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Listen: How to talk to kids about gender roles and stereotypes

"Right from the beginning, from the choice of the colours of the clothes to the toys, everything should be based more on interest than gender."

The Lion King review by a parent: A laugh riot with super special effects

Carry the nostalgia of the original, but don’t compare the two. This one’s a thrilling ride, a visual delight sure to entertain children of all ages. 

Watch: How to motivate your child

Some parents try to motivate their child through fear or bribe. But is it the right way to motivate your child?

Watch: The magic and mystery of conception to birth visualised

Tsiaras reflects on the magic of it all, “It's pretty spectacular… these two simple cells that have this unbelievable machinery that will become the magic of you.”

Listen: How to teach your child money management skills

Parent and professor of psychology Tanu Shree Singh explains in an episode of the podcast series Difficult Conversations with Your Kids how you can discuss issues related to money with your child.

Watch: Why every child needs a champion or an adult who won’t give up on them

"Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be."

Spider-Man Far From Home: A parent’s review

Spider-Man Far From Home review: 'This does not feel like a Marvel movie. Why is there so much icky romance? Where are the fights?' The boys' prayers are answered when Mysetrio and Spider-Man fight a shape-shifting Elemental villain…and, the movie gets its Marvel groove back.

How Muggles can throw a Harry Potter theme party for kids

Chocolate frogs, jelly beans, Hagrid's rock cakes, Harry's favourite treacle tart, butterbeer (vanilla cream soda with butterscotch flavouring) are sure to excite the little guests. You can also set up a class on potions!

Watch: Why kids need to know about gender and sexuality

"The American Academy of Pediatrics has found that children have a solid understanding of their gender identity by the age of four. This is when children are developing their sense of self. They're observing the world around them, absorbing that information and internalising it."

Watch: Teen with anti-vax mom explains the importance of vaccination

"...my mom, she was misinformed and misled by sources that convinced her that if she was a loving parent, she wouldn't vaccinate...My mom got a lot of her beliefs from social media, from Facebook and from organizations that were allowing their platforms to push lies that were very dangerous."

Know Your Monument: Lotus Temple and the number nine

In the ninth edition of this series on Indian monuments by Sahapedia, we look at one of the most remarkable monuments in New Delhi - the Lotus Temple. While many know about its lotus-like appearance, there are many other aspects to its grandiose design that make it a fascinating monument.

Watch: Why we should raise kids to be entrepreneurs

"If we can teach our kids to be entrepreneurial, the ones that show the traits to be, like we teach the ones who have science gifts to go on in science, what if we saw the ones with entrepreneurial traits and taught them to be entrepreneurs?"