Unity in diversity: How do we teach kids to appreciate differences around them?
Teach big emotions through a little activity: DIY Paper Puppets
7 ways you can inspire your child to be empathetic
Children as young as 18 months can display empathy. So just a little guidance in the right direction can go a long way in raising your child to be sensitive to those around them.
How I am answering questions from my child on the Corona Virus!
Me do it! When toddlers want to do everything themselves.
How to deal with a stubborn toddler and avert a tantrum
Encouraging kids to read. How we can raise kids who read.
How to impart multilingual skills to your child!
Why is it good to know more than one language?
Apart from the obvious reason of being able to converse in more than one language, communicate in them, being multi lingual has many other advantages.
It improves brain function - The way our brains process information changes when we know more than one language. Learning languages actually stimulates our brain cells and connections, making the brain more robust and strong.
Adults can learn langauges to keep their brain function better and stave off issues like Alzheimer's disease.
It makes travelling more fun and exciting - Yes, knowing a local language is a great advantage when travelling.
It opens up the world for work and leisure. - Imagine all the books you can read, the jobs that you can apply for in different countries or just commmunicate with more people - when you know more languages.
Why a family meal is important for kids and families.
What do family meals mean to the family?
They help build relationships. When you eat together you see one another over a comforting plate of food and bond with one another day after day. You talk, laugh or even argue, get to know one another and observe how the other behaves, building a relationship as you go.
Inculcate better manners and politeness. When you eat together, you learn how to behave at the table. You listen politely, eat properly, answer questions and learn by observation.
How to deal with kids tantrums, emotional outbursts and more – with love.
Fun parenting! How to be silly and have fun with your child!
Play with colours! How to use colours for growth and development of your child.
Colour Psychology is an ancient idea and has a place in all ancient cultures. People would surround themselves with different colours that soothed them, made them sleep better or feel better. In fact, they had colours associated with ceremonies and traditions.
While Holi colours are fun (and you can read about safe colours on our blog here) they are not permanent. They come around once a year. How do we keep colours in our lives all year round? Especially when they can influence us, make us feel better, help us focus and elicit the desired behavior?