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Learning Curve

A commitment to play

1 min read . 28 Feb 2015
Rethink how you communicate with your daughter. Photo: Thinkstock<br />

The warm approach

4 min read . 24 Jan 2015
For any grown person, the best childhood memories, however wealthy they were, are of little things, like a freewheeling chat with an aunt and uncle who genuinely listen and enjoy a child’s company.<br />
Children deal poorly with break-ups between parents. <br />

Separation anxiety

2 min read . 08 Sep 2014
Don’t let your child play pretend when it comes to bad habits like smoking.<br />

Don’t raise an alarm unnecessarily

4 min read . 18 Jan 2014
In a bid to bring them to book in a more serious way, no parent should push them into the humiliation zone<br />

Learning Curve | Crime and punishment

3 min read . 31 Dec 2013
Parents should learn to negotiate with their children for some ‘me-time’. Photo: Thinkstock<br />

The painful parent truth

5 min read . 23 Nov 2013
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‘I dislike my child sometimes’

2 min read . 21 Nov 2013
Check the diaper every hour or so, and change it, so that her discomfort with a dirty diaper is established<br />

Toilet-training trauma

2 min read . 18 Nov 2013
Have the talk with your child<br />

It’s all about the money, honey

4 min read . 08 Nov 2013
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Students at St Stephen’s College in Delhi. We have to make our young people understand that while at first it may appear that the world is driven by first impressions and externals, these are not the lines on which real friendships, relationships and alliances work at all. Photo: Priyanka Parashar<br /> (Priyanka Parashar)

Learn to be yourself

2 min read . 08 Oct 2013
Start with separating their home activities and conversations a little<br /> (Start with separating their home activities and conversations a little)

When one child is left behind

2 min read . 19 Sep 2013
Should neighbours talk to parents about their teen?<br />

Speaking up for someone else’s son

5 min read . 14 Sep 2013
You could insist that he shows you his library book after he is done, for you to check if it is being returned without any scribbles and other damage<br />

The spoiler of books

2 min read . 29 Aug 2013
Don’t scold or punish your child for not adhering to toilet training<br />

Toilet troubles

4 min read . 17 Aug 2013
Don’t induce guilt or fear in your child if she’s in the wrong. Photo: Thinkstock<br />

The touch trials

5 min read . 03 Aug 2013
Discovering the shadow is a fascinating event for most children. Photo: Thinkstock<br />

Shadow play

1 min read . 18 Jul 2013
Drawing children into conversations goes a long way in enhancing language skills<br />

What’s the good word?

2 min read . 08 Jul 2013