Oct 10th, 2010
A fantastical story, relayed in the form of short vignettes by director Robert Rodriguez, Shorts is the story of a magic wishing rock and kids' imaginations gone wild. But if you want to know how it looks through the eyes of an 11-year old, here's a short review by Sara Ananya Shah.
Oct 9th, 2010
In the modern day context, most parents cannot conceive of not sending their children to school for their education. But for some, formal schooling for their children is not an option – for such parents, homeschooling is emerging as a convenient alternative.
Oct 8th, 2010
Are allowances good or bad? It truly depends on how you determine that in your home. Our roles as parents is to love and nurture our children, but also to raise independent thinking children that will learn how to manage their hard earned money.
Oct 7th, 2010
Mumbai has been hit by a new scare – and no, it’s not a terrorist threat. After the recent swine flu epidemic, it is now hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) - a viral illness that affects infants, children as well as adults – that is holding the city to ransom.
Oct 5th, 2010
Have the demands of motherhood forced you bid goodbye to your job? Would you rather watch your children grow than spend your days in a claustrophobic office cubicle? Much to the relief of millions of moms all over the world, there are a multitude of work-from-home career choices available.
Oct 4th, 2010
The goal of positive discipline is to teach children inner-discipline that comes from a highly-developed conscience, rather than the use of punishments that may include external force, shame, humiliation, isolation or coercion.
Oct 3rd, 2010
How do we empower our children? How do help them through the tough times in life and how do we make sure the negative 'stuff' doesn't follow them into adulthood? As a family counselor I know how empowering it is for a child to know they are in control of their feelings and emotions.
Oct 2nd, 2010
Susan Jeffers is the best-selling author of author of 'Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway®'. In her guest blog, adapted from her book 'Life is Huge! Laughing, Loving and Learning From It, she offers three of her favorite tips for building confidence in children.
Sep 30th, 2010
We need to keep our children in the know about with what is happening in the world. It is not enough to teach them reading, sciences and history. We need to educate them, so that they are connected and well-informed about what is happening all around us.