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10 all-time favourite books for toddlers

As aptly said by English philosopher Sir Francis Bacon, "Reading maketh a full man....", there is no substitute to reading a good book for all age groups. Books offer a peek into realms you ...

What you need to know before your child watches Avengers: Infinity War

Claimed as the most expensive, most complex and the highest-ever grossing superhero film Avengers: Infinity War is about the team of superheroes uniting to fight against an inter-galactic tyrant &ndas...

Eight Things Children Can Learn While Travelling

  Travelling is one of the best times to bond with family, besides enthusing relaxation and revelry, travel is great learning experience for children and adults. According to various studi...

Doing away with non-healthy snacks for children

For most parents, picking and packing the right snack for children is a daunting challenge. We know that snacks play an important role in managing kids' hunger levels and boosting nutrition. So, l...

Benefits of yoga and right nutrition for children

We all want our children to grow up happy and healthy. So, it is truly frightening to discover that childhood obesity, attention deficit, hyperactivity and anxiety disorders are all on the rise in Ind...

10 tales that can help impart moral values in young children

Here’s a list of 10 anecdotes of all times that can help in teaching children values like honesty, diligence, compassion, modesty and respect for others in an entertaining and fun way. 1. Thi...

What is Child Emotional Abuse?

Manifestations of child abuse are not limited to physical or sexual abuse we often fail to consider a similarly perilous abuse which is the psychological or emotional abuse, an abuse whose consequ...

9 Productive things adolescents can do during vacations

Top 9 productive things adolescents can indulge in during vacations Its important for parents to stop their adolescents from becoming couch potatoes during summer vacations and channelise their ene...

Top 10 movies for children

Here's a list of 10 best movies for children that are entertaining, inspirational and some of based on true stories.  Home Alone:  The Home Alone movie series released in 1990, 19...

10 Reasons to add Turmeric to your cooking

Native to the Indian subcontinent, Turmeric has been widely used for medicinal purposes since ancient times. Turmeric is part of the ginger family and is a key ingredient in Indian, Southeast Asia...

A School with great sports infra is where I will enrol my kid

National Public School, Vijayanagar, Mysore Educators and parents have realised that Education and Sports go hand in hand; therefore educational institutes must be the centre of academic as well as...

10 best foods for tropical summers!

The scorching sun and rising temperature can cause dehydration, heat colds, headaches, heat stroke, stomach infections and many other unpleasant conditions, here’s a list of must-have f...

10 simple and economic ways to keep kids engaged this summer

Summer is here and so are vacations! Most parents are perplexed as this time of year troubles them with the thought of keeping children occupied all day - several days. Summer camps seem expensive...

Marvels of mysterious Morocco

The favoured holiday destination of Europeans, particularly high-end french tourists, Morocco offers vibrant arab and berber culture, colourful souks, medieval medinas and sun-soaked beaches Kalpan...

Spice up meals with sumptuous sauces

Sauces, pastes and chutneys add flavour, fragrance and feistiness to meals Mini P. Who doesn’t love a sauce, paste or chutney that can be used to thicken a gravy or uplift a meal into a so...

Beware, there’s danger in the air

Air pollution in the Indian national capital and metro cities is dangerously high and rising, affecting children’s respiratory health and brain development K.P. MALINI Can you sense the da...

Plentiful fun with Pleonasms

Add extra emphasis to your writing with pleonasms, says Roopa Bannerjee “She rubbed the cool ice on her skin.” Why in the world is the word ‘cool’ used? After all, there is...

Create out of waste

Recycling is a simple and creative way for children to let loose their imagination Nandini P. In the age of rising pollution, climate change and global warming, the mantra for promoting eco-fri...

Demand upswing for FILM EDITORS

With the Indian film industry having emerged as the largest in the world and the citizenry being offered the choice of over 748 television channels, professionally qualified film editors are much soug...

Prudent parenting in the GOOGLE AGE

The rise of double income nuclear families in urban India has coincided with the coming of age of Google and explosion of parenting websites, apps, and online forums and communities on social media. I...

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