Teaching Mathematics-Play Way methods for all ages

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Maths difficult? Not any more. Teaching mathematics can be fun with some play way methods, at all ages.Here are a few pro tips from Ms. Abhrekha Jain Sahlot (Also read- Worklife balance tips for working mothers by Abhrekha Jain Sahlot)       on how to get your kids interested in mathematics.                         For Toddlers Children (Age: 3-5) Board Games: Games such as Snakes and Ladder or TAMBOLA (Housie) helps children to do simple additions and teach basics of mathematics.…

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How to teach English to children whose mother tongue is not English

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Knowing English is an advantage beyond compare,since it is a universal language and those who do not know the language or have limited knowledge strive to attain fluency. Ask any parent in a non-native English family about the importance of speaking English language and you’ll immediately sense the importance they attach to being proficient in it. When it comes to children, parents are all the more concerned and ready to teach English and do whatever it takes to make their little one acquire proficiency in it. If you are in…

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Top 5 Summer Vacation Fun Ideas for Kids of Various Ages

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Summer vacation is around the corner and I am sure most of the parents like me would be wondering how to keep children engaged in quality ways for their upcoming summer vacation. Some common questions in our minds would be – “How to keep children engaged during summer vacation?”, “What could be the best use of these holidays”?, “ What to choose and what not to for them?”, “How to keep them away from the screen (T.V/Mobile/Tabs) etc. and channelize their free time and energy into something qualitative, something meaningful?…

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How to soothe a fussy baby at night….

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Ten ways to Instantly Soothe a Fussy baby at Night.. What can be more distressing for parents than seeing their newborn cry intensely at night and being at a loss to know why it’s happening?  It’s a situation that understandably causes panic and extreme agony, as your fussy baby cannot speak up nor give a clear hint. Well, if that happens to your little one, at the outset, it would be important to find out if it is because of minor discomfort or a health problem. If you are sure…

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5 tips for work-life balance from a successful working mother

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Mommy’s Magazine salutes the spirit of working mothers, whether they are working outside home or not.How about parenting and work life balance tips that come straight from the testimonies and stories of  wonderful moms themselves? What could be better than real life, tried and tested life lessons of moms? Here is an insightful article by a working mother who has managed to meet the odds of motherhood as a working mother. Meet Abhrekha Jain Sahlot, the name is derivative of her parent’s name ( Abhay & Rekha). She is full…

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How to get your older kids to do chores…

See also: It’s never too Late… Yes, it is not that easy to get your older kid/teenager to do household chores.If you’ve been feeling that things could have been rather different and you might have done a better job of encouraging your child to get habituated to carrying out chores, worry not. You still can do wonders on that front and make your child or teenager learn the importance of taking responsibilities. The first step towards achieving it would be to avoid overthinking and blaming yourself for not being responsible…

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Age appropriate chores for kids- Ideas and benefits

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Ever noticed how excited little children feel when they are fondly asked to help or given a little task to perform? Unlike most grown-ups, children don’t even think that chores are boring; in fact, most of them are always ready and happy to help with whatever they are asked to do. It makes them feel they are as big and important as grown-ups who they look up to and wish to emulate.  Didn’t we love being entrusted with very important work and running errands like our parents, and being appreciated…

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Reading aloud to children-7 powerful benefits

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The Importance of Reading Aloud to your Child Reading is a wonderful habit and a hobby that must be pursued not just by grown-ups but also by children. Reading stands anyone who takes to it in good stead as it has the power to mould one’s intellectual and cognitive abilities, and life in entirety. Inculcating the habit of reading in children is one of the best gifts parents can give them. It is a proven fact that children who pursue reading do better at school, turn out to be sharper…

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Simple and Healthy Beetroot,Carrot and Lentils Soup for your little one

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Feeding vegetables to  kids is a dainty task ,but a colorful and aromatic hearty soup bowl can make this task easier. This is a seasonal soup prepared from  seasonal vegetables during winter. I always emphasize on use of seasonal ingredients and fresh produce in your child’s food. Here’s a, simple and healthy  Beetroot ,Carrot and Lentils Soup recipe for your little one Ingredients 1 cup chopped beetroot, carrots, peas and potatoes 2 to 3 cups water. ½ onion finely chopped 1 garlic pod finely chopped 1 cardamom 1 cinnamon stick…

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Baby Shower Gift ideas for the Baby and Mom!

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Picking a gift for a loved one’s birthday, wedding, festival or a party is easy and fun. However, buying a gift for the baby shower of a soon mother-to-be may not be all that simple. Of course you can manage something alright if you have to, but if you’re feeling a tad uncertain and would rather read through some tips, worry not, as help is at hand. Check out the following helpful and very sweet baby shower gift ideas for the soon-to-be mother and the soon-to-arrive bundle of joy: Baby…

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