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Dear Parent Be Interested, NOT ANXIOUS

Our anxiousness for the success of our children often translates into fear and self-doubt in children. How can we turn this anxious interest into one that is productive and supportive of the child? Find out in this exclusive feature.

6 mins read
Parent Circle
December 2016

Beauty Is Only Skin Deep

The one big puzzle for parents of teens is their adolescent’s turbulent mind. Attempting to understand it is a major challenge for them. On the other hand, teens find it difficult to explain their feelings to their parents. So, in a bid to help parents reach out to their children during this critical phase of their lives, we at ParentCircle bring you a special series, ‘The Teen Stories’. In the first part of this series, we present to you a letter from a troubled teen who worries about her appearance.

3 mins read
Parent Circle
December 2016

Aspirin Just not for kids

We’ve always thought of aspirin as a harmless but effective drug to treat fever, aches and pains. We even give it to our children. But beware! Aspirin can prove fatal if given to children below the age of 12 when they have a fever. Read on to know more.

4 mins read
Parent Circle
December 2016

Raising Kind Children

Kindness is a virtue that leads your life path towards well-being. It is a characteristic that can be expressed in multiple ways, but it’s all about being ‘happy to help’. Here’s how to teach your child to be kind.

6 mins read
Parent Circle
February 2017

How To Teach Your Child The Power Of Hard Work

In this part of our ‘Super 10 for Success’ series, find out how you can teach your child the power of hard work.

8 mins read
Parent Circle
February 2017

Be Your Own Valentine!

Note to parents: Enough with the self-judgement and guilt trips! Take these 17 vows to fall in love with yourself and rediscover the real ‘you’ this Valentine’s Day.

6 mins read
Parent Circle
February 2017

Let's Toy Around!

If you thought toys are only about fun, think again. They can also provide your child with an amazing learning experience. How? Find out as India’s favourite toy maker explains…

4 mins read
Parent Circle
February 2017

Equipping Children To Handle Disasters

Even as Cyclone Vardah took us all by ‘storm’, it brought to the fore the need to learn a very important life skill, disaster management. How does one go about it? Find out as we talk to the Director General of NDRF (National Disaster Response Force), in this exclusive conversation.   Even as Cyclone Vardah took us all by ‘storm’, it brought to the fore the need to learn a very important life skill, disaster management. How does one go about it? Find out as we talk to the Director General of NDRF (National Disaster Response Force), in this exclusive conversation.

3 mins read
Parent Circle
January 2017

India's youngest Super Chef

Be prepared for a surprise - this little one is India’s youngest chef and an international celebrity. While this prodigy’s father talks to ParentCircle about his son’s love for cooking and his amazing success at it, we have our super chef churning out some easy-to-make and exciting recipes.

5 mins read
Parent Circle
November 2016

Ask the Experts

When it comes to managing their children’s health issues, parents are quite anxious and worried. Here’s our expert addressing some parental apprehensions and concerns regarding children’s health and fitness.

2 mins read
Parent Circle
November 2016

Why Children Should Know About Mythology

How many times, we as children, have asked our mother – "Amma, please tell me about Diwali…", and why not? For Diwali is the perfect time to teach our children about our rich mythology. And who better to talk about it than Bhakti Mathur, the author of the popular children’s book ‘AMMA TELL ME ABOUT DIWALI’. Read on as she gives some interesting tips and tricks.

4 mins read
Parent Circle
October 2016

Rising Up From Failures Building Resilience

This month, in ‘Super 10 for Success’ series, we talk about ‘Resilience’, a trait that will give your child the courage and confidence to rise even in the face of failure.

7 mins read
Parent Circle
April 2017

parenting a strong-willed child

how many times has your child left you worried with his non-compliant behaviour? here’s some news for you – his strong-willed nature can be moulded by you, for the better. parentcircle brings you expert tips on how to parent your strong-willed child.

5 mins read
parent circle
september 2016

motivating your child: encouragement vs praise

to motivate your child to perform better, do you praise him or encourage him? is there any difference between the two at all? while both are considered positive responses to children, their impact can be drastically different. it is an exclusive article written by a mental health specialist from nimhans (national institute of mental health and neuro sciences), one of the top mental health institutes in the world. find out how these two expressions can affect your child’s motivation to perform better and be successful in life

4 mins read
parent circle
september 2016

'how i got fit'

a popular radio jockey has a strong message for all the teens of this junk-food generation. read on to find out how she knocked off 30 kilos through sheer discipline and nothing else.

