Tag: Parenting

15 talking tips to make your child listen to you

15 talking tips to make your child listen to you

Disciplining kids is one of the most challenging responsibilities of parenting. It not only requires tons of patience but a great deal of tact and skill too. The way you talk to your child, including your body language and tone, is the basis on which your child will talk to others. Here are few talking…

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The power of family mealtimes

The power of family mealtimes

I grew up in a large joint family. My grandfather who was the head of the family, always insisted that we  eat together. I still have vivid memories of how much fun family mealtimes used to be. We would sit sharp at 8.45 pm for dinner. It was also the time when the news would be…

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Good Manners Matter

Good Manners Matter

Good manners in kids these days seem to be in major short supply. I was completely aghast the other day when I offered my neighbour’s son a bar of chocolate. He just grabbed it from my hand and instantly started peeling the wrapper and chomping it. While I stood patiently to hear the ‘magic words’,…

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A New Mommy!

Yes, having a baby completely changes your life. If you really think about it, childbirth is nothing short of a miracle. The idea that I’m responsible for a tiny little human being is exhilarating and also terrifying. Yeah, I could’ve done without the morning sickness, the swollen feet and the terrible lower back pain. I…

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