Effects of Childhood Bullying

Incidents like an older, taller boy troubling the shorter boy of his class or a junior by snatching away his tiffin or tripping him are fairly common. We have all been a part of bullying at some point in our childhood. Whether it was as a survivor, a perpetrator or a bystander. Although these incidents...

Tips to Increase your Child’s Emotional Quotient (EQ)

Along with Intelligence Quotient (IQ), it’s very important to develop your child’s Emotional Quotient (EQ) too.  It’s proven that children who have a better EQ, turn out to be much nicer, smarter, and more intelligent person in general. This is because a person with higher EQ is able to handle stressful situations more easily than...

Helping Your Child Deal with Depression

Someone who is suffering from depression goes through a very difficult time. But, it gets more difficult when the person doesn’t know what is happening to them and why is it happening to them. Similarly, a child suffering from depression doesn’t understand their own feelings. Hence, it becomes the parent’s responsibility to help the child...

Identifying Depression in Children

In today’s time, with technology and social media, the level of human interaction is decreasing. Even in a parent-child relationship, the communication between the parent and the child has fizzled out. According to a survey, children as young as a 6-year-old child can also show symptoms of depression. But, parents mostly dismiss them by putting...

Handling Your Child’s Aggressive Behaviour

As human beings, we all have feelings of aggression in us. But, as adults, we know how to control our behaviour and manage the aggression. However, a child doesn’t understand how to channelize their aggressive behaviour. Hence, they start to indulge in activities like hitting, biting, kicking etc. As a parent of the child, it...

Psychological Benefits of Playing Holi

Holi, the festival of colors, is just around the corner. It channelizes our emotions and expresses our feelings through colors. The place becomes an expression of rainbows, and we enjoy spraying colors and water on each other. Playing Holi itself becomes an enjoyable event. Thus, below are few of the psychological benefits of playing Holi:...

Signs of Selfie Addiction

Clicking selfies is a new form of art in today’s generation. Every selfie should get a like on all the social media platforms. It gives an outlook to where the person is, and what the person is doing. It also presents the person how he or she is looking. But, in recent studies, it is...

About Post-Partum Depression

Giving birth to a child is a wonderful experience. It feels like there has been an extension of you. But, many times it leads to a depressive phase. Many doctors and psychologists overlook it as ‘baby blues’. People expect the mothers to be happy about the experience. Thus, it puts an external pressure on the...

Calming Children During Tragedies  In the last week, there have been several major tragedies in schools, including the murder of an innocent child in an upscale school in Gurgaon. As responsible parents, one needs to protect the wellbeing of their children, as well as provide them solace and comfort. Your children may have a lot...

The Role of Grandparents The number of nuclear families is at an all-time high with the sprawling urban culture in India. These family units generally consist of both working parents busy with their careers and more often than not, the task of raising kids is almost out-sourced to maids or day-care centers. In this scenario,...