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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Setting Appropriate Limits for Today’s Children

For young parents, the idea of setting limits for their pre-schooler is often challenging. Doctors and child psychologists say that a child understands the world better when rules and discipline are reinforced...

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Fostering Connections between Home and School

As a parent, you are the major provider of your child’s education from birth through adolescence. You guide the development of her character and mental health and help form the foundation from which she’ll develop lifelong...

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How To Talk to Your Child About Safe & Unsafe Touch

With an increasing rate of news related to sexual abuse and harassment cases being commonly aired on social media, voiced by family members and family friends, and showcased on headliners of today...

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