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Sharenting- A trend to be wary of

  These days, an average infant procures a digital footprint even before he/she gets the first tooth. Proud parents begin announcing pregnancy right from day one, by going all mush and verbose about it on social media. Some even post ultrasound images. And then, of course, follows detailed pictorial portrayals of the several stages of the baby’s life. In short, ... Read More »

A child’s worst nightmare; to be brought up in a broken home

  A child’s worst nightmare; to be brought up in a broken home Living in a family where your parents are intolerant of each other can be quite a disastrous experience. Lacking the love a family should have, it is not an easy journey. It can have disturbing effects on not just the couple but the children too. According to ... Read More »

Why you should stop pressuring kids over grades

  Why you should stop pressuring kids over grades If you want your kids to become successful later in life, better avoid pressuring them over grades, suggests new research. Parents should not obsess over grades and extracurricular activities for young schoolchildren, especially if such ambitions come at the expense of social skills and kindness, as doing so can work against ... Read More »

Biggest parenting trends to watch out for in 2017​

  When it comes to parenting, there is no one rule that fits all. Every parent is different and there is no incorrect technique to bring up your child. But as this year comes to an end, we feel some parenting trends will be big in the coming year. These new trends that we believe will embrace the New Year, ... Read More »

4 Yoga Poses for Migraine: How to Get Relief From That Pounding Pain

Dealing with a headache is not easy. It can mess around with your everyday routine, and to make things worse, that debilitating pain doesn’t easily subside even when you’re taking rest. Migraine is a different ballgame altogether. It has no cause and no cure, however, genetic predisposition do come into play. The excruciating pain can even compromise one’s efficiency and ... Read More »

Exercise May Help Patients with Lung Disease

Increased physical activity among patients with a type of lung disease could reduce their risk of anxiety as well as depression, a study has found. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make it difficult to breathe. The prevalence of depression and anxiety is approximately 40 per cent in COPD patients while the ... Read More »

Yoga Helps In Resilience Against Non-Communicable Diseases

Yoga can contribute to resilience against non-communicable diseases and can be used for preventing and controlling many other lifestyle diseases, Health Minister J.P. Nadda said on Wednesday. “Major non-communicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardio-vascular diseases, stroke and chronic obstructive lung disease are to a great extent due to unhealthy lifestyle. If the body is a temple of the mind, yoga ... Read More »

No one can stop binge-drinking students

  It’s a phenomenon that most Indian parents are familiar with, across generations. It’s what made -and continues to make – Class 11 and 12 the worst years of a middle class teen’s life. In the US, it used to be different. Students had to appear for their SATs, and after that, they would find a college which offered courses ... Read More »

How to make your child socially active

  Studies have shown that babies are born social. They have a natural ability to strike up a friendship. But while your infant may enjoy nibbling on the heads of their peers, interpersonal skills are learnt, say child development experts. Since a child’s first exposure to social interactions is through parents, mum and dad must play the role of emotional ... Read More »

Keep your child safe near water

  According to statistics, drowning is one of the major causes of accidental death in children. A little lazing around in a mini bathtub may sound tempting, but not many parents realise that if necessary precaution is not taken, the results could be grievous. Apart from the ultimate life threat, young ones also risk sustaining injuries when diving from a ... Read More »