Children have a short attention span, so they’re always on the hunt for games and activities to keep them occupied! Boost your kids’ cognitive skills and keep them engaged with outdoor games and brain teasers. Brain games are supercharging not just for kids but parents too. Let us explore some fun brain games to help your child improve their coordination, concentration, and fine motor skills.[Read more…]
Do you wonder how time flies bringing up your children? The little hardships of raising children disappears when you see them grow up to become healthy and hearty young adults with a good-nature. When they are ready to enter college, memories of pre-school and high school years flash across your eyes. It is a moment of truth for every parent.
Going to a college is entirely different from high school. It is a more open environment, and teenagers may find it exciting and overwhelming at times. As parents, you must prepare them in the best way so that they confidently blend into a new system and accept challenges as life goes on. Here are some things you must do before sending your teens to college.[Read more…]
Children are unique, and each child is born with unique talents. Identifying them at a young age, and encouraging your child to nurture that talent to the best of their ability is what makes all the difference. Parents, teachers, and relatives are instrumental in helping to discover these talents and incorporating them into your child’s life.[Read more…]
“The child has a different relation to his environment from ours…the child absorbs it. The things he sees are not just remembered, they form part of his soul. He incarnates in himself all in the world about him that his eyes see and the ears hear.” Maria Montessori
We all know children are powerhouses of energy. Movement and physical activities are key to their mental and physical development. In their growing years, they should explore and discover the best for themselves. You may notice both children and adults are looking for ways to break the monotony of being at home due to online classes and work from home, respectively.[Read more…]
Work from home has become the new normal. For mums this offers a great opportunity to get some work-life balance and spend some quality time with your kids. However, a Mom’s life can get monotonous unless it is planned and scheduled creatively.
Moms working from home have to be super managers as they need to manage home and their office work simultaneously. It is no child’s play as it can be physically and emotionally daunting. A systematic routine will help you be more productive when working from home. Here are some tips![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…]
Did you know that children actually enjoy the proud feeling they get after cleaning up their play area in their school? After playing with their toys while listening to their teachers’ requests, they happily keep them back in the respective boxes. It’s fun to see how enthusiastically they help their friends to keep them back in the exact spots from where they picked it up. It shows they have a sense of responsibility and are good at tidying up places. They just need to feel that it is their right to do so. At home, here are a few ideas parents can try to encourage their children to keep their rooms clean.[Read more…]
Children are storehouses of energy. No one can stop them from venting out their pent up energy. However, the new normal has made them immobile with more screen time. With the changed mode of schooling and other engaging activities taking the shape of laptops, tablets, TVs and mobiles, children and adults are glued to their screens for an unlimited period. Here are some helpful tips to overcome excessive screen indulgence among children.[Read more…]
Did you know that in the first three years more than 1,000,000 million neural connections are formed per second while the baby is in sound sleep? The importance of sleep for babies can’t be overlooked. But babies don’t know how to put themselves to sleep when they’re tired or how to wake up when they’re well-rested. This behaviour needs to be taught by you and to be learned by your munchkin.
Usually, newborns sleep for 14–17 hours over a 24-hour period and need to be fed every 2–3 hours. While the first months of a baby’s life can be the hardest for parents, understand that each baby has a different sleep pattern. So be patient and with time you’ll become your little one’s sleep ninja![Read more…]
“The greatest gifts we can give our children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.” Maria Montessori
Sometimes we see children cry out of fear. It simply shows their lack of confidence. When children are guided and encouraged to explore the unknown, they overcome their fear and grow into confident individuals. As parents and teachers, our efforts should be on the larger picture. Only a confident child will be able to take risks and overcome challenges. The world can be a tough place to live in, so here are some tips to improve your child’s self-confidence.[Read more…]