Examinations!!!

Examinations!!!

The world seemed so much fun when we read to understand and play with letters. To begin our letter buildings through crosswords and dumb charades! We sank in the concept while lunching, bathing or swinging in the park. The counting of toffees, buttons, straws…seemed it all. The length, breadth, height, and the area… We knew nothing about geometry; still knew to balance our mud houses and work with lots of laughter and great joy. The…

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Choose a Happy and Cognitive Preschool – A Quick Guide

Choose a Happy and Cognitive Preschool – A Quick Guide

It is a known fact that the first six years are building blocks of a child’s future. Research shows that the first five years are particularly important for the development of the child’s brain, and the first three years are the most critical in shaping the child’s brain architecture. They have a direct impact on how children develop learning skills as well as social and emotional abilities. We all know that the body releases harmful chemicals under stress. Stress has an adverse effect on…

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The Importance of Going Green in Schools

The Importance of Going Green in Schools

I want you to feel the fear I feel every day. And then I want you to act. I want you to act as you would in a crisis. I want you to act as if our house is on fire – Greta Thunberg Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg’s call has mobilized a march worldwide to raise awareness at the decision levels.  The importance of Going Green Schools are major consumers of energy, paper,…

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What to look for in a school for the right start of your child’s education

What to look for in a school for the right start of your child’s education

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash Choose a school that is best for your child How do you pick the right school for your child? Many parents face the challenge of choosing a school that’s right for their child. With so many schools offering different environments, teaching styles and philosophies, the experience can be overwhelming. The school plays an important role in the future of children and hence this decision of choosing a school…

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Just before schools reopen – Back to School Tips for Parents

Just before schools reopen – Back to School Tips for Parents

As summer comes to an end, it can be hard to get back into a regular schedule — for both children and adults. The trick is to plan ahead. Identify strategies and approaches to stay organised, to help ease your child seamlessly back into school and to manage your own stress. It is important to plan ahead. If parents are calm, reassuring, optimistic and supportive, children will feel both confident and competent.

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Quick Guide to Pick the Right School For Your Child!

Quick Guide to Pick the Right School For Your Child!

Selecting the right school for your child is as important a decision as having a child. Getting the admissions in the right school – a difficult task indeed! As the schools open their admissions for the new academic year, parents of tiny tots seem awfully concerned due to various reasons. The KidEngage Admission Guide helps every parent to simplify the admission process of all schools in your city.

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The Preschool Pangs II – Is your child ready for preschool?

The Preschool Pangs II – Is your child ready for preschool?

So, you’ve decided to go down the route of enrolling your child in a preschool over homeschooling. One box ticked, one major decision taken, so that should make your life easy. Does it? If you’re anything like me, you would start worrying over the next decision point – is my child really ready for preschool?  And this question is probably tougher to answer than the previous one. (As an aside, isn’t that the trickiest part…

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The Preschool Pangs

The Preschool Pangs

As far as cliches go, the most cliched of the lot would probably be – Time really flies! And it does, indeed. Especially when you have entered the world of parenthood, and each of your minute in the day is accounted for. In spite of being super-efficient at everything that you do, your little one keeps running hand-in-hand with the time. And you’re left gaping at the birthday candles every year, wondering where did the…

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Get the Wallets Ringing before It’s Too Late

Get the Wallets Ringing before It’s Too Late

“Chubby cheeks, dimple chin Rosy lips, teeth within Eyes are blue, lovely too….” Woah!! My kiddo had just narrated the poem in her childlike dialect and I couldn’t help but wrap her up in my arms in joy. I knew it was time for her to trot her way into a preschool and for us to buck up for the huge expenses that lay ahead. Admissions are a deadly affair and while parents are anxious…

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