Tag: parenting tips

‘Better sleep, less screen time can reduce impulsivity in kids’

Impulsivity is also a core component of disorders like ADHD, eating disorders, substance abuse and other behavioural disorders. If the child struggles with depression, impulsivity can increase pose greater risk to his or her safety. Is your child’s behaviour erratic? It could be controlled by reduced screen time and a good night’s sleep, as per

How to adopt positive parenting habits

Spare time to have a conversation with your child to explore his/her understanding of things. Disregarding their feelings makes them feel unwanted and causes negative effects. By Samira Gupta The most challenging task for parents of today’s modern world is to acquire a good parenting style. Parents usually follow their own upbringing for bringing up

Have you already decided your baby’s career path?

There are quite a few parents who decide the playgroup their baby will join based on the likelihood of them getting into the right pre-school, which will train them for the right school and to the right college, which they hope will lead them to the right career. By Akhil Shahani When I was born

Blessed be the fruit: Mrs. Waterford is pregnant IRL

May the Lord open… the URL to Yvonne Strahovski’s Instagram feed so you may behold her baby bump bounty. The Handmaid’s Tale actor announced the good news on Friday that she is pregnant with a very sweet belly pic. I am very excited to finally be able to share my special news – I’m going

How to raise a child in a gender neutral environment

Stripping the space of anything gendered is a poor solution, says Suzanne Tick, who has written about gender identity in design. It would be better to fill the room with materials and toys that encourage engagement and play. By Michael Tortorello Elliot Claire: What kind of baby name is that? A girl’s name? A boy’s

Are you ready for Positive Parenting?

The idea of Positive Parenting is gaining momentum worldwide, with the focus on training and learning rather than punishing. By Shaira Mohan There’s a couple I know who I admire greatly for their unique parenting style. For two people who are constantly on the opposite sides of the net when it comes to parenting decisions

Why yelling isn’t the best way to discipline your child

Scolding or spanking children can impact their cognitive and emotional development.  Parents yelling at and punishing their children in order to discipline them isn’t exactly a rare sight in our country. Parents, more often than not, tend to get impatient and exhausted with their children’s unruly behaviour. In such cases, their best resort to teach

My kids are touchy-feely, & I'm proud of it

My twins love hugs, which is great, because their mother is a touchy-feely, in-your-face Jewess with no sense of personal boundaries. From the day my son and daughter were born, I was all up in their grill, and now that they are 6, I still hug and kiss them on the regular. For me, our

A royal-adjacent baby is on the way!

It’s official: World-famous bridesmaid Pippa Middleton — sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton — is pregnant. You may have heard the rumors that Pippa was with child a few days before Kate was admitted to St. Mary’s Hospital in London in the early stages of labor with dear wee Prince Louis on April

Wait — those twins are not Rumi & Sir?

Oh, to have the world wrapped around your bejeweled fingers like Beyoncé and Jay-Z. The incredibly famous couple tricked us all into thinking they had unveiled never-before-seen pictures of their twins, Rumi and Sir, on the first night of their joint “On the Run II Tour.” But even after that sneaky trickster move, they are

Oprah Winfrey's home is sacred ground, & Kaling’s kid knows it

It’s common knowledge that it’s Oprah Winfrey’s world, and we’re just living in it. In fact, even Mindy Kaling’s 6-month-old daughter, Katherine, knows Winfrey’s home is sacred ground. (Yes, little Katherine has already crossed off the lifetime bucket list item of chilling at Winfrey’s place.) During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Kaling shared

Get ready to squeal

Khloé Kardashian is raining baby True videos on our blessed heads, and we’re loving every second of it. On Tuesday, Kardashian shared brand-new video of her 7-week-old baby daughter — even capturing the cutest sneeze on record (yes, someone contact the Guinness Book of World Records, please — this is legit). The two new clips