Learning ought to be a disruptive and subversive process. Otherwise, it perpetuates proverbial bricks in the wall
Globally, October is celebrated as Down Syndrome Awareness Month. This article is a reflection of parenting a 30-month-old daughter with Down Syndrome.
Disadvantaged early environments along with inadequate policies and programmes can sap a nation, leading to high social and economic costs for the country later on. The reverse is also true.
For starters, start to see yourself as a person apart from just a mother—it is one part of who you are, not the whole of you.
Likes, shares, comments keep them engaged like zombies while their minds are speedily being colonised and harvested, by prompt ads and Instagram influencers promoting lavish lifestyles and looks
Within the realm of her imagination, she confidently explained that dolphins are the smartest sea creatures, how she wants to be friends with them and most importantly that her goal was to ‘save the species’.
Since there is no respite from the coronavirus in sight, it is time for parents to prepare their children for the new world.
Awareness should be created among teachers, parents, community members, volunteers about how to identify and assess the mental health of children.
They are washable and reusable which in turn saves the effort and cost of stocking up diapers making them a very economical diapering option.
Through these scribbling, he had started expressing himself and exploring the imaginary world he lives in.
It speaks with such conviction, using our thoughts and our brain to work against us until, unwittingly, we are recruited as its voice
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.
Parents ought to just relax a bit at times. It’s a global pandemic we’re experiencing, not a productivity contest, writes a teenager.
'Emergencies are a way of life but I love my work. And I hope this will end soon. And I hope they will soon be in my arms again and I can love them once again without the fear of contracting any virus.'
No matter how cushioned your child is today, your child is perceptive of the crisis that we are living as well as that of your anxieties.
Each day, a different person gets to choose what game we play. I'm amazed at how much it is teaching us as adults.
'Lockdown has taught me many things. While adapting to work from home was easy, it was adjusting to work at home that actually took some more time.'
Work-life needs are not and should not be gender-specific.
Imagine: We have created the toxic society in which young people are struggling to survive.
eaching styles must evolve to ensure that young children, regardless of their situation, enjoy the experience of learning, while continuing to engage with their teachers and classmates.
We need to find meaningful ways to translate the beauty and disaster, the joys and failings, the triumphs and sorrows of our world for their pretend-play, and for the sake of our children, stop pretending as adults that all is in order.
Among teens today, sexting is getting common due to not only easily accessible online porn videos but also due to web series, which use slangs and incidents of sexting liberally.
It is easy to forget in a crisis, but being kind to each other is what has helped the human species survive over two millennia
There are no greys in affirmative consent -- it is black and white.
'I instantly knew it would be nearly impossible for me not to play with my friends in the apartment complex and remain sane.'