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For a smile on your child’s special day: Six attractive birthday gifts for children

Parents often have to rack their brains during birthdays of their children. They have to shoulder the responsibility of hosting a party, buying gifts, catering, and inviting guests among other tasks...

Parenting Tips to Inherit from Your Mother

“There’s no way to be a perfect mom, but a million ways to be a good one.”- Jill Churchill Being a mother is a role you’ll love playing because nothing gives the same joy as seeing your...

5 Reasons Why You Should Send Your Child to a Boarding School

The thought of sending your kid to a boarding school can be unsettling. Some parents may reject it altogether because of numerous reasons. It’s okay to be apprehensive about sending your young one...

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...

Child Safety – What Parents Can and Should Do

Two horrific acts of sexual violence against children at school premises, have our nation’s adults understandably shocked and outraged. Over the last few years, such incidents have been...

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...

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...

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...

Adults bullying children

I’m passing by a school. A woman is ranting to a child. One arm on her hip, one arm held aloft, finger waggling vigorously; voice raised. I’m witnessing an adult bullying a child. There are other...

Dealing with Childhood Obesity

I come from a place where the only way to demonstrate love was through food. My mother never hugged us or said ‘I love you’ or tucked us into bed with a story and a goodnight kiss. My mother...