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Author Archive: Chandni Anand

Coping With Bullies

That bullying can take a toll on a kid’s self-esteem, is something I have known for the longest time possible. But, the degree to which the damage can happen is something I witnessed in my recent...

Children’s fear of the dark

Suddenly, one fine day my son refused to sleep in the dark. He wanted the dim light on at all times. Most kids go through a phase when they are afraid of the dark. But, I was wondering how it...

How to praise children

Is there a right or a wrong way of praising kids? Not until long ago, I thought every bit of praise was positive and helpful in increasing children’s self-esteem. I made a serious attempt to...