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Watch: How to unlock a child’s potential

November 3, 2019 10:00:29 am

"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.

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Halloween 2019: Pumpkins to spiders, easy DIY paper crafts for kids

October 31, 2019 11:42:21 am

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.

reading

Reading challenge for kids based on the theme of space

October 29, 2019 11:42:44 am

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.

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If your child liked Maleficent, here are 5 other movies they are sure to enjoy

October 18, 2019 7:13:38 pm

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.

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How to throw a Frozen-themed party for your child, like Sunny Leone did

October 15, 2019 10:54:47 am

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.

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Watch: How Aisha Chaudhary’s mom seized every moment to keep her happy till the end

October 15, 2019 2:26:33 pm

"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.

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Watch: A science experiment is like playing, with rules

October 12, 2019 9:04:50 am

“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.”

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Teach kids about girls’ rights through these 6 shows

November 14, 2019 11:32:59 am

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.

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Watch: ‘My kid is human, that’s all. And that’s a lot’

October 8, 2019 10:46:46 am

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’.”

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Watch: A life-saving invention to keep premature babies warm

October 6, 2019 10:30:55 am

"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.”

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Watch: ‘All kids are artists, said Picasso’

October 5, 2019 12:14:40 pm

"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.” 

Jhulta Minar

World Tourism Day 2019: Why the Shaking Minarets of Ahmedabad are so unique

September 27, 2019 12:23:39 pm

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.

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Watch: ‘Risky behaviour is wired into teenagers’ brains’

September 23, 2019 6:33:02 pm

“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.”

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Watch: Work-life balance — It’s the small things that count, says Nigel Marsh

September 17, 2019 12:03:38 pm

“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.”

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Watch: How we can help the ‘forgotten middle’ reach their full potential

September 9, 2019 7:30:55 pm

“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.”

parental favouritism

Watch: Can a mom have a favourite child?

September 7, 2019 12:54:55 pm

"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."

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What to watch on Netflix, Prime, Hotstar with kids: A parent recommends

September 6, 2019 10:33:47 am

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.

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The Angry Birds Movie 2 review by a parent: A joyride for younger kids

August 26, 2019 11:15:33 am

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.

Happy Janmashtami 2019

Krishna Janmashtami 2019: How to celebrate the day with kids

August 23, 2019 12:08:39 pm

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.

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Here are some group games to play with your kids

August 21, 2019 2:13:04 pm

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.

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