Rangoli – How it helps children learn vital skills

Rangoli – How it helps children learn vital skills

Drawing a rangoli (or kolam) outside the house is an early morning routine many of us engage in.  Rangoli is an ancient and traditional Indian art form that embodies beauty and auspiciousness. Rangoli art consists of decoration and patterns made with chalk or rangoli coloured powder and can be embellished with sand, rice, candles or flower petals. It is a safe, beautiful and expressive tool that transcends age, language, and cultural barriers and is a…

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Here are 8 New Year Resolutions For Our Family! What About Yours?

Here are 8 New Year Resolutions For Our Family! What About Yours?

Another year has flown by, and here we are, looking back at what we did or did not do in the past year! While putting my 7 year old to bed, I thought this would be a good time to get him to understand reflecting and planning for the year ahead. And we’ve come up with this list. Will you share your list with us?

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DIY Recycled Crafts – Christmas Decorations

DIY Recycled Crafts – Christmas Decorations

Little ones are most delighted by the joyful celebrations with friends and family in the festival season. Let’s spread the cheer with these beautiful DIY crafts that are easy to do and make the most memorable gifts for your loved ones.

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Click! Click! How to encourage your child’s photography skills?

Click! Click! How to encourage your child’s photography skills?

  Pointing at any random object around him and shooting it with my mobile phone’s camera is my son’s favourite pastime these days. Though he’s just 2.7 year old, he manages to click just-about-okay pictures, can open them from the phone’s gallery and also knows how to delete the pictures just like any other pre-schooler of his age would. He amuses most of the guests that visit us and people find it fun to pose…

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Top 9 Reasons why practicing Mindfulness is good for your child!

Top 9 Reasons why practicing Mindfulness is good for your child!

n fact, many schools, colleges, coaching institutions and health centers practice mindfulness widely and encourage the children there to practice it as much as they can. Here are a handful of benefits of mindfulness for kids and how they can change their academic and social life for good

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Celebrate Childhood! 15 ways to create happy memories for your children

Celebrate Childhood! 15 ways to create happy memories for your children

Childhood is a fascinating thing. Children have this magical ability to brighten our day, see the good in the world, and believe that anything is possible. Childhood is a celebration of curiosity. It is magical and full of wonder! According to many child development experts, childhood must be a time of enjoyment, exploration, and play. Children have only one childhood. Yes, we all know that kids grow up in the blink of an eye! And…

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Discipline in Childhood – 5 Golden Rules for Setting Limits

Discipline in Childhood – 5 Golden Rules for Setting Limits

Discipline is Education. Helping your child learn appropriate behaviors is one of the toughest parts of being a parent. Children need a little helping hand in knowing what is safe and appropriate to do. They need years of practice and guidance. As a parent you play the most crucial and important role in shaping them into a person for their future. Knowing your child’s temperament can help you, but remember your behavior style reflects on theirs…

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9 Ways to turn your child’s hyperactivity to productivity

9 Ways to turn your child’s hyperactivity to productivity

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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Should a Child have their own phone?

Should a Child have their own phone?

A highly debatable point! Yet we see a lot of kids carrying their own mobiles.

What is your take on this ? How safe it is for kids to carry their own phones? Or in this day and age, is it a necessity to keep in touch during emergencies especially if you are at work and the child is alone at home or outside.Should I buy my 6 year old her own phone!

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