If you have children at home who like to tinker on things, whose questions don’t cease, who love exploring, who … Continue reading Education: National contest for innovation
I keep reading about children who have made a difference. They are those who have become social influencers. Children have the ability to influence and affect change because they dream, and they dream with nothing to hold them back. When they feel for something, they feel for it deeply.
What makes Jack Andraka, Ann Makosinski, Olivia Hallisey , Deepika Kurup or Malala Yousafzai different from the average child? It’s their beautiful minds that Continue reading “Parenting: Let your child be inspired by you !”
There is the age when you read out to your children and then there is one when they ‘read’ because … Continue reading Parenting: Want to get your 8 year olds to read?
A generation earlier, facing a bully or being a bully had been a part of ‘growing up’. When you face the bully it was meant to teach you to be resilient. As a bullying kid, you were asked to reflect upon your own actions when things go wrong beyond your expectations. In fact, both as a victim and the bully, you were meant to learn from consequences.
One of the main reasons why a parent worries about the time a child spends on video games, is because of the one habit they develop. They do not stop until they have a pair of dagger- eyes staring at them or a high-pitched voice thrown over as cue.
A good sense of humour would come in handy for all of your child’s life. It is a great communicative skill that will let your child have perspectives different from what is the obvious. Children survive adversities or everyday challenges, perhaps family problems, teasing or facing bullies when they ‘see’ the funny side of things.
Little ideas, thoughts, wishes, goals, little hands and feet have a way of potentially growing into something grand and huge … Continue reading Smile…let’s huddle around some warmth!