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Remembering Sridevi: What she said on being a mom

August 13, 2019 10:11:12 am

Sridevi is not just remembered for her contribution to movies but also for being a doting mother to her children Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor.

Not afraid to be ambitious: Supermom Tara Sharma Saluja

October 4, 2018 1:21:01 pm

"I was never a big star. The roles dried up further once I became pregnant. This made me think of a work format that would let me be around my children as well as work."

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Kinder Garden: You are what you eat, go local!

August 10, 2018 11:30:53 am

“Tastes are mostly learned; in a single generation we can change the relationship with the food we eat.”

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10 ways to increase creativity in preschoolers

August 9, 2018 5:44:23 pm

Keeping screen time minimal can go a long way in giving the child time and opportunity to hone his or her creative instincts.

I had to explain the divorce to my child, says single mom Juhi Parmar

August 9, 2018 10:01:54 am

She would ask why her parents no longer stay together. I had to sit down one day and explain things to her in a manner that a five-year-old would understand.

Single dad Aditya adopted special child Avnish and it changed his life

December 17, 2018 6:43:38 pm

"Only a woman could take care of a child," Tiwari was told when he decided to adopt a child with special needs. The youngest single adoptive parent in India eventually proved he was no less than any mother.

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Happy Friendship Day 2018: Celebrate your child’s friendships

August 5, 2018 9:33:45 am

Happy Friendship Day 2018: Kids who are constantly in adult company are in danger of starting to dissociate with their peers.

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Keep Calm and Mommy On: Raising Responsible Boys

August 2, 2018 9:42:06 am

As the mother of two boys, I feel I have an additional responsibility. I try to undo all that they learn when they step out.

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When trying to get pregnant is a family affair

August 1, 2018 5:35:16 pm

‘It’s been a month since you had your period here. Have you had it again this month?’

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Parents, don’t bring the smoking habit home!

July 31, 2018 1:31:45 pm

“Some of the immediate effects of passive smoking include eye irritation, headache, cough or sore throat, dizziness and nausea. Asthma may be induced in children whose parents smoke.”

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Kinder Garden: Compost, from garbage to gold

July 27, 2018 2:29:20 pm

Parks and roads are littered with silk cotton leaves, Amaltas leaves and Ashok leaves. This, my friends, is treasure!

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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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