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Get your kid to start cooking early!

Cooking with kids: Start early

July 8, 2018 11:16:57 am

The writer got her son to help in the kitchen when he was just three! Try out her recipe of Cake Pops with your child. By Jyoti Watchmaker It’s always a great idea to involve kids in the kitchen. As a mum of a nine-year-old and an avid cook myself, I initiated my son into baking […]

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Sleeping Tips for Babies

July 3, 2018 9:42:04 am

As a parent, it can sometimes be frustrating to detect your baby’s sleeping pattern as they like to take naps for three to four hours. Babies sleep for more than 15 hours a day and they need to be fed constantly.

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5 ways your child can avoid germs and increase immunity

July 2, 2018 9:04:30 pm

Kids indulge in a lot of activities daily, right from school to the playground to home. In the process, they carry a lot of germs with them and often eat with the same dirty hands.

Get your child to eat healthy!

Parenthesis: The art of getting your child to eat better

July 3, 2018 1:38:46 pm

Like every new mother, I quickly realised that when you are dealing with an emotionally manipulative midget who controls the strings of your heart, you are going to cave in at every opportunity.

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!

July 2, 2018 10:11:03 am

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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What did Soha dump when she got pregnant

June 30, 2018 1:26:56 pm

Bollywood actress-author and new mother Soha Ali Khan talks about ditching all chemicals during her pregnancy. She elaborates on her skin-care emphasising cleansing twice and sunscreen is a must.

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What to eat and avoid if you’re breastfeeding

July 10, 2018 12:17:17 pm

Keep your energy levels high by sticking to the right diet, when you’re breastfeeding!

5 reasons why Indian food is good for your child

June 28, 2018 5:20:42 pm

An Indian meal is rich in all the essential nutrients required for the child's development. It is easy to digest, is rich in carbs and fibre, also contains all the good fats.

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Can your child skip the daily glass of milk?

June 29, 2018 2:34:29 pm

While mother's milk proves to be beneficial for newborns as it contains all the essential nutrients, humans continue to drink it into adulthood. Milk might be contaminated, depending on the source, but it does contain protein, calcium and good fats.

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Father’s Day 2018 Special: Papa, aren’t you culpable too?

June 29, 2018 4:33:58 pm

Father's Day 2018 Special: Ever since I was a little girl, I have been putting myself in the shoes of the young woman who goes into her marital home, all red and gold with romantic ideals.

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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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Criticising fathers can hamper their parenting quality

June 29, 2018 2:52:36 pm

A recent study has found that criticising the father's parenting skills early on could lead to them being withdrawn and less positive with their child. The key to new parenting is for the partners to aid each other and be supportive of one another.

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Parenthesis: The importance of delaying gratification of children

June 29, 2018 4:50:02 pm

Encourage your child to talk about their feelings. They will get frustrated when things don’t work out their way. By communicating their emotions, they are learning to deal with disappointment. Be aware of how you react as well.

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

June 29, 2018 4:56:03 pm

Say hello to the other worried parents who are also standing around aimlessly. This group will be your support system for the next 12 years. Exchange numbers and make sure you are part of the class group chat.

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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.

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Must have summer products for your little one

June 29, 2018 3:12:34 pm

Soaring temperature can increase the risk of dehydration and irritation for your little one. It is always important to protect your baby from sun exposure and other factors using right kind of products.

Parenthesis: How to improve your child’s behaviour

July 2, 2018 4:51:03 pm

Babies are never born well-mannered. As they grow, they watch and observe the adults in their life. They learn to imitate the behaviour of the people in their immediate environment. As their world expands and they begin to interact with more people in varied situations, they start to use what they know in their interactions.

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Poor sleep makes parents lenient towards kids

July 2, 2018 4:51:01 pm

In order to examine maternal sleep duration and quality, the study included 234 mothers who were asked to wear actigraphs -- a wristwatch-like device -- for seven consecutive nights which tracked their movements at night and determined whether there was a disruption in sleep.

Parenthesis: To teach children life skills, give them the option to choose

July 2, 2018 4:52:01 pm

There are certain situations in life where we don’t have a choice whether it’s following the laws of a nation or the rules of an establishment. Similarly, a child must also learn to accept situations where he doesn’t have a choice, especially those involving his safety.

Parenthesis: The importance of doing chores

July 2, 2018 4:47:09 pm

With the rise of domestic help in households and children being occupied with extra curricular activities or a screen, parents no longer assign chores to their kids. Children rarely pick up after themselves, leaving the mess to be cleaned up by their house help or parent. But there are ways to change it.

Communication with parents boosts child’s brain development

July 2, 2018 4:48:45 pm

In 2001, the research team began a longitudinal study involving rural US families with a child 11 years of age. Between the ages of 11 and 13 years, participants reported on interactions with their parents, including the frequency of discussions and arguing.

Parenthesis: How new mothers can deal with the guilt of not doing enough

January 15, 2019 11:48:02 am

Understand that there is no such thing as a perfect parent. We have all made mistakes and will continue to do so. The key is in acknowledging where we have gone wrong and being honest about it to ourselves and our children.

Parenthesis: Good Touch or Bad Touch, how to make your children understand the difference

July 2, 2018 4:39:14 pm

Teach your child the names of their body parts. They must know what to call their private parts. Do not associate any shame to it. It is just another part of their body like a hand or an elbow.

Parenthesis: Travelling with Children

July 2, 2018 4:39:21 pm

Travelling with children can be a challenging experience if one is not prepared. Most parents know that those days of spontaneous travelling are behind us and if we want a relaxed, fun vacation, we need to prepare for it.

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