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JUST ONE PUFF, THEN A HUFF

          This blog post has been contributed by Dr. Ujwala Shenoy Karmarkar, a practising Anesthesiologist in Mumbai.  She also blogs at http://ujwalasblog.wordpress.com....

On using Dhoni to make your child drink milk

Now that you have been sufficiently intrigued by the title, here is the context- Dhoni is the current brand ambassador for Boost (the chocolate malt drink) along with Virat Kohli. Cricket fans and...

Choosing the Right Essay Topics

Like most students, you will likely be applying to around 10 colleges. Hopefully most of these will be on the Common Application, which will save you a lot of time. However, those schools will still...

Teach your Kids how to Handle Money

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/). It is never too early or late to teach your child about the value of money. If they can count and...

Why Kids Lie and What Parents Can Do

‘Help! I think my 5 year old is turning into Pinocchio!! He lies with such a straight face! Where did I go wrong as a parent?!’ This was the frantic call I got from one of the mothers in my...

Children – The Best Teachers

Each day is a unique gift from God. Unique as it comes with new experiences and new learnings each day. The experiences could be good or bad, pleasant or unpleasant, but they certainly teach us new...

Involved Fathers

I am working on a story on how fathers can be more involved in their child’s upbringing, and while doing my interviews, I was quite surprised to see that dads are still not very involved in their...

Boosting immunity in children

This is a Guest Blog contributed by Dr. Madhu Goel, Bariatric Physician, Centre for Metabolic Surgery, Nova Specialty Surgery. The change can start with eliminating all the junk food. Recent...

Kids giving you attitude?

        Well, here I was, blissfully chugging along the road of motherhood, feeling blessed – kid was being good, doing well in school, with many friends and indulging in activities that...

Do we need to pick up a stick to discipline our children?

This blog post has been contributed by Sarojani Ayyapath, a teacher in Pawar Public School in Bhandup, Mumbai. We strictly discourage corporal punishment in schools. But are we able to do the same at...