MyPedia Reader : Stories by Children for Children!

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Time to encourage Innovative visions, Productive dreams and Creative minds! 

It has been so aptly said,

“Every Child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up” – Pablo Picasso

Leave children to get bored for some time and then you’ll see how the creativity arises out of them. They do it because they look for the magic and involve their innocent imaginations. Inculcating Creativity in a child is as important as education. Rather a creative child has an imaginative and experimental learning which is far more valuable for the cognitive development.

“Child prodigy, Adora Svitak,

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Why does my toddler cry in the middle of the night?

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Why does my child cries in the middle of the night? Are you facing mid night waking and screaming of your child? Then read the possible reasons and tips to help toddlers come out of the possible nightmares, as an experienced mama says. #nightmares #nightterrors #cryingchild #midnightcries

Why does my toddler cry in the middle of the night?

It is very common and normal that more than 70% of the babies in some phase of their life wake up in the night. They might seem to have some sort of sleep issues, even though they might have been one of the best sleepers you would have known. And I have seen this myself for my son. When he started crying in the middle of the night. This phase continued for around 2 months and then it went away.

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Factors affecting Child Behaviour and Mind – Child Psychology

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Factors affecting Child Psychology

What is Child Psychology?

Human’s infancy and childhood are the times full of fun but yet the most imperative part of their lives. These are the most pivotal ages of how a person will transform as an adult. Child Psychology, basically deals with :

  • Understanding a child’s behavioural and developmental pattern as per the age group.
  • It mainly deals with a child’s Physical, Social, Emotional and Cognitive development and its deviations.
  • Child Psychology deals with how circumstances, internal / external factors change a person, right from an Infancy to an adult.

Why do we really need to know what children

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Understanding Child Psychology and Development

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After getting a glimpse of Factors affecting a child’s behaviour, mind, rather Psychology, let’s hop onto how, you, as a parent can understand what a child feels and thinks.

Understanding Child Psychology

Here are 10 points helping you to understand Child’s Psychology in a very simple manner :

1.Observation :

Observation is the key to understand a child’s mind and heart. We as parents, need to notice how child expresses, reacts, feels when s/he eats, plays, sleep, communicates. We need to be attentive and show our interests in what our kids do. Make out a list basis your life’s routines and child’s age. Continue Reading

10 Positive Parenting Tips for You!

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Positive Parenting

After being a mama, these days I have more of mamas surrounding me. I interact with more mothers than what I had ever done in the past life. And these interactions, observations gives me so many opportunities to quote of on my blog. One such topic, rather a very vast one and super close to my heart is of “Positive Parenting”. I believe I shall take many posts to cover this topic, but here, I wanted to focus on Part I 0f Positive Parenting tips which I have been following.

10 Positive Parenting Hacks (Part I) for Parents :

1.

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Importance of Proteins : The Protein Week

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The Protein week by IDA and PFNDAIRecently I got a chance to attend an event which aimed to create an awareness on the Importance of Protein for the development. It laid special emphasis on the protein requirements of a pregnant women, growing child and even we adults. This made such an impact that I’m attuned to share a series of posts stating the “Protein importance” and why we need to change our dietary patterns to have a healthy body in coming weeks.

Reason to announce,

“The Protein week” by IDA (Indian Dietetic Association) supported by Protein Foods Nutrition Development Association of India (PFNDAI) was :

  • Observance
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Is Play school necessary?

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When to start playschool or kindergarten

Is Play school necessary? 

What is the right age for Play School?

As a child grows, we as parents get concerned to be the “best”in all the upcoming phases, be it feeding, or downloading mannerisms or even when it comes to schooling. But there are two school of thoughts when it comes to admitting a child into the play school. I see many parents getting confused on what is the right age for Play school? Ah, let me clear here, I’m not talking of formal school, rather the Kindergarten or Play school as a beginner for a child.

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Fine motor Skills activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

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Motor Development in kids

Lot of us are unaware of small daily life activities which help toddlers to Pre-schoolers in their Fine Motor skills Development. Involving kids in daily routine activities helps tons in motor development and learning. Rather we are not even aware of what is Fine motor development & how it impacts our child’s development.

What is Fine Motor Skill?

Fine motor skill involves the coordination of small muscles, mainly hands, fingers, with eyes and brain. It is basically learning to synchronize the things out at a time. The importance of development of Fine motor skills can be understood from the fact … Continue Reading

Does baby talk help in Child Development?

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Is baby talk good for toddlers development?

What exactly is Baby talk?

Parents and we adults, have had a thought from centuries that the best way to communicate with a baby is via baby talk. This gives a feel of being more innocent, immature, loving, which is very close to what babies are. Speaking slowly with some rhyming in between, varying the voice tones to attract a child seems to be okay to see a responsive & excited baby. But using not so common and strange words, developing un-real words sounding & ending with “yy” or similar may not be the best manner to communicate with your Continue Reading

10 tips for Speech Development in Children

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Speech Development in children

There has been time and again researches on the Speech Development for kids less than 3/4years. And with every research, it is coming out firmly that the use of wide variety of vocabulary is so important for a kid to start speaking & later enhance his spoken skills. For this, parents have to  talk more and more with their kids, so that they become more receptive & communicative. They need to link common words with their images. Remember, Images have a better capture in brain than the written or spoken phrases. And, so let me share some of the activities Continue Reading