In these normal but not-so-normal times, the challenge of keeping families, homeschool education and office work on track could seem daunting. While we as parents can catch hold of ourselves and our emotions; it’s not the same for the kids. With no schools, homework, lack of playtime and huge amounts of free time, kids can get irritated, confused or sad about having all that energy and nowhere to use it.[Read more…]
With the entire nation under lockdown, the challenges for both parents and kids have now added up. The kids are stuck to mobile, iPad, TV or phone all the time and the parents are trying to make the ends meet by handling work, meals, kids and other numerous activities.
The times are not normal but this too shall pass! But, on the bright side now you can hug and kiss your munchkins any time you wish. No classes, school, outdoor activities- they’re with you for the entire time.[Read more…]
“Mummaaa.. I’m bored.. I’ve nothing to do.. Do you want to play cards?”
“Daddddyyyy.. Shall we go out and play something? Or we can also play cards!”
Helping kids fight boredom is undeniably the toughest job for parents. And, in the new normal, with no school and outdoor games, the toughness level of this job has just scaled up. But when kids get bored some really good stuff happens because then they start daydreaming. They start imagining the world they would like, or come up with new and exciting ideas- like a world made up of chocolates or gingerbread! In short, your munchkins will become more creative when they’re bored.[Read more…]
Aaaunn-aaaunn, baaaaaabbb, duuuuuuuuu or just the eyes.. babies start communicating from the moment they are born.
Initially, a newborn’s cry seems like just a cry but in a few weeks, its parents can easily respond to the needs from the way their little one cries. While we use words, babies express themselves through sounds like crying, cooing and squealing. They also use facial expressions like eye contact, pupil contraction, smile, lips, body gestures or movements to pass on their tinnie tiny messages.[Read more…]
Holi is one of the most fun, messy and exciting festivals celebrated in India. With so many colors, water guns, sweets and good vibes it surely is an unbeatable combination of enthusiasm and warmth.[Read more…]
Who doesn’t like gifts? A tinnie tiny box wrapped with colourful paper and tied with a beautiful ribbon surely brings a smile to everyone’s face. But do know who absolutely loves the idea of gifts? It’s our little ones!
Receiving gifts is the most overwhelming experience for them. While material gifts could lead to behavioural issues in the future, rewarding your muchkins with experiential gifts could provide enduring happiness and create a lifetime memory.[Read more…]
1-2 ta da, da.. 3-4 ta da, da.. 5-6 ta da, daaaa.. Even the words “let’s dance” could get your little one jumping and moving all over the place. Dancing and moving to a rhythm is like second nature to kids. It is not only the most fun activity for your buttercups but is also a great way to keep them fit.[Read more…]
A lot of people try to fulfil their aspirations through their kids and expect them to walk on their footsteps. But because of this, your little one’s own dreams and aspirations could get sidetracked. While each child is born with some unexplored talent that needs honing, by tapping into their talents at an early age your bubs could grow and realise their inner potential way faster.[Read more…]
Homework.. the word itself could make your little ones crying, running away or come up with the most interesting excuses. But lets just accept the fact that as kids we also hated sitting down and finishing homework. Didn’t it feel like time just paused while doing homework? Well, if we had all these feelings for homework, expecting our cute munchkins to sit and getting the work done isn’t fair.[Read more…]
“Wash your hands. Wear the mask. Don’t touch anything around. Stop! Stop! Use the sanitiser first.” As a parent, keeping kids safe is always our top priority. And, in the changing times, the mama tiger or papa bear response has kicked in even more towards our little bub’s safety.
While studies suggest that 80% of all infections are transmitted due to lack of hygiene, having a balanced diet with healthy food is equally important.[Read more…]