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Wednesday, January 29, 2020



Bon ApPÉtit! The joy of discovering naankhatais as a gift on Christmas

December 19, 2019 5:59 pm

Hobson Jobson describes the naankhatai “as rich cakes in W. India chiefly imported into Bombay from Surat”.

Nostalgia: Notes on growing up in a free India for kids

September 23, 2018 4:14 pm

Of course, growing up in the first two decades of Independent India had its problems but it also had its good times. Life was slower and simpler, there was less of an economic gap between the rich and poor.

Does your child have anxiety? How to spot symptoms and deal with it

August 16, 2018 5:29 pm

Many parents and teachers teach discipline by warning children of the negative consequences of their behaviour. This creates fear within the child. The outcome is likely to be a child that is timid and may develop anxiety disorders.

11 very Indian things that kids today are not aware of!

August 15, 2018 9:30 am

From games to food, most children today are missing out on a lot of quintessential things that once comprised childhood bliss in India.

Childhood trauma may trigger physical pain in adulthood

May 10, 2018 10:42 pm

The findings build on previous research that suggests a link between adult physical pain and early-in-life trauma or adversity, which can include abuse or neglect, major illness, financial issues, or loss of a parent, among others, the researcher said.

Junk the guilt, childhood can never be only about healthy eating

May 17, 2015 1:00 am

My children are allowed “junk food” once a week. But that inexhaustible list actually just means burgers and pizzas, ordered from outside.

India inked

October 17, 2014 1:00 am

As British actor Rosemary Harris takes on a new role in Tom Stoppard’s Indian Ink in New York, it is time for her to recall a childhood spent in India

Brain development is 'choreographed': study

December 29, 2013 12:30 pm

Findings emphasise importance of interplay between genes and environment in child's initial years.

Being a bookworm may slow down memory decline

July 04, 2013 2:08 pm

Reading books and writing activities may help preserve your memory into old age,says study.

Modern life eroding childhood,warn experts

September 26, 2011 10:03 am

Children spend more time indoors with screen-based technology,rather than in outdoor activity.