Keep Calm and Support your Children – Every Parent’s Exam Season Toolkit

Keep Calm and Support your Children – Every Parent’s Exam Season Toolkit

It’s the Exam Season! With the exam season in, parents are as stressed as the children. And stressed out parents can create more stress for their children.  The best way to support your child during the stress of revision and exams is to make home life as calm and pleasant as possible. Don’t let your stress become their stress. Here are a few tips for parents to help your child succeed. This will not only…

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A Message, Gently Delivered – 4 Books that make you think

A Message, Gently Delivered – 4 Books that make you think

If you are the kind of parent who sees an opportunity to teach your child something anywhere you look, the books on this list are for you! What sets these books apart from other belligerently moral books, is the way the gently delivered message sinks in. A gentle touch, a lovely story, an intriguing narration do a great job of camouflaging the message in the story. Push these books into your child’s hands and let simmer for a little while, for best results.

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15 Parenting Books for Every Parent

15 Parenting Books for Every Parent

Parenting books can entertain, inform and enlighten without being prescriptive and preachy, as well as make parents feel calmer! Though some parenting books do present content with “steps” or a “plan”, there are a few parenting books that are both reassuring and challenging! They remind us that to be a parent who is present, and forgiving, and kind, you must first be all of these things to yourself!

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Are you a Listening Parent?

Are you a Listening Parent?

A listening ear from someone close to us is what we all urge for! As a parent, are we listening to our children?

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How to Keep Your Child Engaged and Attentive Throughout the Day

How to Keep Your Child Engaged and Attentive Throughout the Day

This may sound obvious, but the younger a child is, the more carefree their mind will be. They don’t have to worry yet about college admissions, who they’re going to take to the prom or when they can learn to drive. Their main concern is the here and now, what they are going to do next to amuse themselves. It can be difficult to engage with a mindset that is so different to your very own…

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Only If Schools Could Ring the Cashless Bell…

Only If Schools Could Ring the Cashless Bell…

Scribbling on paper, figuring a way through the maze, my marketing brains thought of how difficult could it be to have something like a School Card similar to having credit or debit cards. For instance, cashless payment of all school needs with all that institutions need to do is issue cards to their vendors and administration and parents could just ensure the card had money.

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How To Spend More Quality Time With Your Kids

How To Spend More Quality Time With Your Kids

As working parents, we have all had times when the endless responsibilities of daily life have gotten in the way of spending quality time with our children. Rather than feeling guilty, parents can use some of these ideas to make the most of the time we have to spend with our kids.

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Safety Check – Have you done this yet?

The recent incidents related to kids murder, abuse, molestation in the so called ‘big schools’, have left all the parents in dread and shock. Gambling with the safety of the kids, the schools ditch the trust of the parents. Here is a check list to ensure you know about your little ones when you are not around.

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Olympiads – not for my child! Here’s Why!

Olympiads – not for my child! Here’s Why!

Over the last few days, a few well-meaning parents have asked me about the preparation of Olympiads for my son. I have smiled and told them we are not participating – only to be met with incredulous stares. I have overheard concerned conversations about the books and topics for the upcoming Olympiads between parents on my school run. There is a spate of congratulatory messages on the school WhatsApp group for the last year’s medal winners. It…

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