Mirror, mirror on the wall – Kids are their parents’ reflections

Mirror, mirror on the wall – Kids are their parents’ reflections

So, when you see perform on stage in front of a huge audience, you will be surprised that they are basically reflecting whatever they have observed their parents doing. They practiced hard to perform because this what they have seen you doing. They have not given up the race before they reach the finish line because they have watched their parents’ persist. They have worked hard to study for that exam as they know that this what you would do because hard works helps get good results.

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Simple Tips to prepare your child for Class 1

Simple Tips to prepare your child for Class 1

Your child will be focusing on becoming an independent reader, writer, and communicator in 1st grade, as well as starting her first formal science and social studies learning. In addition to dealing with boundless energy levels and intense emotions, children preparing for 1st grade will face new responsibilities in school. Your child will learn to adjust to a longer school day, take more ownership of his homework, and learn to get around by himself.

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Make your own Decoupage on a Canvas with this Step-by-Step Tutorial

Make your own Decoupage on a Canvas with this Step-by-Step Tutorial

Decoupage can seem like a very complicated technique! It is actually quite simple. If you can cut and paste, you already know most of the techniques involved. The word découpage comes from the French verb découper, ‘to cut out’. This technique can be used to personalise almost any item in your home and the great thing is that the designs can be as simple or as complex as you like.Basically, you cut out pictures; you glue…

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Parenting hacks, fails and everything in between!

Parenting hacks, fails and everything in between!

In my experience, there is no happy or perfect life out there. It is just precious moments that we consciously strive to have with our loved ones. So, its totally up to to us how we prioritise our commitments, compartmentalise work and home life in order to strike the perfect balance. Believe me, it is not a one day thing , one has to work really hard to maintain this on a daily basis as there will be many parenting hacks one would need and sometimes they might fail too. So we get up each day with a new parenting strategy in place, hoping hard that this one will work this time.

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Does your child HATE reading? Here are 5 Tips that will help your kids to form an everlasting bond with books!

Does your child HATE reading? Here are 5 Tips that will help your kids to form an everlasting bond with books!

There is no magic potion that will help your kids to love Reading. Parents usually buy board books for their babies in the hope that kids will love reading. And yet, by middle school, most kids stop reading books that aren’t assigned in school.Here’s how you can help your kids reach that ‘happy reading place’.

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The Balancing Act – Studies or Extra Curricular Activities?

The Balancing Act – Studies or Extra Curricular Activities?

As soon as school begins after the summer break, children and parents are bombarded with homework and various unit tests. While, I personally feel that both these things keep the students on their toes in higher classes.This gives them an opportunity to keep revising their lessons and identify the problem areas that they need help with. With all the pressure of completing their syllabus and acing the exams, there is another dilemma that is also faced by them. Studies take a considerable part of a child’s day but it is also true that, “All work and no play makes our children quite dull.”

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A Quick Guide to take care of your kids during those rainy days!

A Quick Guide to take care of your kids during those rainy days!

Monsoon is the season of excitement, fun and greenery environment.

However, the season also invites a number of sniffles, stomach bugs, cold and flu. Kids need extra care during this season to stay healthy. Students, office goers and moms’ of little kids, needs to maintain a proper healthy diet and hygiene to avoid falling sick this season.

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9 Things Moms can do now as the Kids are Back at School!

9 Things Moms can do now as the Kids are Back at School!

Much as we love our children, there’s a collective sigh of relief when the holidays come to a close and they finally head back to school. ‘ Yay! now I can finally get to go back to my “normal” and structured routine’, what every mom is thinking now. Not that it hasn’t been lovely having the kids around for the WHOLE summer. It’s just that now the children are back at school you can enjoy a sense of getting back to normal and finally get some work done. These are 9 thing that all of us can unanimously agree are what we are looking forward to enjoy

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Take a Green Pledge – Let’s Celebrate World Environment Day!

Take a Green Pledge – Let’s Celebrate World Environment Day!

This day is used by the United Nations to stimulate worldwide awareness of environmental issues. On this day people from all over the world do something positive to help our planet. What could you do? Lots of little things can make a big difference.World Environment Day is all about working together to take action for the planet. Something as small as making sure people have a way to recycle in your school / community can make a difference. You could also try beautifying your neighborhood by planting gardens, learn about organic and local foods, or simply learning about the effects of different products we use everyday, on the earth.

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Holiday Homework Horror : Top tips to Finish those Projects in a Breeze!

Holiday Homework Horror : Top tips to Finish those Projects in a Breeze!

Summer vacation is a time when we play, enjoy waking up late, travelling to fun vacation spots, shopping and having loads of fun with our friends and family. Who thinks of horrid studies and homework during this time? But, unfortunately, we have to, as most schools tend to give certain projects and worksheets to all of their students during the holidays.

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