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Amy Jackson-Andreas’ dapper camaraderie makes heads turn(Instagram/singlesatrocities)

Amy Jackson’s pristine backless dress and son Andreas’ green pantsuit look too charming to miss

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 02:06 PM IST
‘My beautiful baby boy’s special day’: Amy Jackson throws a fairytale birthday party as her son Andreas turns one and we can’t take our eyes off the mother-son duo’s delightful camaraderie in this video

Five tips to discover true potential of a child

By Praveen Parameswar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2020 05:10 PM IST
The cornerstone of this approach is to discover the true potential of children and guide them accordingly. Even though many parents wish to do this, most of them do not know the right methods to adopt. The following 5 tips will surely help each parent to understand their child better.
Breastfeeding precautions amid COVID-19(Twitter/Kiddipedia)
Breastfeeding precautions amid COVID-19(Twitter/Kiddipedia)

Breastfeeding amid COVID-19: Guidelines to protect your baby during coronavirus pandemic

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 01:35 PM IST
While scientists are still researching on the ways to tame the coronavirus, experts suggest it is safe to breastfeed your baby but with these special precautions amid COVID-19
Representational Image(Pexels)
Representational Image(Pexels)

Half of parents report butting heads with child’s grandparents over parenting

Washington DC | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 08:38 AM IST
Clashes over parenting choices and enforcing parents’ rules can cause major strife between a child’s parents and grandparents, a national poll suggests.
Deepali Soam runs an online parenting advice platform and helps parents figure out how to keep their children busy in lockdown.
Deepali Soam runs an online parenting advice platform and helps parents figure out how to keep their children busy in lockdown.

Parenting challenges in the times of pandemic

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 11:40 AM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic has emerged as a major challenge for parents, who are struggling to help their children adapt to the “new normal”.
(Shutterstock)
(Shutterstock)

How one-child families are transforming India

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
PUBLISHED ON FEB 29, 2020 07:08 PM IST
In a country where lifestyles are being transformed by capitalism and aspiration, this new family format is both a reflection and a harbinger of change.
Pallavi and Rajeev Singh with their daughter Vidita, 9. ‘Ten years ago we’d probably have worried that she would be lonely. But only-children are so common now so we no longer worry,’ Rajeev says.(Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)
Pallavi and Rajeev Singh with their daughter Vidita, 9. ‘Ten years ago we’d probably have worried that she would be lonely. But only-children are so common now so we no longer worry,’ Rajeev says.(Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

Indian couples discuss why they chose to have just one child

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 04:09 PM IST
Giving their little one the best life they can, without having to split resources, time or attention, emerges as a prime reason.
Society has traditionally held that growing up without a sibling (or several) tends to make a child withdrawn, timid, aloof or spoiled. Research findings suggest there is no basis for these notions.(Wikimedia Commons)
Society has traditionally held that growing up without a sibling (or several) tends to make a child withdrawn, timid, aloof or spoiled. Research findings suggest there is no basis for these notions.(Wikimedia Commons)

Spoiled brats? Self-assured leaders? The top only-child myths, debunked

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
PUBLISHED ON FEB 29, 2020 05:59 PM IST
Studies show that when it comes to only children, many of our preconceived notions are simply untrue.
The post is complete with a picture of her kids lying on the floor staring at the ceiling.(Facebook/Jessica D’Entremont)
The post is complete with a picture of her kids lying on the floor staring at the ceiling.(Facebook/Jessica D’Entremont)

Mum’s simple yet hilarious trick to keep kids still has everyone laughing

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 05:17 PM IST
“Looking for a way to keep your kids still... buy them glow in the dark pjs,” she says. Then...
Kendall Caver created a special book that contained the couple’s love story and words of encouragement for the then-mommy-to-be.(Facebook/Kendall Caver)
Kendall Caver created a special book that contained the couple’s love story and words of encouragement for the then-mommy-to-be.(Facebook/Kendall Caver)

Man helps wife through labour with book on their love story. Video is viral

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 03:50 PM IST
The video has collected over 2.5 million views - and still counting.
Shaketha Marion McGregor simply wanted to put across to her kids that “if you want it, work for it, earn it!”(Facebook/Shaketha Marion McGregor)
Shaketha Marion McGregor simply wanted to put across to her kids that “if you want it, work for it, earn it!”(Facebook/Shaketha Marion McGregor)

Mum’s ‘hiring event’ to teach kids about money gets thumbs up from parents

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 06:35 PM IST
The “job listing” includes “Kitchen Manager”, “Lead Housekeeper” and “Laundry Supervisor”.
Three single fathers open up about their parenting journey and fatherhood
Three single fathers open up about their parenting journey and fatherhood

