Kids Health

Parents must learn skills to promote learning for toddlers

Parents and early educators must develop certain competencies to promote children’s learning. By Abha Ranjan Khanna Early childhood, the period from birth to six years, is a time of remarkable growth and brain development at its peak. During this time, children are highly influenced by their environment and completely dependent on the adults around them. […]

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Handwashing—the first hygiene lesson for kids

Global Handwashing Day: Washing hands regularly to get rid of germs is an important habit to learn. By Rishu Gandhi Handwashing is the first basic lesson for kids to learn as they’re growing up and possibly the lesson for life. Washing hands before eating has been a must ever since we can remember, since it’s […]

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Love Mexican Salsa? Make it at home with other yummy dips!

Try these easy recipes for Beetroot Pesto, Mexican Salsa and Chia Seed & Fig Jam…even fussy kids are sure to develop a taste for these! These recipes, using superfoods that are high on nutrition, are easy to make, courtesy Swasti Aggarwal, Food Strategist, Foodhall and Instagrammer Shivesh Bhatia. Beetroot Pesto Cooking Time: 10 minutes Difficulty level: […]

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5 co-parenting tips for couples going through divorce

You can follow some simple tips and basic rules for the best possible co-parenting results. By Dr K Kumar The process of divorce is often painful and it can leave a great dent on the psyche of children involved. Often, this is a long social and legal process and children tend to incline towards one […]

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Parenthesis: Teach your child healthy media habits

A while ago, my husband and I went for an R-rated superhero movie at a local theatre and were shocked at the number of children that were watching the movie with us. The parents around us either disregarded or were ignorant of the age rating clearly outlined for the movie. The management of the cinema […]

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Adults smoking can cause children physical harm

Wise parents should keep their children out of any environment where smoking is allowed, even if no one is smoking there at the time, writes Jane E. Brody. Adults who wish to avoid exposure to secondhand smoke have options. Among my strategies: I don’t allow smoking in my home or car; I have no friends […]