Use this summer to help your child become independent

Use this summer to help your child become independent

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.

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Importance of Critical Thinking

Importance of Critical Thinking

We all want our children to thrive and be successful. But what is that which will put them on the path to success? Will mastering a language help? Or will mastering a subject? Well, these may help. But what will definitely help is Critical Thinking! Yes! We need our children to think flexibly, readily absorb information and solve complex problems that may not have one correct answer. This is what Critical Thinking will help achieve….

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10 Life Lessons From Swami Vivekananda – A Must For Every Child

10 Life Lessons From Swami Vivekananda – A Must For Every Child

The most important concern for every parent is always to ensure bringing up the children in the right manner, imbibing them with good manners and high moral values. Children must be taught to handle failures, disappointments, conflicts, and struggles that life may hurl at them. At the end of the day, all parents want children to be happy, well mannered, humble and successful. Here are some life lessons from Swami Vivekananda that we can imbibe…

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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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Life Skills That You Must Teach Your Child Before They Enter Teen Age

Life Skills That You Must Teach Your Child Before They Enter Teen Age

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.

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It’s all about the money – Financial Tips For Kids!

It’s all about the money – Financial Tips For Kids!

How many of us look back at childhood and wish we were introduced to money and financial tips at an early age?

Unfortunately, only a few schools teach the importance of saving, spending and investing money. Learning about credit and balancing an account is a life skill as important to being a successful adult as reading, writing and arithmetic. Children want to learn about money and, depending on their age, they should be taught this basic skill.

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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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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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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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Important First Aid Skills to teach children

Important First Aid Skills to teach children

Source: canstockphoto There are many areas of safety that you can teach to your kids but the teaching first aid can make them aware of dangers as well as how to safely handle injuries that may occur. Even when you try to avoid mistakes and do everything right, accidents can happen.  Teaching kids about safety must start as early as possible. It is important to teach them how to be safe and how to respond…

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