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Speech Development In Children Most parents confuse speech & language development. Speech is a verbal expression of language an easier way to understand this is it involves the way we form words and sounds. Whereas language is giving & getting

Understanding Mental Health In Children Just as physical health plays a vital role in the overall well being of a child so does the mental health. Good mental health is needed for a child to thrive and survive as it allows

Connection - The Heart of Your Relationship with Your Teen! - Written By Michelle Arscott Parenting teens…, everyone jokingly shudders at the thought! For parents of teens, it certainly is new territory and quite different from any other stage of parenting.

Back To School - Embracing The New Norm! As schools reopen and the Covid crisis continues, parents are preparing to embrace themselves for yet another new norm. After a long break, some parents seem to breathe a sigh of relief

Embracing The Wave Of Digitalization: 7 Tips On How To Prepare Yourself & Your Child For This New Digital World! The world as we knew yesterday is no longer the same! Ever since COVID-19 entered our world, everything has changed &

Are You A Strict Parent? By definition, a strict parent is one who uses Strict parenting approach to rear their child. They usually have high standards set with firm rules and regulations with one main goal being 'obedience', which if

A Parent's Guide To Night Terrors! A night terror, also known as a sleep terror, is more intense & dramatic than a simple nightmare & occurs in only 3-6% of children. It is also important to note that after a nightmare

6 Things Every Parent Must Teach Their Child! Every parent wonders if they are doing enough to make a good impact on their child's life. Children are a reflection of their parents and it is, therefore, incumbent upon parents to set

Parental Challenges - Every Parent's Nightmare! Parenting has become and still keeps becoming more and more challenging as the years go by. Long gone are the days when parents could let their children play in the neighbourhood without having to worry

Connecting With Your Child- How To Connect With Your Child & Its Importance! How many of us feel that we are disconnected in one way or another with our child? How many of us feel that the screen time has

How To To Help Raise A Confident Child Confidence is the key to your child's happy and healthy future. Remember, children that are confident are better prepared to handle situations such as whilst encountering a bully, peer pressure, challenges etc. It

What Is Your Parenting Style? There are many ways a parent can raise their child and although there are four basic parenting styles, your parenting style may consist of a combination of strategies to raise your child. It was in the

How To Motivate Your Child To Learn Some children are just good learners however the child's individual personality plays a vital role to determine his/her willingness to want to learn. However, it's important to note that any child who has

A Parent's Guide To Screen Time! The schools continue to be shut until next year & this means kids will be spending a lot of time indoors. The first thing that parents get concerned about is 'Screen Time'. Naturally, since children

The Importance Of Career Counselling & Guidance When your child finishes schooling, it is important to help students make a sound decision on the next steps they want to take in their life with respect to their higher education and career

Handling A Child With Special Needs? The term 'special needs' is an umbrella term to describe children with disabilities that may be medical, mental and/or psychological & require assistance for these disabilities. This covers developmental delays, medical conditions, psychiatric conditions and

Does Your Child Have Dyslexia? What Is Dyslexia? Is your child having reading difficulty? If the answer is yes then your child could be dyslexic. This can be challenging for you and your child, however, you can overcome the challenges by

6 Fun Eid Activities To Try With Your Children At Home This Eid al-Adha 2020! Yes, we are going to be celebrating Eid al-Adha 2020 at home. This Eid is all about sacrifice and even though it won't be celebrated in

Does Your Child Have ADHD? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD can be extremely challenging for you and your child, however, you can overcome the challenges by understanding what this is, the types & symptoms and the treatment to help your

Online Education- What Are The Pros & Cons? Now more than ever before, online education has been the main method of learning online & this trend has been growing fast across the globe. Attending a classroom is no longer an option

Boarding School- To Board Or Not To Board? Sending your child to a boarding school for the first time can be quite frightening for both parents and the child. There are so many questions that go through a parent's mind whilst

Does Your Child Have Down Syndrome? What Is Down Syndrome? Down Syndrome is a genetic disorder in which one has an extra chromosome that causes developmental as well as intellectual delays. Every normal individual has 46 chromosomes. A chromosome comprises of

The Importance Of Bilingual Education What Is Bilingual Education? Bilingual Education is basically education in two languages; usually a native language and a second language, but it depends and varies from country to country.

