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'If your child doesn’t ask you about sex and puberty, talk about it anyway'

"There is never a wrong time to have the talk. When you see an ad for a sanitary napkin on TV, or a bird makes a nest in your window and lays an egg, it is the right time,” says Anju Kish, author and sexuality educator for kids.

8 phrases to avoid when talking to your child

Are you calling your child selfish, smart or telling them they’re okay when they aren’t? Here are some common phrases to watch out for, when addressing your child.


Treating clubfoot early may help a child walk normally

Usually, it is the baby’s calf muscle that remains underdeveloped; sometimes the feet are rotated inwards or downwards. Though a clubfoot does not cause any pain, it is best to receive treatment as soon as possible.

Watch: Breaking the silence around parenting taboos

While parenting is challenging, nobody prepares you for the sense of isolation and loneliness that can come with it. This funny and honest talk lifts the silence around some parenting taboos.

Elections 2019: How to help kids organise elections in school

Wondering how to explain the importance of the general elections to your child? Help them organise elections in their school with this guide and watch as they learn about voting and the value of living in a democracy.

Graphic novels can get kids interested in reading

The narration of stories clubbed with images makes it easier for a reader to travel to distant lands and explore other cultures. Pictures help one to understand and imagine the meaning of the text better.


Parenting tips: Five rules to help you be an effective parent

Parenting is a journey to be enjoyed. Allow the child to lead you as you work your pace to his, learning to provide support when they need it and showing you love them unconditionally.

How to encourage your child to take up creative writing

Creative writing can be a fulfilling pursuit for a student. Even if parents don’t see a direct benefit to their child’s academic curriculum, writing is one of those elemental quests that will make your child more self-aware.

Embarrassing things toddlers said out loud in public

Wished you could disappear after your little one said something they shouldn't have, in front of strangers? This collection from Reddit will probably make you feel better about your own experience!

Have fun with these animal jokes for kids

What do cows like to read? Cattle-logs. What does a spider bride wear for the wedding? A webbing dress. Try out this list of fun animal jokes with your kids!

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Meet the children who don't let visual disability get in the way of their love for photography

On World Disability Day, Express Parenting brings you the story of fashion photographer Richa Maheshwari who has taken it upon herself to teach photography to children with visual disability.