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Why the sisterhood of online mom groups can be addictive

September 26, 2018 5:46:49 pm

"The majority talks sense. This isn’t just a support group, it’s an opinion changer. One can ask pressing or personal questions anonymously and uninhibitedly, and get relevant answers.”

Caregivers must play their part to prevent child abuse

September 26, 2018 11:02:32 am

Child Sexual Abuse is any act using a child for sexual gratification. It can be physical, visual or verbal in nature. A majority of abusers are known to the child.

Nostalgia: Notes on growing up in a free India for kids

September 23, 2018 4:14:29 pm

Of course, growing up in the first two decades of Independent India had its problems but it also had its good times. Life was slower and simpler, there was less of an economic gap between the rich and poor.

Vacations with grandparents or somewhere new?

September 21, 2018 6:33:29 pm

The concept of ‘own vacation’ is something the new-age family has fast adopted. While they appreciate the role of extended family in a child’s life, they also want to spend quality time with their own individual unit.

feeding babies

The Early Years: Nutrition and feeding routines

January 11, 2019 10:37:03 am

It is recommended that only one new flavour/texture/food be added every 7-14 days in small quantities.

Travelling during pregnancy? Here are some tips to ensure your safety

September 20, 2018 4:15:33 pm

Several airlines have specific guidelines for expectant mothers choosing to travel via flight. Some airlines permit pregnant mothers to fly till the end of 32 weeks of pregnancy.

travelling with the baby

Meet blogger Deenaz Raisinghani, the Backpacking Mama

September 19, 2018 10:54:57 am

Having a baby didn’t stop Jaipur-based blogger Deenaz Raisinghani from making travel plans. In fact, the mom to a three-year-old has travelled to nine countries with the baby, as a family and even solo. The Backpacking Mama tells us why she recommends that every parent follow her lead! When were you first bit by the […]

aggressive children

Keep calm and raise tantrum free kids

September 18, 2018 4:16:51 pm

If the maid breaks a plate, then instead of shouting, the mother or father must handle it politely through talking.

new gender rules

Boys must be strong and girls can be anything they want, but looks matter

September 17, 2018 10:27:03 am

This contributes to the feeling among girls that they’re undervalued and objectified by boys, researchers said. Pressures on boys can also leave them with low self-esteem and more likely to be victims of violence or accidents.

International Dot Day: 5 ways parents can make kids creative

September 15, 2018 11:19:41 am

An effective way to inculcate creative thinking in your kid is by exposing him or her to creative spaces.

Feeling anxious as a new mother? Here’s how to deal with it

September 14, 2018 1:09:50 pm

Internet sensation Kristina Kuzmic, in her latest video dedicated to the “brand new mom”, asserts, “Stop comparing motherhood to the fantasy you created before you had your baby.”

Author Chetan Bhagat with twin sons Ishaan and Shyam

‘Staying truly connected with children is harder these days’: Chetan Bhagat

October 12, 2018 3:16:33 pm

"Sometimes, we eat at roadside joints (to keep them grounded), board a local train to rough it out (it brings in a sense of adventure), play cricket, jump into an auto-rickshaw instead of the car (to enforce value for money)."

game app for children

How game apps collect data on children

September 13, 2018 11:34:48 am

The review of 20 children’s apps — 10 each on Google Android and Apple iOS — found examples on both platforms that sent data to tracking companies, potentially violating children’s privacy law; the iOS apps sent less data overall.

Badhaai Ho: Welcoming a baby after your older child is all grown up

September 11, 2018 8:30:27 pm

“Good news kab doge? (When will you give us the good news of the pregnancy?)” is what couples often hear from relatives. And when the same couple announces a baby at a later stage in life, all one receives in return is flak.

Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern, at her home in Auckland

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern: More than just ‘the woman who gave birth’

September 11, 2018 11:18:26 am

“…even if I only create that sentiment or that environment or even create a little bit of solidarity for other women, that is something.”

It’s not just piggy banks! Teach kids to manage money

September 11, 2018 9:37:41 am

As a parent, you must encourage children to budget the allowances you give them.

first day of school

How to mentally prepare for your child’s first day at school

September 10, 2018 10:17:38 am

On the morning of the first day, play some “happy” music. If your child has a song they like, then play that one.

morning breakfast

How to make school mornings easier

September 9, 2018 10:14:18 am

Nothing works better than to be able to demonstrate the attitude you want to see in the children. Remember not to skip breakfast in the interest of time as you have some eager eyes watching you.

free play kids

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."

early childhood development

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.

cyber safety for kids

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.

motherhood, working mothers

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.

spy camera, latchkey children

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?