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Indian moms love spending time on WhatsApp and Instagram, survey finds

May 12, 2020 1:48 pm

The survey -- titled 'The Digital Usage of the Indian Mom' -- included over 2,000 mothers from 11 cities.

The power of picture books: A chat with Richa Jha and Priya Kuriyan; watch video

April 23, 2020 6:36 pm

World Book Day: Kuriyan emphasises the importance of developing visual literacy and how so much of our conversation consists of non-verbal cues.

Let’s imagine a brave new world: What is your Zihuatanejo?

April 17, 2020 6:07 pm

Keeping the overwhelming tragedy aside, maybe COVID might help us to dream of a brave new world – our very own Zihuatanejo where we can let go of the memory of our stale old world which had literally started rotting and stinking.

Children and coronavirus: Interview with paediatrician Dr Mahesh Balsekar

April 15, 2020 4:26 pm

Is a sterile environment a potential risk? Can a mother infected with Covid-19 breastfeed her baby? Dr Mahesh Balsekar, paediatrician and author of ‘0-2 Baby & You’ has answers, in this video interview.

Corona panic: Courage is not a trait or a quality; it is a practice 

April 04, 2020 10:02 am

Imagine: It reminded me of A Letter to the UK from Italy by the writer Francesca Melnadri, “Old resentments and falling-outs will seem irrelevant. You will call people you had sworn never to talk to ever again, so as to ask them: ‘How are you doing?’"

After my second baby, Bharat was cranky as he felt I wasn’t giving him enough attention: Esha Deol

March 24, 2020 6:07 pm

If I had a magic potion that would stop all our babies from growing up, I’d use it in a heartbeat, writes Esha in her book

Love in the time of Corona: Let’s appreciate tiny things to be grateful for

March 20, 2020 6:51 pm

Imagine: The families that I have met have talked about how they are doing things they had forgotten brought them so much joy – goofing around with their children without any agenda, spending time in nature.

Why we are failing our daughters, and sons

March 10, 2020 4:00 pm

Difficult Conversations: It is never a harmless makeup session. It is a stereotype we are endorsing. Rather than buying makeup, talk to your child about how cosmetics should be a choice and not a compulsion. 

Imagine: The tyranny of being social and outgoing

March 06, 2020 6:29 pm

Preference for solitude and quiet is a way of being and not an illness. Many times, through repeated messages that we give an introverted child, he might become shy as he starts thinking something is wrong with him and therefore fears social rejection.

Gifted children need to be nurtured and understood, say experts

February 27, 2020 10:33 am

Identification of a gifted child cannot be isolated from the fact that it comes with its set of challenges. And while the country's academia is designed to benefit those who lag a tad behind, there's nothing much done for the kid whose IQ is well beyond years.


Shah Rukh Khan birthday: These quotes on parenting show King Khan is a doting father

November 01, 2019 4:57 pm

Shah Rukh Khan birthday: King Khan turned 54 today. On his birthday, we take a look at some of his witty and thought-provoking quotes that express the superstar's relationship with his children so well.


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

December 05, 2018 6:07 pm

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.