What do you say when your six year old asks you ‘where do babies come from?’ You fake work and try to get out of the talk, but you cannot ignore your child’s curiosity. It’s imperative that parents spend some time with your children and talk about sex.
Talking about sex with your kids can strike fear in any parent’s [...]
This is the day parent’s dread, but it comes anyway. Your daughter is old enough to date! There will be weeks till you come to terms with the boyfriends, breaking curfew hours, pacing the floor, sleepless nights. Now you need to handle the situation well. We don’t want a parent who freaks out and orders his teenage daughter under house [...]
No matter what age your son or daughter starts dating it is always a tough experience as a parent. Our babies have grown up, and don’t need us as much. Kids especially teenagers need the freedom to go out and be who they are and yes, this includes dating. No matter what the age of your teen is there is sure to be a tip here that can help you [...]
“When is your daughter old enough to date?” Fathers will be quick to retort ‘At 30’. Short of putting your daughter under house arrest fathers are strongly against their daughters dating anyone. Cos they insist that most of the boys date only for one purpose- i.e. sex
When Anita Desai’s 16-year-old daughter Sonali ask [...]
How to manage an angry kid?
How we wish that your kids came with an instruction manual? Wouldn't it be nice if, at birth, they came with a slip of paper telling you how to do everything, from changing their diaper to handling their tantrums? This "instruction manual" could tell you how to get them to eat greens, how to tell if a friend i [...]
Teenagers disregard their grooming and fall ill. If you want them to follow a routine grooming for them to stay healthy-acne free existence in higher school and college, my advice is to follow these tips-
First and foremost take care of your face with a twice daily cleansing, morning and evening.One of the best features a person can have is [...]
My story proves that no woman should ever take her personal safety for granted. In fact, if you are single, live alone or travel for business, there are certain areas of personal safety that make you more vulnerable. Here are some "safety chick" tips that single women should follow to keep safe from crime:
Listen to your gut- M [...]
If you're looking for an activity that promises lots of fun without costing a lot of money, do a craft or make something delicious in the kitchen. No matter how old your daughter is, it's always fun to create something as a team.
Cook with your Teenage Daughter- Involve her in activities that you both love together.
Teach your daughter to [...]
A healthy body image is an important part of a growing girl's self-esteem. Understand what you can do to help your daughter feel comfortable with her body.
Here are few causes of a negative body image-
Maintaining a healthy body image during adolescence is often difficult for girls. Factors that may harm a girl's body image include:
Plan an evening to meet your daughter's new boyfriend soon after you discover his existence. Make the event very casual and insist that the entire family is present. A nice dinner followed by an exciting board game or two will serve your purpose nicely. Whatever activity you choose, be sure it is one with lots of interaction between your family and [...]