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Why parents need to encourage children to do chores

February 25, 2020 6:46:19 pm

Doing chores will help children learn to be responsible, feel competent and boost self-esteem and this will reflect in other areas of their lives.

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Travel With Tots: Let kids explore, get out of their comfort zones

February 25, 2020 11:39:35 am

Unless you have a very fussy child, most kids get used to a different routine in no time. It's also good to take them out of their comfort zone once in a while.

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When home becomes the most dangerous place for the child

February 22, 2020 6:05:42 am

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”

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Kate Middleton talks motherhood and parenting in her first podcast interview

February 18, 2020 11:41:06 am

The Duchess of Cambridge said parental guilt begins from the moment you have a baby.

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Dwyane Wade is showing us how to support a transgender child

February 18, 2020 7:55:35 am

"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."

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‘Biologically a mother of one, but the underprivileged I teach are mine too’

February 17, 2020 11:04:24 am

"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.

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Travel with Tots: Let your child learn to eat all kinds of food

February 13, 2020 5:04:25 pm

One of the biggest factors that parents worry about is food. Know this: your child will NOT go hungry.

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Single kids have the fear of being alone: Suchitra Pillai

February 11, 2020 11:30:17 am

"Be a friend to your children. Make them enjoy the comfort of being able to talk to you about anything, anytime," said Suchitra Pillai.

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Kids’ mental and physical health: Why the right environment matters

February 9, 2020 2:06:02 pm

Family has an important influence on the child's mental and physical development.

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Why Laxmi Agarwal can be a great inspiration to children

February 8, 2020 6:37:08 pm

We need to tell children that the word beautiful is limited and sublime is limitless. We build too many walls and not enough bridges.

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Interior design trends for children in 2020

February 7, 2020 12:12:24 pm

Be it thread lanterns or wall-hangings, DIY is the way to go.

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Should you tell your child they were born of IVF or surrogacy?

February 7, 2020 7:59:48 am

Children should hear about their birth from their parents first, before someone accidentally tells them.

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On my child’s birth certificate, her religion is ‘universal’: Reshma Merchant

February 10, 2020 10:45:35 am

"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.

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Babies are altruistic, ready to give up food even when hungry: Study

February 5, 2020 6:03:58 pm

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.


Kids tell us what they believe in and there’s a lot we can learn

February 5, 2020 5:08:25 pm

It feels good to see them so aware of their environment while having such a sound sense of self.

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How to make your vacation a fun learning experience for kids

February 3, 2020 11:06:11 am

Each place you visit will have a story. Make sure you tell your kids these stories.

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5 things to say to your child instead of saying ‘No’

January 31, 2020 6:31:33 pm

When used too often, the word 'No' loses its meaning, and thereby does not have an affect on the child any longer.

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No overnight work trips, late nights for me: Single mom Preeti Vyas

January 30, 2020 5:31:24 pm

"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.

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How parents can foster good mental health practices in kids

January 29, 2020 8:26:55 pm

Parents must encourage a growth mindset as opposed to a fixed mindset, where we believe that all our personality traits and skills are fixed.

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Interior decor ideas to boost your child’s creativity

January 28, 2020 5:47:34 pm

Putting up vibrant and child-friendly artwork is a simple way to instantly give your home a glow-up.