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Chemicals in moisturisers, lipstick may harm motor skills of kids: Study

The study, published in the journal Environmental Research, showed that maternal exposure to phthalates - plasticiser chemicals - in late pregnancy could have long-lasting adverse effects on motor function in children.

Cooking with kids: Start early

The writer got her son to help in the kitchen when he was just three! Try out her recipe of Cake Pops with your child. By Jyoti Watchmaker It’s always a great idea to involve kids in the kitchen. As a mum of a nine-year-old and an avid cook myself, I initiated my son into baking […]


Is your toddler ready for reading lessons?

It may be possible to determine at an early age, which children are progressing well in the learning of emergent literacy skills and which children may need extra attention

Teaching your kid the value of money? Be really careful

Money is a double-edged sword. It produces good outcomes in terms of concentration and effort but bad outcomes when it comes to helping, taking, and donating.

The importance of being quiet: The world has little empathy for introverts

There is strength in the interior life of an introvert and an ability to break free of the herd.

Does your kid bully you? A new book gives you tips on handling your little brats

Grover, in Manhattan, offers readable bites of advice, case studies from his 20 years working with families and personal stories of his own trials as the father of two girls, now 12 and 15.


My friend Sarojini: Let’s teach our children to own History

History is not about great men doing things. Let’s teach our children to own it.

Smartphones may derail social development of kids

Use of mobiles may be detrimental to the social-emotional development of children.

Mother’s depression when kids are young linked to risky teen behaviors

Researchers found that kids with depressed mothers in “middle childhood” were likely to start risky health behaviors.

Knock knock. Who's there? Amazon's best-selling holiday author

Rob Elliott, currently owns the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on’s best-selling book list.

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Now Disney toons to comfort your child at night

If you child wakes up in the middle of the night only to get scared of the darkness, Philips' new range of products in association with Disney, can come handy for you.