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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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Nutrition tips to raise immunity and protect kids against COVID-19

July 14, 2020 6:15:57 pm

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.

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In lockdown, Samairra has taught me patience, says mom Juhi Parmar

July 14, 2020 4:10:58 pm

'It has been over three months of us being locked up at home, and she has never asked to step out.'

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Growing up, my short hair made me different: Kiran Bedi

July 13, 2020 6:15:06 pm

"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."

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Parenting during pandemic: Online courses launched in the US, UAE to help parents

July 13, 2020 1:00:01 pm

To help them navigate their time better in lockdown, parents are encouraged to take some courses online.

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What could be causing unusual weight gain and swelling during pregnancy? A doctor answers

July 12, 2020 10:38:08 pm

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.

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5 films on caste, race and inclusivity to watch with your teen this week

July 12, 2020 5:18:34 pm

Here are some recommendations for the entire family in the coming week.

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Six ways to help children cope with lockdown loss

July 11, 2020 6:21:07 pm

Maintaining a routine brings purpose and meaning to life and thus maintains mental wellbeing.

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Childhood cancer: Understanding brain tumour in kids

July 11, 2020 12:05:51 pm

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.

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Alesia Raut on how she makes a blended family work

July 14, 2020 11:28:49 am

'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'

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Caring for children with epilepsy during the COVID-19 pandemic

July 10, 2020 12:45:04 pm

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.

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Study decodes how lung, immune system protect kids from severe COVID-19

July 9, 2020 6:00:13 pm

According to the researchers, the lung tissue in children naturally has a higher concentration of regulator T-cells.

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Pandemic parenting: Four parents get real about their lockdown learning

July 9, 2020 11:56:00 am

'I am a lot more patient now, and I tend to snap less at my children.'

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Make baby showers fun for parents-to-be with these games, quizzes

July 8, 2020 6:15:34 pm

Even though the times look gloomy, a baby shower is a happy occasion for parents-to-be, and they deserve to be entertained.

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Separated parents must take care of their kids’ mental wellbeing

July 8, 2020 12:34:26 pm

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.

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Parents, try these home activities to bond with your kids

July 7, 2020 6:33:47 pm

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.

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Five mom bloggers share their lockdown struggles and experiences

July 8, 2020 12:42:29 pm

'If your child gets angry or anxious, there must be a reason; try to understand that. Lockdown has not been easy for kids.'

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5 books on LGBTQ inclusion for young adults

July 6, 2020 6:26:50 pm

While these are mainly for young adults, should you wish to read them yourself, you can!

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Ritu Weds Chandni: Children are not born homophobic, says author Ameya Narvankar

July 6, 2020 11:04:53 am

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.

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A science teacher explains: What is a virus? Nearly 1031 types exist on earth

July 5, 2020 8:25:21 pm

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.

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Why early child health immunisation is important in India

July 5, 2020 2:08:31 pm

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.