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From a Hearing Impaired Child to a World Champ: Inspirational Story of Jehan Daboo

One look at our body and we can easily appreciate the symmetry in Nature’s creation. We have two eyes, two hands, two legs and two ears too. We also try to maintain this symmetry. If we suffer from...

What I learnt from this book – “All You Need is Love – The Art of Mindful Parenting” by Shelja Sen

Sometime back I received a book to read and review. It was an interesting book on parenting. Before you reach a conclusion and think “Oh no! Not another guidebook on parenting,” let me tell you...

Untreated Hearing Loss In Children – Its impact and the need for early intervention

It is a myth that we hear through our ears. The true organ of hearing is our brain. The ears merely help in conducting sound from the environment to the brain. There is immense impact of untreated...

Headaches in Children

I realized that I am among the lucky minority – I had never experienced a bad headache till I joined post graduation. Statistics say that 90% of school going children now experience a troubling...

Sharanya’s Inspirational Story of Overcoming Hearing Loss

Losing the sense of hearing at a young age is traumatic, both for the child as well as for the parents. If not treated early, hearing loss can wreak havoc on the child’s language and speech...

Fun games to enhance memory and focus

Memory, focus, concentration – these are much valued skills for students. Today I want to share simple ways to enhance these, while also ensuring the process is fun. GAME 1: OBJECT MEMORY You need:...

Raising an Independent Toddler

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog. Towards independence Independent children are those who are no longer found holding on to their mother’s skirt. They have...

The Benefits of Creative Activities for Children

We all know people who love to indulge in creative activities like painting, crafting, writing, dancing and so on. Ever wondered what keeps them going? What makes this someone keep making hand...

Effective Communication – A Key to Family Happiness

In my previous blog I had talked about how proper communication between parents was imperative for raising happy kids. Here I shall share my views on how effective communication with children is a...

Book Review – “Reignite Scientific Pathways to a Brighter Future” by Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam

Today’s kids are sure of what they want and what they don’t…don’t they? The current generation of kids seems to be a lot more uninhibited and daring than we were…and why shouldn’t they...