Follow Us:
Saturday, January 23, 2021


things to do at home for New Year celebrations, celebration of New Year weekend with kids, games, podcasts, movies, parenting, indian express news

Fun things you can do to celebrate the New Year weekend at home

January 1, 2021 6:41:49 pm

If you are looking for interesting things to do with your family at home, we have some suggestions.

Rajasthan’s Maharaniyon ki Chhatriyan, Maharaniyon ki Chhatriyan, history of Maharaniyon ki Chhatriyan, parenting, indian express news

Know Your Monument: The Oft-forgotten Rajasthan’s Maharaniyon ki Chhatriyan

December 30, 2020 6:34:23 pm

In the 15th edition of this series on Indian monuments by Sahapedia, we explore the unique complex of Maharaniyon ki Chhatriyan near Jaipur, which is dedicated solely to the queens of Rajasthan. The chhatris, especially the precinct in Gaitore, are well-known tourist attractions. But not many know that the origin of this integral Rajput tradition has Mughal influences

creative Christmas activities for kids, Christmas art and craft ideas for children and parents, Christmas tree ornaments, parenting, indian express news

Here’s how you can quickly make a Christmas ornament using recyclable items

December 25, 2020 6:09:29 pm

On the occasion of Christmas, you can undertake this activity with your child, so as to keep them pleasantly engaged, while also teaching them the importance of sustainability

Santa Claus, Santa Claus Christmas food, Christmas snacks for Santa Claus, Christmas traditions, parenting, indian express news

Beer, milk, biscuits: What children around the world leave for Santa Claus to eat on Christmas

December 15, 2020 12:32:47 pm

Children look forward to his arrival every year, and sometimes, even leave some snacks and goodies behind for him to claim.

healthy eating, healthy living, healthy eating for kids, healthy lifestyle for kids, kids and healthy food, active lifestyle, parenting, indian express news

7 tricks for parents to get their children to eat and live healthy

November 23, 2020 8:00:12 pm

One of the most challenging tasks for parents would be to indulge kids in healthy eating and living

climate change, climate change activists, Indian children, parliamentarians, UNICEF, World Children's Day, parenting, indian express news

Indian children demand climate action from parliamentarians

November 22, 2020 8:05:23 pm

"We pledge to our children that we in our actions are committed to being environmentally responsible and prudent in resource actualisation," said Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani

DIY, DIY for kids, DIY for kids, Diwali DIY for children, candle making at home, Diwali activities for kids, parenting, indian express news

5 steps to create DIY crayons candles with kids at home

November 13, 2020 5:39:19 pm

Candles offer warmth and shine that will add the perfect festive touch to this Diwali

National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), NCPA Diwali workshop, winter fiesta, online workshop for kids, Bruce Guthrie, Bruce Guthrie interview, parenting, indian express news

‘It’s important to engage with young minds at this time’: NCPA presents 5-day workshop for kids, young adults

November 10, 2020 2:12:04 pm

Self-confidence cannot be built in an environment of shame. Our workshops and courses are about supportive learning, says award-winning theatre director Bruce Guthrie

extrovert child, introvert parent, parenting, indian express news

An introvert’s guide to parenting an extrovert child

October 27, 2020 6:54:59 pm

Using an acronym, these simple steps will help you channel your thoughts, and give you ideas about how to build a strong relationship with your extrovert child while continuing to love your own style as well

racism, colourism, body positivity, discrimination, talking to children about racism, talking to children about bullying, fair skin obsession, parenting, indian express news

Race, colourism, bullying: What parents feel about touching upon taboo topics with their kids

October 22, 2020 2:56:17 pm

'Not talking to children about pressing social issues would be the biggest parenting mistake.'

teenagers, teenagers shopping online, online spending trends of teenagers, teenagers in lockdown, survey, indian express news

How teenagers shop: Survey reveals online shopping patterns in lockdown

October 16, 2020 6:34:05 pm

The survey finds that while 84 per cent of Indian teens love shopping online, 67 per cent of them continue to pay in cash and 52 per cent pay using their parents' debit/credit card.

