It is fine to be different yet no less than others. This is a lesson from my son Aadvik. This month we feature a blog post from Deepika, who talks about her son Aadvik and how play can be tailored to every child's need. And how Autism need not prevent any child from having fun.
Motherhood has been quite a journey for me so far. I went from being a full time scientific officer at a university in Sydney to being a full time mom in Bangalore. One of my expectations from the move from Australia to India was the exposure my child would have to our culture and more importantly to our language, Hindi.
There is clear scientific evidence that children who are curious and explorative fare better at school, work and even relationships later in life. So how do you cultivate curiosity in your little one?
Now that you have the entire arsenal they demand, you can arm them with some safety tips as well. Here is how to keep them safe this holi. Out of sight and you’ll mind: Adult supervision is non-negotiable. Large containers of water and little children are a dangerous mix. So be present at all times. Be prepared: Keep a list of emergency contacts ready, including those of your paediatrician.