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  • India’s most comprehensive parenting portal, with excerpts from ParentEdge – India’s leading parenting magazine

What’s your Parenting Style?

Last weekend I attended a session on “Effective Parenting” by Dr Brunda Amrutraj – Clinical Psychologist, organized by a major IT company  for their employees and...

Activities to Build your Child’s Emotional Quotient

This blog post has been contributed by our new Parent Blogger Rima Desai. Rima has a Masters Degree in Psychology from Mumbai University. She wrote numerous articles for Parents, Women and creating...

Do children need vitamin supplements?

During my residency days I was under the impression that the head of my department was a tyrant (I now believe that residents are supposed to feel that way) but as the years go by there are so many...

The Importance of Sending your College Applications in Early

I know that many students cannot really take parents’ warnings about the need to finish applications earlier than deadlines seriously. You think, “Come on, finishing the applications in the...

Monitoring your Child’s Online Activity

You are a parent, your kids are growing up. You are now thinking about “how can we keep a watch on our kids’ online activity, without being too intrusive?” Quite frankly, I have no ideas on how...

Your Pre-Schooler: Normal or Gifted?

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog. The pace at which your toddler learns new things at this age is astounding. If you watch closely enough, you will be tempted...

Should we worry about Vitamin D?

For most of us, it is hard to not notice the recent hype about the rampancy of vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency among Indians. Some may have already found that they are deficient and probably...

The Importance of Sound Nutrition for Kids

This blog has been contributed by Alice Jerusha, who writes on issues related to various health conditions and fitness. She also writes extensively for EHIC.  Sustenance is a key component in the...

Book Review: To Daughter, with Love, by Nicola Simpson

“No parent should have to bury their child.” – The first time I heard these words (Theoden, King of Rohan, LOTR), I was haunted by the depth of emotion behind them, and that emotion—a...

Are we Afraid of Diversity?

This blog post has been contributed by Deepa Garwa. “Mom, look at those kids, they don’t want Aarshia to play with them.” My son shook my arm while I was blissfully enjoying my book by the pool...