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Teaching kids to be healthy

March 1, 2019
 

 Well known celebrity dietician Rujuta Diwekar has written a new book on nutrition for children called ‘Notes for Healthy Kids’. Though,of course,it focuses on food, the book is very clear that healthy children are built of more than just the food they take in. The book has a lot of good advice and tips to […]

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How should we teach our kids to use digital media?

February 27, 2019
 

 Any time a new technology is introduced, it disrupts values, routines and behaviors. This goes back well before the printing press replaced oral histories or the telephone replaced face-to-face conversations, but is evident today in our regular habits of checking our smartphones for notifications. Kids are growing up with the expectation of auto-playing streaming videos […]

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Benefits of reading to your children

February 26, 2019
 

 If you are a parent or a teacher, you most probably read stories to young children. Together, you laugh and point at the pictures. You engage them with a few simple questions. And they respond. So what happens to children when they participate in shared reading? Does it make a difference to their learning? If […]

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Guiding teachers and students through Bhagvad Gita

February 14, 2019
 

 In our country, with the decline of Gurukul culture and emergence of commercial schools, examination at every step has become a challenge for a seeker. Since childhood, every seeker of education (child) is made to face tough competitions for entry into schools, colleges, universities, various career options and so on. This challenge, many a times, […]

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Techniques to simplify the revision process during exams

February 13, 2019
 

 Exam times have started and can be extremely stressful, not just for the kids, but for their parents too. However, smart study techniques can help your kids comprehend, learn, retain and reproduce material with relatively less trouble. The point here is that, parents have to try to not let the exam pressure deter their kids […]

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What is RESPONSIVE PARENTING and how you can raise confident kids with it

February 11, 2019
 

 When you are a parent, you often face situations that catch you off guard, which can challenge even the most experienced parents. But there is one parenting model that is considered extremely useful and is highly advocated by child experts – it is called RESPONSIVE PARENTING. But it isn’t so simple- to be a responsive […]

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8 Things That Make Children Feel Happier and More Complete

February 6, 2019
 

 “One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, is to have a happy childhood,” said Agatha Christie. And this is not far from the truth. In fact, if there is one thing that you will remember your whole life (even when you get very old and forgetful), it’s […]

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What Should Parents Do if Their Child is Bullied at School?

January 30, 2019
 

 Having your child bullied at school is one of the greatest fears of parents – and research shows this fear is well founded. School bullying to has been described as the single most important threat to the mental health of children and adolescents. Well-controlled studies show that being bullied in primary school increases the risk […]

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11 Things You Should Never Say to Your Children if You Want Them to be Happy and Successful

January 14, 2019
 

 Parenting is a roller coaster which doesn’t come with safety belts. There are many things you need to do as parents. But there are also things that you shouldn’t be doing or saying. Here are 11 things you should never say to your kids if you want them to be happy and successful. 1. “Big […]

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The ONE question you must ask your child everyday

January 10, 2019
 

 Parenting can be a roller-coaster ride and honestly there are no set rules for parents. Every one has a unique parenting style and it is okay. But there is one question that a child psychologist encourages every parent to ask their child EVERY SINGLE DAY. The question is “What kind of things did you do […]

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