8 Fun ideas to celebrate Independence Day with your kids !

8 Fun ideas to celebrate Independence Day with your kids !

Enjoy the Independence Day celebrations with your kids while making them aware of our rich culture and history with these fun ideas.

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The Most Important Life Lessons – Is Your Child Learning Them?

The Most Important Life Lessons – Is Your Child Learning Them?

As parents we assume that our whole and sole duty is to feed, clothe and send our child to school. After they come back from school, we make sure that they do their homework, study for the exams or go to the tuitions. When the kids have holidays or vacations, they are bundled off to hobby classes or games coaching. The little time they are with us, we try to make their lives as comfortable as possible. While we have our child’s best interest at heart, are we imparting them the most important life lessons?

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Play on Little Dynamos at KidzMania Hyderabad

Play on Little Dynamos at KidzMania Hyderabad

Fun is never out of question for kids, come what may. Wondering where to take kids in the rains? Struggling to keep the kids physically active and away from gadgets? Let your little monkeys explore, create, rest and admire at the newly opened Kidz Mania – an indoor Play area at Madinaguda. This one is a huge, hygienic and a happy place for kids to be! Kids will love to rush offstream, crawling on the gigantic slides and bounce on the soft play setup, while you can relax at the cafeteria that offers variety of snacks to munch on.

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Does Yelling Make You a Bad Parent?

Does Yelling Make You a Bad Parent?

But does yelling really make you a bad parent? There are times when you end up doing it unconsciously, and there are times when you realise you could have done without it. But is it fair to weigh yourself down with the guilt of damaging their psyche on a permanent basis? After all, there are enough and more articles and opinions that talk about how detrimental it is to yell at our kids, and that there is no bigger villain than a parent who shouts! While I am in no way encouraging or justifying yelling, I
want us to take a more realistic look at it, and the implications of yelling for the parent and for the child. And here are my few bits.

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Imagine, Learn, Play and Party at Kydz Hangout

Imagine, Learn, Play and Party at Kydz Hangout

Amongst the numerous playzones that dot the urban landscape these days, Kydz Hangout stands out, by being focused on providing experiential learning and fun activities for children of all ages. The centre is inspired by children’s museums and science activity centres across the world, and aims to provide a great place for after school activities for kids. Read on for a conversation with Swathi, who brings the smiles at the faces of the children who visit Kydz Hangout!

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Dear stress, let’s breakup!!! (School / Syllabus / Stress)

Dear stress, let’s breakup!!!  (School / Syllabus / Stress)

School, Syllabus and Stress – these three topics are interlinked with each other. The kindergarten is about to begin with their new term. When a toddler goes to a play house or preschool or kindergarten, it is a transition in a toddler’s life. As parents we prepare our children, step by step,  for these transitions to make the journey smooth, comfortable and acceptable. But, here I feel, we as parents, also go through a transition. We need to…

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It’s Preschool Admission time again!

It’s Preschool Admission time again!

These days we parents start thinking about school as soon as we conceive. Most of the working parents start planning to send their child to pre-school even before the child completes his or her first birthday. The reasons could be anything from there being no caretaker at home to both the parents having hectic job schedule or the lack of social opportunity for the child. Even if one of the parent is a homemaker, she or he thinks of putting the child…

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An Open Letter to the Parents: Stress to Strength – Part I

An Open Letter to the Parents: Stress to Strength – Part I

Every parent expects their child to excel in the class but here I want the parents to very clearly understand that we have to keep academics pressure simple & age appropriate. Most of the times parents tangle themselves in the rat race & completely forget that children are individuals and not each and every child will act or react the same.

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A Child’s Achievement – the Importance of “I did it!”

A Child’s Achievement – the Importance of “I did it!”

“I did it!” These three simple words are possibly the most important ones that your child will ever utter. For, not only has your child achieved a task, but they have also identified that they have accomplished said task, and feel proud about it! It is a crucial milestone that a child recognizes achievement, for this is an important factor in motivation. And without motivation, where would more achievements come from?

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KidEngage DIY Hacks – Olaf Sock Toy

KidEngage DIY Hacks – Olaf Sock Toy

Finding meaningful ways to engage children in becoming aware of and exploring their emotions is an important step towards raising confident, happy kids. This special crafting activity will help kids learn about emotions or how to engage themselves mindfully! This is just perfect to start practicing mindfulness with your kids. Read on for full instructions.

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