emergency training, emergency training for kids, children and medical emergency, teaching kids how to use first aid kit, parenting, indian express news

How to prepare your child to deal with a medical emergency

September 21, 2020 4:00:58 pm

Dr Gurudutt Bhat, Consultant Paediatrician, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan says training and equipping children with appropriate first-aid knowledge comes handy, especially when there is no adult present at the site of emergency.

helicopter parenting, should parents monitor and filter content for their kids, cyber bullying, anime, manga art work, parenting, indian express news

Should parents monitor their kids’ reading and watching habits?

September 16, 2020 11:33:07 am

Having candid discussions on what a child is reading or watching -- and what they think about certain themes and plot points -- can help a parent to understand what they are going through emotionally, say experts.

home decor, nursery, how to set up the nursery, nursery decor ideas for newborn babies, parenting, indian express news

Baby on the way? Here are some ways to set up the nursery

September 13, 2020 5:35:57 pm

If you are a parent-to-be, or a new parent, Pankaj Poddar, the co-founder of Hipcouch -- an interior design company -- shares some trendy ideas to help you set up the perfect nursery room for your little one.

mom guilt, what is mom guilt, what is parental guilt, how can parents stop feeling guilty, parenting, indian express news

Watch: Here’s how busy mothers can let go of their ‘mom guilt’

August 16, 2020 6:20:01 pm

Mothers need to stop feeling guilty for working long hours, or for trying to prove their worth.

Independence Day creative activities, Independence Day creative ideas for kids, parenting, indian express, indian express news

Creative ideas to keep kids engaged this Independence Day

August 14, 2020 6:20:24 pm

There are many different creative ideas and activities that your child and you can take part in and enjoy on the day.

Mahabalipuram’s Shore Temple, history of the Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram, things to see in Mahabalipuram, parenting, indian express news

Know your monument: Religion and politics in Mahabalipuram’s Shore Temple

August 14, 2020 12:52:19 pm

In the 14th edition of this series on Indian monuments by Sahapedia, we consider the ways in which the architecture of the Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, developed through the seventh and eighth centuries CE, and its relations with religion and politics.

child anxiety

Watch: ‘Assist kids to confront their fears and learn how to problem-solve’

July 18, 2020 6:35:32 pm

Instead of rushing to fix a child's problems, parents should focus on building their confidence and raise them in a way such that they can overcome the challenges.

films to watch on caste, films on race, films to watch with teenagers, educational films, parenting, indian express, indian express news

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.

baby shower, planning a baby shower, baby shower quizzes, baby shower games, baby shower for parents-to-be, parenting, indian express, indian express news

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.

mom bloggers, mom bloggers lockdown experience, moms and kids, parenting, Instagram moms, indian express, indian express news

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.'

LGBTQ+ books, LGBTQ+ book recommendations for teenagers, LGBTQ+ book recommendations for young adults, indian express parenting, indian express news

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!

online literature festival, children and reading, interesting and relevant books for kids, Belongg Online Literature Festival, parenting, indian express, indian express news

Talk to kids about gender and race with these picks from an online lit fest

July 3, 2020 11:00:39 am

The Belongg Online Literature Festival (BOLF) will take place between July 3 and 6, and will feature over 75 speakers.

Drew Barrymore's parenting video, Drew Barrymore on parenting, Drew Barrymore on pandemic and anxiety in kids, parenting, indian express news

Drew Barrymore’s parenting video tells you how to help kids process emotions

June 29, 2020 4:12:32 pm

On experiencing anxiety during coronavirus, Barrymore and her guests concurred that nobody is fine right now, naturally, because there is a lot going on.

chef ajay chopra

Chef Ajay Chopra: My kids and I baked a cake for my wife during the lockdown

June 27, 2020 6:30:22 pm

While staying at home during the lockdown, chef Ajay Chopra prepared a timetable for the family, from having meals together, working and studying to playing games and doing chores.