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Omicron scare: All you need to know about keeping your child safe and healthy

January 24, 2022 5:01:13 pm

The best way to protect kids is to make sure all adults and children above the age of 15 years in the family and vicinity are fully-vaccinated.

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Organic make-up will not damage your child’s skin; here’s why

January 23, 2022 8:38:30 pm

The only thing that parents must keep in mind is that the makeup their child is wearing is safe.


Kids whose grandparents are overweight are almost twice as likely to struggle with obesity

January 22, 2022 10:30:52 am

Grandparents' role as caregivers significantly affects children's healthy eating knowledge, attitude, and behaviours.

‘Anxiety’ voted children’s word of the year for 2021

January 21, 2022 11:05:25 am

While 'anxiety' was the top choice, chosen by 21 per cent of children, it was followed by 'challenging', chosen by 19 per cent, 'isolate' (14 per cent) and 'well-being' (13 per cent).

COVID-19 and Pregnancy

January 19, 2022 5:40:56 pm

There is growing evidence that pregnant women may be at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 as compared to women who are not pregnant.


Children exercised less during lockdown — here’s how to get them moving again

January 18, 2022 7:29:24 pm

Research from around the world has examined the extent that COVID-19 restrictions have had on children and their levels of physical activity.

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Urinary tract infection can impact fertility: Find out how you can prevent it

January 17, 2022 8:12:23 pm

Sometimes, UTIs are confused with sexually transmitted infections (STIs), which can be the reason behind infertility problems.

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Covaxin for children: Facts you need to know

January 14, 2022 8:04:54 pm

The vaccine is now permitted to be given to children between 15-18 years in India.

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Omicron surge vexes parents of children too young for shots

January 12, 2022 10:18:11 pm

COVID cases in U.S. children and teens nearly doubled in the last two weeks of December, totaling nearly 326,000 in the final week alone, according to a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association.

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Survey: Parents increased quality time at pandemic’s start

January 11, 2022 8:36:42 pm

The survey found that the proportion of meals the so-called reference parents shared with their children increased from 84% to 85% from 2018 to 2020.

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Should my child have a Covid vaccine? Here’s what can happen when parents disagree

January 10, 2022 7:50:37 pm

If parents disagree, older teenagers with the capacity to consent can go ahead and get their shot anyway.


Is your toddler climbing out of the crib? Here is what you can do to prevent them

January 7, 2022 8:14:31 pm

Before making any major changes like buying a big toddler bed for your 15-18-month-old baby, think about how you can handle this situation.


How sleep impacts teenagers’ mental health

January 6, 2022 6:30:15 pm

"The pandemic has made matters worse with more and more teens living a sedentary lifestyle" said Dr Vihan Sanyal


Catalysing social and emotional learning through informal learning environments

January 5, 2022 11:23:10 am

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is critical for helping preschool children understand and manage their emotions, demonstrate empathy, form healthy relationships etc, said Tracy Cardoz, Director of Education, Square Panda India.

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Seven winter healthcare tips for you and your newborn

January 3, 2022 3:36:41 pm

If you are a new mother, you have to make sure both you and the baby are comfortable.


7 easy indoor games to play with your family and kids

January 2, 2022 12:17:18 am

Sit back, relax, and enjoy these games with your friends and family!

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Why it’s important to get your kids vaccinated during winter

December 31, 2021 10:53:32 pm

It is recommended that all children aged six months and older get vaccinated against influenza each winter.


Here are 6 chore ideas for responsible toddlers and preschoolers

December 30, 2021 10:42:51 pm

Introducing your toddler or preschooler to fun and simple, everyday chores is a great way to make them understand the importance of self reliance and sharing work.

4 ways to build a better bond with your child

December 29, 2021 10:37:23 pm

Playing with your child should feel natural and fun said educator and the founder of Learning Matters Sonya Phillip.


Ways to protect your babies from dryness this winter

December 28, 2021 8:47:50 pm

With babies, we should always follow the regime of massaging, bathing and moisturising, said CEO, Artsana India (Chicco) Rajesh Vohra

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ADD and Reclaiming Preferred Identities

December 27, 2021 6:00:07 am

A letter to young people living with Attention Deficit Disorder

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Here’s what parents should do if their baby falls off the bed

December 26, 2021 7:15:26 pm

You can monitor the baby for the next 24 hours, as a few changes may not appear immediately.


Try these 9 healthy Christmas treats for kids, from Snowman Smoothie to Peanut Butter Jelly Bars

December 24, 2021 6:51:23 pm

If you’re a parent who is looking for guilt-free treats then here’s the list that is full of the yummiest healthy Christmas treats for children.

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Christmas 2021: List of stocking stuffer ideas for kids

December 23, 2021 8:21:22 pm

'Stocking stuffers' or small Christmas presents don't have to be grand and expensive, they only need to be filled with love and affection.

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Don’t fret about buying the ‘right’ toy — any toy is educational if you support kids in their play

December 22, 2021 8:47:38 pm

Here's a simple truth: you know your child (and your budget) better than anyone.