In India, we earn money as part of our festivals and celebrations. For example, In Kerala, the festival of Vishu is one where elders give children money as a token of prosperity for the coming year. This perk becomes a fair big amount by the end of the festivity to realise their desires. It could be a toy or a dress. Don’t you think it is a meaningful gesture that teaches children to wait and accumulate wealth to buy things for themselves or their loved ones?[Read more…]
Every child has an adult hidden inside him or her. An adult who wants to be independent, make decisions on his own, drive a car, work in good company, enjoy weekends with friends etc. It’s just that children don’t know where, when and how to start.[Read more…]
“Study well! Only then will you get a good job when you grow up”. How often did your parents say this to you? And how many of you are still saying this to your children?
Children are a universe of knowledge by themselves. As adults, it’s delightful to come across surprising insights from your young ones when you least expect it. Well, it can be tricky to keep them on the right path.How can you help your children avoid the pressure and unhealthy escape mechanisms? With simple changes in your approach, you can be their best motivators and role models.[Read more…]
Getting good scores in exams is an indication of one aspect of a child’s learning abilities. Some children manage all A grades by understanding concepts well whereas, some just by rote learning. If your child is consistently scoring below average grades you should step in to understand and help. Here are some tips for you to handle a bad grades scenario at home.[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…]
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…]
Do you feel that feeding your kid is the toughest part of parenting? Running behind them with a spoon, showing them imaginary things and bribing them. The entire process seems endless and daunting.
While teaching kids to eat healthily can be tricky, as a parent, you should encourage your munchkin to develop healthy eating habits that they will carry into adulthood.[Read more…]
Are you tired of always seeing your bub stuck to either mobile, iPad, TV or phone screen?
While we are not anti-screens, but too much time in front of the screens can hamper your munchkin’s creativity.
So here are some fun activities for your children:[Read more…]
While your little one’s childhood is the most fantastic time to cherish, have fun, laugh and gather beautiful memories; the teenage period is totally opposite.
It can be a challenging period for both you and your child. For most of the time, you’d be surrounded with questions like- How shall I talk seriously without getting him/her upset or angry? How shall I make conversation effective to really change things? Will she or he understand my perspective? And whatnot.[Read more…]