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Happy Birthday Karan Johar: 5 quotes by the single dad on raising kids Yash and Roohi

Karan Johar Birthday: On Karan Johar's 47th birthday, here are some quotes by the celeb dad on raising twins Yash and Roohi as a single parent.

'Let's make it easier for people to have babies'

"It seems in order to invest in our future, we actually have to invest in the present and help those people who want to become parents...Babies have always represented humanity's best, boldest, most beautiful infinite possibilities."


'A baby's skull is squeezed during vaginal birth'

Vaginal birth: As per the findings of a study, the baby's head becomes the shape of sugarloaf--an elongated cone with a rounded tip at one end--to get through the pelvis.

From crawling to standing: Simple ways to develop gross motor skills in babies

Motor skill development for infants: Usually, babies start standing with some support by the age of six to 10 months. But what if the baby hasn't attempted standing up till eight months?

'God thanked for decent marks; when I failed, I would be blamed': How Indian parents react to board exam results

Board exam results: "My sister got 92 per cent and then all was good for one day until the headlines in the newspaper came 2.3 lakh students scored above 90 per cent in class 10 boards, parents became a little disappointed then."

Prenatal care: How to bond with your baby in the womb

How to bond with your unborn baby: Treat the baby like your closest companion and share everything that happens during the day. Discuss the book you are reading, review the movie you just watched, or relive the memories of a vacation you took in the past.


'Toddlers learn new words more easily from other children'

Child vocabulary: Researcher Yuanyuan Wang from Ohio University, said, "Much of what we know about the world is learned from other people. This is especially true for young children."

Farah Khan Ali: 'No sleepovers, no branded stuff for my kids'

"No sleepovers, unless at their cousins' homes. They are too young. Any tantrums and comparisons with other parents and I tell them the door is open for them to leave and live in that other parents' house. Once they leave, I will not let them in. My house, my rules. This is me," Farah Khan Ali said.

'Single mothers have more free time, sleep more than married mothers'

Single mothers: The findings are part of a new study titled Marital Status and Mothers' Time Use by sociologists Joanna Pepin, Liana Sayer, and Lynne Casper, who surveyed 23,000 mothers.

Board exam results: How many students feel truly confident about their future?

Exam results 2019: We have "educated" them for 12 years. Yet many of these students will not be confident about reading, writing and speaking at their age level and will listen sometimes without understanding what is said or being asked of them. When asked to answer a question they will want to know the answer.

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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.