Should you study with your child? – A mom’s musings

Today, I have two master’s degrees, and yet, when I was in school, I did not like to study. I was good in extra curricular activities like sports,...

Do you give your children Vitamin N?

The other day my friend sent me an interesting video through WhatsApp and she told me it was about Vitamin N. I wracked my brains on all the...

The future of education

Today, it is a fact that while superficially schools may have changed in terms of infrastructure that they have built, or technology up-gradation like smart boards in classrooms...

Are you a Modern Parent?

By now, we know that our children are not growing up in the world that we did. It seems a lot more complicated.  And we are not the...

6 Reasons why Failure is Important

Steven Spielberg was rejected from the University of Southern California school of Theatre, Film and Television, THRICE! Steve Jobs was a college dropout and FIRED from the company he...

What you need to know about LOTS and HOTS

If you are not an educator or connected in some way to the field of education, chances are that you have not heard of these terms. These terms...

Note Taking: A critical skill that we need to teach our...

Whether a student is in school, college or even at work, one of the key skills that everyone needs to have is “note taking”. It is a critical...

8 Ways to Get your Kids to Eat Healthier

One of the big challenges that parents have today is getting their kids to eat healthy. Children are bombarded with false messages on a daily basis through the...

10 Foods to Boost your Child’s Brain Power

Have you heard of the term GIGO? It means ‘Garbage In Garbage out”. It means that if the input is bad, the output would be bad as well....

8 AWESOME TRICKS TO HELP YOUR CHILD STUDY WHEN THEY DON’T...

The exam season is upon us and both moms and children are in a state of fever. Everyone knows that cramming just before the exam is one of...

SIX QUALITIES THAT CHILDREN LEARN FROM PARENTS, THEIR FIRST TEACHERS

“Matha, Pitha, Guru, Deivam” (Translation: "Mother, Father, Teacher, God") This is the order of respect to be accorded to the entities in your life according to our tradition. The teacher...

How To Use Incentive and Encourage Positive Behaviour In Children

Parents feel uncomfortable about using rewards to encourage positive behaviour in their children. They think this is somewhat manipulative and it amounts to bribing their children. If you...