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9 Months returns with season 2: Navigating new parenthood? Here's your one-stop guide
Life

9 Months returns with season 2: Navigating new parenthood? Here's your one-stop guide

In season 2, 9 Months aims to tackle a whole different set of questions, with Meghna Pant as the show’s host and a new mother herself. From caring for your little one in the crucial first year, to understanding baby behaviour and coping as new parents, you’ll get all the help you need!

Out and Proud: Meet Aruna Desai, mother and ally who helps young LGBTQ people to come out to their families
Life

Out and Proud: Meet Aruna Desai, mother and ally who helps young LGBTQ people to come out to their families

Aruna Desai's stubborn optimism and drive has made her a go-to person for young members of the LGBTQI community, when they need assistance or want to come out to their parents | FirstCulture

Raising a Muslim child in India: A recently published book presents an unsettling narrative
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Raising a Muslim child in India: A recently published book presents an unsettling narrative

Nazia Erum interviewed 145 Muslim families — parents and children — in 12 cities across India. Their stories presented a deeply discomfiting picture | #FirstCulture

AppyStore is an educational app that helps young children learn in a fun, controlled and gamified environment
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AppyStore is an educational app that helps young children learn in a fun, controlled and gamified environment

The application has been made after consulting with experts and considers development milestones in four areas

Toxic parenting: Beating up your child in the name of 'discipline' is not okay
Life

Toxic parenting: Beating up your child in the name of 'discipline' is not okay

Hey parents, how about using the old art of conversation instead?

New study claims 'only children' are creative but more likely to be self-centred
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New study claims 'only children' are creative but more likely to be self-centred

Kids who grow up without siblings may be more creative, but are likely to be self-centred, say scientists who found significant differences in the brain structures of 'only children'.

An 'official' family: Laws of parenthood in India
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An 'official' family: Laws of parenthood in India

So what does parenthood entail in the eyes of the law?

Dear Zindagi and the call to end mandatory maata-pitaa worship: Bravo, Kaira and Gauri Shinde
Entertainment

Dear Zindagi and the call to end mandatory maata-pitaa worship: Bravo, Kaira and Gauri Shinde

If the notoriously snail-like, risk-averse Hindi film industry can evolve to a point where it has stuck its neck out in our parent-adoring society to produce a Dear Zindagi, it is time to initiate a widespread public conversation about troubling questions relating to parenthood

Let's face it, in India film certification seems to have no impact on the ground
Entertainment

Let's face it, in India film certification seems to have no impact on the ground

The film certification, a blip on the screen before a movie starts, is a blind spot for much of India’s population

My baby thinks I'm funny: On being a hero dad, and seeking parental approval
Life

My baby thinks I'm funny: On being a hero dad, and seeking parental approval

In 'My Baby Thinks I'm Funny' comedian Sorabh Pant offers a humorous take on the insanity of fatherhood. This week: Being a role model!

Japanese father who abandoned his child in forest says son has forgiven him
World

Japanese father who abandoned his child in forest says son has forgiven him

The father of a seven-year-old Japanese boy found alive nearly a week after his parents left him in a dense forest as punishment said his son forgave him.

My baby thinks I'm funny: 'Nursery rhymes, or nursery crimes?' That is the question
Life

My baby thinks I'm funny: 'Nursery rhymes, or nursery crimes?' That is the question

In 'My Baby Thinks I'm Funny' comedian Sorabh Pant offers a humorous take on the insanity of fatherhood. This week: Nursery rhymes!

Three's good enough: No more children for 'Thor' star Chris Hemsworth
Entertainment

Three's good enough: No more children for 'Thor' star Chris Hemsworth

Thor actor Chris Hemsworth's wife and model Elsa Pataky says the couple won't be having any more children, after their first three

Here's how the new online adoption process bypasses various aspects of an emotionally complex issue
India

Here's how the new online adoption process bypasses various aspects of an emotionally complex issue

Adoption involves handling complex emotional issues and channeling them in a manner that result in fulfilling relationships, even without the connections of biology, caste or culture

One-way communication can't build healthy relationships, says Anupam Sibal
Life

One-way communication can't build healthy relationships, says Anupam Sibal

In a freewheeling chat with Firstpost, Dr Anupam Sibal simplifies the complex parenting issue through anecdotes, live examples, practical dos & don’ts.

This Children's Day, the best gift a parent could give their daughter is an introduction to sport
Sports

This Children's Day, the best gift a parent could give their daughter is an introduction to sport

Children's Day is a good day to introduce your daughter to the joy of sports. One of the greatest gifts parents can give their daughters is the gift of self worth and purpose -- and one of the best ways to do that is through sports.

India's VIP culture isn't just about VIPs; it's about us, and bad parenting
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India's VIP culture isn't just about VIPs; it's about us, and bad parenting

India's obnoxious VIP Culture is not just about boorish ministers wanting special treatment, but about how we bring up our children in our culture. Somewhere in the last 50 years we have dropped the ball on effective parenting

Let's talk about sex, baby: A bewildered mum, a growing child, and that dreaded milestone
Life

Let's talk about sex, baby: A bewildered mum, a growing child, and that dreaded milestone

Today, when it is my turn, I see myself going blank and realize that I am no different from my mother.

Suspended for befriending boy, Bangalore girl kills herself: Here's why schools shouldn't moral police
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Suspended for befriending boy, Bangalore girl kills herself: Here's why schools shouldn't moral police

Monali ended her life because clearly, she hated how she looked like to others. If I was her, I would have hated myself too.

'Obama allows daughters to listen to Beyonce': Questions raised on President's parenting skills
World

'Obama allows daughters to listen to Beyonce': Questions raised on President's parenting skills

The sharp rhetoric signals that, should he run for the Republican presidential nomination, Huckabee, a favorite of conservative Christians, would make cultural and social issues the cornerstones of his campaign