Raising a daughter is a unique and wonderful experience, but it also comes with its own set of challenges. In today’s world, it’s more significant than ever to ensure that our daughters grow up to be strong, confident, and empowered women. But where do we start? Here are some key considerations to keep in mind when raising a female child[Read more…]
Raising children is an experience of a lifetime. No matter how many children you bring up, their individuality adds to the fun and challenges of parenting. When it comes to twins, the challenges are 2x.
To watch twins growing up together is priceless, like their behavior, companionship, adapting skills, sharing, and caring attitude are different from children who have older or younger siblings.[Read more…]
Loving your child is one thing, and giving in to your child’s whims and fancies is another. The more children win in the second scenario, the more problematic their behavior becomes.
You can raise well-mannered children if you lay the ground rules straight. Nip the bad behavior at the bud, and you would have discovered the ways to not spoil your child.[Read more…]
Did you know that kids who read 20 minutes a day are likely to score better than 90% of their peers on tests and have exposure to 2 million words per year?
Reading out stories to your children sparks creative imagination. Primarily your narration creates a mood, and secondly, it builds curiosity in your child’s mind to find out what comes next.[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…]
“Keep those toys in the right place,” “Clean your room,” “Eat before you step out,” “Where are your school socks?” Hasshh.. Getting kids organised is a very toilsome task.
While a few kids are naturally organized, for the rest, organization is a skill that needs to be taught and learned over time. But with help of practice, guidance and the right approach, kids can effectively and efficiently get organized and get things done on time.
Here are some simple ways to keep your child organised:[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…]
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!
Parenting has been a constantly evolving process. Every subsequent generation has different ideas about parenting which, generally almost always, is frowned upon by the previous generation. Especially in India, where parents play an important role as advisors to their children about parenting, it is hard not to be influenced. But things are changing and young parents are finding their own methods and techniques.
There was a time when having more than one baby was the norm and having one baby was more of a concern. But today, with rising inflation, exorbitant costs attached to baby care & education, parents are thinking twice about having more than one child. It may sound like a fair enough reason for rearing a single child, but there many reasons why your child needs to grow up with siblings-here are some: