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child anxiety, lockdown

How to help children deal with anxiety during lockdown

May 29, 2020 6:59:18 pm

Before we even attempt to help our children deal with their fears and anxieties we must always remember to work through our own apprehensions, fears and negativities first.

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How a story book is teaching 4-6 year olds the basics of coding, one activity at a time

May 29, 2020 9:59:06 am

Titled 'Yash and Yashika Learn about Coding', the book is aimed at giving kids of ages four to six years a taste of coding, without the complexities of actual computer programming, but with the same rules.

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Ayurvedic nutrition tips for new moms: Better lactation and other benefits

May 28, 2020 7:06:39 pm

Let’s take a look at some of the most recommended nutritional secrets for new mothers that address common concerns at both the physical and psychological levels.

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Talking menstrual hygiene with teenage daughter? Here’s what you should know

May 28, 2020 12:28:21 pm

This Menstrual Hygiene Day, we asked a doctor some FAQs on what a teenager ought to know when she is starting her periods.

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Pregnancy peeves: ‘Who gave strangers permission to touch our bellies?’

May 27, 2020 6:20:00 pm

'I remember when a friend of mine in a difficult second trimester told me she would fantasize about how the advice given would play out if the person giving it would follow it him/ herself.'

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Screen time for kids in lockdown: An expert answers parents’ questions

May 27, 2020 4:39:21 pm

'There is well-documented data that suggests that a child who sits in front of the screen has delayed development in speech and language.' However, in times of lockdown, there is one positive news for families -- video calling is not part of the stipulated screen time.

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Does PCOS affect your ability to conceive?

May 26, 2020 7:57:00 pm

This is a question that concerns almost every woman who has been detected with PCOS as it is one of the leading causes of female infertility. The problem can be easily tackled by adapting to healthy lifestyle modifications and simple medication.

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Physical proximity puts couples on the same parenting page: Study

May 26, 2020 3:00:50 pm

Parenting together can make couples "more attuned to each other’s parenting approach than they would be on their own", the study found.

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Parenthood: Prince William opens up about raising 3 kids with wife Catherine

May 25, 2020 6:00:48 pm

He told BBC that when he became a father, traumatic feelings surrounding the death of his mother, Princess Diana, resurfaced.

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Till what age can a child be in diapers? A paediatrician answers

May 25, 2020 1:43:19 pm

'Parents should not delay potty training beyond 18 months.'

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10 life skills and useful activities that teenager can learn during lockdown

May 24, 2020 7:17:29 pm

This difficult time of COVID 19 could be easily turned into family bonding and experiential learning.

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Britain asks kids to write miniature books in lockdown

May 24, 2020 3:49:27 pm

The British Library hopes this all-in-one initiative will allow the young ones to gain confidence as they become authors, illustrators, bookbinders and librarians.


5 classic tales on audiobooks to get your kids hooked to storytelling

May 23, 2020 6:51:30 pm

There is a library of content to keep kids entertained along with ensuring that they use their screen time productively.

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Lockdown and kids with special needs: Create routines and their own ‘happy place’

May 23, 2020 1:57:39 pm

Children with special needs often find security in routine and structure and this is how they understand their world.

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A blend of these spices in a meal can lower inflammation: Study

May 22, 2020 8:00:51 pm

For the study, researchers used a blend of basil, bay leaf, pepper, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, ginger, oregano, parsley, red pepper, rosemary, thyme and turmeric.

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Five tips to protect your child’s eyes during the lockdown

May 22, 2020 6:05:39 pm

Place the digital media at least 18 to 24 inches away from your child. Encourage them to hold it at this distance when watching the screen in an appropriately illuminated space.

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Blood in the stool of a child under two years: What does it mean?

May 22, 2020 11:20:17 am

Blood in toddler stool is mostly caused by anal fissures, due to constipation. Blood due to fissure isn’t generally serious and can be treated at home.

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5 ways to educate your child on cyber security

May 21, 2020 6:34:09 pm

It is critical for parents to start the digital education of their children early on, as this can save them heartache and nasty surprises down the line as their young ones grow up.

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‘No two boys or girls are alike’: Kamla Bhasin on her books Satrangi Ladke and Satrangi Ladkiyan

May 21, 2020 10:45:06 am

'I have always challenged gender, and I have challenged boxes, for girls and boys. Instead of asking a boy why he has long hair, and why he is wearing a dress, let him choose, and let us encourage that.'

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Watch: The magic of turmeric and other immunity-boosting tips, from a nutritionist

May 20, 2020 6:30:10 pm

In this Facebook Live with Express Parenting, nutritionist Prachi Mandholia shares ways in which parents can make sure they strengthen their kids immunity, by getting them to eat everything healthy.