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Monthly Archives: April 2013

  • Baby Development : Month 14

    This is the time you can start ‘showing off’ your little one. He will love doing little tricks like waving daddy ‘bye bye’ or responding to verbal instructions like ‘show uncle your favorite toy’. In short, your baby loves being the centre of attention. Your baby’s development Your little one’s  vocabulary will most likely consist of 3 to 4 words. But you may notice that he understands more words than he can speak. If he Continue Reading

  • Baby Development : Month 13

    Your little bundle of joy has completed one year and you just can’t seem to believe how fast he is growing up. Now that he can safely be called a toddler, you may begin to notice subtle changes in his behavior. Your baby’s development For your 13 month old, you are still the center of his universe and he expects your world to revolve around him too. He is most likely to start attempting to Continue Reading

  • Help your Child handle Success and Failure

    In a world which labels everybody as a success or failure, it is very easy for your child to fall into the rat race, and be ecstatic about successes and go to any length to achieve it; and be equally disappointed by the smallest of failures and sink into depression or indulge in violent activities. One of the important lessons you can impart to your child, in the art of living is to handle success Continue Reading

  • Holidaying with Kids – 10 Places to Visit in India

    With the pressures of school and exams left behind safely, it is now time to plan (and execute) your much awaited vacation itinerary. In times where even a one-day trip to a mall or an amusement park with kids can leave you lying down with a glucose drip on your arm, planning a full fledged vacation with your kids during the scorching summer holidays seems a daunting task. With a careful choice of kid friendly Continue Reading

  • 6 Sex Tips for the New Parents

    In Indian families, the birth of a baby is a momentous occasion where everyone in the family join together to celebrate and welcome the new baby into their family. A newborn baby is definitely the apple of eye of everyone in the family and most parents put their baby above everything else, especially the mother. She gets so involved with her baby that she forgets the relationship that has existed between her and her husband Continue Reading

  • Tackling Your Toddler’s Tantrums

    Toddler tantrums are a parent’s worst nightmare. It is embarrassing if your toddler decides to get adamant for a favorite toy right in the supermarket and throws the worst kind of tantrum when you refuse to comply. It is so embarrassing to be the center of all unwanted, judgmental attention that you are tempted to burn a hole in your pocket just to get out of the situation! Unfortunately, this only teaches your toddler that Continue Reading

  • 5 Ways a Dad Can Help Boost His Daughters Self Esteem

    A father will always have a special place in a girl’s life whether she is 5 or 50. It is one of the most rewarding relationships, as far as women are concerned. But not many can claim to have this perfect relationship. You as a father may find that your little girl who used to adore you and loved to spend time with you has suddenly become a stranger as she is growing up and Continue Reading

  • 7 Lessons from Mahabharata

    One of the greatest epics of all times, the Mahabharata is a storehouse of information and nuggets of wisdom; teaching us how to live our lives and adapt ourselves to the circumstances we find ourselves in. By clearly showing the distinction between what is good and evil, what must and must not be done through its various characters, this epic teaches us many lessons. Each character is a study in the cross section of basic Continue Reading

  • Kurious Kids – Nurture Your Kid’s Curiousity

    Kids are inherently curious. As parents, we should nurture this curiosity by trying to help them find answers to their questions. This section is an attempt to do just that.  This section will evolve into hundreds of questions that kids ask and how parents respond to them. This is your section so please feel free to contribute and benefit.  As a parent, you could help in one of the following ways 1. You can add Continue Reading

  • Dealing with a Late Talker

    Some babies learn to talk late. If you are part of an ambitious family, your late talker can be a subject of unwanted criticism which affects your confidence and that of your child. Your closed ones might unconsciously add to the pressure by comparing your child with a talking child of similar age belonging to a neighbor or a friend or relative. As a parent it is natural for you to panic when your child Continue Reading

  • Potty Training – When to Start Toilet Training Your Toddler

    Most parents are eager to get their children out of their diapers and nappies and on to the pot. It means lesser wetting, lesser changing of diapers and overall lesser hassles. But it is after all your child and nothing matters more than raising your child the right way. What are a couple months more of diaper changing in exchange for a happy child? With this in mind, the biggest question parents face is when Continue Reading

  • 10 Ways to Stop Yelling at Your Child

    Nobody said raising a toddler was going to be easy. But you signed up for it the minute your eyes misted over with happy tears when you found out you were pregnant. And unfortunately this is not something you can quit. Screaming and shouting at your little one is definitely not the solution. The louder you scream, the more your toddler is likely to compare you to the big bad monsters from the bedtime stories Continue Reading