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Wednesday, July 08, 2020

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.

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When your preteen tells you, ‘Mom, I want to get waxed’!

August 23, 2018 10:51:15 am

"We have even hosted spa parties for four-year-olds where pedicure and make-up stations were set up for both the moms and kids."

‘Ladki Haath Se Nikal Jayegi’ or ‘don’t cry like a girl’: Things to stop telling kids

August 23, 2018 10:45:55 am

When my son was five years old and was asked to stop crying, he said, "You’ve got to cry till all the sadness comes out."

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How to make preschoolers independent learners

August 20, 2018 2:30:56 pm

If a child likes building, help them expand on their interest by introducing them to building blocks. If a child likes sculpting with clay, help them explore structures that animals sculpt in nature.

Maria Goretti: The art of staying in control when the kids ‘know everything’

October 4, 2018 1:22:04 pm

"I feel there are many people living inside me (laughs), so I do not know which one wakes up on which day. Some days I am cool, on other days irate."

Children’s toys that can bust the bank!

August 19, 2018 11:30:55 am

You thought your child is nagging you a lot? At least, they haven’t asked you for the following expensive items, some of which could burn a massive hole in your pocket.

Sridevi with Janhvi Kapoor

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.

Portrait of happy schoolkids looking through dome climber at school playground

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?’

Passive smoking affects the whole family, passive smoking and kids

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!

Rear view sho of a casual woman and her cute daugther painting the wall and matching colours together in the living room.

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.

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