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My kids want to trick-or-treat, but coronavirus rates are rising. Do I have to change plans and disappoint them?

Rates of COVID-19 transmission in your community and your kids' eagerness to trick-or-treat are only two factors to consider when deciding what level of Halloween risk you can live with.  Consider whether your community tends to follow public health measures, and whether your kids are good rule-followers. There are some creative alternatives, like scavenger hunts […]

Kids Health

Why investing in early childhood can benefit a nation

Disadvantaged early environments along with inadequate policies and programmes can sap a nation, leading to high social and economic costs for the country later on. The reverse is also true. By Rushda Majeed Policymakers around the world are increasingly acknowledging that early childhood development (ECD) is closely linked to closing the achievement gap, improving national […]

Kids Health

For moms, too, sitting is the new smoking: Bhavna Harchandrai

'Be a good role model. Engage and motivate your children to be the best version of themselves,' says the fitness instructor, writer and enthusiast By Shilpi Madan Bhavna Harchandrai is one of the most celebrated fitness trainers in the country. A certified ACE-Personal Trainer and NIKE-Group Ex, her Instagram handle describes her as “a fitness […]