June 4, 2021
Early Years Education Time to Recalibrate

Early Years Education: Time to Recalibrate

A recent study undertaken by Niti Aayog highlighted that students of Grade V were unable to read Grade II level text in several government schools. A clear sign that our education system needs restructuring and remodeling and the change must begin at the very start – the early years of […]
September 1, 2020

Raising responsible digital children

The digital world is growing and changing very fast. With tech companies releasing products so rapidly, there is little time for anyone to stop and think of issues that might arise with their use. Too often when we purchase a new digital technology, we only look at all the bells […]
September 1, 2020

Literacy Development in Early Childhood

Literacy begins at birth and builds on relationships and experiences that occur during infancy and early childhood. Introducing a child to books at an early age contributes to a later interest in reading. It takes intentional planning to provide meaningful early learning experiences on which to build literacy skills. Following […]
August 10, 2020

Tips and Tricks Parents Can Use to Nurture a Love for Reading in Children

It is almost impossible to overstate the benefits of reading. Whether it is increasing your pre-schooler’s knowledge, creativity, imagination, vocabulary or language structure, reading brings it all together. Raising a reader is not only rewarding, but can be a whole lot of fun for both parent and the child. Some […]
April 25, 2019

Inculcating Healthy Eating Habits

We all instinctively know from birth that food is essential to our own survival. Studies show that a nutritious diet will make your child healthier and better able to learn. Children can be picky eaters. For many parents, picturing a toddler stubbornly throwing a piece of broccoli to the floor […]
April 25, 2019

Woes of a Working Mom

Every mother works. No option here! The only thing that varies is whether you work at home or in an office, whether you get paid or not. A lot of women in positions of relative power have highlighted multiple perspectives on being a working mother. “Living your choices amidst the […]
October 5, 2018

The ‘Big School’ – Transitioning to K12

As children move from preschool to primary school, things do get more formal, more structured, and more demanding. Most children are easily able to navigate the changes but for some it can be quite daunting.  A ‘successful transition’ enables children to adapt to new settings positively and defines the tone […]
October 5, 2018

Expert advice to cope with Separation Anxiety

The opening day of school for the first timers or for children returning to a new classroom in the ‘old’ school can be an anxious experience both for them, and their parents. Some children look forward to the first day of school with excitement however quite a few of them […]
October 5, 2018

Parenting Tips for screen time management

Screen time is an inescapable reality of modern childhood, with children of every age spending hours in front of iPads, smartphones and televisions even as young and 2 years old. That’s not always a bad thing: Educational apps and TV shows are great ways for children to sharpen their developing brains […]