Coming home to daddy: Meet three single fathers who are challenging stereotypes and choosing the daddy life

Hindustan Times | By Samreen Tungekar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2019 09:29 PM IST
Their unique situations have made them assume the roles of guide, guardian and givers of unconditional parental love, and thereby change the face of modern parenting
Aesha and Shikhar Dhawan with their son Zoravar ; Location courtesy: ITC Maurya – A Luxury Collection Hotel, New Delhi;Art direction: Amit Malik, Make-up and hair: Artistry by Anjali Jain. On Shikhar: T-shirt, United Colors of Benetton; On Ayesha: T-shirt, Zara; jacket, Adidas; pants, Promod. On Zoravar: T-shirt, Zara; track pants, Alcis Sports(Shivamm Paathak)
Aesha and Shikhar Dhawan with their son Zoravar ; Location courtesy: ITC Maurya – A Luxury Collection Hotel, New Delhi;Art direction: Amit Malik, Make-up and hair: Artistry by Anjali Jain. On Shikhar: T-shirt, United Colors of Benetton; On Ayesha: T-shirt, Zara; jacket, Adidas; pants, Promod. On Zoravar: T-shirt, Zara; track pants, Alcis Sports(Shivamm Paathak)

Mother’s Day special: Aesha Shikhar Dhawan spells out the first rule of parenting... Not to claim ownership of your kids’ lives!

Hindustan Times | By Veenu Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2019 07:32 PM IST
Meet Aesha Dhawan, mother to three and wife to Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan. She tells us how being a parent doesn’t mean owning your kids’ lives: There’s as much to learn from them as there is to teach
You fall in love with a tiny being and then she changes.... And some avatars are morose, belligerent or enraged(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
You fall in love with a tiny being and then she changes.... And some avatars are morose, belligerent or enraged(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

Dancing in the rain: The joys and jolts of parenting

Hindustan Times | By Shoba Narayan
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2019 11:34 PM IST
Children grow up and become individuals, but their essence remains the same
Relative to peers without children, fathers reported greater satisfaction with their lives and feelings of connectedness to others, the study showed. (Shutterstock)
Relative to peers without children, fathers reported greater satisfaction with their lives and feelings of connectedness to others, the study showed. (Shutterstock)

Dads are happier parents than moms, finds new study

Los Angeles | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2019 10:05 AM IST
According to the study, in terms of daily interactions generally, both men and women were happier interacting with their children relative to other daily interactions. However, men reported greater happiness from the interactions than women.
Raising Rihaan is a graphic novel that revolves around Rihaan, a 12-year old know-it-all boy who could be your nephew, neighbour, son, or your friend’s little one.(Courtesy: Annushka Hardikar)
Raising Rihaan is a graphic novel that revolves around Rihaan, a 12-year old know-it-all boy who could be your nephew, neighbour, son, or your friend’s little one.(Courtesy: Annushka Hardikar)

This new graphic novel is a millennial’s guide to good parenting

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 05:47 PM IST
Raising Rihaan is a new graphic novel that talks of millennial parenting challenges, be it helicopter parenting or how to raise your child in a hyperactive digital age.
Acceptance within one’s peer group creates opportunities for socialisation and a sense of belonging that acts as a buffer against the impact of harsh parenting.
Acceptance within one’s peer group creates opportunities for socialisation and a sense of belonging that acts as a buffer against the impact of harsh parenting.

Classroom friendships may offset effects of harsh parenting

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Los Angeles
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 11:56 AM IST
Angry, threatening and highly critical parenting is more likely to result in children with defiant, non-compliant and revengeful behaviour that spills over to adulthood and impacts relationships with all authority figures.
Shared parenting systems exist in a number of countries around the world including the US, the UK, Australia, South Africa and the Netherlands(Shutterstock)
Shared parenting systems exist in a number of countries around the world including the US, the UK, Australia, South Africa and the Netherlands(Shutterstock)

It’s time India gave serious thought to joint parenting

Hindustan Times | By Aasheesh Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 12:28 PM IST
The Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response on a petition seeking a “joint parenting plan” to reduce the trauma faced by children of divorced couples. Given the impact that alienation from either parent can have on the child, choosing between the father and the mother without taking a considered view of the possibilities of joint parenting might work against the child’s interests.
The study shows that even seemingly negative human social behaviours may confer cognitive benefits when such behaviours call for goal pursuing, problem solving, mental state tracking, and perspective taking.(Unsplash)
The study shows that even seemingly negative human social behaviours may confer cognitive benefits when such behaviours call for goal pursuing, problem solving, mental state tracking, and perspective taking.(Unsplash)

