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Gifts for Children (0-6 years)

“Mama! Nikhil’s invited me for his birthday party on Friday!”, shouts your excited child. Birthday parties are a part and parcel of preschool life. But along with that comes the important decision of the present! So here’s a list of gifts for children from the...

Parenting In the Digital Era (Part 2)

Types of Parents and How it Looks in the Digital Era   Psychologists have broadly categorized parents into 4 different types – authoritarian, permissive, negligent and authoritarian (coach parent). Continuing with the topic of parenting in the digital era, here’s...

Parenting in the Digital Era (Part 1)

Stages of Child Development and Appropriate Digital Use in Each Stage The digital world comes with it’s pros and cons. Finding the right balance is always tough. Here are some general principles to navigate digital use in each stage of child development. Baby 0...

The Joy of An Ordinary Life

I came across this poem by William Martin, which really made me reevaluate my parenting.   In the busyness of modern life, we emphasize productivity and high achievement. And somewhere we tend to put this value on our children almost right from the time they are...

Getting Back to School Post Covid

It seems like covid is finally on the decline and life is slowly getting back to normal. Have you prepared your child for the big adjustment of getting back to school?

Easy Games to Play with Preschoolers

Finding ways to entertain your child, is always a challenge, during the summer holidays. Here are some quick and easy, no prep games that you can do with your child anytime – indoors or outdoors. It helps release some energy and is a great way to bond with your child...

Kindergarten Graduation 2022

Last Sunday, we had one of the biggest day’s of the Kids Joy School Year – the Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony. Although it was another year of an online event, we managed to make it as special as we could for every graduating child of ours. Each child in the school...

Planning the Year with your Child

The new year is such a great time for a fresh start. It’s a great opportunity to relook at the way we are spending our life, and make changes, however small, that can help us live a better life. And why not encourage our children to do the same! Here are a few ideas...

How to Get Your Child to Listen to You (Part 2)

So, now that we have gone through the philosophy behind why we need to teach our children to listen to us, let’s get to the most awaited HOW! (If you haven’t read Part 1, I highly encourage you to do so, because its so important to know why we are doing what we...

How to Get Your Child to Listen to You (Part 1)

“Shaani STTTOOOPPPPP!”, screamed her mother, as people watched in horror as the 4 year girl ran across the busy road with cars and trucks speeding by. It was nothing short of a miracle that the child did not get hit. There were sighs of relief as her...

Painting with Kids (Part 2)

In the words of Picasso, ‘Every child is an artist.’ And it’s our responsibility as parents to provide the opportunity for them to explore the world of art. In the previous post, we looked at 6 painting activities. Here are a few more ideas for painting with your...