"The words we use directly impact their (kids) potential. When we tell them they can be anything, they bloom; when we don't, they wilt. And when we stereotype them based on their genders, that gets ingrained into their psyche," said Samantha Ettus in a Ted Talk.
Halloween 2019 DIY crafts: You don't have to get your kids expensive decorative items, These DIY Halloween crafts can be made just out of paper by following simple steps.
The challenge is open to kids between ages five and 11. It will begin on November 4, in Delhi. Children will have to read at least six books in six weeks from a collection of handpicked titles. This challenge aims to inspire children to read for pleasure, improve their reading and writing skills and build confidence.
Maleficent Mistress of Evil movie release: From an adaptation of Snow White to a retelling of Oz novels, here are some fantasy movies you can watch with your child over the weekend.
Sunny Leone and Daniel Weber were dressed in white for the party, along with birthday girl Nisha and twins Asher and Noah. The pictures from the party gave us glimpses of the props and decor — a blue-and-white snowy background, with Elsa dolls and a blue cake featuring Elsa and Olaf.
"We grieved the loss of her life even before she passed away. But one day we woke up and made a resolution and we said we may not have the years but we will seize the moment...We will keep her happy," said her mother Aditi Chaudhary.
“Science is not defined by the method section of a paper. It's actually a way of being, which is here, and this is true for anything that is creative. So if you add rules to play, you have a game. That's actually what an experiment is.”
Here are some fun and inspirational animated shows with strong female protagonists who stand up for their rights each time and are not bowed down by society.
She added, “At five months old, she could not hold her head up like other babies, but she could hold this deep, intent eye contact. One friend said, ‘She's the most aware baby I've ever seen’.”
"The reason is because in the first month of a baby's life, its only job is to grow. If it's battling hypothermia, its organs can't develop normally, resulting in a range of health problems from diabetes, to heart disease, to low IQ.”
"There isn't an education system on the planet that teaches dance every day to children the way we teach them mathematics. Why? Why not? I think this is rather important. I think math is very important, but so is dance. Children dance all the time if they're allowed to, we all do.”
World Tourism Day 2019: These are the Jhulta Minars or Shaking Minarets; when the upper arch of one minaret is shaken with a bit of force, the other begins to vibrate after a few seconds, and the connecting corridor between the two registers a faint shudder. The reason for this vibration is unknown.
“This region (middle of the prefrontal cortex) is more active in adolescents when they make these social decisions and think about other people than it is in adults. Adolescents and adults use a different cognitive strategy to make social decisions.”
“We should stop looking outside. It's up to us as individuals to take control and responsibility for the type of lives that we want to lead. …We have to be responsible for setting and enforcing the boundaries that we want in our life.”
“You see, I've got a crazy theory about the folks in the middle. I think there are some unclaimed winning lottery tickets in the middle. I think the cure for cancer and the path to world peace might very well reside there.”
"Most of the attention on parental favouritism is focused on childhood...And there's really good reason to be concerned with parental favouritism in childhood. Reports from both parents and children suggest it's very common and it's very consequential."
Best Kids Shows: Once my boys and I are able to reach that elusive consensus on what to watch, here are some shows / films that are on our list.
The Angry Birds Movie 2 review: Along the way, there are jokes about pig snot, some characters singing very badly, and lots of toilet humour – the younger lot was beside themselves with joy. Older kids, not so much.
Krishna Janmashtami 2019 Date: The festival will largely be celebrated this year on August 24. Here are some activities to involve kids in the celebration.
Here are some games that work well with small and larger groups, but don't be afraid to think back to the games you played as a child - kerbie, hide and seek and kick the ball all still have lots of play value today, just as they did when we were younger.