How To Make Bath time Fun For Your Toddler

Bath time for babies in an Indian household is a ceremony in itself. The moment you decide to give a bath to your child comes umpteen suggestions, do’s and don’ts from the elders in the family. “Check if the water is warm enough”. “Did you apply oil and massage the baby?” “Wash the baby’s body first and the head last, so that the baby doesn’t catch a cold”.

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Best Ways to Prepare your Firstborn for a Sibling.

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. 

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Effective Tips To Get Your Child Interested In School.

How many of you feel your children love their school? To a great extent, many of them love their teachers before they like their books or subjects. As parents, when you positively reinforce the importance of learning, the child starts enjoying the process of learning. 

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5 Ways To Become A More Patient Parent

“Patience is the best remedy for all trouble”

Plautus

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.

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How to Teach Your Child To Ride a Bike.

Ease of movement is a way of freedom that children find exciting. Be it tricycles, bikes, skateboards or roller skates. Riding a bike is probably the first most thrilling adventure children explore. Some may cry, while others may be waiting impatiently for their turn. 

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6 Tips To Keep Children Safe Online

Did you know that two-thirds of parents in the US believe that parenting has become exhausting because of technology? Not just in the US, parents everywhere are coping with a struggle of a sort that was unheard of until a couple of decades ago. 

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Tips To Help Parents Communicate With Their Teen

Rewind your memory to your teenage days. Didn’t you have your first crush and the nail-biting wait for a Yes from him or her? Didn’t you also rush from home not wanting to share a word or two with your mom before going to school? How irritated were you when your dad asked you to dress up neatly before leaving home?

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Reasons Why Your Child Should Earn Monthly Allowance.

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? 

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10 Important Life Skills Children Should Learn

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.

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6 Ways To Avoid Helicopter Parenting

Do you shadow your toddler every time? Direct your child’s behaviour and deny them their alone time? Do you help your high school child with assignments, projects which they can complete on their own? If the answer is yes, you are in helicopter parenting mode.

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