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Get kids interested in decorating their rooms!

July 24, 2018 5:20:07 pm

Children can go wild making collages of family photographs, which one can convert into frames and hang on the wall.

Sonali Bendre told her son about her cancer. When should you tell a child?

July 25, 2018 10:38:31 am

It is not possible to keep something as big as cancer a secret for too long. Sooner or later the children will find out. It is better for parents to control how they find out so that they can help the children cope and adjust to the situation.

It’s a Mom Thing: Shopping with daughters

July 22, 2018 11:18:15 am

“I am going to get married in track pants,” she says defiantly. I don’t know what surprises me more. Her sartorial choice or the fact that she has even considered marriage.

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Easy to grow houseplants for kids

July 20, 2018 3:05:07 pm

Kids who tend to indoor plants develop a green thumb in impressionable years and learn to care for other living things at an early age.

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What’s the right age for a cellphone?

July 19, 2018 11:58:46 am

Most parents are on a sticky wicket on this issue. They may sometimes feel the need to stay connected with a child and may give into the demands for a cellphone.

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How to explain death to a child

July 19, 2018 9:41:11 am

Several studies and psychologists suggest that parents should talk more openly and directly with children regarding death.

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7 exam tips for students to help deal with the stress

January 8, 2019 11:29:35 am

Exam tips for students: Create a secure space — friend, family member, coach or counsellor — where students can go to without being afraid of judgment or shame. Exam pressure can sometimes get overwhelming and will affect the day-to-day life of the student; therefore, sharing concerns may be of great help.

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Balance digital usage as a family

July 17, 2018 5:24:05 pm

According to the American Association of Pediatrics, screen time under two years old is not advisable, and it should be less than two hours per day for older kids.

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How to raise a confident and happy child!

July 16, 2018 9:33:51 am

Reeta Gupta writes an open letter to parents on how to encourage children to love themselves and inspire confidence.

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Kinder Garden: Trees like us

July 13, 2018 10:40:37 am

Trees ‘talk’ over vast distances with other trees and plants through underground fungal networks that connect to their root systems called mycorrhizae. They trade like us in nutrients and information.

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Life doesn’t change if you’re straight or gay: Ritu Dalmia

July 12, 2018 11:58:24 am

"The awareness level is definitely a lot more than when I was growing up. Today, kids very well know that people can have different sexual orientation and don’t frown upon that, and that is amazing."

How to dress your kids in the rainy season!

July 11, 2018 9:23:03 am

The monsoon season is a gift from the gods to people living in hot climates. It’s a season to be enjoyed not only by you, but your kids as well. Since children are more delicate, one has to be extra careful where their health is concerned, but with the right wardrobe, your kids can safely enjoy this beautiful season.

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10 creative ways to do up a child’s room

July 9, 2018 11:42:06 am

Every child is different and one must design the room based on what the child likes or doesn’t. The child’s personality should reflect in the room and they should feel comfortable and happy using it.

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Everyday Gender: Are mothers the ‘naturally’ better parent?

July 9, 2018 1:03:43 pm

Maybe there is a cue in this for men, women and the judiciary so that cases of custody are decided based on individual merit and capability, where the interest of the child is paramount – and not by age-old stereotypes that must be smashed anyway.

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Be a friend to your child: Chitrangada Singh

July 5, 2018 5:24:49 pm

After her divorce in 2014, Chitrangada has been a single parent and finds the role of a mother most fulfilling. In an exclusive chat, Chitrangada opens up about being a mom and how she prefers to be her son’s friend than being a typical parent.

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Independence Day 2018: Dress your kids in khadi, says Ritu Beri

August 15, 2018 10:58:13 am

Independence Day 2018: Khadi is a fabric for all seasons and stays fresh all day long, making it a perfect choice for kidswear, says designer Ritu Beri.

Mom blogger Lakshmi Iyer on adopting and raising white twins

July 10, 2019 10:39:55 am

US-based blogger Lakshmi Iyer talks about being an adoptive mother to white twins, alongside her own biological child, and how the family deals with issue of race.

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Sleep vs Sex: When the child gets in the middle!

May 25, 2020 5:55:56 pm

Indian parents love their kids so much that they’re willing to give up sex for them, says author Madhuri Banerjee.

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I’m making a conscious effort to not just be a mother, says newbie mother Soha Ali Khan

June 29, 2018 4:40:23 pm

Actress-author Soha Ali Khan talks about making a conscious effort to embrace other facets of herself apart from motherhood. Although Inaaya is her priority, she wishes to embrace her other identities.

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How a 3-year-old can understand concept of ownership

July 4, 2018 4:12:18 pm

Children understand the ownership of an object after someone has interacted with it or talked about it. But in the real world, we're surrounded by objects that no one is interacting with or near, and it's still important to know who owns what.

Restricting playfulness may increase negativity in small boys

July 2, 2018 4:36:11 pm

Children regularly observe playful boys, or 'class clowns', being treated negatively by their teachers, and over time come to change their view of them as desirable playmates in 1st and 2nd grades to being seen as boys who should be avoided or spurned in third grade.

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High family income likely to influence child development

July 2, 2018 4:32:40 pm

The findings of a study underscore how the kids who most need this psychological resource may be the least likely to experience it. For the study the team included 16,450 eighth graders in the US.

Study shows Indian parents most keen to help kids with schoolwork

July 2, 2018 4:24:00 pm

Indian parents emerged as the most likely to help their children with their education at 95 per cent and they also reported to spend longer helping their children with schoolwork, with 62 per cent spending seven or more hours a week.

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P For Parenting: School yourself in the art and science of choosing your child’s first school

July 2, 2018 4:17:59 pm

The world of admissions is a scary place, a place fraught with so many options and opinions that one is more often than not, left feeling vulnerable, inept and confused. While filling out forms of various schools, you should here are a few factors that should be taken into consideration.

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