In my experience, there is no happy or perfect life out there. It is just precious moments that we consciously strive to have with our loved ones. So, its totally up to to us how we prioritise our commitments, compartmentalise work and home life in order to strike the perfect balance. Believe me, it is not a one day thing , one has to work really hard to maintain this on a daily basis as there will be many parenting hacks one would need and sometimes they might fail too. So we get up each day with a new parenting strategy in place, hoping hard that this one will work this time.Read More
When rewards center around materialism such as candies and gadgets or punishments turn into ‘timeout’ for disapproving behaviour, they send out an unclear message to the child about his/her behaviour.Read More
There are some obvious factors that affect child behaviour – like child abuse and bullying in schools.
However, there are few factors that do not exactly ring on top of our heads while analysing the cause for a sudden change in child behaviour.
Taking responsibility is one of the most defining milestones in an individual’s personality development towards adulthood.
It is when a person learns to accept the way they feel, think and behave that they can feel better in control of their lives and be socially responsible individuals. As children, we tend to blame someone or others for our own mistakes and mishaps but as we grow up we learn to take responsibility.Read More
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
Most of the kids are home for winter vacations, and it is always a challenge to find another trick to keep them busy as soon as you hear the dreaded words – I am bored! We thought it’s the perfect time to dig the internet to get some best videos that were out in 2018. These videos will make the children enjoy, learn and ponder – and they’re fun!Read More
The year is drawing to a close, the exams are done in most schools, and the children are waiting for the vacations to start. The winter chill setting in is just the right time to catch up on all the best children’s movies of 2018, if you haven’t watched them already. And if you have, well, you’re going to enjoy another go, because of all these movies are worth a re-run!Read More
Freshly baked cookies have a charm of their own – the fresh taste, the crumbling texture, and the aroma that awakens your senses! Truly the stuff that the childhood dreams are made of. To make their childhood sweeter, here are two easy-peasy and healthy cookies recipes for the junior chefs so that they can do their own baking! Don your chef hat, and start off!Read More
An experimental movie session was such a superhit with the kid, that we have resolved to make this a regular thing once a week. Here is my list of movies that we have lined up. Maybe you would like to try them too?Read More
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.Read More