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Saturday, November 28, 2020


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Dolittle review by a parent: Don’t diss it till you have tried it

January 20, 2020 10:43:10 am

Ahoy maties! Come aboard for a swashbuckling adventure. 


Watch: Why most parenting advice may be wrong

January 12, 2020 12:07:10 pm

"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.

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Watch: A mother on having ‘the talk’ with her eight-year-old

January 11, 2020 12:24:31 pm

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?" 

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A mom recommends the best parenting shows to binge watch

January 8, 2020 12:30:29 pm

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.

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Watch: How to better manage your child’s relationship with the screen

January 5, 2020 3:06:14 pm

"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."

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7 enlightening podcasts to listen with your kids

January 1, 2020 1:10:32 pm

Since podcasts for kids are still a niche area the content is carefully monitored and goes much beyond mere entertainment.

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Plan for 2020: Visit these 12 museums over 12 months with family

January 2, 2020 11:31:44 am

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.

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Happy New Year 2020: Easy DIY greeting card ideas for kids

December 31, 2019 9:38:19 am

Happy New Year card ideas 2020: From pop up greeting cards to magic cards, here are some innovative DIY ideas for children.

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Watch: A rooftop kindergarten that allows kids to tumble

December 25, 2019 3:30:58 pm

"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

Christmas 2019: Watch these 10 animated movies and shows with your kids

December 25, 2019 12:46:31 pm

Christmas 2019 movies: The Nightmare Before Christmas to Olaf's Frozen Adventure, here are some movies your kids will love to watch.


Watch: Why we should not stop girls from taking risks

December 23, 2019 1:35:38 pm

"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.

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker review

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker review by a parent: No one said ‘May the force be with you!’

December 23, 2019 5:00:17 pm

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.

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9 natural DIY Christmas crafts for kids

December 23, 2019 12:02:56 pm

DIY Christmas Crafts 2019: From socks snowman to crystal candle, here are some crafts that your creative kids will enjoy making.

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Taimur Ali Khan had a Christmas-themed birthday party: 5 ideas to plan one

December 20, 2019 5:07:38 pm

Instead of buying a cake, parents can involve their kids in baking a Christmas cake at home. Allow kids to pick and plan the type of cake they want to eat. They will be more excited and eager to help you.

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Watch: Why mothers feel lonely and miserable

December 15, 2019 5:15:59 pm

In a Ted Talk, Sheryl Ziegler, doctor of psychology specialising in children and families, talks about why most mothers feel lonely and exhausted.

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Throw a Gruffalo party with these DIY headbands

December 8, 2019 12:15:27 pm

Invite your child's friends and get them to make these DIY crafts together and enjoy a Gruffalo party.

parenting lessons

Watch: Parenting lessons you can learn from children

December 7, 2019 1:45:08 pm

For most parents, disagreement is equal to disrespect. Parents love obedience; they dislike defiance. The problem here is a very simple illusion of control.

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My dyslexia and ADHD helped me as a writer: Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey

December 4, 2019 7:43:08 pm

"(My parents) created a very safe environment at home for me. At the time I loved making stories and drawing comics. So my parents commissioned comic books for me," said the author.

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Watch: The art of conversation for you and your kids

December 1, 2019 9:14:05 am

"Kids spend hours each day engaging with ideas and each other through screens, but rarely do they have an opportunity to hone their interpersonal communications skills."

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Watch: How movies teach manhood to boys

November 27, 2019 4:14:34 pm

"A real man is someone who trusts his sisters and respects them, and wants to be on their team, and stands up against the real bad guys, who are the men who want to abuse the women." 

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Watch: The world needs ‘multipotentialites’

November 26, 2019 7:41:15 pm

"At some point, 'What do you want to be when you grow up?' goes from being the cute exercise it once was to the thing that keeps us up at night. Why?" 

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Watch: This YouTuber was a ‘smart kid’ till ADHD caught up

November 25, 2019 6:05:51 pm

"By 21, I dropped out of college and moved back home. Over the next ten years, I started and quit, or was fired from, 15 jobs. I ruined my credit. I got married, and was divorced within a year."

Frozen 2 movie review

Frozen 2 review by a parent: Olaf has the best lines

November 25, 2019 1:26:12 pm

Of course, having strong, confident women in the lead is always a good thing for any story your children read / watch.

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Frozen 2: Elsa crown to castle, easy DIY crafts for kids

November 21, 2019 2:56:18 pm

Are your kids excited for Frozen 2? Get them to make their favourite things from the movie by using simple stationery items at home.

Ford v Ferrari review

Ford v Ferrari review by a parent: Take your teen along for the ride

November 20, 2019 10:20:00 am

Ford v Ferrari review: My boys and I went back home and cross-checked the storyline. Of course there are some cinematic liberties, but most of the facts and the technical tweaks that went into perfecting the fastest car, are true to fact.