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‘Biggest issues parents find in kids are screen addiction, lack of physical socialising’: Author RamG Vallath

May 12, 2022 2:22:20 pm

"There are several strategies and numerous techniques I have outlined in the book. Two of them are role-modelling and story-telling."

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Five Things: How can a parent unparent; what goes into making super slime; what can a baby elephant teach us; and more

May 11, 2022 8:14:59 pm

A weekly curation of news, events and activities appropriate for your child

Know Your Postpartum Privileges

May 10, 2022 3:19:25 pm

It is an important part of your journey of becoming a mother and therefore some may even refer to it as the fourth trimester of pregnancy.

6 Tips To Keep Your Young Gamer Safe Online

May 10, 2022 2:43:02 pm

When it comes to problematic or addictive playing, the most important factor is the level of priority that games represent in the life of child.

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‘Grew up thinking of my mother as critical and temperamental; failed to see the steel beneath signs of her insecurity’

May 10, 2022 12:00:31 pm

In the prologue to a new book written by his sister Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan, Shashi Tharoor writes about how proximity and age have lent him a new perspective on his mother's self-reliance and drive for excellence

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Nature comes alive in two books for pre-tweens by writers Bijal Vachcharajani and Akshay Manwani

May 9, 2022 7:46:23 pm

Of loss and grief and a showdown between right and wrong -- books on nature that fuel the imagination and feed curiosity

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On Mother’s Day, a writer on the questions only a mother can ask

May 8, 2022 4:53:35 pm

And the stories through which she lives her mother’s childhood vicariously.

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Monica Ghosh, my mother-in-law: On Mother’s Day, writer-poet Sumana Roy on discovering the unorthodox woman

May 8, 2022 10:13:58 am

A woman of agency, a lover of music and a feminist in spirit, she cared neither for saccharine femininity nor for conventions but she could draw people close to her -- like a tree


How to tackle bullying and what are the conclusive signs if your child is at the receiving end

May 7, 2022 4:04:52 pm

As schools open post-pandemic, the universal issue of bullying enters through the gates, as well. What constitutes bullying and what are its consequences and how can society help a child

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Mother’s Day: ‘Don’t call us supermoms, offer a cup of coffee instead!’

May 7, 2022 10:00:36 am

So, Mother's Day or not, we want society to know that a mom doesn't need to be a high achieving superwoman to be celebrated

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Beat pregnancy cravings the way this IAS officer did

May 6, 2022 8:37:20 pm

Durga Shakti Nagpal on mindful eating through pregnancy that makes room for both heightened hunger pangs and an awareness of how much is enough


Hepatitis outbreak in children: explainer on adenovirus type 41, the possible culprit

May 5, 2022 1:57:35 pm

Viral hepatitis from infection by adenoviruses has only been reported previously as a rare complication.

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Five Things: Vaccines for kids below 12; an animation film to initiate conversation about puberty; podcast workshop, and more

May 4, 2022 5:45:03 pm

A weekly curation of news, events and activities appropriate for your child

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Picture Book Beats: ‘When You Look Up’ is a powerful, brilliant book about discovering ourselves through and in stories

May 2, 2022 5:52:44 pm

It’s a book about being an unafraid reader. What I ‘took away’ from it would be very different from what you may see in it. Remember, it is a book without a blurb, right?

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Raise a glass to summer: Cooling beverages that keep the gut happy (part I)

May 1, 2022 5:09:53 pm

And how to make them easily at home

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Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu’s book ‘Inni and Bobo’ for daughter Inaaya is about empathy, diversity and inclusion

April 30, 2022 11:00:14 am

"Our daughter is very passionate about animals and often prefers stories where the animal wins in the end. I laughingly said to her that 'Red Riding Hood is actually a tragedy because the wolf goes hungry at the end' and she was so upset by that. The idea of adoption has been close to our hearts."

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Bummer Summer: Illnesses to watch out for in the season of mangoes, ice creams and school breaks

April 29, 2022 5:36:06 pm

Summer months come with its fair share of infections. But, if you are careful, it should not be difficult to manage them

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UK: More links between common virus, hepatitis in children

April 28, 2022 10:00:25 am

The usual viruses that cause infectious liver inflammation -- hepatitis A to E -- weren't detected in any of the 111 cases being investigated in the UK

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Five Things: The habit of a notebook; summer workshops at Prithvi Theatre; how to tell a story, and more

April 27, 2022 4:36:28 pm

Theatre, art, and shows to stay abreast with contemporary parenting


OUP launches campaign to encourage reading among kids

April 26, 2022 5:58:13 pm

Like any habit, reading also has to be slowly and consistently introduced into a child's routine, as an exciting hobby and not a chore.

‘It’s life or death’: The mental health crisis among U.S. teens

April 25, 2022 4:58:44 pm

American adolescence is undergoing a drastic change. Three decades ago, the gravest public health threats to teenagers came from binge drinking, drunken driving, teenage pregnancy, smoking. These have since been replaced by a new public health concern: mental health disorders

Common Liver Conditions in Children

April 26, 2022 10:00:30 am

Prevention and early detection of liver disorders is important rather than treatment of complications. 

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Who are India’s science girls and are you afraid of the letter Z? Read and find out

April 24, 2022 5:53:56 pm

A trip to Ladakh, trying to manage without the letter 'z', and learning the job of a cytogeneticist -- books that fuel the imagination and feed curiosity


How to manage pollen allergy among kids during summer

April 25, 2022 4:27:32 pm

During dry and windy days, gusts of wind can blow pollen and other allergens into the air, causing hay fever and other reactions.

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Four expert tips on helping your child cope with uncertainties

April 25, 2022 12:16:54 pm

Against the backdrop of the Russia-Ukraine crisis, how do we deconstruct the complexities of war and its impact on our children