A healthy body with a healthy mind, along with all the necessary precautions such as hand washing, wearing a mask and maintaining social distance, shall make our children well prepared in their fight against COVID-19.
'It has been over three months of us being locked up at home, and she has never asked to step out.'
"I was different. I was not aggressive, I was not fighting, I was different. I had short hair, because I wanted to play tennis. At that time, girls only had long hair."
To help them navigate their time better in lockdown, parents are encouraged to take some courses online.
If you are experiencing symptoms like persistent abdomen pain, severe headache, changes in eyesight, unusual weight gain, among others, see a doctor at the earliest.
Here are some recommendations for the entire family in the coming week.
Maintaining a routine brings purpose and meaning to life and thus maintains mental wellbeing.
A child may show symptoms based on whether they are caused due to increased pressure inside the head or due to the location of the tumour.
'I understand and respect that there are certain boundaries. I think it is important for all of us, as mothers, to watch our tone while talking to our children. Else well-intended advice can be misconstrued as a jibe'
Parents should be prepared for any emergency. They should know the first-aid to be given for a generalised seizure like the back of their hand.
According to the researchers, the lung tissue in children naturally has a higher concentration of regulator T-cells.
'I am a lot more patient now, and I tend to snap less at my children.'
Even though the times look gloomy, a baby shower is a happy occasion for parents-to-be, and they deserve to be entertained.
Children absorb the world around them like a sponge. They soak their formative little lives into it so much so that as they grow up, it plays a major role in defining who they turn out to be.
Learning and playing with your children can also be fun for you. You will find that your child is curious and eager to talk and play with you.
'If your child gets angry or anxious, there must be a reason; try to understand that. Lockdown has not been easy for kids.'
While these are mainly for young adults, should you wish to read them yourself, you can!
Narvankar understands parents may have some apprehensions picking up a book on such a sensitive topic. But he hopes there will be a conversation between them and their kids.
Predominantly, viruses are known as the cause of infection. Widespread events of disease and death like the 2014 outbreak of Ebola, the 2009 H1N1/swine flu global pandemic and now COVID 19 adds to this reputation.
Despite the government spending billions of dollars in programs like Mission Indra Dhanush, the country's immunisation rate remains one of the lowest in the world.