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Gender Neutral Parenting: How To Create A Gender Neutral Environment At Home

Gender Neutral Parenting : Creating A Gender Neutral Environment At Home  Have you noticed, everytime we visit a toy store and the first thing the storekeeper asks is – you require the toy for a boy or a girl? Ever noticed how sometimes a boy child refuses to pick up toys or clothes because they […]

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How To Let Go Off Parental Fears & Give More Freedom To Growing Kids

How To Let Go off Parental Fears & Give More Freedom to Growing Kids A lot of times I get scary thoughts/ dreams about my kids, and I wake up hugging them tight, not letting them go anywhere far from my sight.  Happens with you too?  As parents, our natural instinct is to protect our […]

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Emotional Wellbeing Of Parents During The Pandemic

Emotional Wellbeing Of Parents  Remember the safety instructions we usually hear on planes? It says in an adverse situation, put on your oxygen mask first before helping others. It is an important metaphor for self-help and very well applies in parenting too.  Parenting isn’t easy. It is a demanding job and takes a lot of […]

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Is It Possible To Gently Discipline A Child?

Is it possible to gently discipline a child?  When my twins were born I read so many articles on gentle parenting and gently disciplining children. And a lot of them made sense. I even remember telling my husband then that I will never scold my kids ever. I will be the most patient mother. And […]

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Being A Calm Parent : Anger Management For Parents

Being A Calm Parent : Anger Management For Parents  The other day, post serving lunch to my twins, I went to attend a phone call. Fifteen minutes  later, I came back to see the entire dining area turned into a war zone. They were having a ‘rice war’. There were rice on the table, on […]

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Believe In Your Child, Believe In Yourself As A Parent

Believe In Your Child, Believe In Yourself as a Parent There is a saying – “Behind every young child who believes in him/herself is a parent who believed first”. Children are likely to live up to what we believe of them. Our voice as parents, tend to become their inner voice someday. So we need […]

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Accept Yourself As A Perfectly Imperfect Mother

Accept yourself as a perfectly imperfect mother  Perfection is a myth! Accept it!  Perfectionists are highly goal-oriented, committed, and hardworking – a winning combination especially when it comes to success, right? But what happens when we set an unrealistic expectation and then inevitably fall short? We feel awful, miserable with our sense of confidence gets […]

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Ways To Make Reading Fun & Interesting For Reluctant Readers

Reluctant readers are basically those who do not enjoy reading and are forced to do so. Such readers actively resist reading and become easily frustrated when coaxed to pick up a book. Such behaviour is observed in kids if reading books is not encouraged in the right way and fun way. Often parents mistake by […]

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The Viper by Lisa Thiesing- Book Review

Book – The Viper Author – Lisa Theising Published by – Rebound by Sagebrush The Viper is based on an old tale that the author, Lisa Theising, used to hear at summer camp. The book is about a piggy that receives a mysterious phone call from Zee – the Viper who tells her that he […]

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Great Day For Up By Dr.Seuss- Book Review

Book – Great Day For Up Author – Dr. Seuss Published by – Random House Books Great Day For Up is a book written by Dr.Seuss and illustrated by Quentin Blake. Dr.Seuss, an American children’s author known for his work – writing and illustrating more than 60 books.  This book is about the narrator encouraging […]