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Kids getting bored? Here are 9 DIY craft influencers to follow

March 29, 2020 2:00:48 pm

Let these pages, videos and ideas help your child and you in this period of lockdown.

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Quarantined? Keep your child engaged with these YouTube read-alouds

March 25, 2020 6:20:25 pm

These read alouds will make sure your child stays busy while you quickly finish off other pending chores.

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Watch: How to get your kids to listen and engage

March 22, 2020 6:20:37 pm

Coach and consultant Kris Prochaska suggests that parents must learn to treat kids as equal, and understand that they have a voice, too.


Mentalhood review by a parent: Most mothers will identify with the scenarios

March 21, 2020 12:12:29 pm

The episodes are short and fast-paced, and it's refreshing to see an Indian show talk about things like the new normal for families, surrogacy, some real struggles of parenting in a largely non-over the top style.


Watch: Why more fathers need to embrace co-parenting

March 15, 2020 5:43:20 pm

"In an ideal world, every parent is a co-parent. In an ideal world, both parents share the weight of the work appropriately," said Joel Leon.

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World Wildlife Day: Five museums for the young wildlife enthusiast

March 3, 2020 8:45:25 am

World Wildlife Day 2020: Natural history collections, housed in museums dotted across India are like mines of data. On World Wildlife Day, Sahapedia looks at five natural history museums that aim to educate mother earth’s future caretakers.

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Watch: What makes gifted minds different?

March 1, 2020 6:00:11 pm

Sameena Manasawala says a gifted kid is not just one who answers all the questions in class, but also one who is shy, day-dreams a lot, or even someone with a learning difficulty.

How your child is fed is just as important as what they are eating

February 16, 2020 5:33:36 pm

"Feeding kids is not easy, it takes a lot of work...There is no magic food, best diet or special plan," said a nutritionist.

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Watch: Coping with childhood abuse and trauma

February 15, 2020 1:32:46 pm

Parents need to have the right approach towards child abuse and these tips might help.

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Little Women review by a parent: Jo will remain every young girl’s favourite

February 11, 2020 6:45:14 pm

Little Women: The non-chronological format is the only part of the movie that younger children may struggle with. Everything else is refreshingly real.

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Enter the adventure zone for your child’s birthday party at these venues

January 24, 2020 3:02:24 pm

If your child loves adventure, here are some places you can take them to celebrate their birthday.


Watch: A ‘broken’ family does not mean a parenting failure

January 18, 2020 3:09:33 pm

"We use words like "broken family" with guilt and shame and I now understand that these are not just ways of describing situations. For many people they are categories by which we segregate others into an order of worth," said leadership coach Nina Farr.

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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."

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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.

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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.