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5 Dos and Don’ts of Shared Custody

5 Dos and Don’ts of Shared Custody

You may already know the basics of custody etiquette—not dropping your child off late and no bad-mouthing your ex in front of your child. While these are important, there are many other unspoken guidelines you should know about for a smooth and happy shared custody… Read More

3 Strategies to a Less Stressed Motherhood

3 Strategies to a Less Stressed Motherhood

By Judith Xavier When I had my first child, I approached motherhood with high expectations of myself—as only a newly-minted parent would. Armed with a ‘must-do’ list that was a mile long, and a slew of schedules (eating, sleeping…you name it, I had a schedule… Read More

Please Mind Your Manners, Thank You

Please Mind Your Manners, Thank You

Inculcating good manners in your child now can help them lead a more fulfilling life later. By Judith Xavier When we consider our children’s holistic development, the focus usually ends up on the academics, or enrichment programmes to broaden their horizons and teach them new… Read More

7 Ways To Encourage Your Child To Write

7 Ways To Encourage Your Child To Write

The “writing” of a child may look like gobbledygook to an adult, but it is full of meaning to the preschooler who wrote it. Just ask her to read it back to you! Learning to write does take time. Just as learning to talk starts… Read More

Parenting the Social Media Generation

Parenting the Social Media Generation

Social media has been both a boon and a bane in the age of modern day parenting. Raising a smart generation is easy. Children take to gadgets like bees to honey. Raising a smart but responsible generation that uses social media appropriately and wisely is… Read More

Trouble at School? How Parents Can Respond

School progress reports have arrived and it doesn’t look good. Your son is missing multiple assignments and his grades are dropping fast. You know he can do better, but every time you try to talk about it, you get angry or frustrated. How can you… Read More

My Parenting Journey – Tracey Or

My Parenting Journey – Tracey Or

Tell us about your proudest moment as a parent. It doesn’t quite culminate into a single proud moment for me. Sure, there are milestones, achievements and all and we are happy to celebrate with each child. But more significant are the daily pleasures and the… Read More

Golden rules of good communication

Golden rules of good communication

A healthy relationship with your child is open, not judgemental. It involves more than just telling your child what you want him or her to know. Here are some tips that will help you to achieve that. Pay attention Whenever you want to have a… Read More