Month: February 2019

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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