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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.
DIY Christmas Crafts 2019: From socks snowman to crystal candle, here are some crafts that your creative kids will enjoy making.
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.
In a Ted Talk, Sheryl Ziegler, doctor of psychology specialising in children and families, talks about why most mothers feel lonely and exhausted.
Invite your child's friends and get them to make these DIY crafts together and enjoy a Gruffalo party.
For most parents, disagreement is equal to disrespect. Parents love obedience; they dislike defiance. The problem here is a very simple illusion of control.
"(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.
"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."
"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."
"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?"
"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."
Of course, having strong, confident women in the lead is always a good thing for any story your children read / watch.
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: 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.