Do we need to fear our food? After reading about hormonal additives in milk, antibiotics in meats, irradiated food and other similar reports on food contamination - unfortunately the answer to that question is yes.
Enthusiastic and encouraging parents that we are, we enrol our children in hobbyclasses the instant they show an aptitude in a field. Or sometimes we enrol them hoping they'll show some aptitude.
Preschool - sounds like a big scary word, especially when you havejust about mastered the challenges of infancy and got used to the quirks of toddlers!
A new US survey of more than 1,000 teenagers (13-17) and 1,000 parents of teenagers by online security company Mcafee has highlighted the discrepancies between what parents think about their teenagers' use of the internet, what is really going on, and what each group is doing to outsmart the other.
If you want to nail that tune that you’ve practiced and practiced, then you should take a nap with the same melody playing during your sleep, suggests a new provocative Northwestern University research.
Who can resist the sight of a beautiful, blue pool when you're looking for respite from the blazing sun and relentless heat? Get organised and enjoy a great swimming season with your children.
With our long standing traditions of "family doctors" it is no wonder that new parents don't really think about the pediatrician for their child, and simply go with the first one to be recommended by a family member.
Summer vacations, festival holidays or sunny winter weekends - some days are not made to spend at home or in the mall. Fortunately there are always numerous outdoor options that can make a memorable fun day out with the whole family.
The question that most parents face today is not "Whether I should give my child a cell phone?" but rather "When should I give my child a cell phone"!
The first question that comes to mind when we hear the term 'Enhanced Learning' is how can we possibly enhance the process of learning? To define the term, Enhanced Learning covers...
How many times have you gone back to view your fantastic pictures of a holiday 3 years ago? After the initial enthusiasm, chances are these pictures will lie forgotten occupying a miniscule corner of digital memory. Why condemn your precious photographs todigital obscurity when you can create physical treasures out of them.
Several celebrity ex-students of Hindu College attended the Annual Hostel Meet held by the college recently.
Bangalore schools may have recently issued a diktat to parents against dressing in night clothes while dropping off their kids, but mamas and papas in Delhi continue to have a pyjama party at the gates every morning.
The self-portrait of a former jihadist is gripping but does not add to ongoing debates on Islam or democracy. Keshava D Guha writes.
Both working and stay-at-home parents need to make the effort to spend some quality time with kids and help them grow into happy, confident and responsible adults. Here's how...