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.
"Feeding kids is not easy, it takes a lot of work...There is no magic food, best diet or special plan," said a nutritionist.
Parents need to have the right approach towards child abuse and these tips might help.
Little Women: The non-chronological format is the only part of the movie that younger children may struggle with. Everything else is refreshingly real.
If your child loves adventure, here are some places you can take them to celebrate their birthday.
"We use words like "broken family" with guilt and shame and I now understand that these are not just ways of describing situations. For many people they are categories by which we segregate others into an order of worth," said leadership coach Nina Farr.
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"Children can be shaped by many forces that are often intertwined like successful parents, successful genes, successful peers and a culture of success that they grow up in," said professor of psychology and neuroscience Yuko Munakata.
The conversation starts when they discuss frogs and how they reproduce. her daughter asks, "And where do, um, where do human women, like, where do women lay their eggs?"
From among the bazillion shows currently on air, here's a list of top parenting related shows and the odd movie that have humour, drama and a healthy dose of realism about the journey of parenthood.
"We adults think kids are seeing what we're seeing, but it turns out that they need to first have a real store of background knowledge, they have to have gone through life to understand things the way that we adults understand them."
Since podcasts for kids are still a niche area the content is carefully monitored and goes much beyond mere entertainment.
New Year 2020: Social media junkies can head to Click Art Museum, Bengaluru where the striking images include Charlie Chaplin poking your stomach, Mona Lisa pouring you a glass of water, besides Batman and Joker spraying water on your face.
Happy New Year card ideas 2020: From pop up greeting cards to magic cards, here are some innovative DIY ideas for children.
"My point is don't control them, don't protect them too much, and they need to tumble sometimes. They need to get some injury. And that makes them learn how to live in this world."
Christmas 2019 movies: The Nightmare Before Christmas to Olaf's Frozen Adventure, here are some movies your kids will love to watch.
"The fear we learn morphs into all those things that we face and try to shed: our hesitation in speaking out, our deference so that we can be liked and our lack of confidence in our own decisions," said author and firefighter Caroline Paul.
Sometimes what we fear most is nothing but the idea of fear itself. Children, especially teenagers, go through their own doubts just the way adults do. Finding strength within oneself is such a positive message for everyone who watches the film.