4 mins read
parent circle
september 2016

giftedness: the nature and the nurture debate

what do we mean when we use the term ‘gifted’ to refer to a child? does it mean that the child inherited that spark of brilliance? or, could the child have developed it over the years through smart parenting methods? experts from the national institute of advanced studies explain the scientific basis for us, in this exclusive write-up.

4 mins read
parent circle
september 2016

the true meaning of diwali

diwali is a time for fun, festivity, fireworks and feasts. it is also a time to understand the meaning of real prosperity that ‘brings light to our lives and a sparkle to our eyes’.

4 mins read
parent circle
october 2016

tips: use diwali for new beginnings

lord rama won over evil with discipline, humility, tolerance, divinity and righteousness. don’t we want to see a ‘rama’ in our children? let’s heed to and understand swami chidanand saraswati’s true meaning of diwali, and put into practice these divine qualities. there is no better time than diwali to make a fresh start. here’s a look at the key values from diwali that can play a significant role in shaping the future of your child, if made a part of daily lifestyle.

4 mins read
parent circle
october 2016

Raising Honest Children

In the second part of our ‘Super 10 for Success’ series, we give you a comprehensive view on how to raise honest children.

6 mins read
Parent Circle
January 2017

Managing Itchy Scalp In Children

Worried your child is constantly scratching his head? Is it dandruff or ring worm infection or some other serious bacterial condition? Our expert brings you a 360-degree perspective on causes and remedies.

4 mins read
Parent Circle
January 2017

5 Learnings From The Indian Constitution

Parent Circle lists out five lessons from the Indian Constitution that you can teach your child this Republic Day.

6 mins read
Parent Circle
January 2017

Societal Change Needs To Begin At Home

Parents and guardians need to raise children who contribute towards creating a world where all feel safe and are treated equally. Here are some suggestions:

4 mins read
Parent Circle
March 2017

Supercharge The Brain In Just Three Minutes

Need a simple, fast and easy way to make your child smarter? Try the Thoppu Karanam, prescribed by our ancient masters, and adopted the world over today as Super Brain Yoga.

3 mins read
Parent Circle
March 2017

Teaching Your Child Self-Discipline

A bridge to success is self-discipline, the ability to consistently practice simple habits to achieve one’s goals. In our Super 10 for Success series this month, we tell you how to help your children develop self-discipline.

6 mins read
Parent Circle
March 2017

Behind every successful child, there is a parent

You read it right. We all want our children to be successful in life, but do we understand the real meaning of success and what it takes to get there? Join us in this very special Children’s Day ‘Epic’ as we meet some of the most successful people and unlock the ‘Super 10 for success’.

8 mins read
Parent Circle
November 2016

How-to of Super 10 for success

You just heard it from the masters. If your child possesses all these traits, he definitely wouldn’t need to depend on destiny to be successful. Success will be at his doorstep. Here are the first steps you can take to imbibe ‘Super 10 for success’ in your child. These are quick tips. We promise to go in-depth with each of these ‘super traits’ in our subsequent editions.

4 mins read
Parent Circle
November 2016

A Legacy With A Difference

Parenting is not just about bringing up children; it is about leaving a lasting legacy for them. Noted author Sudha Menon highlights this very facet in her book, Legacy, a compilation of letters written by famous people to their daughters. High on emotional quotient, these letters throw light on the key elements that shape successful lives. What was the thought behind such a compilation? We find out from the ever-smiling author.

4 mins read
Parent Circle
November 2016

TEENS AND SOCIAL MEDIA : A Winning Combination?

Gadgets, social media and cool hang-outs – these are words that are synonymous with teens today.No wonder then that the battle lines are firmly drawn in most households. But, is the social life of our teenagers as complicated as it seems? Are the benefits of staying connected starting to outweigh the risks? We find out in our exclusive conversation with Danah Boyd, an award-winning social media scholar.

5 mins read
Parent Circle
December 2016

Handling Aggression In Young Children

Children are not born aggressive. They learn to become one. Aggression in children needs to be managed early in life. How can you, as a parent, do that? Find out in our top focus for this month.

6 mins read
Parent Circle
April 2017

Dancing For Me Is All About Joy

An entrepreneur and a graceful dancer, Sandhya Raju reveals how Kuchipudi transformed her into a better person.

2 mins read
Parent Circle
April 2017

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