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Teach Children Meaning of Festivals

Meaning of Festivals

Monsoon Heralds the beginning of the festival seasons in India. Soon, there will be Raksha Bandhan, Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratris, Dussehra, Diwali, Christmas, New Year, Pongal, Holi, Lohri, Baisakhi, and many-many others including National Celebrations such as Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti. We need to ensure that our children go beyond the outer trappings of expensive gifts, exciting fireworks or cool …

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Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child: Parenting

Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child

During Christmas time, in school, the local Gulmohar tree used to be spruced up as the Christmas tree and we knew there would be lots of little goodies from Santa under its delicate branches laden with tinsel and ribbons. Every year someone from the school staff or faculty would dress up as Santa on Christmas Day, which would usually be …

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Hepatitis B Information For Parents And Students

Hepatitis B

Another infectious disease, Hepatitis B, which is caused by a virus, occurs largely among newborns and young children. High Risk Group People who are more likely to contract the disease are surgeons, recipients of blood transfusions, health care and laboratory personnel, prostitutes, drug abusers, infant of a carrier mother. Source of Infection Contaminated blood and body secretions such as saliva, …

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In Touch With Grandparents

In Touch With Grandparents

In the olden days it was common for children to grow up surrounded by grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and siblings. Today we see many nuclear families living far away from other members of the family, primarily due to career considerations. Of all such relationships the most significant is the one of grandparents and grandchildren. While physical distance becomes a big …

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Parenting – Nurturing Success: Capitalize on Existing Successes

Parenting - Nuturing Success: Capitalize on Existing Successes

In building success into a relationship with children, take advantage of what they already have going for them. Utilize the interests and successes that already have going for them. Utilize the interests and successes that already exist. Find some way to make a child feel successful, then build more success upon that success. When Tommy came to me, he experienced …

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Parenting To New Born Babies

Parenting To New Born Babies

Parents should listen to their instincts and pick up their newborn babies when they cry, Queensland University of Technology researcher Professor Karen Thorpe said. A joint study with QUT and the Riverton Early Parenting Centre has found many parents of infants up to 12 weeks, were uncertain about how best to settle their crying baby and whether or not it …

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Parental Control Software Reviews

Parental Control Software Reviews

Best Parental Control Software — Most online review websites provide reviews and recommendations based on one, most important fact: Their highest recommendation often goes to the software company that also pays them the most for your sale. If you have ever seen the same annual awards appear on a multiple of vendor websites, then you understand what we mean. Best …

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Parenting – Nurturing Success: Build Success into the Relationship

Parenting – Nurturing Success: Build Success into the Relationship

A sense of success grows slowly in children, since they are prone to feeling inadequate around adults. To help children succeed, create situations where failure is least likely. It also helps if you can be alert to their fear, embarrassment, and likely areas of failure. You will learn to notice their hesitancy in such areas. Rather than pushing or forcing …

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