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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.'

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How some streaming platforms are keeping children entertained

June 10, 2020 7:03:15 pm

These five platforms have a fresh content library for your kids to indulge in, while they are simultaneously kept safe on the internet.

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Cooking should be taught in schools, too, says Chef Amrita Raichand

June 9, 2020 6:06:02 pm

As much as you would want to put your child through a routine, understand that they are going through their own set of insecurities right now, she tells other parents.

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Keep family video calls interesting with these 6 fun games for kids

June 8, 2020 6:48:22 pm

While going out and physically meeting people may not be possible, there are many interesting games to make long-distance family time fun over a video call.

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When and how should you talk to kids about sex and consent? An expert answers

June 5, 2020 6:48:42 pm

A sex educator explains why and how we should have age-appropriate discussions with kids about their bodies.

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Screen time for kids in lockdown: An expert answers parents’ questions

May 27, 2020 4:39:21 pm

'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.

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10 life skills and useful activities that teenager can learn during lockdown

May 24, 2020 7:17:29 pm

This difficult time of COVID 19 could be easily turned into family bonding and experiential learning.

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Watch: The magic of turmeric and other immunity-boosting tips, from a nutritionist

May 20, 2020 6:30:10 pm

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.

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This International Museum Day, meet up at these virtual museums

May 18, 2020 6:00:39 pm

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.

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‘Teachers are handling children in a new environment, be patient with them’

May 16, 2020 7:41:00 pm

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.

Watch: How harmful can parental anger be?

May 3, 2020 6:30:00 pm

Parents need to understand that recognising anger is the first step to transforming it.

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Watch: How to make a bedtime routine interesting for kids

May 5, 2020 10:17:01 pm

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.

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Let your child experience the virtual thrill of riding these Disney rides

April 24, 2020 7:34:40 pm

It is okay be a child sometimes, and it is fun to share these moments with your family.