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Category Archive: Article, Blog, Everyday Parenting, Growing up in India

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...

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...

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...

5 attributes to look for in your child’s pediatrician

This blog was contributed by Rainbow Hospitals, Bangalore. Every child must have a pediatrician instead of being sent to the family GP for treatment. We explain the qualities that the best...

Depression in Teenagers

Depression among children and adolescents is a reality. However, unfortunately, most of the times when a teenager is showing signs of depression, we as parents, teachers and adults, just put it down...

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...

Pain Management during Delivery

This is a guest blog contributed by Dolly Gohel.   Delivery can be a very painful process, as the uterus performs powerful contractions in order to ease the baby’s passage out of the...

Stem Cells in Cerebral Palsy Treatment

This is a guest blog contributed by Namrata Kadam. Do cord blood stem cells or those derived from adults help in the treatment of cerebral palsy? Ongoing research seems to suggest so. Cerebral Palsy...

Teens and their relationships

Teenage or adolescence is an age marked by not only rampant hormonal and physical changes but also by intense emotional upheavals. The way a parent deals with their children in their teens can make...