other men for attention, saying;

“…especially if you are raising teenagers. You may go out there to look for money, but spend more time with your girls so that they will not go out looking for attention from other men.

Nameless and his daughters Tumiso and Nyakio
Nameless and his daughters Tumiso and Nyakio

The singer also spoke about the way her late father raised her and praised him saying;

My dad gave me the attention I needed and I did not go out there to look for other kinds of male attention.

Wahu has had a firsthand seat in the way her husband Nameless raises her daughters, praised her husband for the way he has raised their daughters. She revealed;

Nameless is an amazing guy and I never see him as a celeb, I see him as Baba Tumiso who is very supportive in raising our girls.

Wahu describes her husband as a supportive father
Wahu describes her husband as a supportive father

According to numerous studies, daughters raised without father’s or with father’s who don’t take an active role in raising them are;

-Dadless Daughters Are More Likely to Become Se3ually Active Earlier.

-Daughters With Absent Fathers Struggle to Build and Maintain Relationships.

-Women With Absent Fathers Are More Likely to Have Eating Disorders.

-Fatherless Daughters Have Self-Esteem Issues.

-Daughters of Absent Fathers Are More Prone to Depression.

-Abandoned Daughters Are Susceptible to Addiction.

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