HRD Minister Smriti Irani asks parents, teachers to spend time with children practising yoga

HRD Minister Smriti Irani asks parents, teachers to spend time with children practising yoga

Parents and teachers should spend time with children practising yoga as scientific evidence shows that the ancient exercise form improves motor skills and hand-eye coordination, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said today.

Reasons why you should let your kids eat dirt!

Microbial exposure during early life has been linked to greater protection from illnesses such as allergies, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), asthma, obesity, diabetes, etc, later in life.

Pratyusha Banerjee case: Actress' parents launch signature campaign for CBI probe

Pratyusha Banerjee case: Actress' parents launch signature campaign for CBI probe

The signature campaign launched by parents of late TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee to garner support for a CBI probe into her unnatural death received a good response as over 1000 people signed in favour of the demand today.

What happens when you comment on your daughter's weight!

The findings suggest that commenting about girls' weight can have a negative impact later in life.

Why forbidding internet use is not good for your kid

Avoiding the internet is not a realistic option for most teenagers, said Pamela Wisniewski, assistant professor in computer science at University of Central Florida in the US. 
 

Congress for Constitutional Commission to check high school fees

Congress has said a constitutional commission be set up for checking exorbitant fees by some private schools.

Parents stay more worried about kids born premature

 Parents of very premature babies are more worried about their grown-up child's lives than parents whose babies are born in full term, says a study.

Parents stay more worried about kids born premature

Parents stay more worried about kids born premature

The study also shows that those born very premature agree with their parents.

How to spot Type 1 diabetes in children: Watch!

Here is how to spot the four most common symptoms of Type 1 diabetes in children and young people.

Regulate private school fee structure: Parents to government

Regulate private school fee structure: Parents to government

AIPA said the govt should enact a national law on the lines of the Allahabad HC ruling directing all public servants to send their children to government schools.

This is why you should teach your child to be financially sound

Parents should focus on financial empowerment of children at a young age itself when their minds are open to understanding concepts and building notions. 

Parents! Stop using smartphone at dinner table

Parents! Stop using smartphone at dinner table

The researchers noted that there have been similar hurdles in the past, as families grew accustomed to new technologies such as radio, television and video games in the household.

How to keep your kids safe online!

How to keep your kids safe online!

Here are a few tips to keep your little ones safer online.

Say no to Valentine's Day, 'worship' parents on Feb 14: Ads in Delhi Metro

This February 14, worship your parents instead of celebrating Valentine's Day, say a series of billboards put up at Delhi Metro stations by a religious group, which also endorsed police action against couples.

West Bengal: Parents study in same class as son!

In Nadia, West Bengal, a family altogether visits school to gain education leaving their ego aside. Watch the full video to know more.

Pornography: Soon, parental censorship to ensure kids safety online

Pornography: Soon, parental censorship to ensure kids safety online

Under the new plan, consumers can choose to opt for the control on a daily, weekly or monthly basis as with any other value-added service.

Influence of parents on their kid`s body dissatisfaction levels

The influence of Asian parents on their growing children's body dissatisfaction levels and disordered eating has revealed significant differences when compared with their Western counterparts, leading to calls for a tailored approach to treatment.

'Parents spend more time on Facebook than non-parents'

'Parents spend more time on Facebook than non-parents'

Mobile phones have become the lifeline of parents to managing schedules, keeping tabs on teens and sharing their kids' key milestones.

Parental control at doctor's office bad for kids

Parents may please take note that letting go of the reins when it comes to their children's health checkups is actually beneficial for teenagers, according to new research.

How parents can help prevent substance use in kids

Adolescence is a time when many children may consider experimenting with alcohol or drugs. A new research shows parents can reduce that risk by maintaining a healthy and open relationship with their children.