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Parenting Styles: Lighthouse Parenting

Parenting Styles: Lighthouse Parenting
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Raising a child needs a lot of things and striking the right balance between these things is one of the biggest parenting challenges…

A Much Useful INTERVIEW for Parents!

A Much Useful INTERVIEW for Parents!
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Hope you’ve read last week’s article on the ART TO CONNECT initiative by former Mahindra World School Principal Dr. Nirmala Krishnan, that pairs volunteers with specially-abled buddies to support and encourage their non-academic talents, thereby making them “equally-abled”…

10 Principles of Highly Effective Parenting - Part 2

10 Principles of Highly Effective Parenting – Part 2
Posted on: December 23, 2019

1. It matters, what you do, 2. Too much love can never spoil a child, 3. Nothing requires more attention than your child’s life, 4. Model your parenting to suit your child, 5. Parenting rules should be established..

10 Principles of Highly Effective Parenting - Part 1

10 Principles of Highly Effective Parenting – Part 1
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Empathy, honesty, self-reliance, self-control, kindness, co-operation, and cheerfulness—that promotes intellectual curiosity, motivation, and the desire to achieve—are great virtues that can be fostered in children with the help of good parenting.

Parenting Styles: Free-Range Parenting

Parenting Styles: Free-Range Parenting
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Free-Range Parenting (FRP) is about empowering one’s children to feel at home and competent in the world. FRP boils down to a desire to teach children an alternate worldview: humans are mostly kind, young people are definitely capable, and the world is actually a safe place…

Defining Dyslexia

Defining Dyslexia
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Dyslexia is a general term for disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, and we commonly know it as “Learning Disability”. When we hear about this inability to read and write, parents generally think that the child is having low intelligence, but dyslexia does not affect general intelligence…

8 Virtues all Parents Must Pursue - Part 2

8 Virtues all Parents Must Pursue – Part 2
Posted on: October 19, 2019

One cannot be right all the time. With regard to justice and fair play, many children have a strong sense…

8 Virtues all Parents Must Pursue - Part 1

8 Virtues all Parents Must Pursue – Part 1
Posted on: October 4, 2019

When it comes to your “most important job”, to what extent to you consider it? You attend to other things such as work commitments, going to the gym, or a weekend away, but is parenting something you relegate for a later time, or do you make time for it?

Parenting Styles: Dolphin Parenting

Parenting Styles: Dolphin Parenting
Posted on: September 27, 2019

The dolphin is a unique animal. It is amicable, sensible, social, and intelligent, and its body is firm yet flexible. Parenting characteristics that are identical to those of a dolphin is called “Dolphin Parenting”. Balance is essential for both life and parenting…

A Day in the Life of a Toddler!

A Day in the Life of a Toddler!
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Passing by the poolside, I causally paused to observe a little boy refusing to get changed for his swimming session that was causing his mother quite a bit of frustration who was trying her best to make it happen. Holding up a towel to the little boy, she said, “Just hurry up and do it!…

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