There are certain sensitive topics that we as parents have to deal with extremely carefully. Lack of affection is one such area that can create a complex in the child. While many other things are understood and quite visible, this
When I worked with school kids as a part of an NGO stint, I learnt that when nothing works with kids, love does. I saw that, when words hit the wall, hugs explain. I witnessed that when explanations don’t go
“The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well” — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross We all know that children require unconditional love to thrive. But how many of us feel
In the heart of a child, parental warmth is the difference between being ‘knowing’ one’s loved and ‘feeling’ one is loved. For a toddler, warmth is felt when a mother uses her enthusiasm to pacify and distract a grouchy child rather
Parents these days are doing so much to ensure that their kids get the best of everything. Right from sending kids to exceptionally good schools to getting them home tutoring, teaching them swimming, skating and what not, parents are trying
Do all the words in the above word cloud speak to you but boggle your mind? Don’t worry. These are just terms referring to some everyday parenting challenges and highly beneficial qualities that need to be instilled in today’s kids.
It’s a touchy feely week, yo! I mean, this week, we are discussing a beautiful aspect of parenting: the power of touch. Parenting is the journey that sets the tone for the rest of the life of your child. Loving, laughing,