Engaging Kids : Tips to learn and Develop

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Engaging kids differently : Recreate the Magic!

I’ve often seen that mothers and granny’s in the house refrain from engaging kids in any sort of household work. For them, Oh, they are small kids, boys, future generation, why do they need to work or do small things? There are maids in the house & for the worst we the “elders” to cover up the work. Let them just play or eat or sleep now.. So Mommies, isn’t that a real truth?

And why to blame young moms? This has been the “Tradition in India”, more so wrt “Boys”. They come Continue Reading

5 Tips to introduce Drawing and Painting : For Toddlers

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Creativity : Introducing Drawing and Painting to your Toddler!

Painting & Drawing

Toddlers? Oh Yes! toddlers develop special interest for pens, pencils and colours if given an opportunity at the young age of around 1.6years. That’s the age when they start to scribble on the paper or sheet given to them and feel happy about it. Gradually between 2-2.5years, he will easily hold various colours, brushes with his thumb and finger and give you a chance to “objectify” his drawing:)

Creativity and art go hand in hand. It has been rightly said by Sir Ken Robinson “ Creativity is as important as literacy”. Continue Reading

STOP YELLING: Understand Kids

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Stop yelling, start loving kids!

“Looking at my kid making a mess of those cheeselings throughout the room, just made me forget of my basic etiquettes. I shouted at the top of my voice and my kid reciprocated that, not agreeing to listen and stop the mess. I couldn’t stop myself yelling at him. Feeling guilty later on of scolding him, he settled to something else very soon. But then, he was angry with me for the rest of the day. I was remorseful later that day but then…..!!! Similar days pass by many times a week and we just Continue Reading

Potty Training and Elimination Communication

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An Age old Tradition

Want your baby to be Diaper Free? Plan to sharpen his communication to inform the urge to liberate? Wish him to have Toilet and Potty Training before 1st birthday?

We’ll thats what we will turn around in this post. Moms and dads don’t feel worried of it being some technical – EC post, as its just a name given to the years old method which our nani’s and dadi’s used to follow.

Yes, much of the world has seen this glorious phase, when there existed “No diapers” and still parents were very happy. They used to … Continue Reading

Music and Kids

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Ever Thought of Music for kid’s development?

Music for kids

Did you ever glanced as to why kids in different life stages show their love for Music differently? Scratched minds that these bangs & noises could be a form of Music for them? Did you thought what could be the benefit of listening & playing the music/musical instruments?

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We often get irritated as babies bang the drums with their full energy. We do feel tortured at times when kids sing to the top of their voices with harsh background instrumental music.

But then, should we feel that way? Don’t you feel the Continue Reading