.
.

Welcome

  • India’s most comprehensive parenting portal, with excerpts from ParentEdge – India’s leading parenting magazine

Category Archive: Blog, Good habits, Health and Nutrition

The power of family meals

 This blog has been contributed by Meera Srinivasan, our resident expert on health and nutrition. Being a nutritionist I have always paid attention to what my family eats. But until recently, I was...

Gift her a life-lesson on her birthday

Some time ago, I had written an article on ‘Planning Birthday Parties’, and I tried to list a number of different ideas for unusual kinds of parties. Here’s one more I came across recently that...

Life beyond the idiot box

What do your kids do in their leisure time? Settle on the couch and switch on the TV. Right? TV has become an integral part of our existence. But try switching off the TV for a day and see the huge...

I Can’t Afford It!

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog http://brilindia.com/blog/. Industrial Research Corporation (“Bril”) was founded in 1964, as a company that manufactured pen...

Be Safe, Stay Well

Vinitha Ramchandani There are two things that change in perspective when you become a parent: love and fear. When you get to be a parent you finally know the meaning of unconditional love (and you...

Change is good!

We are shifting houses this weekend, and with all the packing, moving, cleaning, et al – my kids are sometimes troubled. Will you pack all my toys? Will we have TV in the new house? Don’t...

Help ! My child has “allergies”

Show me one child who has grown up without cold and cough, and I’ll show you a miracle. As I join the multitude of parents juggling with anti histamines, inhalers, nebulizers and cough syrups,...

Now he Sits Down, Now he Runs, Now he is Here, Now he is Not !

I’ve often heard parents talking about how difficult it is to get their child(ren) to sit down for a project or to do homework. Back then, with just a toddler on my hands, and my only...

I Love You, Rasna!

Most parents of this generation would have grown up longing for Rasna, especially in the summer holidays. I clearly remember the hot summer days in my Mumbai house, where amma would buy a new packet...

The Art of Sharing in Kids

                    Not so sure if I can put this post under “Diaries of the young parent” !! At 34, I cannot presume to be called young – but with a 2 year old daughter , I think...