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

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ParentEdge launches Practical Parenting, an online parenting community, in association with Scrollback.    We just launched a new online parenting forum on our website, with the idea of...

Cognitive Games to build Cognisant Minds

In my previous blog (http://parentedge.in/fun-and-educational-games-for-kids/), I highlighted several cognitive and ‘age old’ games for your elementary and middle school kids. This month, we are...

Cough Syrups for Children – To Give or Not to Give

It dawned on me this flu season that it was time I wrote a post on the commonest medication we all purchase over the pharmacist’s counter – cough syrups. I know most parents don’t take a...

Boosting your Child’s Imagination

Try this exercise with your son or daughter – it would work well for children who are around 10 years old. Tell your child: “ Take a look at this picture. I want you to write a story using...

But he started it! You got sibling rivalry?

‘Mom, Mom, look at me first, I can run faster than him!’… ‘But, its her fault, she hit me first’…’I know, you love him more…you always take his side’ For those of you that have more...

Lessons from the Gurukul System

This blog has been contributed by Guest Blogger, Sumedha Singh. I have no memory of my grandfather. He wasn’t around when I was growing up but over the years, I have got glimpses of his life from...

Sensible and Simple Swine Flu Precautions for You and Your Children

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog Most schools and households are already taking precautionary measures against contracting swine flu. We even receive messages on...

Coping with Autism – part 2

Read part 1 here. In my last blog, I wrote about Autism and discussed its features with respect to a case study. We also looked at what can be done to help a child who has Autism. Autism by itself is...

My ‘Editing’ Experience

This blog has been contributed by 13-year old Pulari M Baskar from Chennai, who was the Student Editor of the March-April 2015 issue of ParentEdge. Hello fellow earthlings! And our extra- terrestrial...

Kick out the KIK App from your child’s phone: Online safety

Children these days are quite net and smart phone savvy. They not only know how to operate any gadget but also download all the games and apps they want for themselves. But like everything else in...