Category: Daddy Strongest

  • We, The Creators of Gender Bias..

    We, The Creators of Gender Bias..

    This is a guest post by Nidhi Tayal who is a registered dietitian, a blogger and a school counselor. Nidhi is a post graduate from Lady Irwin College and has served in leading hospitals and fitness centers in the Delhi-Noida area. She was a freelance counselor associated with a NGO “Behind The Moon” dealing with pediatric nutrition. Recently, […]

  • Addicted to Praise

    Addicted to Praise

    Yes! We all have become the kind of parents that our parents made fun of.  In those times the number of such parents who molly coddled their kids was much lesser. Now, all of us have been bitten by the praising bug. We praise our kids if they finish their food, where as we got […]

  • Discipline – How Soon?

    Discipline – How Soon?

    Your eight-month old has just sprung new teeth and you’re all excited. Then one day she digs two tiny sharp teeth into your finger as you feed her. You dismiss it at first. But a few days later she bites her older brother. What do you do? Ignore it again, rationalizing she’s too young and […]

  • Raising an Indian Kid Abroad

    Raising an Indian Kid Abroad

    This is a guest post by Swati Gupta. Swati was a computer professional before she left her promising  career to devote quality time to her little one. Today, she is a full time, busy mother of two wonderful kids.      When we were moving to US, one of the things at back of my mind was how would my 18 […]

  • Nervous Habits

    Nervous Habits

    Many a times parents  suddenly start noticing that their kids are nail biting, hair twirling, blinking incessantly, nose picking, finger tapping, pencil chewing, excessive laughing or tickling. As a parent you wonder why the your kid has suddenly picked up a particular habit? All children go through a phase where if they are nervous, they display it through peculiar […]

  • How to Keep Your Kid Safe Online

    How to Keep Your Kid Safe Online

      A dad in China hires assassins to kill his son’s avatar! Shocking? Is it? It was a father’s desperate attempt to end his 23-old’s addiction to online games. The confused son finally asked his co-gamers why his avatar was being targeted so much. I can’t say how effective this method was, but as parents […]

  • Let The Schools Do Their Job!

    Let The Schools Do Their Job!

    This is a guest post by Ashma Gomber. Ashma is currently working with Hewlett Packard India. She is an electrical engineer by profession, an avid reader and a loving mother.     Ooh! My child’s school bag is heavier than our weekly grocery supplies. Oh, he has one test after the other, one competition following previous! […]

  • The Chubbier the Better?

    The Chubbier the Better?

        A lot of us believe that the growing kids can eat whatever they want to eat and that too in large quantities. “They will burn if off”, some say. Maybe it was true earlier when the children played a lot. But with the advent of technologies like TV, video games and iPad parents […]

  • What Our Kids Want to Tell Us?

    What Our Kids Want to Tell Us?

    I am throwing a tantrum for a toy, but honestly I am just testing you. I am forcing you to bend your rules, but testing you again. Don’t change the rules, because when you stick to the rules, I feel safer. I am a kid. I do not know what is right or wrong. Don’t ignore […]

  • Do not be a Genie, Just be a Parent

    Do not be a Genie, Just be a Parent

    Be mindful of the temptation of buying just anything and everything for your kids that they desire. Many a times our kids pester us for toys or stuff that their friends have been flaunting. Sometimes immediately, sometimes after a lot of nagging we eventually give in. But should we just keep on buying toys/things for […]

  • Daddy I got A Bad Dream

    Daddy I got A Bad Dream

    When do our children start dreaming? There are different phases of dreams that a child goes through. Between the ages of 2-5 years a child can see the images of animals or people but they do not dream. Children older than 5 can see a sequence of events and dream but fear is not reported […]

  • The iPad Generation

    The iPad Generation

    These days we are bringing up kids in a generation that we like to call the iPad generation. Kids can spend hours playing their favorite games on the tablet. Since most of us parents have a laptop that we are hooked on to 24/7, it is normal for our kids to feel that that’s the […]