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
Photos evoke memories, and make for wonderful gifts. Here’s a great picture book to read with your child, and a fun DIY Keepsake idea to spend some constructive time together, and create more memories to look back on!Read More
One evening, after finishing my cup of coffee, I entered my room to fetch my phone to call my husband. To my surprise, the moment I opened the door, I ran into a handful of crayons lying on the floor. Two steps into the room and I realized that there was glitter all over my pillow and the pillow was very carefully placed on a short height stool! The paintbrushes on the window sill, craft…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
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
So, when you see perform on stage in front of a huge audience, you will be surprised that they are basically reflecting whatever they have observed their parents doing. They practiced hard to perform because this what they have seen you doing. They have not given up the race before they reach the finish line because they have watched their parents’ persist. They have worked hard to study for that exam as they know that this what you would do because hard works helps get good results.Read More
Raincoats and umbrellas are out and ready. Bid adieu to the burning summer tan and welcome monsoon. As showers of rain hit the ground, everyone around seem to enjoy the weather. However, kids seem a little unhappy about staying indoors and moms are busy hunting activities to keep their little ones productive. Here are a few indoor rainy season activities that will definitely bring a huge smile on your kid’s face. 1. Try some Origami…Read More
The music of raindrops falling, the sweet smell of the earth, the cool breeze and the greenery all around – what do you need apart from a cup of hot chocolate and a good book to curl up on the couch with on a rainy day! Here we are, with a list of some super picks of the books based on rains. Bet the kids are going to enjoy them immensely!Read More
Vanilla has come to be known as a word that denotes simplicity and plainness, and not always in a good way. So, when we got to know about the Vanilla Icecream Day on July 23rd, we were quite happy for the underrated Vanilla to get its due! And then we started talking about how the best quality of this flavour is that it gels so well with everything that you mix it with. Out came ideas, hacks and fixes, where the humble Vanilla Icecream truly comes in as a blessing!
Here you go, for Team KidEngage’s Vanilla Icecream hacks then.