One fine day my teenage daughter returned from school fuming and in a rebellious mood.  “I am feeling sooo..bad.  Most of my friends have their own iPad, smartphones and laptops. They all have Facebook and Google accounts. You do...

It is a sad fact of life that nine out of ten urban middle class or even rich families do not spend even thirty minutes of their time with children.  In some families there is a compulsory dinner time of thirty minutes, but even this is...

Drug addiction and alcohol abuse in teenagers are very common all around the world. According to the statistics, there is an increasing use of illicit drugs, around 3 millions are drug addicts. Drug addiction is major problems for many communities...

Parenting is the most fulfilling jobs for any parent. In today's world it is the toughest and full time jobs for parents especially for mothers. Even though you prepare yourself for parenting it always seems to be something missing. The goal of...

Over Indulgent Parents

Parental over indulgence has become a matter of major concern in these days when both parents work. Parents seem to show their love in a materialistic manner today more than  ever before. Giving their children everything they fancy has become...

Some parents who have hired a full-time nanny or a part-time nanny may choose not to believe me, or may think negatively about what I am writing. But to tell you the truth I am tired, I am tired of being a mom. Yes, I love my daughter more than...

How has education changed from say 25-30 years till now? Has anyone noticed how learning happens and how it used to happen during 1990s? Do you see any change in learning and education or do you find it all the same? Well, let’s find out. With...

Well with both parents working, today the age of school going children has decreased to 2 or 2.5 years. When on one hand child experts have already stated that it is not mandatory for children as young as 2 -2.5 to join even a play group, increased...

That was wonderful time I remember the time I had spent with my grandmother in a city far off from the place my father was posted during my childhood. Being the eldest of children in family my grandma who felt she was so alone insisted I lived...

 "Am I an ideal parent for my child?" This is a question that usually many parents have in their mind but most of them can't make proper judgement to this question. However, good parenting is very helpful for foster mutual development. In...

Shape your child like an expert potter We all know with our experience that every child is different   from other children and you can’t treat them all on same or equal level. Every child’s needs are different as far upbringing is concerned....

Parenthood and motherhood bring in a lot of changes both expected and quite often unexpected. By and by we get to learn the nuances of motherhood and parenthood. Motherhood is an intimidating task. In this task as a mother you can never give up,...

I fell in love with my baby even before she was born. Yes, when I first saw her inside me during the first ultrasound; something inside me changed! I was going to attain motherhood. Sooner than I realized I held my baby girl in my arms. She made me...

Children are like beautiful flowers in a garden. They are like blank papers yet to be written. The early years of childhood is very important for a child. Whatever they learn from their surroundings will directly result in their upbringing....

Traditionally and from medical point of view, "Obesity" means excess accumulation of body fat, usually 20% or more over an individual's ideal body weight. Today, in India there is a rising prevalence of obesity among children and youth leading to...

Why are we so fond of children? It is difficult question! I don't have cut-and-dry answer to it. I do not think either explains my fondness for children. But I admit that I am fond of children and this fondness has increase with the years. It is...

Children are extra curious Children try to learn everything they see happening around them right from the time, they begin to understand about whatever attract or detract them. Every child irrespective of their gender a boy or a girl wants to know...

Good or Ideal parent We always think in terms of being a good parent or should I say an ideal parent but just when do you begin thinking about it, I mean at what age of children you begin thinking about being a good parent. I know in such cases...

We see this happening in many households where the parents keep favoring one child and neglect the other child little realising the emotional impact the neglected child is going to have for life! I know of households with 3 or more children where...

Introduction Is your child obese? The instances of obesity in growing children have increased by manifolds these days. Researches conducted on increasing obesity in small children have reported that about 60% of the causes for obesity are related...

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