2 Simple Yoga Postures for Easy Parenting

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I started doing Yoga from age 10 and have been doing it since then. Sometimes I leave it for few months but always find my way back in. I am very fortunate to learn Yoga ( asanas and all other aspects of Yoga) from eminent teachers. My heartfelt thanks to all my Yoga Gurus. Yoga … Read more2 Simple Yoga Postures for Easy Parenting

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How to Improve Patience in 2-4 Year Old Kids

Parenting is a tough job and some years are tougher than others. Most parents get their first shock when child turns 2. In development psychology, this period is rightly called ‘Terrible Twos’. Why is this terrible? Because children rapidly change their behaviour at this time. It is a major social development time for children. You … Read moreHow to Improve Patience in 2-4 Year Old Kids

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All You Need to Encourage Your Child into Coding

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Your child can code too.
It is OK, if your child is young. Mental ability is different than physical. Provide resources to the child and observe. If child doesn’t show interest, try again after some time. Never force.

It is OK, if parents don’t know coding. You can learn with your child!
If you search, ‘Coding for Children’ on Internet,  you will be overwhelmed with the number of choices you get.
So I am going to make it easy.

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How Your Child Can Learn Animation : Easy Way

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Instead of fighting with children on media time, how about we encourage them to create cartoons (or in technical words create animations)?. Animation involves observing real life objects and depicting them on the screen. This involves physics (how objects hit each other and bounce back, how animals move),  geometry (drawing shapes, views), anatomy(human and animal body structure), biology(textures of natural elements), mathematics(setting right frame per second) etc. This also helps children to understand how theoretical academic topics map to real life.

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Exam Results Aren’t Everything!

There are different types of intelligence. Exam result mainly tells about logical and linguistic abilities of a student. But it doesn’t tell about life skills like leadership skills, handling conflicts, self control, values. Exam result is not final verdict of a student’s life.

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Being a Proud Mother

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Yesterday was Women’s day. Yesterday I thought celebrating days like this is totally unnecessary. But little did I know I would change my opinion the next day.Today I was updating my introduction in my website. My husband said, “Why do you always write ‘mother’ in the introduction? There are lot of mothers and there is … Read moreBeing a Proud Mother

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We All Seek Acceptance, so Do Our Children.

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We all want to be accepted. We secretly wish world accepts us as we are. So do our children. But for children parents are their world.  In first years children see their self-worth through parents. Parental rejection at this stage can be fatal for their emotional development and hence emotional intelligence. Emotional Intelligence contributes to … Read moreWe All Seek Acceptance, so Do Our Children.

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7 To Do List Before Choosing Work from Home Jobs

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This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Work from home jobs for women (mothers)

Thank you for overwhelming response for my earlier blog post on the list of work from home jobs. These posts are to inspire mothers who wish to have best of both worlds – parenting and career.    I see many mothers starting these jobs and dropping them in-between. Their main reasons – children’s studies, housework, … Read more7 To Do List Before Choosing Work from Home Jobs

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Work from Home Jobs for Mothers (Where to Search and How to Get)

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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Work from home jobs for women (mothers)

I have worked from home from many years. I feel content that I am available to my child while pursing my career interests. Work from home jobs have a lot of benefits but demand more discipline. In the last post, I listed 10 things to consider before starting a work from home job. In this post, … Read moreWork from Home Jobs for Mothers (Where to Search and How to Get)

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Work from Home Jobs : 10 Things Mothers Should Consider

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Work from home jobs for women (mothers)

It is a hard truth that career takes back seat when we become mothers. Being young mother is physically and mentally challenging. When I became mother, it was all confusing. I was doing great in my job but wanted to take care of my child too. I tried different options:  loss of pay leaves, day … Read moreWork from Home Jobs : 10 Things Mothers Should Consider

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Is Your Child Addicted to Cell Phone? Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Children and smart phone addiction

Last week I wrote about my struggles with my son using the mobile phone. Initially I avoided giving him phone and succeeded. Then came bigger problems and I had to give him mobile. Read that blog here. When I him mobile, he assured he will use it for only 1 hour per day. As per … Read moreIs Your Child Addicted to Cell Phone? Part 2

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Is Your Child Addicted to Cell Phone?

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Children and smart phone addiction

Cell phone addiction is everywhere, among adults and children. But how do children develop habit of using cell phones? Scenario 1 : Small children can be extremely clingy and they don’t let you do anything else. Parenting is tough and sometimes parents just need a break. So we, parents give mobile to kids just to … Read moreIs Your Child Addicted to Cell Phone?

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5 ways you can help your child with exam preparation

As exam season starts,  mothers disappear. Even many take leave from the work. Where are they? Helping kids with the studies! Don’t think this is exaggeration. Children need support and mothers are happy to do it. But now a days, increased syllabus is putting lot of pressure on children as well as mothers. Let us … Read more5 ways you can help your child with exam preparation

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