Pros And Cons Of Bringing Up Your Child In A Joint Family

Pros And Cons Of Bringing Up Your Child In A Joint Family

There was a time when going home meant going to a mother, father, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, grandmother, grandfather, cousins, and some more uncles, some more aunts, some more cousins and the list is never-ending. But today, a child goes home to a mother, a father may be a sister or brother. Nuclear families are the new family life, compact, practical & dynamic.

So what are the pros and cons of growing in a joint family

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Grandparents & Your Child-A Bond To Cherish!

28thThe young at heart, the best wisdom givers and the best of friends!-The grandparents!

Grandparents may be old and but they give your child moments of trust, knowledge & unconditional love. Childhood memories are incomplete without grandparents.

Right from inculcating moral values and good old habits which have helped them all their lives, to cooking classic recipes and sharing priceless memories & wisdom, grandparents are great guides to your child.

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Baby Weaning Recipes For Your Growing Baby

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Switching on to solid foods for your baby? Here are some recipes you could try and make the introduction to food, for your baby, more flavoursome.
Apple Sauce: if you want to try something apart from apple cereal, apple sauce is a good option. Apple being a non-seasonal fruit makes it accessible at all times and is an easy option. Peel the apples, cut them into chunks, place them into a pan of water, enough to make them soft but not soggy. Stir on a medium flame, once they are soft enough mash them thoroughly. To make them more consistent you can use a masher with a little water added. If the pediatrician agrees, you can add cinnamon for taste.

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How To Make Holidays Productive For Your Children

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Holidays -the most awaited time of the year! Children run out their schools on the last day of exam with inexplicable excitement. The parents, meanwhile, wonder how they will contain that excitement for the following two months!

While some take to travelling other parents enlist their children to summer workshops where various skills are picked up. To continue your daily chores & office work, without interruptions, your children need to  be occupied. They need to learn how to spend time by themselves when their parents are busy. Once you make them independent they enjoy their holidays better and you enjoy a peaceful time!

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