Bringing up your children

March 27, 2021 07:00 am

In a society where all it takes is one wrong influence to set a child on the wrong path, most parents often ask themselves, “Am I raising my child right?”

Your baby’s first year

February 29, 2020 10:08 am

Now that you have finally survived long days of pregnancy, and painful childbirth, you are officially parents.  You find out, your baby has already received the first dose of vaccine. Babies typically receive the first dose of the Hepatitis b vaccine at birth. Congratulation, you are now ready to experience your baby’s eventful first year.   Be prepared to face the challenge of sleepless nights, diaper changing, and regulating feeding times.

Make your father proud

September 4, 2019 00:30 am

We need to change the stereotypical attitude toward parenting that rests firmly on traditional belief that fathers are the breadwinners and mothers are the homemakers

So you have decided to raise a feminist in the house. Good for you! But, for something so crucial, the conditioning needs to be done right. Between the ages of 3 and 5, they can spot gender differences and form their own opinions, which can further shape their personalities. Hence, raising a feminist son or daughter, somebody who understands the importance of equality, should start young, even before they grasp their ABCD and numbers.

Amy Schumer calls parenting "nuts"

August 12, 2019 10:45 am

Actor-comedian Amy Schumer loves being a mother, even if parenting can be a little crazy at times. Over the weekend, the 38-year-old comedian posted a photo of herself and husband Chris Fischer, which was taken after the pair played "doubles volleyball" together

Casey Affleck had been working on a script about a parent and child for years. He’d written scenes about a bedtime story and an argument about taking a trip into town and things seemed to be going well.

Former first lady Michelle Obama is finally opening up about the time she spent in the White House. In the latest episode on American television host Conan O'Brien's podcast titled 'Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend,' Michelle shared anecdotes from eight long years she spent in the White House.

Unlearning how children learn

February 28, 2019 17:46 pm

We teach children in ways adults feel are most effective. But would it not be more effective to build learning systems around how children learn naturally on their own? Should we teach children how they should learn, or should we be teaching them in ways they learn best?

In this video Kamana Shah, a working mother, shares why ‘me time’ for mothers like her is not just a leisure choice but crucial for working women to help them succeed in their varied roles.

Parenting gone horribly wrong

November 23, 2018 08:46 am

The sad thing is that parents know what’s wrong with their child but instead of trying to correct it they themselves come up with excuses for their child’s behavior. What’s also unfortunate is that fact that they feel the need to explain every decision they take to their six- or seven-year-old kid.

Cell-phone parenting

November 18, 2018 01:30 am

Nepali children are losing themselves into the world of cell phones, oblivious to what is happening around them

Parenting modern-day kids

September 29, 2018 00:25 am

Our expectation of children is not realistic. We punish them for not performing well though they are doing well.

Parents begin to lose control of their children at the age of 13, a study has found.

Modern parenting 101

December 15, 2017 08:33 am

Nobody said raising a child would be easy but, these days, parents claim that they find the task to be more challenging than ever before. Is it really that they get difficult to handle with each generation? Or have many parents’ simply missed a crucial memo?

Parenting fouls

September 23, 2016 00:31 am

Recently, while commuting in a fully packed public transport and a six-year-old wouldn’t stop crying. Apparently he didn’t want to sit on his mother’s lap. Despite his mother’s numerous attempts to pacify, distract as well as explain the predicament, the child just wouldn’t stop.