The west is witnessing a surge in the anti-vaccination communities. This parenting style is not only regression in medicine but…
The idea is for both the parents to spend quality time with their children. You can support the other parent by maintaining a co-parenting schedule, remaining flexible in accommodating each other.
Presumptions of masculinity that float in the society cause heterosexual men to withdraw from their families. They tend to focus primarily on their role to provide for the family.
The problem with diapering is that there are too many choices to make. While you are spoiled for choices in terms of types and brands, there are other challenges too, which may not be evident at the onset.
Giving birth gives you strength in a way nothing else can. It prompts you to put someone else’s well-being over your own for the rest of your life, and the weight of this responsibility feels heavy.
The combination of price, the appeal of collecting and the psychological lure of surprise. It’s these three things that make blind bag toys so ethically problematic.
The stereotyping that women aren’t expert managers, confident decision makers, also gnaws at our conscience, making us feel like imposters.
“If not for my daughter and my resolve to stand for her, I wouldn’t be the strong person I turned out to be. I owe it to her that I am independent woman today,” says Farida Rizwan.
If you want your child to look at life sans the stereotypical lens that the society perches on her nose, you have to lead by example. A strong mother teaches her to girl to be confident and care less about other’s opinions.
As an Indian parent though my biggest struggle has been to overcome the orthodox conditioning which turns us to avert our eyes from anything that doesn’t fit into the social definition of “normal”, “natural”, “good” or “acceptable”.
Some children will learn to read more quickly than others, but all children need practice to become skilled readers. Where are you on this?
Niyati Shah, a sexuality educator and founder of Averti, a sexual awareness project shares her advice on how to initiate conversation with your daughter on topics related to sex.