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What Do You Do When Parents Often Keep Correcting You?

And I’m curious to know that how can something that’s true for one person can be true for ALL? When a parent says things like — Why did you speak like that….if you had spoken this way, things would have worked. (Oh, I forgot to ask you before and now I have learned my lesson.)Don’t…

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Have You Taught Your Kids Cooking This Way? Quarantine Parenting Activity-1

In this period of lockdown in India for 21 days since March 25th, 2020, I believe that we all are blessed and fortunate to see many trainers, coaches, teachers, and artists who are selflessly offering their services to engage, entertain and teach our kids. As the days are passing by and every new activity seems…

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COVID-19 Fun Exercise Games & Indoor Activities For Kids To Replace Outdoor Fun

If we ask our children - "Do you want to stay in or go out to play with friends?" Obviously, their reply would be to play outdoors. It's an inherent human nature to enjoy being outside. And this stands true and strong for children if we think back of our own childhood days, especially the…

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Are We Obsessed With Perfecting Our Child By Teaching Them What We Want Them To Learn?

Ting...Ting...Ting...My son kept hitting the mallet stick on the xylophone bars. He obviously didn't know to play it, but the sound of it got him excited. As a father, I want him to have fun and enjoy but as a parent, I start to look at perfection. So, I did a bit of hand-holding and…

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A Parenting Perspective -Tired of Yelling, Nagging, Advising, Repeating?

How often do parents use a combination of scolding, advising, threatening, criticising, lecturing and even go the extent of thrashing their child, hoping and believing that this is one of the best methods to give children a piece of their mind. I was young, probably in my 4th grade. My mum was working at a…

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Why Mindful Parenting Works?

The Cambridge dictionary explains the meaning of mindful as - deliberately aware of your body, mind, and feelings in the present moment in order to create a feeling of calm. The word mindful has recently been more in practice in a spiritual context and most importantly it's widely used in therapeutic mental and physical well-being. But does it…