What comes to your mind when you think of your childhood? Did you have a lot of time after school? How did you make use of it? Did you play every day with other children in your neighborhood and eventually have a good relationship with them?[Read more…]
Deciding when your children should start preschool is a parent’s responsibility. Based on the educational norms in your area, screen a list of schools and gather information on the curriculum, faculty, and how well you have prepared your child for learning through fun activities. Despite all preparations, children will have separation anxiety and initial settling-down issues. With a little coaxing and familiarizing, you will be able to help your child prepare for preschool. Let’s see how.[Read more…]
Before diving into tricks to stop your toddler’s tantrum, you should be able to identify what really sparks it. Though it’s normal for children between the ages of 1-4 to squeal and create havoc just because one of you said ‘NO’ to what was supposed to be the toddler’s YES, most of the time, it is your peaceful intervention that helps sort things out.[Read more…]
Children mean the world to mothers from the moment they are born. They become the most integral part of the family, and how quickly they become kindergarten-ready is never known. Then one fine day, when you pack your little big babies to their new world of teachers, friends, nannies, and books, it hits you hard.[Read more…]
Children and Social Media- where does the connection ring a bell? Ah! Privacy. Well, privacy matters to adults as well. So how do children being on social media become a matter of concern? Sometimes a cute picture or video can generate many fans. And some may even get viral for reasons unknown to the uploader(at that point).[Read more…]
As parents, every first of your child’s development is worth celebrating. Wasn’t it a joyous moment when you saw your child crawl for the first time, standing on his legs and taking his first step? Though crossing milestones is a natural process, be mindful to acknowledge it and make your child happy. It also teaches children to honor achievements positively. Let’s read on to find out how to celebrate your child’s milestone achievements.[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…]
Life seems a lot lighter when you are newly married. Everything is love and bliss for some or pretending-to-be for some. Either way, both husband and wife would have been learning the coping skills in marriage when suddenly (or in some cases a bit late) the good news appears. “Congratulations, you are gonna be MOM & DAD!”[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…]
Prepping up for the arrival of a newborn could seem an overwhelming task. With all the excitement and anxiety, as a parent, you would want to give everything to your little dewdrop.
But the truth is your baby won’t need much initially. Just a few basic things with your love, care, attention and good vibes will make her a happy, jiggly-wiggly baby. Being organised and having a few basics ready is the key![Read more…]