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When your daughter wants to learn archery!

July 23, 2018 11:54:57 am

Since I’m always concerned about the amount of time she spends on her iPad and not getting enough exercise, she for once, wanted to go out and ‘play’.

Tiffin ideas and recipes for fussy eaters

July 23, 2018 1:06:20 pm

The food not only has to taste good, but look appealing too.

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.

8 dog movies to watch as a family

July 22, 2018 10:04:08 am

Is your child obsessed with dogs? Here’s a list of eight great movies featuring man’s best friend. Keep the popcorn ready!

DIY: Make a terrarium with your child

October 16, 2018 12:32:25 pm

Trying to raise a child with green fingers? Here’s an easy way to make a fuss-free terrarium.

Short Story: Sunday Rat by Chatura Rao

October 12, 2018 1:53:24 pm

Mooshaka is bored stiff, listening non-stop to prayers of devotees and needs a break. What does the deity Orange do for his favourite Holy Rat? Read this charming story to find out.

Make these yummy pancakes!

July 20, 2018 5:24:58 pm

In the mood for a wholesome and tasty breakfast? Try out these recipes for delicious pancakes by Chef Gopal Jha, Executive Chef, Grand Mercure Bangalore.

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.

Suranya Aiyar: Indian folk art can compete with Peppa Pig

July 20, 2018 12:24:36 pm

Suranya Aiyar rediscovered her love of folk art with her children and through her range of books, and now an app. She talks about drawing children away from the world of Peppa Pig and i-Pads and introducing them to the joys of Indian peacocks, folk art and raga Malhar.

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Prenatal yoga for moms-to-be!

July 20, 2018 9:52:16 am

Try these Yoga poses regularly to stay healthy during pregnancy and ensure an easy delivery!

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5 ways to spot congenital heart disease in a baby

July 19, 2018 5:24:41 pm

Often, parents don’t discover that their baby has a heart condition until several weeks or months after birth. Here are five signs to watch out for.

Indian Express launches Express Parenting 

July 19, 2018 5:01:43 pm

Contributors to Express Parenting includes academic Shyama Chona, bestselling mythology-fiction writer Kavita Kane and NGO Protsahan founder Sonal Kapoor.

5 Indian museums your kids will love

July 20, 2018 12:38:10 pm

There are more than a thousand museums peppered across India, but you have to start somewhere right? Here are some diverse options for you and your children this summer — escape the blistering sun (or embrace it), and learn something as well.

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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.

Childhood abuse may up endometriosis risk in adulthood

July 18, 2018 5:29:21 pm

It was also found that 21 per cent of all women reported having experienced some level of both child/adolescent physical and sexual abuse.

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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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Nelson Mandela facts for kids

January 18, 2019 1:15:59 pm

On Nelson Mandela’s 100th birth anniversary, here are some facts on South Africa’s first black President and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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How to talk to kids about sex and sexuality

July 18, 2018 9:40:28 am

Just because you are talking to your children about sex, wouldn’t make them want to have sex! They understand consent better and know that they have a right to say “No”.

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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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Chef Rakhee Vaswani’s recipes for picky eaters!

July 17, 2018 2:31:35 pm

Is your child a fussy eater? Try these recipes that are delicious and nutritious, courtesy chef Rakhee Vaswani.

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The Gran View: Grand-parenting, the joys and challenges

October 8, 2018 3:42:38 pm

In her first column for Express Parenting, Dr Shyama Chona writes about the joys and challenges of being a grandparent in modern families, which come with their own individual dynamics.

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A man’s age can impact fertility in many ways. Find out how

July 17, 2018 10:13:22 am

A male's age can impact fertility in many ways. The risk of birth defects is also higher in children born to elderly men.

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Five apps that play music tutor

July 16, 2018 5:26:04 pm

Your child wants an expensive musical instrument? Get them to try out these apps first!

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Healthy food swaps for your child’s daily diet

July 16, 2018 2:36:11 pm

Worried about your child’s eating habits? Here are some healthy food swaps that can add a healthy yet interesting twist to their diet.