Dancing is so much more than just grooving on the dance floor! In fact, you’ll be surprised how many benefits dancing offers to children. Not only does it train their brain and body’s motor skills but it also is an excellent exercise for the entire body. As such, it helps children to stay physically and mentally fit. Even more so, dancing regularly can improve their general well-being, boosts their self-esteem and has also been shown…Read More
Dancing offers many benefits to children. Not only does it train their brain and body’s motor skills but it also is an excellent exercise for the entire body. As such, it helps children to stay physically and mentally fit. Even more so, dancing regularly can improve their general well-being, boosts their self-esteem and has also been shown to improve children’s social skills. Check out these dance schools/classes/studios in your city. 11 Awesome Dance Schools in…Read More
They say music strengthens the connection between the body and brain, helping both to work in tandem. Kids do not express or respond to music in the same way as adults. It’s often noticed that the choice of music differs for each kid. While some tap a foot to rock there’s another sect that’s inclined to soulful tunes. The early years, till the age of six, marks a significant shift in a child’s overall development, specifically extracurriculars.Read More
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.Read More
To help you get through those trying times we asked Dr Amulya Mysore to help parents understand and handle those tantrums more effectively. She is the Paediatrician and Specialist in Child Development at Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Secunderabad. Loves crafting with her daughter, and believes strongly in the holistic development of children.Read More
When rewards center around materialism such as candies and gadgets or punishments turn into ‘timeout’ for disapproving behaviour, they send out an unclear message to the child about his/her behaviour.Read More
There are some obvious factors that affect child behaviour – like child abuse and bullying in schools.
However, there are few factors that do not exactly ring on top of our heads while analysing the cause for a sudden change in child behaviour.
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!Read More
If you have kids, you may be wondering what is the best way to channel their seemingly endless energy. While traditional outdoor sports are a good way to get your kids physically active, they may not be apt for younger children. Dance classes are a great alternative to outdoor sports, and most studios and classes offer lessons for children as young as two or three. Participating in dance classes can be beneficial for kids of…Read More
Taking responsibility is one of the most defining milestones in an individual’s personality development towards adulthood.
It is when a person learns to accept the way they feel, think and behave that they can feel better in control of their lives and be socially responsible individuals. As children, we tend to blame someone or others for our own mistakes and mishaps but as we grow up we learn to take responsibility.Read More