Kids who learn to lie may be smarter, enjoy cognitive benefits

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 03:13 PM IST
Children who learn to lie early in their life tend to have much better cognitive abilities, says a new study.
Providing “untargeted” support such as giving to charity does not have the same neurobiological effects as helping someone. The study says helping someone leads to better parenting.(Shutterstock)
Providing “untargeted” support such as giving to charity does not have the same neurobiological effects as helping someone. The study says helping someone leads to better parenting.(Shutterstock)

Help people in need to become better parents

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 10:33 AM IST
A new study finds that providing social support to people in need activates regions of the brain involved in parental care.
Daughters felt lesser loneliness when they had closer relationships with their fathers.(Unsplash)
Daughters felt lesser loneliness when they had closer relationships with their fathers.(Unsplash)

Close ties with father can help daughters overcome loneliness

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 03:14 PM IST
Closeness between fathers and daughters tends to protect daughters and help them transition out of loneliness faster, says a new study.
(HT File)
(HT File)

A new course in parenting

By Seerat Kaur Gill
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 09:29 AM IST
One has to admit, however, that despite the innumerable joys mothers experience, often they have moments fraught with a lot of worry, panic and occasional bouts of anger and frustration.
Girls raised by working moms are more likely to be successful in life, while sons raised in homes with working mothers spend their adulthood caring for family members.(Shutterstock)
Girls raised by working moms are more likely to be successful in life, while sons raised in homes with working mothers spend their adulthood caring for family members.(Shutterstock)

Having a working mom can be beneficial for boys and girls in different ways

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2018 10:06 AM IST
Working mom vs stay-at-home mom: A new study says that children of working mothers are just as happy and successful later in life as children of stay-at-home mothers. Here’s all you need to know.
A separate travel wardrobe with lots of prints and cartoon characters in a must-have for children.(Shutterstock)
A separate travel wardrobe with lots of prints and cartoon characters in a must-have for children.(Shutterstock)

Parents, here are 8 easy fashion tips for your kids

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2018 11:51 AM IST
Children can express their individuality early on in choosing what they want to wear. Nudge them along with this guide.
Here is a list of engaging and productive activities for your kids.(Shutterstock)
Here is a list of engaging and productive activities for your kids.(Shutterstock)

5 ways you can use summer vacations to develop your child’s personality

Asian News International, New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 10:48 AM IST
After your summer holiday trip, you’re left with a good amount of time which can be utised to hone your kid’s skills and talents. Here’s how to go about it.
The study found that mothers who received adequate sleep were less likely to be permissive with their adolescents. (Shutterstock)
The study found that mothers who received adequate sleep were less likely to be permissive with their adolescents. (Shutterstock)

Study says mothers with teens must get proper sleep for 1 surprising reason

Indo-Asian News Service, New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 06:16 PM IST
Mothers who have trouble sleeping may engage in more permissive parenting, that is parenting marked by lenient or liberal discipline, says a study.
Pay respect, empathy, niceness, tolerance to your parents.(Getty Images/Fuse)
Pay respect, empathy, niceness, tolerance to your parents.(Getty Images/Fuse)

Guest column: Do ‘pay rent’ to your parents

Hindustan Times | By Priya S Tandon
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 10:48 PM IST
Is it right to treat children as friends? Think of it this way, they have lots of friends, but they have only one set of parents. If parents don’t do ‘parenting’, who will?
A healthy balance between extracurricular activities and family time must be struck.(Shutterstock)
A healthy balance between extracurricular activities and family time must be struck.(Shutterstock)

Parents, too many extracurricular activities may harm child’s development

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Manali Shah
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 12:32 PM IST
Overloading your child with too many extracurricular activities can do more harm than good. A new study suggests that it even has the potential to affect the child’s development and well-being.
Child experts say children should be encouraged to run or indulge in some physical activity when they take a break from studies.(Shutterstock)
Child experts say children should be encouraged to run or indulge in some physical activity when they take a break from studies.(Shutterstock)

Exercise for children, 15 minutes of physical activity daily is enough

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Manali Shah
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 12:32 PM IST
Exercises for children need not be about strenuous workouts. Fitness experts say even 15 minutes physical activity should be enough to keep them healthy.
An infant’s skin is more tender than an adult’s, so extra precautions need to be taken.(Shutterstock)
An infant’s skin is more tender than an adult’s, so extra precautions need to be taken.(Shutterstock)

7 natural ingredients to cure your baby’s rashes, itches, dry skin and more

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 12:15 PM IST
The chemicals present in cosmetic products have the potential to damage your child’s delicate skin. Instead, go in for natural herbs and ingredients to sooth various skin problems.
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