Parenting & Pregnancy

Family Tree Templates for Children

In simplest terms, a family tree is a chart depicting individuals that are related to each other. They belong to a same extended family and share a common ancestry. As the chart is made in the form of

Icebreakers for Kids

For any group to work well together, it is important that they know each other well enough and are comfortable in each other's presence. The same goes for kids. Though, if you leave kids on their own,

Ten Things Adults Should Learn from Kids

So True A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires. ~ Paulo Coelho Almos

Are Your Kids Sleep-texting?

Heard of Sleep Emailing? Sleep-texting cases were not reported until 2008. Even before that, a similar phenomenon called "sleep emailing" was analyzed where researchers from the Universi

Why do Toddlers have Temper Tantrums?

Did You Know?Temper tantrums in toddlers occur the most between the ages 1 - 2, as this is when toddlers understand more than they can express. Your 3-year old refuses to eat breakfast. You ha

How Does the Foster Care System Work

Did You Know? As estimated by the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System of the United States, about 400,540 children were in foster care on September 30, 2011. Out of them only 27

Is Generation Gap Good or Bad?

Did you know...... that in the 1960s, owing to a change in social attitudes, there emerged an ideological rift between the older and younger generations which was termed as a generation gap. There a

Signs You Have an Indigo Child

'Indigo Child' was a term coined by Nancy Ann Tappe, who claimed to have noticed an indigo aura around certain children and individuals, through her synesthetic and psychic perception. Accord

Parenting and New Year Resolutions

Well, I'm not a parent and neither do I have any New Year's Resolutions inclined in that direction, but I'm not going to let that stop me from dispensing with the advice. Only a non-parent from his or

Dilemmas of youth

Rahul... is seventeen years of age........ an average, Indian youth belonging to an average Indian family. Both his parents are working... it's almost difficult to make ends meet, otherwise. He is in

But I'm Just a Kid

My seven year old refuses to make her bed. The reason? I'm too young. Who, I demand to know, has told her she's too young? But the question lingers with no answer, perhaps it was me who encouraged her


Routine Phenomenon We've been seeing it through the ages! And it's not an uncommon phenomenon. We've had cricketer, heroes, national leaders whose examples we have followed. And like every other

Parenting Tips Galore

Some important tips A Few pointers on how to discipline children, here goes: * When disciplining a child, criticize their behavior, not them. * To keep laces in shoes, thread the first