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Tantrums, and encouraging responsible behaviour in children

Anger and stress is all around us. We are dissatisfied with our maids, family members, colleagues, friends, bosses and most of the times, ourselves. But then we are also adults. We realize this. We...

Infant and Toddler Stimulation at Home

“If we all could see the world through eyes of a child, we would see the magic in everything.” – Chee Vai Tang Parenthood blesses you with anxiety .As parents we often want our children to have...

Helping Children Manage Their Emotions

Let us say your 7 year old kid is throwing a ‘tantrum’. He is upset, he is angry, and throws things around. What do you do? Discipline him? Punish him? Make him sit in a corner? Or is there...

Let your Child Volunteer

“If you buy things you don’t need, soon you will have to sell things you need.” – Warren Buffet Every weekend on a trip to grocery stores starting with names like Mega,...

Start your Child’s Education Early

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/). Studies have shown that the most important period of a child’s life is their first five years. ...

Planning your Milestones for Application Season

Seniors’ Checklist to Planning the Next Several Months I have found that at this point when families are heading into the thick of the application season, it is helpful to remember how quickly the...

Student Internship at ParentEdge

This blog post has been contributed by Ananya Shankar, Student Editor of Issue 16 of the magazine. Interning at Parent Edge was one of the best experiences ever. Not many magazines allow high school...

Child Safety in Schools

After reading about the horrendous things happening with kids at schools – from being molested by school bus drivers to being sexually assaulted by school teachers – I get really scared about my...

Confessions of a Special Needs Parent

Stop Pitying the Special Needs Parent This blog post has been contributed by Deepa Garwa. It was a normal day, nothing unusual. Saturday afternoon, a visit to the nearby mall with both the children,...

How do I get my Child to Read

Recently, a student writing an article for her school newspaper asked me what I thought about present-day reading habits; did I believe children read less today, and how could eone ncourage them to...