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

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...

The Masti Quotient – The importance of Joy in parent-child interactions

You have heard of IQ, EQ and now even PQ. Let me share with you on another equally important quotient – MQ or Masti Quotient. I know, I know, you proabably think I have lost my marbles – Why...

Some Remedies and Pain Relievers for Exam Fever

When exam time rolls around, children are under immense pressure. Whether it’s worrying about outcomes that impact their future or meeting expectations (their own or of others), it can be very...

Lunch Box Dilemmas Solved

  Which parent does not have this pet peeve- “My daughter never finishes her snack/ lunch box! Every morning I rack my brains to conjure up something that is tasty and nutritious and will...

Inculcating Good Study Habits

A pet peeve of many parents is getting their child to study! As parents, we are ready to make compromises on almost everything else, but not on encouraging our children to give their 100% to...

Getting Children to Do Chores

Getting children to help out with household chores is a chore in itself! Ever get so tired of nagging them that you are sorely tempted to just let them be and complete the chores yourself? That seems...

Child-Friendly Healthy Meals

Along with the tremendous positive response to our first issue feature on lunch and snack box items*, came a demand from our readers, “What about other meals? We have to pander to our children’s...

Back to School Checklist

Everyone gets tired of the routine; which is why your children’s summer holidays are a delightful break for parents as well, at the beginning at least! Of course, one week into the summer vacation,...

Travelling with Children

With the long summer holidays ahead, travel is on the cards for many families. A change in routine, with new faces, languages, cuisines and landscapes, can be a well-deserved and welcome break. That...

Planning Playdates and Sleepovers

Remember the time you asked your mother for permission to spend the night at a friend’s house and she exclaimed “No, of course not! You can play during the day, what is the need to spend the...