A Fitness Instructor’s Guide to Raising Healthy Children

A Fitness Instructor’s Guide to Raising Healthy Children

As a personal trainer, people expect that my family is as enthusiastic about fitness as I am. That my children are energetic and that we probably don’t eat any ice cream. As much as I wish it was true, it isn’t. My children aren’t any more active than the ordinary, nor are they overly enthusiastic…

Expat Parenting – A Not-so-smooth Process!
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Expat Parenting – A Not-so-smooth Process!

As exciting as it may sound, expat parenting comes with its fair share of struggles. Not that it consists entirely of struggles and no benefits, but the fact that the transition for parents may be challenging, totally hinders the process of excitement. A sensibly made decision of moving abroad for whatever prospects is obviously well sought after….

The Role of Fathers in Raising Emotionally Intelligent Boys
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The Role of Fathers in Raising Emotionally Intelligent Boys

The Link Road case has shaken all of us to our cores as we come to grips with the realization that women and children are not safe from “toxic masculinity” that prevails in the form of rape culture in our society.  On many parenting forums, I’ve witnessed people calling on mothers to step up to…

Raising Gentlemen: From the Diary of a Funny Woman
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Raising Gentlemen: From the Diary of a Funny Woman

Where do I start? I belong to a family of five siblings including myself. My eldest sister got married at a very early age, I was barely 10. Surrounded by three rowdy boys, I became a tomboy. The only difference was my parents instilled manners in me and skipped teaching manners to the boys. I…

Raising Children on the Spectrum
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Raising Children on the Spectrum

This June, my eldest son, who has an autism diagnosis, turned 10. He had received his diagnosis when he was around 3 years old. Initially, the diagnosis comes as a shock. One feels numb and goes into denial. This is a natural reaction before one reaches the acceptance stage. A lot of questions and ideas…

Raising Feminist Boys and Breaking Gender Stereotypes

Raising Feminist Boys and Breaking Gender Stereotypes

‘Boys don’t cry!’, ‘Scared, what are you a girl?’, ‘Pink is for girls!’ We have been hearing these statements since always. Have you ever wondered why and how statements like these have stood the test of time? The rooms, clothes, and stationery for girls is all pink and glittery and for boys it’s blue. Who…

About ScratchJr – A Conversation with The Super Creative Coding Mama
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About ScratchJr – A Conversation with The Super Creative Coding Mama

Do you want your children to know the importance of logic, strategy, and creativity from an early age? I do too and that’s why I asked this super creative coding mama all about how. The super creative coding mama is Dr. Anum Shahid Nawab, a doctor, the founder of Super Creative Mamas – Global, and most…

Raising Tolerant Children: The Importance of Teaching Tolerance
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Raising Tolerant Children: The Importance of Teaching Tolerance

I have been keen on raising tolerant children since Zaviar, my firstborn, came into this world. The world we live in today needs a lot of tolerance and a lot more kindness than it already has. Thankfully, we are getting there because more and more people are becoming more aware and teaching tolerance to their children….