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Author Archive: Swati Nitin Gupta

Alert!: Is your Child Playing the Dangerous Choking Game?

Few days back when I came across a link posted on Facebook by my best friend on the choking game, I had numerous reactions but my initial reaction after reading that news was of shock and disbelief...

Dealing with Serious Injuries in School

When my son joined his new school – we all were happy for him – but few days into the new school the enthusiasm was replaced with tantrums and his repeated requests of either to change the school...

Child Safety in Schools

After reading about the horrendous things happening with kids at schools – from being molested by school bus drivers to being sexually assaulted by school teachers – I get really scared about my...

Making your Five-Year Old More Independent

As your tiny tot turns five you start noticing that he has a penchant for doing things on his own. For instance he will want to dress on his own, bathe on his own and also try out other things on his...

How to get a Fussy Eater to Eat Healthy Food

Transforming your fussy eater toddler into someone who loves food can be a mammoth task if you have a child like mine who doesn’t even want to taste anything new, let alone eat it. But I...

How to Choose a Summer Camp for your Child

Summer vacations are here and while most of us (parents) are happy to have a two-months break from the daily routine of packing school bags, getting the school uniforms ready, waking up early, making...

Choosing the Right Playschool for your Child: Tips

A playschool is a place where your kid will not only learn to live away from you for a couple of hours amongst his peer group, but also the place where he will get his first idea of school....

Is your Child being Sexually Abused? Recognising the Signs

  Last month I had done a post on teaching your kid the difference between right and wrong touch and today I will be discussing about recognising the signs that indicate that your child is...

Teach your Kids to Differentiate between Right and Wrong Touch

As parents we often face this dilemma, whether to talk to our children about the sexual abuse that is commonly prevalent amongst young kids or not. I am sure most mothers would agree with me when I...

Nursery admissions: Trial time for parents

Swati Nitin Gupta is a journalist with extensive experience in writing for newspapers, tabloids, magazines and online media in India as well as in the Middle East. She has written on a range of...