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

Letters to My Daughter: Learn to Love Yourself

Today I share with you a letter I wrote to my daughter a few months ago and subsequently posted on my personal blog. In my letter I emphasize the importance of loving and valuing oneself. I think it...

Learning from Musical Instruments

Age: 3-7 years I define music as ‘unseen beauty’. It lifts our spirits, brings fun and creativity into life, sounds pleasant to our ears and can even calm our mind. It is the only universal...

Fits, Faints and Funny Turns in Children

On several occasions in paediatric practice we come across unusual mannerisms, perceptions, and behaviour in infants, children, and teenagers, causing considerable concern. Many are dramatic,...

An interesting way to understand your children better

Have you heard of an ‘Empathy Map’?  Seasoned writers and marketing people use it to communicate with their target audience and get better results. It occurred to me that an Empathy Map might...

My Experience Working for ParentEdge

This blog has been contributed by Shravishtha Ajaykumar, who was one of the Student Contributors for the May-June 2015 issue of the magazine. I began the internship extremely excited, not only...

Structured Classes versus Self Directed Play for 3-7 Year Olds

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog. 3 to 7 year olds are at an important stage in life where they continue to learn a lot while they play. There also seems to be...

It’s All in the Mind: Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Its’ all about appearance, be it perceived or real. Research suggests that most people form their opinion about others in the first 3 – 5 seconds of meeting them. Is it any wonder then, that most...

Building Memories with your Child: the New ATM

This blog is an excerpt from Ramen’s recently published parenting book,“Effective Parenting: A New Paradigm”. Many of us are so busy getting things for our loved ones by investing money...

The Importance of Playdates

When a fellow blogger and a good friend mentioned on her FB timeline about arranging a playdate for her son with one of his schoolmateS, I thought about the word, googled it and realised that THE...

Summer Fun…the Old-Fashioned Way!

This blog post has been contributed by Aditi Dutta. As long as I was a student, I eagerly looked forward to the long summer vacations. I do remember the project work and homework we had to do, but...