Imagine: Violence towards children is culturally sanctioned, especially when it is at the hands of the parents. This usually comes with a convenient justification: “They know what is best for them”
The Duchess of Cambridge said parental guilt begins from the moment you have a baby.
"To help the child, parents need to be well informed on gender issues first. Follow their lead since there is no right way to a trans."
"No book or lecture or guidance can prepare you to be a mom. You learn on the job, hands-on!" said activist and mom Rouble Nagi.
One of the biggest factors that parents worry about is food. Know this: your child will NOT go hungry.
"Be a friend to your children. Make them enjoy the comfort of being able to talk to you about anything, anytime," said Suchitra Pillai.
Family has an important influence on the child's mental and physical development.
We need to tell children that the word beautiful is limited and sublime is limitless. We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Be it thread lanterns or wall-hangings, DIY is the way to go.
Children should hear about their birth from their parents first, before someone accidentally tells them.
"Sulaiman (Merchant) is a fabulous dad. He travels incessantly but when he is in town he discusses financial markets, politics and the digital world with Amayra," said Reshma Merchant.
The study is based on the marshmallow test that dates back to the 1970s, which probed children's ability to delay gratification when offered a yummy snack.
It feels good to see them so aware of their environment while having such a sound sense of self.
Each place you visit will have a story. Make sure you tell your kids these stories.
When used too often, the word 'No' loses its meaning, and thereby does not have an affect on the child any longer.
"I am probably the only 45-year-old old playing with a bunch of 10-year-olds. But it makes (my son) happy too, and I am happy that he sees that capability in me," said Preeti.
Parents must encourage a growth mindset as opposed to a fixed mindset, where we believe that all our personality traits and skills are fixed.
Putting up vibrant and child-friendly artwork is a simple way to instantly give your home a glow-up.
Parents can play simple games, like stretching the baby's arms or do a pedalling exercise with their legs.
"Television only on Sundays. No gadgets, period," said mom Pragya Kapoor.