Smart Parenting

How parents can bully-proof their children

June 12, 2019

One of the most unfortunate truths of childhood, or for that matter any stage of one’s education, is bullying. Be it at school (day or residential), college or at a master’s program, there are always those few disgruntled peers who resort to picking on others and making a nuisance. Many of these institutions, and the […]

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How to keep children busy during the Summer Vacation?

April 29, 2019

It is very necessary to keep children occupied or busy during vacations in some way or the other. Keeping children busy in hobby classes or extracurricular activities can help to avoid wastage of time during vacations. This activity will help children to learn new things and improve their skills. Read on to find tips for […]

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16 manners your children must know!

April 27, 2019

 We all want to raise good kids and for that we try to imbibe good values. But if you are focusing a little too much on a few and are ignoring some important ones in the process, here is an etiquette refresher for you. After all, your child should be remembered for his good manners […]

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Skills to be taught to your kid before preschool.

April 18, 2019

Pre-school is the first step of your child towards getting a formal education and like every parent, you want your child to have e a strong start in life. You may have chosen the best play-school for her, but before you decide to enroll your child in the pre-school, you should see if she is […]

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‘Spanking and Scolding’ kids- why these punishments should be done away with?

April 12, 2019

Spanking and scolding have remained a traditional approach to disciplining children even in the 21st century, with 80% of parents still thinking that this form of discipline is completely acceptable and even beneficial for the child. This perception has led scientists to delve deeper into the effects these forms of ‘punishments’ have on the child’s […]

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Parents can promote gender equality and help prevent violence against women. Here’s how:

April 9, 2019

We come across news related to violence against women, almost everyday. And each of these news is more gruesome than the previous one. What’s driving this violence? Rigid gender roles and stereotyped constructions of masculinity and femininity are key drivers of violence against women. And a large body of academic research shows traditional attitudes towards […]

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Why do kids lie, and is it normal?

March 26, 2019

Children typically begin lying in the preschool years, between two and four years of age. These intentional attempts at deception may worry parents, who fear their child will become a social deviant. But from a developmental perspective, lying in young children is rarely cause for concern. In fact, lying is often one of the first signs […]

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5 Parental habits that make kids feel bored at school, feel entitled, have little patience & few real friends

March 20, 2019

Every of society’s mistakes and negative habits are just a reflection of the mindset that has been nurtured in the people that make them. And it all starts with what we learned as children and how it reflects on our personality and our worldview. So, giving more credit to the importance of the child is […]

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How you can help your child grow up with a positive sense of self?

March 11, 2019

Healthy self-esteem is one of the best gifts parents can give their child. A positive sense of self needs to be built right from childhood. While it is not uncommon to see parents showering their kids with positive reaffirmations cheering for them, there are several other important aspects of building a positive sense of self, […]

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How having conversations with your children can be beneficial?

March 5, 2019

There is nothing ground-breaking here. Parents may wonder what benefits their child can reap simply through a conversation. Well, the truth is, it is not so much about the conversation itself but, the way you ‘converse’. Nowadays, both parents have jobs and find it difficult due to their hectic schedule to have a proper, heart-to-heart […]

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