Summer is the one time in the year when a child is free from the timetable of a school, free from expectations to study, and free to do whatever they want. Summer is also the time when children have the time and space to play, have new experiences, face new challenges and ultimately learn about themselves and grow to be independent. Is this expectation-free space important for a child? Absolutely. Especially in today’s world, it is crucial.Read More
Oral health can be very easy to overlook, especially when you are pressed for time and constantly tired. With a small effort towards prevention, however, you can buy time and long-term peace of mind. Instilling healthy oral habits in your child means that his or her dental visits can go smoothly and without hassle. Your dentist will also thank
you for getting the basics right.
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?Read More
The technology has of course made the communication much more efficient and faster, but it can never evoke the warmth that is attached to a letter that you can feel in your hands. So much so, that there are stories that revolve around letters, or have letter as a main component in the book. So, here we are, rounding up some great books based on letters for your children to get a sense of the nostalgia!Read More
Whether we openly admit it or not, whether we talk about it to others or not, we all know that somewhere deep down our hearts, we want our kids to grow up into well-rounded individuals, who are matured, responsible, independent and well-equipped to deal with their own life.
If you are one of those parents who want to see your child to grow up into what I just mentioned above, then all you need to work on is: Life Skills.Read More
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 goodRead 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 helps children of all ages. With the…Read More
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.Read More
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 tipsRead More
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…Read More