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This Mother’s Day, Here Is An Ode To My Smart Mom {Sponsored Post}

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Mother’s Day Celebration on your mind? This writer talks about her wonderful mother and why she will miss celebrating this special day. This year I am overwhelmed at the thought of a Mother’s Day celebration, not because I am planning something extravagant for my mom but because I don’t have her with me to celebrate. I lost my…

On National Safe Motherhood Day, India needs to promise overall wellness to its mothers

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National Safe Motherhood Day is observed on April 11 of every year to enforce that women must have the availability and adequate access to care during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal services. Every minute of every day, somewhere in the world and most often in a developing country, a woman dies from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth. A woman’s…

Are You Guilty Of Helicopter Parenting?

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Guilty of helicopter parenting? With characteristic wit and wisdom, this author tells us about how her sister hovered over her son continuously and the many dangers this entailed. I often talk about my parenting mantras on Indian Moms Connect. But today I’d like to share my sister’s story. For years, I have never missed an…

There is No Such Thing as a Visual Learner: 2 Neuro Myths that are Still Prevalent in Schools

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Have you ever thought of yourself as a right brained person? Has a school ever used marketing centered around “learning styles” to sell its curriculum or methodology to you? Do we use only 10% of our brain, like the movie Lucy had us believe? All these three ideas are not really backed by science. Last year, The Guardian published…

The Indelible Mark of Marks: Will the Bournvita Exam Sale Video Change Our Mindset?

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Now that exams are in full swing, did you watch the Bournvita Exam Sale Video that went viral recently? Watch the video above before reading further. SPOILERS AHEAD! The video features a clearance sale a week before exams, where students are selling their hobby artifacts for free because their parents feel that scoring marks is…

Dealing with Digital Addiction in Kids

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Addiction is not restricted to obviously harmful activities like smoking or drinking. Digital addiction is real and many of our children are addicted. Sahana’s Story Sahana was a bright-eyed teenager until last year. She played football, participated in athletics and was doing well in studies. She had been asking for a smart phone. Reema, her mother had…

8 DIY Valentine Ideas for School Kids- Pinterest Made Easy

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The Valentine week is here, and the mommies have their work cut out for them. Need some simple Valentine ideas for school? Fret not, we’ve got you covered with these minimum-effort, easy card ideas from Pinterest! The Perfect Place for Valentine DIY Honest confession. I love Pinterest! My favorite board around this time of the…