'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.
This difficult time of COVID 19 could be easily turned into family bonding and experiential learning.
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.
Much like the role of a library, a museum’s responsibility is to make heritage a part of our lives. And to that end the development of digital curation for cultural pursuits cannot be ignored anymore. Here’s Sahapedia’s pick of lesser-known museums that have a virtual presence, enabling us to enrich our lives from the comfort of our homes.
A surgeon posted a video to speak about why other parents need to be more respectful towards teachers as they adapt themselves to online classes.
Parents need to understand that recognising anger is the first step to transforming it.
Children are also believed to ask their deepest questions, right before they sleep, so it is imperative that parents give them that time. Parents must not dismiss their fears, but instead validate their feelings.
It is okay be a child sometimes, and it is fun to share these moments with your family.
In the thirteenth edition of this series on Indian monuments by Sahapedia, we look at Sheikh Chilli’s tomb in Thanesar. Called the ‘Taj of Haryana’, the tomb complex is an interesting study in the development of Mughal architecture in the seventeenth century.
The attitude of "gratitude" can be a powerful tool for resilience in the face of COVID-19.
These riddles are guaranteed to leave your child in splits.
"Parents, the most effective tool to make children (achieve milestones) is patience."
According to the music streaming app Spotify, many parents are turning to all things audio -- from soothing songs to suspenseful stories to stream for their little ones on the app.
Let these pages, videos and ideas help your child and you in this period of lockdown.
These read alouds will make sure your child stays busy while you quickly finish off other pending chores.
Coach and consultant Kris Prochaska suggests that parents must learn to treat kids as equal, and understand that they have a voice, too.
The episodes are short and fast-paced, and it's refreshing to see an Indian show talk about things like the new normal for families, surrogacy, some real struggles of parenting in a largely non-over the top style.
"In an ideal world, every parent is a co-parent. In an ideal world, both parents share the weight of the work appropriately," said Joel Leon.
World Wildlife Day 2020: Natural history collections, housed in museums dotted across India are like mines of data. On World Wildlife Day, Sahapedia looks at five natural history museums that aim to educate mother earth’s future caretakers.
Sameena Manasawala says a gifted kid is not just one who answers all the questions in class, but also one who is shy, day-dreams a lot, or even someone with a learning difficulty.