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Thursday, October 29, 2020


Baby Mirza Malik: 5 lessons to learn from new mom Sania Mirza

October 31, 2018 12:38:36 pm

Sania's pregnancy comes across as a lesson for women in balancing their careers and family and how they do not have to give up on one for the other.

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No tech for kids: Silicon Valley nannies turn phone police

October 30, 2018 11:00:03 am

“If the mom does call and the nanny picks up, it’s, ‘Well what are you doing that you can be on your phone?'” Swales said. “Damned if you do, damned if you don’t.”

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For Silicon Valley parents, ‘the devil lives in our phones’

October 29, 2018 5:59:25 pm

“We thought we could control it,” Anderson said. “And this is beyond our power to control. This is going straight to the pleasure centers of the developing brain. This is beyond our capacity as regular parents to understand.”

Scared your child may get lost? Teach them these safety tips

October 29, 2018 4:53:28 pm

Make your child understand that they need not cry and, therefore, prevent seeking attention. Crying may send the message to anti-social elements, who might try to harm them

Stop telling your son to ‘be a man’. Here’s why

January 10, 2019 5:15:57 pm

"That's the most common thing that I hear any father telling his son, implying that a man is aggressive, emotionless and cannot cry," said Dr Debmita Dutta, parenting consultant and founder of What Parents Ask, told Express Parenting.

The Gran View: Don’t yell at the problem, focus on the solution

November 5, 2018 4:29:37 pm

Could love be the true essence of the relationship between parents and children? Could love be the highest form of vibration through which all creation is manifested?

Model mom Lakshmi Rana: I’m teaching my daughter about good and bad touch

October 26, 2018 6:01:12 pm

“We try to read her stories with strong messages and both her dad and I alternate between explaining the takeaway from the stories."

Pihu movie: Learn to prepare kids for an emergency

November 16, 2018 11:22:35 am

Rightly dubbed "every parent's worst nightmare", the film shows what could happen when a child is trapped all alone at home.

Happy Diwali: What firecrackers should you buy this year?

November 7, 2018 9:44:24 am

Diwali 2018: When Express Parenting got in touch with some of the cracker sellers, they seemed unsure about what green crackers really were.

Teach your child the value of sharing

October 24, 2018 2:04:18 pm

A lot can be accomplished with patience and gentleness. You can make your child do things your way through the language of love.

How to prepare for a meeting with your child’s teacher

October 24, 2018 11:16:08 am

Most parents fear going for a parent teacher meeting as they feel anxious about their child’s progress and expect the worst. Remember that if you are invited to a conference, it doesn't mean your child is in trouble!

World Sleep Day 2019: 10 rules for a perfect bedtime routine for your baby

March 15, 2019 1:01:01 pm

World Sleep Day: If you try to make your baby sleep forcefully, you will fail miserably. When they get tired, he/she automatically dozes off without much effort. Hence, playing some fun game before bedtime is a brilliant idea.

10 ways to ensure your baby’s safe at the creche

October 23, 2018 2:47:52 pm

Most baby care centres now have a CCTV facility. Ensure that you have the access to keep an eye on your baby, while he/she is at the centre. This is the best way to ensure the safety of your child.

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Is modern parenting making your child weak?

October 22, 2018 2:28:40 pm

"I remember travelling alone in trains in my eighth grade. It surely boosted my confidence. I wonder how many parents will be willing to take this risk today."

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Do your bit to lessen air pollution in the festive season

October 19, 2018 5:13:07 pm

Avoid burning any fireworks so that your loved ones can breathe clean air and live longer healthier lives. Educate your children, too, on the dangers of fireworks on air quality.

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Donate toys to make playtime accessible for all kids

October 18, 2018 3:00:36 pm

What becomes of toys after our kids outgrow them? Why not donate perfectly good toys to another child who may not be in the position to afford them but can definitely benefit from them?

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I can’t recall life before motherhood: Amrita Arora

January 31, 2019 10:48:18 am

Happy Birthday Amrita Arora: The actress and fashion icon believes in enjoying the little pleasures of life with her kids.

7 tips to get your kids to help you in packing for a trip

October 17, 2018 5:43:39 pm

Children can be unpredictable. Even if your child may have packed under your guidance, double-check all items and tally them with your checklist after packing.

Tiger or lawnmower? What kind of parent are you?

October 17, 2018 1:56:38 pm

Find out if you follow any of these five parenting trends.

A little planning can help you achieve work-life balance. Here’s how

October 12, 2018 6:37:09 pm

Many of us in corporate life have gone through similar scenarios, where we are faced with a dilemma. Here are few ways, which can help you maintain a work-life balance.

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Surviving long haul journeys with kids: A mom’s guide to stress-free travel

October 12, 2018 2:04:17 pm

Carrying small tubs of formula instead of one big pack will help you pack lighter and help you make the baby's feed on a shaky airplane tray. For toddlers, carrying a trail mix of dried nuts, berries, freeze dried fruits in ziplock bags is a good idea.

Are you a helicopter parent? Watch out for these 6 signs

October 15, 2018 3:01:26 pm

Children need to learn to take responsibility for their actions, which they are unable to develop due to their overprotective parents. Besides, constantly worrying and being anxious about the child will only add to the parent's stress level.

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For Raj Kaushal and Mandira Bedi, dad-led parenting works

October 11, 2018 12:23:10 pm

Their seven-year-old, who is used to having his dad hovering around him for all his needs, has sometimes begun calling Raj "Mom" and Mandira "Papa"! A role reversal that leaves Raj feeling empowered and mom Mandira liberated.

To sensitise children, parents need to understand gender issues first

December 11, 2019 8:58:44 am

The lack of acceptance of gender diversity mainly stems from ignorance. Despite growing awareness, there remain people who continue to condemn homosexuality as a mental illness, while others ridicule anyone who behaves in a way that doesn't conform to gender stereotypes.

World Autism Day: Why do some autistic children find it difficult to recognise faces?

April 2, 2019 10:15:37 am

In the social-media post, Roberts talked about how his "daughter loves school and can name all her friends and teachers in a photo but if she sees them in a park or a shop she blanks them as if she has never met them before."