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Tuesday, September 29, 2020


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Free play is an important skill for parents and kids

September 7, 2018 3:33:45 pm

"Both over and under-stimulation has an impact on children. Going on alternate days will give them a chance to learn and also have some free time."

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Early Childhood Intervention: Our early years script adulthood

January 11, 2019 10:37:58 am

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) has become a global priority because ECI prevents and reduces developmental difficulties in children, their families and community.

Shahid, Mira welcome a second child: 6 ways to prepare a firstborn for a sibling

September 6, 2018 5:31:20 pm

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput welcomed their second child, a baby boy. The couple’s first child Misha, who is two years old, has now become the elder sister to her baby brother.

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Follow these tips to educate your child on cyber security

September 6, 2018 4:34:27 pm

Be creative! Never just use the name of a favourite sports team or band, or a pet’s name. They are too easy to guess, especially if they have previously shared that information online.

Allow children to make choices, says educator Pauline Stulberg

November 14, 2018 11:40:01 am

Happy Teachers' Day: On Teachers' Day 2018, Express Parenting got in touch with Stulberg to talk about how teachers and parents can ensure the holistic development of a child.

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Moms may want to work, but are struck by the costs of motherhood

September 5, 2018 12:12:28 pm

Even though highly educated mothers were less likely to quit working than less educated mothers, they were more likely to express anti-work beliefs, and to say that being a parent was harder than they expected.

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Should you use a spy cam when your child is home alone?

September 4, 2018 11:20:10 am

Sure, he could pick up the phone and call me to let me know he has arrived home, but why rely on such an archaic option when I could instead turn my front door into Big Mother?

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At 36, he found his birth parents, but didn’t know it would lead them to the altar!

September 3, 2018 10:32:47 am

Standing safely under the big tent while the rain poured, Schmidt grinned and began the ceremony. “For those of you who haven’t met me, I’m Martin Schmidt; I’m their son,” he said to loud cheers. “And related or not, this is the group of people we call family.”

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Reasons Parents Suck: ‘Dad, how about replacing anger with patience?’

September 2, 2018 10:00:22 am

"I tried to please you and seek your approval in the first decade of my life but the next decade brought out a rebel in me. Your mission to control me is met with my mission to resist you with all my might."

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The Baby Decision: Are you scared to be a parent?

September 1, 2018 11:39:09 am

The period of adulthood, usually in one’s 30s, when the childbearing decision becomes unavoidable, is a kind of existential rite of passage for many urban professionals.

Ghoul hoardings: Our children find them scary, say some parents

August 31, 2018 7:49:57 pm

"Free nightmares for children. Even if they don’t watch the show. These hoardings need to be pulled down immediately. Keep our kids safe on roads."

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Decorating your child’s nursery? Here are tips from a designer!

August 31, 2018 11:37:45 am

Do not use small metal fittings in the room, since if a broken piece remains unnoticed, it could be harmful for the child. Instead, go for the magnetic ones which are much safer.

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Meghna on Gulzar: As a single parent, Papi centred his life around me

August 31, 2018 9:52:03 am

And I had a lot of questions: Why aren’t Ma and he living together like the parents of my friends do? If they both say sorry to each other, won’t they make up?

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Trees are our lifeline! Learn how to save a tree in distress

August 30, 2018 11:38:29 am

Try to save trees from being cut down and teach your children to do the same at a young age. Trees are keeping us breathing and we must return the favour.

Teens are winning medals at Asian Games. Here’s how to raise a champion

August 29, 2018 4:30:41 pm

With the amount of pressure that one has to deal with in events as prestigious as the Asian Games, winning a competition is not easy.

Are you playing favourites? It can affect your child’s wellbeing

August 28, 2018 3:35:08 pm

All things considered, each child needs to feel like they’re extraordinary, not replicas of their sibling.


Let kids play: Doctors should prescribe playtime for children

August 28, 2018 2:00:44 pm

“It’s not about fancy toys,” he said. “It’s about common household items that kids can discover and explore,” like putting spoons and plastic containers on the floor “and bang them and see what the child does with them.”

How to manage infants on long-haul flights

August 28, 2018 12:40:07 pm

Being caged in the aircraft for too long can be frustrating even for the parent, let alone children. In such cases, how can parents tackle their children?

Gulzar: Children know our lies and hypocrisies

August 27, 2018 3:00:03 pm

"They know if we don’t wash our hands before meals…They know the language we use if we abuse our servants…They know if we are at home and have conveyed a message on the phone saying that we have left"

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Steve Jobs’ daughter forgave him. Would you?

August 27, 2018 2:14:37 pm

When her mother found a beautiful house and asked Jobs to buy it for her and Lisa, he agreed it was nice — but bought it for himself and moved in with his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs.

10 ways to tell if a preschool is safe for your child

August 27, 2018 11:33:58 am

It is important to walk around the classrooms to ensure that the rooms are child-proof. This means watching out for aspects such as electrical sockets, child-friendly doors and more.

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Chef Ranveer Brar: I want my son to cook me a biryani before he’s five!

October 4, 2018 1:20:18 pm

"I spent a lot of time with my grandfather and have imbibed many aspects of his personality. Ishaan is also lucky to have his grandparents staying with him."

Kinder Garden: Weed them, eat them

August 24, 2018 3:00:01 pm

Many of us grow the lovely large leaved green and red amaranth in summer. But did you know that the not so attractive wild amaranth is equally delicious? It’s great in dals, curries, saag and even raw.

Happy Raksha Bandhan 2018: How a brother or sister can affect a kid’s growth

August 26, 2018 10:24:39 am

Happy Raksha Bandhan 2018: "Most of the time, siblings bond over doing things together. In some cases, one among the siblings assumes the role of a parent, a guide or friend and takes care of the other. A child's maturity develops from such relationships."

How to raise children to be humane

August 23, 2018 12:00:40 pm

Family does not need to limit itself to blood, but can extend to mean all those that need us, and support us in return.