Why We Chose Unschooling for Our Neurodivergent Kids
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Why We Chose Unschooling for Our Neurodivergent Kids

Unschooling is an interest-led approach to education, where the parents act as facilitators and supporters of their child’s education rather than take on the role of teacher. If someone had told me a few years ago that I would be homeschooling my two children with multiple special needs, I probably would have laughed or just…

Raising Healthy Eaters: How to Ensure Your Children Eat Healthy Food
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Raising Healthy Eaters: How to Ensure Your Children Eat Healthy Food

As a parent, your concern about your child’s eating habits and patterns is inevitable and justified. From the moment you start weaning your little one, the challenge of what to feed and what not to feed begins.  Most children are picky or reluctant when it comes to food items, especially if they are trying them…

Constipation in Children: Why Does it Occur & How to Handle it
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Constipation in Children: Why Does it Occur & How to Handle it

As a parent, dealing with your young one’s constipation issues can be one of the trickiest challenges you will have to face. Almost every child develops constipation at one point or another in their early years, and it is fairly common in babies. However, constipation can be a cause of discomfort and pain for children…

The Schadenfreude Effect in Parenthood
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The Schadenfreude Effect in Parenthood

The other day at the grocery store, my daughter Lyra was growing fussy as we stood in line for checkout. She’d just spent over an hour playing with her friend in the hot sun and was teething. She’s also a year old. Fussiness is understandable. It’s expected. I readjusted my hold on her and gave…

All About Bullying: Effects On Children And How To Prevent It
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All About Bullying: Effects On Children And How To Prevent It

We have all experienced bullying in our lives in one form or another, whether as a child or as an adult. Sometimes at our schools, and other times in the safety of our own homes. Sometimes we have been the victim, and at other unfortunate times, the bully. Regardless of the age, place, or extent…

Raising Awareness About MLD: The Story Behind Rumaisa & Zara Kindness Rocks
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Raising Awareness About MLD: The Story Behind Rumaisa & Zara Kindness Rocks

I got married while I was doing my MBA at the age of 22. I conceived right away and wasn’t really happy about it as I wanted a two-year break before starting a family. My pregnancy was smooth, without any complications, and went well till the end.  Rumaisa’s Birth On 21st Oct 2002, I gave…

Raising Readers: How to Encourage Reading Habits in Children
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Raising Readers: How to Encourage Reading Habits in Children

So you’ve taught your child how to read and you’re done patting your back about it, but he isn’t reading anything. As frustration builds, you devise different strategies to get the kid to read something. Okay, anything! I don’t know about you, but we definitely faced this issue with our son. So we are proud…