The Blue Whale Game – What signs should parents look out for in their children?

The Blue Whale Game – What signs should parents look out for in their children?

The blue whale app is a menace!

This online game can come under a broad umbrella of other hounding issues for parents, such as teenage drinking, under age driving and drug abuse.

What signs should a parent look out for in a child to make sure he/she is not being misguided by online apps such as the blue whale app?

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12 steps to help your child adapt healthy eating habits [proven process]

12 steps to help your child adapt healthy eating habits [proven process]

Importance of forming early Healthy Eating Habits Habit is the hardest thing to break. Most of the habits are formed during the childhood. As a parent it is really important to ensure that our kids adapt good habits. Healthy eating habits are important habits that a child must adopt. Because once they pick good habits, they will continue with them for their lifetime. C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, USA conducted a survey and found that 97%…

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Fidget Spinners – A psychological cure for anxiety or just a fad?

Fidget Spinners – A psychological cure for anxiety or just a fad?

The Fidget Spinner Fidget spinners have gained increasing popularity recently. They have become a common sight at all popular bookstores and toy shops. In fact they are even a preferred choice for party favours at birthday parties. Both adults and children have taken to this simple toy that can spin on one’s finger. It takes a certain amount of practice to master the technique of working the fidget spinner. The fidget spinner as it’s name suggests…

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9 Ways to turn your child’s hyperactivity to productivity – Expert tips by Dr. Amulya Mysore 

9 Ways to turn your child’s hyperactivity to productivity – Expert tips by Dr. Amulya Mysore 

Coping with a hyperactive child can be tough. A hyperactive child can seem unstable, bouncing from activity to activity with seemingly limitless energy. He or she may appear to have difficulty listening or following directions. He may perform poorly in school, getting less than acceptable grades and demonstrating behavioral problems. While there is no right answer to handling a hyperactive child, the following tips by Dr. Amulya Mysore can make coping with a hyperactive child a bit easier.

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Temper Tantrums- Every parent’s worst nightmare! Expert advice on how to handle them.

Temper Tantrums- Every parent’s worst nightmare! Expert advice on how to handle them.

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.

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Monsoon care tips for kids – 5 Frequently asked questions answered by Dr. Chetan R. Mundada

Monsoon care tips for kids – 5 Frequently asked questions answered by Dr. Chetan R. Mundada

We all have fond memories of playing in the rain, splashing about in muddy puddles, folding paper boats to float down the drain or maybe simply getting wet in a pouring shower. Like you, your little ones will love the rain, the fresh smell of leaves on the trees, the smell of wet grass and damp ground. But for all the joyous moments, the monsoon can also bring with it even more humid weather, flooded roads, traffic jams, mosquitoes and diseases. With a little care and forethought you can let your child enjoy this beautiful season and also keep him safe from illnesses.

We asked Dr. Chetan R Mundada a few questions that will help clear all doubts for parents regarding Monsoon care for kids.

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