Like any habit, reading also has to be slowly and consistently introduced into a child's routine, as an exciting hobby and not a chore.
American adolescence is undergoing a drastic change. Three decades ago, the gravest public health threats to teenagers came from binge drinking, drunken driving, teenage pregnancy, smoking. These have since been replaced by a new public health concern: mental health disorders
Prevention and early detection of liver disorders is important rather than treatment of complications.
A trip to Ladakh, trying to manage without the letter 'z', and learning the job of a cytogeneticist -- books that fuel the imagination and feed curiosity
During dry and windy days, gusts of wind can blow pollen and other allergens into the air, causing hay fever and other reactions.
Against the backdrop of the Russia-Ukraine crisis, how do we deconstruct the complexities of war and its impact on our children
British officials reported 74 cases of hepatitis, or liver inflammation, found in children since January.
Shows, activities and news to stay abreast with contemporary parenting
Omicron is more likely than other coronavirus variants to cause upper airway infection (UAI) among children, putting them at risk of heart attack and other severe complications, according to a study.
Fibres can come from nature. Some common natural fibres are cotton, silk and wool.
We keep hearing about the importance of good gut health. But what does it really mean and how can we ensure it for children?
The fact-based drama, based largely on Ambedkar's own recollection of his childhood, is written by noted playwright and author Rajesh Talwar. It is published by Ponytale Books.
The importance of COVID etiquette as children return to school again two years into the pandemic
Parents who have fussy kids at home need to know that the way forward is to ensure healthy bites for them.
From chickenpox to tetanus -- here are all the shots you need to give your child to protect their health
Having a child with a food allergy may be frightening and stressful. You'll need to keep a close eye on their nutrition.
If we eat healthy, we breed bacteria that thrive on healthy food and if we gorge on fries and burgers, we breed fast food loving bacteria.
"Breathing problems, asthma and eye problems associated with increased levels of air pollution, and gastrointestinal disorders associated with water pollution are well known", said Dr Rekha Mittal
Co-parenting is going to be very challenging, but if you focus on what’s best for your kid/s whether or not as a unit, you’ll be a successful co-parent.
The finding led by researchers at the Case Western Reserve University in the US show that the Omicron variant is 6-8 times more infectious than the Delta variant.
It is the marvel that picture books are, gathering the deepest life lessons within their folds in the simplest of ways. If only we care to read between the powerful lines and visuals.
"Early indicators of autism spectrum condition in children include less eye contact, lack of responsiveness to their name, and indifference toward caretakers."
Autism includes impairment of social communication and repetitive behaviour and can have associated delayed/aberrant language development
"When impressionable adolescent girls see their parents invested in their welfare and betterment, they are likely to do the same for their own daughters" said Meera Satpathy, founder of Sukarya, an NGO working to uplift and empower young women in slum communities.
The word “planet" has been redefined over the years since it was first coined centuries ago by ancient Greeks.