How To Tackle Issues As Parents, During COVID-19 Lockdown Parenting is a 24/7 job that has no breaks or vacays. If you are a parent you know this is a full-time unpaid job that needs to be done, as the tiny

How To Avoid Mealtime Struggle With Your Child! Mealtime struggle is a real and major issue for many parents. But this dinnertime battle can actually be avoided! Encouraging your child towards healthy eating habits is a task that requires a lot

How To Manage Anger In A Child! Anger tantrums are not uncommon among children, not just the older ones but also the younger ones! However, at times this can pose a threat to the parents, siblings and others. Remember for kids

Single Parenting During COVID-19 Lockdown The lockdown has surely taken its toll on most families in general, however, it has been even tougher on the single parents. Kids who used to be at school are now all of a sudden stuck

Teach Your Child To Be Kind Starting This Christmas! Being kind is imperative and it's every parent's responsibility to make sure that they instil this important quality in their child. We all know that the world has become a meaner place

5 Fun Easter-themed Activities To Try With Your Little Ones At Home This Easter 2020! Yes, we are most likely going to be celebrating Easter 2020 at home, regardless of the current situation, guess what every year it is the same

Does Your Child Have A Learning Disability? What Is A 'Learning Disability'? If your child struggles with school, struggles to solve a simple math problem, struggles writing a paragraph or dreads reading, is frustrated and irritable as he/she can't perform simple

A Parental Guide To Depression In Children If you were unsure of depression in children as being a 'real thing', then you may want to read this article! In fact, the rate of depression in children has been rising over the

Sex Education In Children According To Their Age Talking about sex education and introducing this most frowned upon topic amongst the young can be daunting for any parent. Every parent needs to approach this topic with an open mind and needs

Importance Of Traditional Toys: 6 Reasons Why Toys Are Good For Your Child! With the advancement of technology and the invention of touchscreens, most parents these days tend to invest in gadgets such as tablets or phones for their children. However,

How To Help Your Child Deal With A Bully- A Guide To Every Parent's Nightmare! Bullying is an extremely sensitive topic & can be very difficult for some parents to handle as mean kids can be found from younger grades to

Healthy Disciplining - The Best Way To Discipline A Child! Disciplining a child is every parent's nightmare! It is a job that parents dislike as it takes a lot of patience and can be very taxing. Remember it is your duty

Your Guide To Sibling Rivalry If you have children you may have been faced with the issues of sibling rivalry. Sibling rivalry is a concern for almost every parent with two or more children. It is defined as competition and animosity

Getting Your Child Into The Habit Of Making Thoughtful New Year's Resolution! This New Year, get your children involved too. New Year's resolutions shouldn't have to be for adults only, make sure you involve your children & put this into practice

Dependent To Independent: From A Child To A Teenager- Written by Bilkis Bhandwalkar The physical, mental and emotional development of the child continues and in no time you have a young, spirited teenager right in front of you. This adolescence stage

Values Are Valuable: Practice What You Preach!- Written by Bilkis Bhandwalkar You cannot expect your child to do things which he/she has not seen you doing ever!!! A child will automatically share things or lend a helping hand in need if

Education: A Unique Investment!! - Written by Bilkis Bhandwalkar Yes, you read it correctly

REWARD AND REPRIMAND GO HAND IN HAND! - Written by Bilkis Bhandwalkar These two words although beginning with the same letter 'R' are an antithesis to each other and most importantly are to be tread with RESTRAINT!!

FIRST FOOT FORWARD TOWARDS FORMAL EDUCATION - Written by Bilkis Bhandwalkar The first and extremely important step in this direction is the CHOICE OF SCHOOL. As parents, you have to be very careful while selecting/choosing the SCHOOL for your child as it

Understanding The Transition From An Infant To A Toddler!! - Written by Bilkis Bhandwalkar Growth is a natural phenomenon and so like all living things

PARENTING PRIDE COMES WITH A PRICE!! - Written by Bilkis Bhandwalkar This does sound absurd but it's a sad reality! Becoming parents is the biggest joy in one's life. Every couple wants to procreate a beautiful life and enjoy this bliss.