5-tips on the use of hand sanitizers for kids - Hand sanitizer can be a good way for kids to kill germs on their hands when soap and water aren’t available. But there are some safety tips. What are they?
5-tips to ask your kid about the day at school - Parents always want to hear about their kid's day at school. But sometimes, the little ones and even the grown up kids get busy with their own things. And tend to not answer direct question like "What did you do at school today?"
5-SMART tips on talking to kids about the birds and the bees - Like all other parents, I was once faced with such a question. I was nervous about discussing the topic with my little one. I was unsure of where to begin/what to say/ how to keep it appropriate! Then I thought; we do with all other issues, so why not sex?
MENTAL- 6 ways to promote mental health in kids - A write up on promoting good mental health in children? This is what came to my mind as soon as I entered the hospital lobby. There were banners everywhere about the significance of the day. It’s October 10th today. The day is celebrated throughout the globe as the World Mental Health Day. The objective is to raise awareness to […]
5 ways to get kids interested in reading story books - If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. Here are tips to get kids into reading!
5 reasons why mums should not feel bad about taking a break in career - Giving kids complete attention in terms of time becomes difficult for working mums. Susmita have been an on-and-off working mum since her daughter was 10 months old. She has taken several breaks in her career whenever she felt it was needed. She believes that Children spell Love "TIME".
A ‘Crash Test’ for Schools#MissionSchoolSafety - The brutal murder of a 7-year-old child in the school premises in Gurgaon, India left the Nation in a state of shock. Citizens are hurt. They want justice for the victim. They demand schools to be safe. What can be done to make schools safe for our children? The need of the hour: A 'Crash Test' for Schools! #MissionSchoolSafety
Physics is love - But then I saw Newton’s apple My heart beeping I solved the riddle
I Love My Teacher - That Dr Radhakrishnan's students wanted to celebrate his birthday got me wondering. Why do we want to celebrate some teachers? What makes them special? We surely don't celebrate or remember every teacher.
The pink whale challenge for Gen X puppies - Against the backdrop of growing concern around the ‘The Blue Whale Challenge’, a new game is in limelight today. It is called the ‘Pink Whale’ or ‘Baleia Rosa’ game. The game aims to spread ‘love’ and ‘happiness’
Child Pornography And Abuse - There are countless victims that suffer without respite. Child abuse and child pornography are the worst of crimes that need to be reported, for they feed each other.
Little Alex had a friend - An ode to friendship. The fun silly things that kids do, and we adults remember fondly. That's what is captured in this poem.
Breastfeed: Give the Gift of a Lifetime to Your Baby - Breastfed babies have fewer infections and hospitalizations than formula-fed infants. During breastfeeding, antibodies and other germ-fighting factors pass from a mother to her baby and strengthen the immune system. This helps lower a baby's chances of getting many infections, including ear infections!
The ABC’s of breastfeeding - World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August all over the globe to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. This write-up is an initiative to spread some awareness about the ABCs of breast feeding!
They struggled to tie their shoe laces - A fun poem for a relaxed read
Tiger Tiger burning bright will not let you fade out of sight - Tigers take care of the well-being of the forests. They are on the top of the food chain. They prey on herbivorous animals like the deer and boar, thereby keeping their population in check. Here are 10 facts about tigers for kids on this International Tiger Day 2017.
Is Expired Medicine Safe for Kids? - Got a call from an worried mother last night. She realized the mistake while giving cough syrup to her 6 year old. She was about to give 2 teaspoon, and suddenly glanced at the expiry date. The date mentions that the drug was expired 6 months back.
Suicide, the mistake you won’t live to regret - Suicide is a difficult subject to address. There are far too many tragic stories of people who felt the only way to escape their troubles were to take their own lives. When the people at the center of these events are children, the dreadful emotions we feel are amplified.
Listen Up! - Beauty does not come from a jar, or pretty clothes
The 5Ws of endocrine disrupting chemicals - Like all other girls of her age, Guddi loves to meddle with her mum's cosmetic box. Whenever she lays her hands on it, she starts off painting her nails. Each color draws her more and more into it. And soon, her nails glow in a rainbow of colors.