5 practical parenting tips that worked for me

‘Parenting’ – a heavy eight-letter word has changed how modern-day parents are raising their children. Vinisha Sidhwani, a stay at home mum and a Spanish teacher, shares five honest, tried and testing parenting tips that have worked for her as a survival guide for fellow parents. Whether you’re a parent of a sprightly little four-footer or a teenager, here’s something that could help you steer through the day.

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Impacts of online schooling on preschoolers

Kavita Srivastava connects with preschool educationists and parents on the effectiveness and challenges of online schooling. While it is a ‘temporary’ solution due to the pandemic, we need to understand that online schooling cannot replace a physical classroom environment designed to hone children’s physical, emotional, and mental development. While online schooling helps keep the routine going, it is causing a deep-rooted impact that needs to be urgently addressed with appropriate policies and precautionary measures to prevent our next generation of children from being adversely impacted.

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Preschool Philosophy Guide for New Parents

Parents are waking up to new concepts of learning, realising there’s much to education taking place within the four walls of a classroom. We’re are also realising the importance of emotional resilience or EQ rather than just focusing on marks, IQ and winning competitions. Here’s an in-depth analysis of various pre-school philosophies to help parents decide what’s best for their children, as good habits begin early!

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How Parents can protect their children from the dangers of the Cyberworld

The last year has been quite something. A mean virus has affected people across all age groups. Children being the most vulnerable, have been stripped away from a much-needed school environment being forced to study online. While we’re thankful for their continued online learning, but having our children spend more time online is a cause for worry. Parashie Sidhwani explores the threats to children when they spend hours online and how parents can safeguard the interests of innocent minds falling prey to cyber threats.

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How to make our children emotionally resilient

Owing to the present times when our children are equally impacted being ripped away from friends, school and outdoor life – how emotionally strong can we make our children? In our quest for them to score more marks, we may have not focused much on their emotional resilience. Here’s some practical life skills for both parents and children, with a hope and assurance that we all come out of this phase stronger.

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Are Coding classes necessary for Children?

With rise of Coding classes for children in our country, Associate Professor teaching Electronics & Communication Engineering, Dr Praba N (PhD) ponders over whether it is really necessary for young minds to learn something so soon. She asks some pertinent questions to parents and leaves it up to them to decide, that in the race of trying to be tech-savvy, our children should not forget to be empathetic human beings.

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