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‘Gender-neutral parenting will help children develop higher emotional intelligence’

December 13, 2019 8:16:15 am

Children who conform and become captive to restrictive gender rules only cultivate the qualities and skills acceptable to their gender. As a result, they can grow up emotionally stunted and can lose out on wholesome development.

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6 tips for moms to get more ‘me-time’

December 13, 2019 8:07:36 am

Tips for 'me-time': You cannot turn up for every family gathering or party and other commitments if you want to get some 'me-time'. It is necessary to say 'No' to a few activities so that it leaves you some personal time to enjoy.

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Greta Thunberg is Time’s 2019 Person of the Year: What kids can learn from the teen activist

December 13, 2019 8:06:07 am

Greta Thunberg: The teen activist who began her journey with the 'school strike for climate change' or Fridays for Future is a global icon today. She is an inspiration and your kids can learn several things from her journey.


Mompreneurs: How passion drove these mothers to success

December 11, 2019 5:47:13 pm

Meet these mompreneurs who did not allow the challenges of parenting to stop them from following their passion.

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Soha Ali Khan on daughter Inaaya: ‘Scary and exciting as she is exposed to so much’

December 11, 2019 3:47:30 pm

Soha Ali Khan, who welcomed daughter Inaaya in 2017, opened up on how she struggles to carve out time for herself and the kind of influences shaping her child.

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World’s youngest PM Sanna Marin is a working mother, raised by same-sex parents

December 13, 2019 9:24:57 am

Sanna Marin, world's youngest prime minister at 34, of Finland, spent her teenage years working in a bakery. She was also the first in her family to go to university. Her mother had always been supportive of her choices, she had said.

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Beyonce opens up on how giving birth after multiple miscarriages changed her life

December 10, 2019 10:36:41 am

Beyonce, mother to three kids Blue Ivy and twins Rumi and Sir Carter, also opened up on the challenges of balancing work and parenting.

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Chahatt Khanna: A divorcee with two children is still a ‘liability’

December 10, 2019 2:11:24 pm

"This stigma will always be there, stemming from the mindset of 80 per cent of our population. That is a truth of life, whether you like to admit it or not," said Chahatt Khanna.

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8 tips to help your firstborn adjust to a new sibling

December 9, 2019 2:21:34 pm

Encourage your child to observe the baby closely with you. Get your older one to describe the baby's actions or watch the baby when sleeping.

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‘Being sick but still needing to parent’: Single parents talk about their challenges

December 9, 2019 8:24:56 am

"You just get on with it. If you get sick, you get sick. The dishes and clothes won't wash themselves and the kids can't take themselves to school," said a single parent.

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3 winter activities that help kids learn better

December 9, 2019 8:27:50 am

A stint of volunteering activity, be it at a local NGO involved with food distribution, or even volunteering at one's parents' workplace, is the kind of experience that will keep kids engaged.


Mompreneurs: Their other baby

December 6, 2019 3:02:41 pm

From running an art studio to providing bedding solutions, meet the moms who are following their passion while balancing it with their parenting responsibilities.

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Girl child is adopted more in India. All you need to know on adoption, from CARA

December 13, 2019 5:59:44 pm

Adoption in India: "No child shall be given in adoption to a couple unless they have at least two years of stable marital relationship," mention the regulations. A person can adopt irrespective of their marital status and whether or not he or she has a biological son or daughter.

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Top 7 kid-friendly destinations to enjoy family time

December 5, 2019 7:23:19 pm

Sit with your kids and decide where your next family vacation must be. They would love nothing more than to be a part of the decision making.

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Mark Zuckerberg on his kids: ‘We don’t give them everything, they have responsibilities’

December 5, 2019 11:47:14 am

Mom Dr Priscilla Chan also talked about how they take their daughters Max and August to work to show them how their parents contribute.

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6 apps for special needs kids to communicate

December 4, 2019 7:45:17 pm

International Day of Disabled Persons 2019: These apps, available on Android, can help special needs kids with developmental delays and speech difficulties to learn communication skills through fun and interactive ways.

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Special needs kids: How can parents secure their children’s future?

December 5, 2019 10:57:25 am

International Disability Day: "Their parents could make a trust fund which releases a certain amount every month for their needs. Even so, the trustee would have to be someone who takes care of their other needs as well," suggests Merry Barua.

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Yasmin Karachiwala: My parenting rule — no play, no dinner!

November 30, 2019 8:55:33 am

"Children need to be outdoors. They need to move, go out and have fun. Legs are meant for walking, running, sports...not for parking yourself in a corner to latch onto games on screens."

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‘Sundays more stressful than weekdays for Indian moms’

November 28, 2019 4:13:23 pm

On an average, moms across India said they are spending between two to three hours on Sundays helping their children with homework. When it comes to travelling, 30 per cent moms said they go out for weekend getaways once a year or less than that.

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Helicopter fathers can cause school burnout in kids, says study

November 28, 2019 3:16:22 pm

Such children go on to develop low self-control skills and find it challenging to manage emotions and behaviour due to fewer opportunities to practice in the growing years.