How we can create spaces for discussing transgressions, weave in accountability and work towards a collective transformation
As more and more kids step back into the real world of in-person school, many of them, especially teenagers, may struggle with how to become social beings again.
Pandemic resulted in the most adverse situation where the opportunities to socialise, play, orient with the surroundings were restricted, says Dr Sumit Shinde
Let’s visibilise what’s invisibilised, politicise what’s medicalised, invite agency and restore dignity
Spending money on family-friendly policies has a direct impact on a country’s happiness.
Pandemic memories will shape our children’s storylines; what role do we play in this history in action?
After what has been a harrowing time for most families, it seems that all we really need while helping our children transition is just to hold their hands, hug them, shower them with love and understanding.
Covid-19 had its own positive and negative effects on breastfeeding. Parents had more time to spend with children, whereas lack of help, separation of mother-baby dyad resulted in poor breastfeeding outcomes.
As compared to the conventional learning models, PBL is more collaborative, exploratory, flexible and application-driven
If you want to inculcate compassion, acceptance and kindness, look to the sporting world for heart-warming human stories.
When it comes to mental health, are we asking the wrong questions and looking for solutions in the wrong places?
A child's brain develops faster when he or she is exposed to a loving environment rich in experiences, such as those with other children, props, numbers, sports equipment, exercise, and movement.
Involve your child in these discussions; let them voice their concerns, their fears and see how they feel about returning to school.
A growing child does not need too many pills and supplements to help increase his/her immunity to fight off viruses.
More than ever, we need stories of love now to help us grieve and heal collectively.
Create a new version of yourself to provide your kids with what they want during these pandemic days.
"R saw us suffer through what we spent more than a year protecting ourselves against. After our month-long COVID ordeal, he looks more serious, more grown-up, but for some reason, physically smaller."
Are you planning for a good turn in your way of parenting after this pandemic?
Human beings are not broken, the structures that are supposed to care and provide for us are shattered
Despite all the gloom, despair, grief, frustration and anger all around us, there is a small sliver of hope. This pandemic is actually teaching our children some very vital life skills.
Cow's milk is meant for calves- not humans. How could we steal the nutrition that was meant for another baby and give it to our children?
Why radical playfulness alone can help us step out of the vicious echo chambers of our minds
Children are fast becoming the new source of worry as the number of Covid infections in kids surpasses all numbers.
Shame is deeply encoded in an implicit rule of worthiness assigned to every woman — be a good mother, otherwise you are worthless
If the fear of catching the virus is playing on your mind, knowing that younger kids are at the least risk end of the spectrum might allay your fears.