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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...

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...

Feeding your child during an attack of diarrhoea

Most children who are unwell will not want to eat much and they appear terribly weak. Although we know that scanty eating for a few days will not do them any harm it is good to know what is likely to...