The environment children grow up in and the things that surround them during their childhood shape their lives to a great extent. But out of all the things that move and inspire us, everyone has that one moment, book, person, movie, quote or experience that stays with them forever. It is what we turn to when things look bleak or what motivates us to keep going when we think we can’t. Here, some people share their secrets.

As children, most of us couldn’t wait to grow up. Adults around us got to go to bed late at night, they could eat whatever they wanted and they could go places without anybody’s help or permission. But now that we are adults ourselves, we finally see what an illusion that was and many of us long to go back to our childhood when things were way simpler and all you had to do was sleep, play, and eat. We asked a few people what they missed the most about their childhood. Here’s what they had to say.

Remembering her childhood, Deepika Padukone, posted two throwback pictures on Sunday. 'Padmaavat 'actor Deepika Padukone on Sunday took to her Instagram account to post the picture and captioned it as," post-Diwali celebrations. #diwali"

Parents, we know that it is not easy to stop your kids from sucking on their thumbs but here are some easy ways to break this habit!

The silent disturbance

May 10, 2019 08:00 am

Sometimes I am lost with words Sometimes I am lost with thoughts It takes whole lot of my time It takes whole lot of my mind I feel like I am suffocating And need some fresh air to breathe in.

How PUBG ruins children

April 20, 2019 00:05 am

Responsible parenting often feels like endless series of saying ‘no’. No, you can’t have junk food before lunch. No, you can’t ride bi-cycle in main road.  And now no, you can’t sit around playing PUBG all day. Our childhood has given us some first-hand knowledge regarding digital world of games, thanks to that old mercantile machine.

A study of more than a million people in Sweden has found lower birth weight is linked to a small but significant increase in the risk of mental health problems, including depression.

Childhood sexual abuse may leave “molecular scars” on a victim’s DNA which could one day be used as evidence in court, scientists have said.

In spite of his young age, Gajendra Baitha is yet to relish the privileges of a young boy. At an early age of just eight years, he was handed with toys and candies to seek profit, to make ends meet for his family.

A Jump from Childhood to Adulthood

November 13, 2017 11:07 am

Every living thing is accompanied by physical, mental, spiritual and social changes. A newborn baby gradually grows up as time changes in the form of seconds, hours, days and months. When I turn the pages of my childhood, I find the photographs of mine representing a smiling or crying baby, naked baby and so on.

Reminiscence of Innocent Childhood Days

September 11, 2017 10:28 am

I let my imagination free. I am not a kid anymore and I do not behave like it in front of people I hardly know. Deep inside I am the same kid who once had courage to accomplish something that other people would get easily but I had to struggle in every nook and corner to grab, feel and let the ecstasy raise its peak to make it a great show.

Childhood gun suicide rising in U.S.

Singer-actor Justin Timberlake doesn't want his son Silas to go through the same childhood trauma that he experienced when he started off as a child artiste.

“Our study shows that the influences of childhood experiences can be demonstrated even when people reach their 80s, predicting how happy and secure they are in their marriages as octogenarians,” said one of the researchers, Robert Waldinger of Harvard Medical School.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The future of every child is largely influenced by their early childhood development (ECD). ECD experts and researchers concur that the early stage of a child’s life is very critical.

Childhood murderers

June 10, 2016 19:49 pm

Have you ever even thought of the child exploitation behind some of the foreign brand garments you wear? The theme of The World Day Against Child Labor 2016 (June 12) is precise and to the point: “End child labor in supply chains—It’s everyone’s business!”