parenting tips

Can parents ever be good 'friends'?

Can parents ever be good 'friends'?

Almost everyone holds the belief that ideally parents should develop a friendship with their children. Though during one’s growing up years, children are usually “dependent” on...

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Pink for my baby boy

Pink for my baby boy

Walk into any department store and go to the baby section. All the outfits, accessories and toys for girls are shades of pink, purple and yellow with floral prints, polka dots...

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Don’t mollycoddle your child!

Don’t mollycoddle your child!

Parenting is hard and fraught with worries and tensions, we agree. For new parents, the world suddenly revolves around a tiny, squalling human being and they suddenly realise...

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Treat a stutter when it begins

Treat a stutter when it begins

When we are nervous, it manifests in various ways. Our palms sweat; we can feel disoriented, panicky or stiffen up. Some people stammer because they cannot get their words out...

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Raising Twins

Raising Twins

Double Trouble or Double the Fun? ...

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Show your kids respect

Show your kids respect

Children are considered to be little angels who are meant to be showered with oodles of love and affection. It is true that no matter how much a child grows up, for a parent he...

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Chores and why children need to do them

Chores and why children need to do them

Often wondered how perfectly happy kids turn out to be feckless, irresponsible, and indifferent towards the family? Many people have. Specifically, many parents have wondered...

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The working mother’s woes

The working mother’s woes

It’s tough being a working parent. More so, if you’re the mother. The stereotypical roles thrust on the different genders through societal pressure ensure the validity of the...

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No to maid aid!

No to maid aid!

Someone has been complaining constantly to me about how miserable her life is because she doesn’t have a maid and she spends her time scolding her husband for not being...

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Adoption as a choice and not as a compromise: Angelina Jolie and her children

Adoption as a choice and not as a compromise: Angelina Jolie and her children

Angelina Jolie is currently the mother of six children. Not all of them were born from her womb, and not all of them have the same racial background. Jolie, who is engaged to...

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Keeping children busy at home

Keeping children busy at home

The kids will be back to school in couple of weeks and you as a parent will try to fill in evenings with activities. Often parents become an unorganized mess, running around...

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Happy woman, happier motherhood

Happy woman, happier motherhood

Motherhood is a blissful thing; it’s beautiful; it’s satisfying; it is nothing less than ecstasy. But being a mother does not mean you sacrifice on being a woman. While your...

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