Life seems a lot lighter when you are newly married. Everything is love and bliss for some or pretending-to-be for some. Either way, both husband and wife would have been learning the coping skills in marriage when suddenly (or in some cases a bit late) the good news appears. “Congratulations, you are gonna be MOM & DAD!”[Read more…]
Loving your child is one thing, and giving in to your child’s whims and fancies is another. The more children win in the second scenario, the more problematic their behavior becomes.
You can raise well-mannered children if you lay the ground rules straight. Nip the bad behavior at the bud, and you would have discovered the ways to not spoil your child.[Read more…]
Bath time for babies in an Indian household is a ceremony in itself. The moment you decide to give a bath to your child comes umpteen suggestions, do’s and don’ts from the elders in the family. “Check if the water is warm enough”. “Did you apply oil and massage the baby?” “Wash the baby’s body first and the head last, so that the baby doesn’t catch a cold”.[Read more…]
The beauty of a family lies in the connection it brings between all its members. How effortlessly it happens depends on the adults. When a new baby is on his or her way into the family, it’s natural for some abnormal feelings in the elder child.[Read more…]
Did you know that kids who read 20 minutes a day are likely to score better than 90% of their peers on tests and have exposure to 2 million words per year?
Reading out stories to your children sparks creative imagination. Primarily your narration creates a mood, and secondly, it builds curiosity in your child’s mind to find out what comes next.[Read more…]
How many of you feel your children love their school? To a great extent, many of them love their teachers before they like their books or subjects. As parents, when you positively reinforce the importance of learning, the child starts enjoying the process of learning.[Read more…]
A child’s character develops in accordance with the obstacles he has encountered…or the freedom favoring his development that he has enjoyed. Maria Montessori
Childhood is a mixed platter of happy and sad emotions accompanied by physical stresses. Do you agree? Coping up depends on how adults or siblings support. Today though your children probably may have a bit more challenges, what’s important is how quickly you identify the difficulty your child is going through.[Read more…]
“Patience is the best remedy for all trouble”
Breathe in…….Breathe out…..Once again, Breathe in……Breathe out…..Wondering why this exercise? A short relaxation is essential if you have worked all day and had enough stressful moments with your children at home before you read on.[Read more…]
Ease of movement is a way of freedom that children find exciting. Be it tricycles, bikes, skateboards or roller skates. Riding a bike is probably the first most thrilling adventure children explore. Some may cry, while others may be waiting impatiently for their turn.[Read more…]
Did you know that two-thirds of parents in the US believe that parenting has become exhausting because of technology? Not just in the US, parents everywhere are coping with a struggle of a sort that was unheard of until a couple of decades ago.[Read more…]