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Co-parenting during lockdown: Here are pointers from an expert

April 3, 2020 11:18:20 am

'It is likely that the child is living with one parent all the time, and possibly interacting with the other parent digitally.'

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Docs on duty: ‘My son says I love the corona virus more than him’

April 1, 2020 11:19:33 am

"I've not hugged my six-year-old in 15 days," shares a doctor.

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Ready to be parents? Ask yourselves these questions

March 28, 2020 12:15:35 pm

Since there's no school for these life skills, it only helps if you've closely observed the daily struggles of a couple raising children.

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After my second baby, Bharat was cranky as he felt I wasn’t giving him enough attention: Esha Deol

March 24, 2020 6:30:45 pm

If I had a magic potion that would stop all our babies from growing up, I’d use it in a heartbeat, writes Esha in her book

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Coronavirus: Tips to manage work from home with your child around

March 21, 2020 3:16:33 pm

Do not overburden yourself by trying to take up childcare duties and all other responsibilities while working from home or it may only lead to chaos.

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Coronavirus scare: Stuck indoors with the kids? Try these creative ideas

March 20, 2020 6:41:32 pm

There's plenty of ways to bond with your kids beyond Netflix marathons and board games.

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Too tired to cook amid parenting duties? Try this hassle-free method

March 20, 2020 11:59:39 am

Cooking in this method has multiple benefits; it does not just cook food quickly but also means there is less mess and you have only one pot to wash. It also saves fuel and water, ensuring sustainable cooking.


As a working mom, me-time is a myth: Rachel Goenka

March 19, 2020 4:27:06 pm

"It is vital to maintain a routine for your child. It makes him feel more secure and helps you to create a better work-life balance," said Rachel Goenka.

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Amid the coronavirus crisis, these parents are finding humour

March 17, 2020 6:30:00 pm

It is essential to find some humour, especially when things look grim.

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‘I’m not ashamed of who I am’: A 13-year-old boy who calls himself ‘gender creative’

March 14, 2020 5:35:10 pm

"To me, gender is over. Gender is so last year. But when someone tells you their preferred pronouns, you should use those pronouns. Just like when they tell you their name and you use it," the boy wrote in a blog.

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Dance helps introverted kids to open up: Shiamak Davar

March 12, 2020 6:20:29 pm

"Parents often tell us that their children show an improvement in their academics because of our classes. The reason behind this is primarily that their focus increases as they have something to look forward to, they get to do what they like and enjoy."

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Saying Yes: Parenting and the power of positive phrasing

March 12, 2020 11:10:52 am

By making slight changes in the way we communicate with kids, we can transform childhood into a truly foundational experience.

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Women’s Day 2020: How a mother and daughter’s shared love for reading made them start an online book store

March 8, 2020 7:59:17 am

Owlets Reading Room is "India’s first WhatsApp-based books and toy store for kids aged 0 to 9 years old".

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How to help your child socialise before preschool

March 7, 2020 12:36:12 pm

You could arrange playdates for your child from time to time with kids of his or her age, from cousins to other toddlers. Meeting other children frequently will encourage them.

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A 10-year-old’s film on parents’ divorce is a reminder of how deeply it affects children

March 6, 2020 6:30:55 pm

Researchers have concluded that parental discord has a harmful impact on children's mental health.

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Travelling with kids: Plan an international culture trip

March 6, 2020 11:15:50 am

If you want a change from the usual hill or beach holiday and would like to introduce your child to a new culture while you’re at it, here are some ideas according to the time of year you prefer to travel.

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First baby can spark jealousy among anxious partners: Study

March 5, 2020 6:30:32 pm

The reason may be that spouses of anxious partners are used to receiving a lot of attention from their partner, and that responsiveness may lessen when the baby arrives.

6 easy ways to raise your child’s self-esteem

March 3, 2020 6:22:12 pm

A key component of self-esteem is having the feeling of being in control of a situation. If you want your child to do something, don't just instruct them.

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Juuhi Babbar Sonii: I’m an OCD mom; no football in the living room, no dirty feet on the bed

March 2, 2020 6:40:54 pm

"I did always want a large family, but I had Imman pretty late in life. Now I feel age and energy levels are not on my side," says Juuhi Babbar Sonii.

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10 tips for parents to connect well with their children

February 29, 2020 11:45:15 am

It is important as a parent to take out time and do fun activities.