parenting

Who are India’s science girls and are you afraid of the letter Z? Read and find out

[ad_1] My Trip to La-La LandNandita da Cunha; illustrated byTasneem AmiruddinHarperCollins72 pagesRs 199Suitable for: 8+ years (Photo: Amazon.in) On the final day of the Bookaroo Children’s Literature Festival at National Rail Museum in Delhi in November last year, a group of children sat enthralled as Nandita da Cunha took them through the story of her …

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What are some bad parenting trends?

[ad_1] It’s tough to quantify whether today’s parents are stricter or more permissive than previous generations, but the overall sentiment seems to be that parents are more lenient than they were a few decades back. A poll by YouGov found that younger Americans are more likely than their elders to have been raised by “not …

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Expert’s tip on how to answer your child when they ask ‘Is the Easter Bunny real?’

[ad_1] This article first appeared in The Conversation You’re leaving for your family Easter lunch, trying to make sure all children are wearing shoes and socks. Then you’re hit with the dreaded question, “Dad, is the Easter bunny real?”. For many families, Easter traditions bring a special kind of magic for both children and adults. …

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The No. 1 emotional intelligence skill parents should be teaching kids: Neuroscientist and parenting expert

[ad_1] One of our children’s deepest needs is to feel heard, and by listening carefully and expressing empathy, parents can help fill this need. More importantly, research has found that if someone feels empathy, even if it’s just from watching a touching video, it can make them feel more connected to — and generous toward …

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