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…]
“Gosh, it has been ages since I’ve gone out with my family” “I barely get time to sleep” “ You know what! I sleep in the morning and don’t get to see my children”.
Though we all know it’s not easy to be a good parent, a lot of us try to do the best we can. Sometimes unending meetings and working late at night can take away our family time. However, miseries of such a kind shouldn’t stop us from doing our part. Here are some tips to help parents who work overnight shifts become great moms and dads.[Read more…]
At night, just about bedtime, under a warm light, open a storybook to read out to your child, who eagerly waits to imagine every plot back in his mind. It’s not just about sowing the seeds of imagination but also about spending quality time with your child and relaxing him up when he’s ready to drift into a good nap.[Read more…]
How often have you felt that life has become more of puppetry today? Will you think before you mechanically dance to the tune of the notifications that appear on your smart gadgets? Work, family, or social, our lives have a quiet intruder- DISTRACTION. Troll videos, shorts, reels, friendly messages, memes, ads, office mails, and even breaking news are the nicknames given to the distractions.[Read more…]
In a world that revolves around gadgets, deciding whether or not to give your child a mobile for personal use could be an ordeal. Heated debates between parents with varied perspectives on the use and usefulness of the device at a young age have not been conclusive enough to make a choice for children.[Read more…]
When we were young, our upbringing looked more like a single person’s responsibility. As men folk earned for the family, our mothers managed home chores and looked after the family(sometimes huge and without complaints). Did we even know if our mothers had bad days, mood swings, or exhaustion? It was rather a mom’s burnout that went unnoticed most of the time.[Read more…]
Wondering what ‘to-be-dads’ have got to do with pregnancy? Gone are the days when pregnancy was a totally ladies’ affair. Today men are more supportive than ever to help their spouses and believe in the power of togetherness in welcoming a new member to their family. For those who consider being an integral part of their wife’s pregnancy, here are 10 things you can do to support them.[Read more…]
Hmmm… second-hand things…for kids? It may not sound like a great idea when you first listen to it because your kids are special to you and don’t want to have a used thing for your prince or princess.
But with growing social consciousness and collective effort to reduce carbon footprint and save ecology, people are opting for used things which are affordable and in surprisingly usable conditions.[Read more…]
What would be your natural reaction when your children do not meet your expectations? Would you burn with anger and shoot negative words all over or take some time to analyze the situation and approach it compassionately?[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…]