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Benefits of Winning a Scholarship

Whether you opt for a career in the medical field or business world, every course has become an expensive affair. The fee is high, and if you move to another city for admission, the expenses can add...

Communication – The Core of Parenting

Last weekend proved to be an eye opener in many ways. One of us from the ParentEdge magazine team attended a CoRe (Communication and Relationship) workshop anchored by Mr. Kichu Krishnan, who has...

Preparing Your First Child for the Sibling’s Arrival

This blog has been contributed by Mitali. She is a supermom to a four-year-old beautiful girl and is in her eighth month of her pregnancy with the second child. She has used all the steps...

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...

Financial Steps to Take for the Bright Future of Your Child

Do you remember the feeling you had when you first time held your child in your arms? That feeling when your fingers touched the soft skin of your tiny tot! Some say it was the most beautiful moment...

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...

The importance of doing nothing

“I feel like I’m in Jail,” mutters my daughter. She can’t even grumble aloud, because even that is forbidden during jail-sentence. I’m taken aback and offended, when I am told this by...

Improving your child’s health this academic year

We are a couple of months into the new academic year, and it is a good time to throw light on some simple measures to improve children’s strength and stamina. If you have missed doing some of these...

Humour in Parenting

(This blog is an excerpt from Ramen’s book Effective Parenting: A New Paradigm) “Humour,” says Edward deBono, who coined the term lateral thinking, “is by far the most significant behaviour...