Akhila Das Blah is Chief Storyteller and Head of Content at Indigrow Kids (http://www.indigrowkids.com), an organisation that creates delightful books and games that help little ones learn about India in a fun, modern way. An educational consultant with over 15 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development, teacher training and designing creative learning experiences, she combines her technical expertise of managing children in a classroom with the empathetic understanding of raising children in today’s world. Wearing a combination of her teacher or parent hat, sometimes both, she shares her knowledge and expertise of children in a practical, fuss-free and implementable manner.
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.
Keeping children occupied through the summer is a hard task for parents. But with a bit of planning, we can ensure that the six weeks pass by in a fun and productive manner. Here are some easy ways to organise your summer holidays.
However old your child is, it’s never too late to develop a love for reading. Make those small but significant steps in the right direction and watch your child discover a world that will stimulate her curiosity.
When we make experiences a part of our daily routine, we ensure that we create memories that bring us closer to our loved ones. Think of a childhood memory that you would like to recreate or come up with a completely new one of your own.
Even the best sibling relationships have their fair share of ups and downs. While quarrelling between siblings is perfectly normal and part of the growing up process, we still need to put some measures in place to ensure that things don’t get out of hand.
Exams are, unfortunately, part and parcel of the system and though one cannot expect to completely revamp the system singlehandedly, one can take small steps to ease the stress that we and more importantly, our child goes through.
The world of admissions is a scary place, a place fraught with so many options and opinions that one is more often than not, left feeling vulnerable, inept and confused. While filling out forms of various schools, you should here are a few factors that should be taken into consideration.