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Author Archive: Kalyani Sankaranarayana

Helping children deal with ‘Back to School’ anxiety

Many schools in India that follow the international curriculum will open shortly. Parents of children for whom school has reopened already should also read this blog – it will help you...

5 Tips to Teach your Child Time Management

Us busy parents sometimes think – “Teach my child to manage his time? I can’t even manage my own!” There is no better time to start than the present. And while teaching your child...

5 Strategies to Reduce your Child’s Night Time Fears

Night time fears and nightmares are extremely common in children, especially during the preschool years. They are part of normal development, as children’s imaginations develop and children begin...

5 Strategies to prepare your first child for the arrival of the newborn

The arrival of a new baby can bring many changes to a family. Parents spend a lot of energy on preparations, and after the baby arrives, much of the family’s attention is focused on caring for...

5 Activities to Help Prepare your Toddler for Preschool

Starting school is an exciting time for young children and their parents. It can be a daunting time too. But with a little preparation and encouragement, most children will settle in easily at...

5 Strategies to Reduce Sibling Rivalry and Promote Sibling Harmony

Every relationship has conflict – it’s normal and inevitable to disagree. Conflict happens between spouses, relatives, friends, neighbours, co-workers and everyone else. Why would the sibling...

10 Tips to Bid Final Exam Stress Goodbye

Final exams are round the corner! Waves of stressful thoughts engulf the minds of children. A little bit of stress can be a good thing as it motivates us to really work hard.  But exams can make...

5 Tips for a Family Digital Detox

Is your daughter refusing to eat without playing her favourite game on the iPad? Are the bicycles at home getting rusty? Are you worried about gadget time increasing day after day? Then it’s the...

Give your Children the Gift of Yoga

Inspired by methods of introducing meditation to children, I was also driven to understand how children could benefit from yoga. I decided to initially check out expert views and thoughts. This idea...

Introducing Children to Meditation

Meditation is an excellent way to unwind after an eventful day. Life can at times be stressful, triggered by various factors such as work, family and life in general. Our children are not immune to...