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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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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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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Where the Wisdom Sproutz – Life Skills, Reading and More!

Where the Wisdom Sproutz – Life Skills, Reading and More!

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.” Thus goes a powerful quote in the world of parenting and education. As you ponder over it, it makes so much sense.You start evaluating your surroundings and beliefs to see how much of the child’s requirement they are catering to. How could a school or formal education stay out of this evaluation, then? Should the child learn because he needs…

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11 Things we Learn at School other than Academics

11 Things we Learn at School other than Academics

As the new year starts, parents start visiting the schools for admission forms. Every parent will have a vision of a school that will help his or her child to learn and achieve ambitions and aspirations. The parents will check the reputation of the schools by looking at the board results of the school. And when a child doesn’t get admission into a particular school the parents had hoped for, a big disappointment sets in….

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5 reasons you should hug your child everyday

5 reasons you should hug your child everyday

Not that hugging needs any reason, but it helps if we know that hugging the children is also scientifically proven to be beneficial for them. So, anytime you find yourself or your child stressed, recount these benefits to their physical and emotional well-being, and pause for a cuddle!

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5 Camp Organisers in Hyderabad That’ll Make You Love Outdoors

5 Camp Organisers in Hyderabad That’ll Make You Love Outdoors

Ever thought if you could escape into Nature without monotonous busy schedules and tight deadlines? Here is a perfect budget and family-friendly solution – spend a day in the serene green, trekking, camping, or just relaxing with friends and family and touring a farm, along with night campfire, gazing at the stars and sleeping in a tent. Sounds fun, isn’t it?

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