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…]
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…]
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…]
A busy mom’s mobile rings in the morning.
Ring 2- “Please pick up the phone for me” (Soft voice from the kitchen)
Ring 3- “Rohan, pick up the phone” (Slightly firm voice)
Ring 4- “Pick up the phone, Rohan!” ( Strict and firm voice)
Ring 5- “Are you deaf? How many times did I ask you to pick up the phone?” (Deafening voice across the kitchen startled Rohan)
Rohan quickly gets the phone for his mom.
Above is a common scenario where children do not listen to their parents, leaving them exhausted and impatient. With daily chores to sort out on a busy day, parents often forget to speak to their children patiently to do a specific task. If this has been a worry for you, here are some tips to get your children to listen to you.[Read more…]
“He took my toy!” “No, she said she’s done playing with that.” “ No, mama”
Sounds like a familiar scenario? At homes with larger families, sibling fights can be common. Often, they cleverly drag parents into their arguments and try getting you to pick a side! It may be playful most of the time, but your children need a referee to make sure things don’t get out of hand.
Here are some steps you can take in dealing with sibling rivalry in a fair manner.[Read more…]
How often have you felt like having a whole bed to sleep in after a tiring day? With little children around, dreaming of a peaceful sleep may remain a dream if not gone about the right way.
Parents may have different reasons for letting their children sleep with them or not shifting them to a separate room. However, when it comes to developing healthy habits for the well being of your child, it is better to hedge your bets. Here are some practical steps to get your children to sleep in their beds.[Read more…]
Came from a plant, eat it; was made in a plant, don’t.
– Michael Pollan
How many of you remember the Kellogs Chocos ad where a little boy is annoyed over his clever mom’s idea of topping his pizza with eggplant?
Children sure can bring out the creativity in you when it comes to eating healthy. When kids get fussy with food, their metabolism will get affected. With a healthy diet plan, you can ensure your kids get the right nutrients in the right quantity.
Read on to discover some diet essentials that will fuel your child’s growth and development.[Read more…]
Do you often feel that kids have some mysterious infinite powerhouse that keeps them energized 24×7? They’ll run, play, sing, dance, jump and do every possible thing and still have the energy to do something more.
Well, studies suggest that kids’ muscles resist fatigue in a similar way to those of elite endurance athletes. Hence, they never get tired and are always full of energy.[Read more…]
“Let us order food or grab something from the nearby restaurant.” With kids not going to school, back to back office calls and management of those zillion things at the same time; this sentence comes like a saviour for busy mamas.[Read more…]