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Watch: How to motivate your child

July 20, 2019 9:00:49 am

Some parents try to motivate their child through fear or bribe. But is it the right way to motivate your child?

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Watch: The magic and mystery of conception to birth visualised

July 15, 2019 6:16:15 pm

Tsiaras reflects on the magic of it all, “It's pretty spectacular… these two simple cells that have this unbelievable machinery that will become the magic of you.”

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Listen: How to teach your child money management skills

July 14, 2019 9:00:42 am

Parent and professor of psychology Tanu Shree Singh explains in an episode of the podcast series Difficult Conversations with Your Kids how you can discuss issues related to money with your child.

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Watch: Why every child needs a champion or an adult who won’t give up on them

July 13, 2019 9:00:57 am

"Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be."

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Spider-Man Far From Home: A parent’s review

August 12, 2019 1:17:00 pm

Spider-Man Far From Home review: 'This does not feel like a Marvel movie. Why is there so much icky romance? Where are the fights?' The boys' prayers are answered when Mysetrio and Spider-Man fight a shape-shifting Elemental villain…and, the movie gets its Marvel groove back.

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Watch: Why kids need to know about gender and sexuality

July 1, 2019 10:33:00 am

"The American Academy of Pediatrics has found that children have a solid understanding of their gender identity by the age of four. This is when children are developing their sense of self. They're observing the world around them, absorbing that information and internalising it."


Watch: Teen with anti-vax mom explains the importance of vaccination

June 29, 2019 10:00:18 am

" mom, she was misinformed and misled by sources that convinced her that if she was a loving parent, she wouldn't vaccinate...My mom got a lot of her beliefs from social media, from Facebook and from organizations that were allowing their platforms to push lies that were very dangerous."

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Know Your Monument: Lotus Temple and the number nine

June 28, 2019 8:22:34 am

In the ninth edition of this series on Indian monuments by Sahapedia, we look at one of the most remarkable monuments in New Delhi - the Lotus Temple. While many know about its lotus-like appearance, there are many other aspects to its grandiose design that make it a fascinating monument.

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Watch: Why we should raise kids to be entrepreneurs

June 22, 2019 10:30:13 am

"If we can teach our kids to be entrepreneurial, the ones that show the traits to be, like we teach the ones who have science gifts to go on in science, what if we saw the ones with entrepreneurial traits and taught them to be entrepreneurs?"

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Toy Story 4 is here! Look out for these other kids’ films in 2019

June 21, 2019 12:35:46 pm

From Spiderman: Far From Home to Lion King, The Addams Family and Frozen 2, kids have several movies besides Toy Story 4 to look forward to this year. There is a varied choice available on your home screens as well.

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My family staycation to discover Delhi’s Chandni Chowk

June 20, 2019 1:33:12 pm

There are eighth generation shopkeepers who’ll greet you with a smile as you bring them business, however small. We bought nice little hoops for my daughter and traditional silver jhumkis for me.

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Happy Father’s Day 2019: Top 5 podcasts for millennial dads to tune into

June 16, 2019 1:38:55 am

Happy Father's Day 2019: In a time when there are too many distractions and people are always short of time, here are some podcasts to create higher parenting awareness and increase family bonding.

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Watch: Talking about periods to young girls

June 7, 2019 3:08:07 pm

"So school does not teach girls about periods, parents don't talk about it. Where do the girls go? Two decades ago and now -- nothing has changed.”

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Pune’s Cycles Museum: Ride into the past on two wheels

June 4, 2019 12:36:58 pm

The collection also includes bicycle accessories such as gears, seats, dynamos, air pumps, lamps, etc., that Pendse would collect from his travels and visits to antique stores around the world. There is even a cycle shop, inspired from the early 1950s.

Watch: Why kids need ‘structure’

June 2, 2019 9:00:07 am

"When does the learning process begin? Does it begin in first grade? No, no, it begins the first time a child in a mother's arms looks up at the mother...That's when language begins. That's when love begins. That's when structure begins,"

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Know Your Monument: Mysore Palace, a history of freak accidents and multiple rebuilds

May 29, 2019 8:00:07 am

The city of Mysuru got its name from the slaying of the mythical demon Mahishasura by Durga’s incarnation, Chamundeshwari Devi. Numerous secret tunnels are said to exist in the palace cellar, leading to Srirangapatnam (Tipu Sultan’s summer palace) and other palaces.


A parent’s review: Preteens enjoyed Aladdin’s fast-talking genie

May 27, 2019 2:48:46 pm

The pre-teenage lot enjoyed the film, particularly the chase and escape sequences; and Genie's fast talking style. Older children thought Genie was trying too hard to be cool, and found Ali fumbling at trying to impress Jasmine the funniest part of the movie.

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‘Let’s make it easier for people to have babies’

May 23, 2019 6:08:19 pm

"It seems in order to invest in our future, we actually have to invest in the present and help those people who want to become parents...Babies have always represented humanity's best, boldest, most beautiful infinite possibilities."

Summer vacation: Get your kids off the screen to explore these activities

May 22, 2019 10:28:29 am

Summer vacation for kids: It may not be easy for parents to ban their children completely from watching TV or playing games on their phones. However, they can induce gradual changes by introducing some activities to their schedule.

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International Museum Day 2019: From locks to packaging, 6 offbeat Indian museums

May 18, 2019 7:00:47 am

International Museum Day: We look at some of the offbeat museums in India that take us through a labyrinth of such peculiar objects. These museums not only change our perception of museums and how we look at history, but also offer insights into personal narratives that have their own nostalgic charm.

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Meghan-Harry have chosen a gender-neutral nursery for royal baby Archie. Here’s how you can design one too

May 17, 2019 10:47:52 am

Like Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, many parents are now choosing to design a gender-neutral nursery for their baby instead of imposing girl vs boy stereotypes on the little one. If you are planning one too, here are some tips to follow.

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Mother’s Day 2019: Six ways to celebrate as a new mom

May 12, 2019 10:06:31 am

Happy Mother's Day 2019: Chances are you're desperately craving sleep and a chance to perhaps go out with your partner or girlfriends. On your first Mother's Day, make it a special occasion with these ideas.

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Watch: How a mother dealt with the grief of losing her son 6 days after birth

May 4, 2019 9:30:19 am

The mother was three months pregnant with twins when the doctor informed her that one of them, Thomas, had a fatal birth defect called anencephaly, that is, his brain was not formed correctly as a part of his skull was missing.

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After-school activity ideas to keep kids creatively occupied at home

May 1, 2019 11:42:21 am

Wondering how to keep your child occupied when they get back from school? Here are some activities that they could do independently or with a little help from you. Have fun and keep them learning!


Watch: How to cope with parenting challenges in war zones

April 29, 2019 5:43:41 pm

The mothers -- almost half of them were now widows of war, or didn't even know if their husbands were dead or alive -- described how they felt they were coping so badly. They watched their children change and they had no idea how to help them. They didn't know how to answer their children's questions."