Back to schools? Remember these…

Restrict social events assemblies and even gathering at student canteens and the practice of sharing food…writes Siddhi Jain. With the commencement of nationwide vaccination drive and the falling numbers of active Covid-19 cases, the government has decided to slowly allow schools to re-open. Starting in phases the schools are first re-opening for the students of

HarperCollins to Spice Up Amar Chitra Katha

Is it good or bad? Since generations, Indians were influenced by Amar Chitra Katha. Now HarperCollins India and Amar Chitra Katha have announced a new collaboration to publish “a first-time adaptation of popular ACK comics into a narrative format for young children” …. writes Suditi Jain from Asian Lite News, the best newspaper for international

‘Motherhood is a beautiful phase’

Ace shuttler Sania Mirza says she has always been very particular about the skincare products she uses. “But it’s definitely way more now that I’m a mother,” she reveals. “I wouldn’t want to think twice before hugging or kissing my son Izhaan and that’s why I only trust the best,” says Sania, who has been

Ensure online safety of your kids

“Children are often exposed to devices from birth – even just observing their parents, so it’s never too soon to talk about online safety.”…writes Puja Gupta. Over the last 12 months most of us have spent more time online than ever before. In particular, young people have moved beyond using the internet just to connect

Let our kids be aware of early management skills

Kids in their formative years are inquisitive and highly adaptive to challenging situations, it is their zeal to learn something new that keeps them on their toes. When it comes to managerial skills, it’s not something which one can learn by memorising any theory or by just sticking to a time table. These skills are

‘Equal parenting has more profound impact’

Celebrity parents Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu are encouraging parents to be equally involved for their baby’s healthy and happy development, saying that the journey of parenting is even more rewarding when both play an equal role. “Becoming a parent is a beautiful feeling and the journey is even more rewarding when both play

Virtual School Breaks With Healthy Snacks

The pandemic has forced children to go back to school with virtual learning having swapped classroom teaching. Although school in 2020 may look way too different, it still summons a celebration.writes N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe.You can make a virtual lunch breaks memorable with some healthy snacks. Dr Siddhant Bhargava, Fitness and Nutritional Scientist, Co-Founder of Food

Beeline for Indian schools in Muscat

The first merit list for admissions to Indian schools in Oman’s capital Muscat brought with it sleepless nights for parents from the Indian community, with 1,900 applications being kept on the waiting list, media reported. Speaking to the Times of Oman, Wilson George, chairman of the Indian Schools in Oman, said that 1,900 students have

Techy stuff spoils child’s development

Unhealthy, excessive tech use affecting kids’ development’ …writes Sahana Ghosh Pestered by his parents to go out and play, 10-year-old Ashwin refused to budge from his gaming console. It was only after his harried parents promised more gaming time that he ventured out – that too for a bit. Instances of conflicts between parents and their tech-obsessed