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Thursday, January 23, 2020

If your kids like Harry Potter, they will also like these 10 books

January 3, 2020 5:55:03 pm

So, your kids loved Harry Potter and you're trying to get them to read books again? Here are the top 10 books that they would enjoy, with similar themes,


Parenthesis: Take stock and set parenting goals for 2020

January 3, 2020 12:56:41 pm

Think of the year to come. Think of how old your child is turning. What will he be able to do this year? What might his challenges be? Will he be going to a new class or a new school?

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Make time for your children before they transition to adulthood

January 2, 2020 5:01:23 pm

We all need four hugs a day for survival. We need eight hugs a day for maintenance and in total we need 12 hugs a day for growth, as noted in a well-known quote by family therapist Virginia Satir.

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How to treat skin conditions during pregnancy, according to a doctor

January 2, 2020 12:11:56 pm

Skin problems during pregnancy: If you're using medicated skin care products, make sure you book an appointment with your dermatologist when you find out you're pregnant.

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Diarrhoea in children: Tips for treatment, from a doctor

January 1, 2020 5:13:02 pm

If the child passes a lot of stool and the liquid intake is not replaced, it can lead to dehydration. A child should be given the correct re-hydrating solution, one that has water, some glucose and electrolytes.

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7 enlightening podcasts to listen with your kids

January 1, 2020 1:10:32 pm

Since podcasts for kids are still a niche area the content is carefully monitored and goes much beyond mere entertainment.

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6 baby products that became popular this decade

January 6, 2020 3:39:23 pm

From green baby wipes to advanced feeding accessories, many parents today are buying these baby products.

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Top kids’ books of 2019 by Indian publishers

January 1, 2020 11:46:18 am

From children's books on gender issues to adoption, here are the top picks from 2019 that you can choose from for your child.

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How to tackle bed-wetting in kids, according to a doctor

December 31, 2019 12:45:47 pm

By the age of five, they usually have good control on their bladder at night too. But about 14 per cent of children above five still wet the bed. One to five per cent continue to do it till the age of 10 years.

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Plan for 2020: Visit these 12 museums over 12 months with family

January 2, 2020 11:31:44 am

New Year 2020: Social media junkies can head to Click Art Museum, Bengaluru where the striking images include Charlie Chaplin poking your stomach, Mona Lisa pouring you a glass of water, besides Batman and Joker spraying water on your face.

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8 essential parenting resolutions for New Year 2020

December 31, 2019 10:09:14 am

New Year resolution for parents: As you teach new skills to your child, make sure you too do not lag behind in any way as a parent. Read up on new age parenting trends or speak to other parents to know what would be the most appropriate way to raise your child.

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Happy New Year 2020: Easy DIY greeting card ideas for kids

December 31, 2019 9:38:19 am

Happy New Year card ideas 2020: From pop up greeting cards to magic cards, here are some innovative DIY ideas for children.

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Types of headaches in kids and why you should not ignore symptoms

December 30, 2019 12:12:18 pm

About 58.4 per cent of school-going children are the victims of the different forms of primary headache disorder. Common reasons for headache include peer pressure, performance pressure or poor performances and decreased extracurricular activities.

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How to nurture good mental health in children

December 30, 2019 8:42:16 am

Young children need realistic goals that match their ambitions with their abilities. With your help, older children can choose activities that test their abilities and increase their self-confidence.

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Kokum cheesecake to cheese potato croquettes: Festive recipes to enjoy with kids

December 29, 2019 3:20:13 pm

Treat your child to these special recipes to celebrate New Year.

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10 tips for a kid-friendly New Year’s Eve that’s also fun for parents

December 29, 2019 11:35:47 am

New Year Eve: Here's how you can celebrate the day with your kids.


Watch: One mother’s truth about making babies late: 6 years, 7 pregnancies, 5 miscarriages and IVF

December 28, 2019 1:21:19 pm

The minute Reisa Pollard held her baby, she wanted another. That's when the struggle truly began, at age 42. She tells other women, "We need to start sharing our stories. There's nothing to be ashamed of. It's a journey and you're not alone."

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Imagine: Watch out for the ‘study abroad’ industry that is luring our kids

December 28, 2019 6:05:39 am

When we do something because everybody else is doing it then it is problematic. It is like getting into a treadmill which is not going to get us anywhere.

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Obesity during pregnancy can affect IQ of sons, not daughters

December 27, 2019 6:19:02 pm

The study found that obesity in pregnant mothers was linked to lagging motor skills in preschoolers and lower IQ in middle childhood for sons.

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Eco-friendly baby products to audio books: 8 parenting trends to look out for in 2020

December 31, 2019 9:39:23 am

As the year 2019 comes to an end, here's a look at how parenting has evolved and the trends you should watch out for in 2020.