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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...

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...

Why Finding a Good Coaching Institute is a Big Decision for Parents

Students who have just appeared in Class Ten board exams have reached a very crucial crossroad of their life. The subject or discipline they pick now will define their careers and most often than...

Measles Rubella (MR) Revaccinations – What You Should Know

Many parents have anxiously raised queries in the last few weeks regarding the Government’s Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign. This blog seeks to address these questions. The...

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...

This is How Modern Moms Ensure Good Health for Their Kids

Mothers swear by the fact that raising a child with healthy habits is excruciatingly challenging as compared to any other task in life. The attraction towards food items that are sugary and colourful...

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...

Should you consult a neurologist for your child?

Ailments in a growing child, related to the brain and nerves require the immediate attention of a  a neurologist. Here are some neurological conditions listed by a leading neurologist in Bangalore....

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...