Boredom leads to #creativity “Imagination is more important than Knowledge ” – Albert Einstein
And you know what, the cure for Boredom is curiosity! Dr.Vanessa Lapointe, an author, parenting expert, and registered psychologist, has to say “Children need to sit in their own boredom for the world to become quiet enough that they can hear themselves. It is only when we are surrounded by nothing that something comes alive on the inside.”
Are our kids getting Bored? Are we allowing boredom to children?
Summers are the best time, times, when we are surrounded by so many “Summer Camps”, to structure … Continue Reading
Dolphin Parenting : Real Life Parenting tips from Dr. Shimi Kang!
Few days back, we had discussed about raising the “Future Fit” children and the importance of CQ (Consciousness Quotient) in raising up children in 21st century. It laid emphasis on chucking out the Authoritative Tiger /Submissive Jellyfish parenting and adopting for the “Dolphin Parenting“, to make our kids more resilient, aware, full of life skills and firm believer of experiential learning.
And today, we’re proud to host “Dr. Shimi Kang on our blog, an award-winning Harvard-trained medical doctor, and expert on the science of human
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How to develop Creativity in a child!
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Parenting the Dolphin Way : Being a Dolphin parent!
Parenting has become a lot more challenging, full of all twists and turns. Sometimes the road seems to be full of pricky thorns and at times they seem to be rosy. Digitization is spreading its roots deeper and deeper, lifestyle changes are being hastened, and all this gamut has prompted a new side to the current day parenting. Though, being a parent, we are always doing our best, but we lose the track, when that best takes the form of being “Over protective”. Then we’re forced to see our … Continue Reading
Importance of Theatre and Drama for kids
World Theatre Day is on 27th March and let’s rejoice it unfolding its importance!
“We all must do theatre to find out who we are and to discover who we could become – Augusto Boal”
Theatre or drama is rather an unexplored territory when it comes to kids. It is more so considered only for youth who wish to make their career into filming, theatre, music and dance. Thinking theatre usually gives a feel, unfolding of an evening full of exquisite drama, which takes away us from the realities of life and delves … Continue Reading
Helping Kids who are being bullied! STOP Child Bullying!
In our continuation of the Child Bullying series, we’ve already dealt into the basics of why a child bullies, what its symptoms are and how to STOP Child bullying . Now comes the other side of the coin, when we see our kids as a “victim” of child bullying. We can really help other kids also, if they are undergoing such a rough patch. But for this, what we need to know are the signs to know that a child is the being bullied and the need to initiate the … Continue Reading
In last post, we discussed about how to help kids learn STOP bullying and be bullied. This post is all about helping you identify if your child is in the “Bully/being bullied phase, along with some practical ways to help kids come out of that phase.
We wrote about, why do kids bully in the last post, but what all symptoms can you observe if you child is the one who has resorted to bully other kids. Have a look at the possible signs and then as a parent, initiate the corrective action.
Signs of a Child Bully
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Every successful and Unsuccessful person has one thing in common “24 hours a day”. Only difference is, how they utilize it – Source, Unknown!!
Reviewing the true importance of “Protect your Kid” app!
Being a modern mama, I need to confess that I give my Preschooler son an hour daily to engage in his online activities. These involve listening to some evocative stories, exploring the animal world, rhyming with the beautiful visuals and more so. To me, this is not a guilt, till the time me, as a parent ensures that his digital time is limited and he has enough … Continue Reading
[My neighbour’s child started to love isolation suddenly and then she restrained from catching her school bus. Sometimes she would skip the school and other times asked to drive herself. Often seen in distressed mode every morning, her mum couldn’t understand her sullen behaviour and that too all of a sudden. When she started to diagnose into the life of her daughter, slowly she got to know that she was becoming a victim of bullying in her bus by a group of nasty boys.]
For a parent, seeing their child being bullied or bullying other children can be quite disheartening. … Continue Reading
After getting a glimpse of Factors affecting a child’s behaviour, mind, rather Psychology, let’s hop onto how, you, as a parent can understand what a child feels and thinks.
Here are 10 points helping you to understand Child’s Psychology in a very simple manner :
Observation is the key to understand a child’s mind and heart. We as parents, need to notice how child expresses, reacts, feels when s/he eats, plays, sleep, communicates. We need to be attentive and show our interests in what our kids do. Make out a list basis your life’s routines and child’s age. … Continue Reading