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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Here’s one sureshot way to get your kid to read!

Here’s one sureshot way to get your kid to read!

For starters, the whole set up of a series hooks the children. They don’t have to invest time in imagining the place where their hero lives, or what are the hero’s favourite things. The repetition in the words, and a little bit of a backstory, helps them move through the pages faster. Works wonders for their confidence!

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Want to Raise Mentally Strong Children? Do This!

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Children? Do This!

Most mornings these days begin with a depressing news of a child succumbing to the pressure – of peers, of teachers, of parents and of academics. Talking to your own co-workers and friends makes you realise that the fresh graduates aren’t really geared up to face life and its realities, and they can’t cope with responsibilities. It makes you wonder then – how do you actually make your child mentally strong? A little bit of reflection, and talking to some experts, including my own parents, helped me put together this list of tips

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KidEngage Reads – Itihasa and Purana for children

KidEngage Reads – Itihasa and Purana for children

Most of the schools have broken for the term, and being in India, the break always coincides with the festivals – born multitaskers that we are! And if it’s holidays, and holidays for a reason, you can always expect the curiosity about the mythology getting to the fore.We put together a list of some beautiful books that will give the children a good peek into the world of Indian mythology.

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3 easy DIY Ideas to celebrate Janmashtami with kids

3 easy DIY Ideas to celebrate Janmashtami with kids

Janmashtami – The Birth of Krishna On a dark stormy night, in the jail of Mathura, to the blast of lightning, little Natkhat Bal Gopal was born. Janmashtami is celebrated with great pomp and show all over India to mark the birth of Nanhe Krishna and to brood over the mischief and fun! Kids love it the most due to Dahi Handi festival where people form a human tower to break the handi pot full…

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Let’s get cooking this monsoon – Yummy snacks kids will love to devour!

Let’s get cooking this monsoon – Yummy snacks kids will love to devour!

Monsoon has arrived and so has the reason to munch on our favourite snacks. Little ones love to hog onto street food but it is unhealthy. Make their favorite bites at home and let them relish the taste indoors. Here are few delicious snacks ideas, classic and modern, to tickle your taste buds on a rainy day. 1. Dal Wada – A classic treat to be enjoyed with hot tea or coffee every time it rains outside….

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Vanilla Icecream Hacks – Have you tried them?

Vanilla Icecream Hacks – Have you tried them?

Vanilla has come to be known as a word that denotes simplicity and plainness, and not always in a good way. So, when we got to know about the Vanilla Icecream Day on July 23rd, we were quite happy for the underrated Vanilla to get its due! And then we started talking about how the best quality of this flavour is that it gels so well with everything that you mix it with. Out came ideas, hacks and fixes, where the humble Vanilla Icecream truly comes in as a blessing!
Here you go, for Team KidEngage’s Vanilla Icecream hacks then.

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All about Malala Yousafzai for Children

All about Malala Yousafzai for Children

Malala Yousafzai has been an inspiration for all! An activist for education, she started to speak out for girls’ rights at the age of 11, when the Taliban banned girls from going to school in the Swat Valley in Pakistan. Malala was shot by the Taliban when she was 15 for speaking out in favour of a girl’s right to an education. She survived this brutal attack and has emerged as a very powerful voice for social justice in the world. Education is the future and that one child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world – that’s her strong belief.

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Moms And Guilt – Can you separate the two?

Moms And Guilt – Can you separate the two?

Moms and Guilt, the relation between both is unbreakable “FEVICOL KA MAZBOOT JOD HAI” . Every one of us has a little or more guilt in us, but women have the most. And when a woman becomes a mother, the proportion of Guilt rises exponentially. Amongst the thousands of guilts that most moms have,here are 4 that are most common, and the ways you can get out of it!

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