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Category Archive: Article, Parenting Queries

Parenting Query

My grandson is five years old. I take care of him. His parents work and come back by  around 8:30 or 9 pm. My grandson relaxes in the evening with cartoons, has dinner, and  waits for parents to...

Parenting Query

“My daughter is 6 years old and in the 1st standard. She has to take two tiffin boxes, one for breakfast and another for lunch. But we found she is not consuming food either from one or both...

Childhood Aggression

Aggressive behaviour can be defined as behaviour that threatens to cause, or causes, any kind of harm—physical, mental or emotional—to others. Research and studies show that emotional problems...

Bullying

According to a recent survey conducted in 150 schools in Mumbai and Thane by the Parents Teachers Association United Forum, 70 percent of students experience bullying in school, but only 20 to 40...

Fresh Ideas for the Summer Break

Summer holidays – does this phrase conjure up memories of relaxed months that you spent playing with friends in the neighbourhood, of going to grand parents’ and relatives’ homes, with...

Planning Your Child’s Future? Stick to These 5 Essential Rules

A new chapter begins in your life when you become a parent. You realize how much love and care you have been holding in your heart – ready to shower on your baby. You want the best for your child...

Pestering – Deal With It Now!

Ever had trouble at the toy store, saying no to the toy your daughter pleaded for, with tears in her eyes? Or cringed in embarrassment when your son screamed for ice cream in the supermarket? Do...

Dealing With Tricky Questions and Sticky Situations-A Guide for Parents

You know that having conversations with your child is an essential aspect of parenting. It is especially important to talk about sensitive issues that you are yourself not comfortable with, or...

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 failure in the growing years!

Much is being written and said about failure and how crucial it is. And indeed, failure needs to be as treasured as success. As a psychologist, I often see instances where parents tend to overlook...