Kids Health

Is your partner’s temper harming your child?

There are complex situations which can make a child's life very difficult. Personal histories play an important role. If you had a parent who hit you, you might have learnt that as acceptable behaviour. Some people may have a personality disorder which is so deep-rooted that it's nearly impossible to change. By Ritika Jain When […]

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Watch: How to tackle child sexual abuse material on the internet

"The amount of content in circulation today is massive and growing. This is a truly global problem…Abusers are cheered on in chat rooms dedicated to the abuse of children, where they gain rank and notoriety with more abuse and more victims." Social entrepreneur Julie Cordua, who has dedicated herself to the elimination of sexual abuse, […]

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Being Baba: Let’s build a better world for our kids

Last evening I watched a beautifully made old Hindi film called Sujata. It put into spotlight the horrible treatment people here got thanks to something that was practiced for centuries in our country and is still being practiced in some parts of our country today – the caste system. By Mihir Joshi As parents we […]

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How children can spin fiction from a photograph

Sometimes, the image needn't provide a beginning, end, or story-premise; only serving as inspiration for the main characters. So this might be a story about two friends or two neighbours, or even a familiar uncle-aunt (of the child) who loves outdoor activities and staying fit and healthy. By Kartik Bajoria A picture tells a thousand […]

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When can you start your baby on juices? A doctor explains

The baby can start consuming fresh juices of fruits and vegetables only after six months. But, it is essential that the baby drink a very small amount of these juices as they have a high amount of sugar and salt. By Dr Rita Bakshi Juices are considered to be very healthy and nutritious. The juices extracted […]