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Parents who forget kids in the car, here's an app to make you less sloppy!
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Parents who forget kids in the car, here's an app to make you less sloppy!

Have you ever forgotten your baby in the car? Pay more attention as the baby can die of heatstroke or poisonous gas if the car AC is on. To alert parents, a non-profit organisation called Kars4Kids in Lakewood, New Jersey, has created a free smartphone app.

Unless Honey Singh is your child’s local guardian, he owes you nothing
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Unless Honey Singh is your child’s local guardian, he owes you nothing

How your kids turn out is no one's fault; sometimes not even your own. It's about time you stopped blaming Honey Singh for everything.

New facial recognition tool could help find missing children: study
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New facial recognition tool could help find missing children: study

A new facial recognition tool can help find missing children by rapidly matching the pictures of kids with their biological parents.

Children in India face cyberbullying but parents don’t agree: report
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Children in India face cyberbullying but parents don’t agree: report

With easy access to Internet and smart gadgets, a growing number of children in the country today are falling prey to cyberbullying, security software firm Symantec said. However, more disturbing is the fact that a majority of the parents don’t feel their child is being bullied online.

Indians among Tiger Mother Amy Chua's list of six 'superior' people
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Indians among Tiger Mother Amy Chua's list of six 'superior' people

In her new book, The Triple Package, which she has written with her Jewish husband, Amy Chua names the six 'cultural groups' which she believes to be exceptional: Chinese, Jewish, Indian, Iranian, Lebanese-Americans, Nigerians, Cuban exiles and Mormons

Toddlers seeking psychiatric help: The kids are not alright
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Toddlers seeking psychiatric help: The kids are not alright

A Nimhans report finds that one in five patients seeking psychiatric help is a toddler. Instead of panicking about working parents and a collapse of the family, a more practical solution likes in good daycare centres.

Mommy and Daddy make even play seem like hard work
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Mommy and Daddy make even play seem like hard work

Sure, we have pushy moms who want their kids to excel in studies. But playtime? Is it now more about play, or one more competitive rat-race?

Mama, what's an ex? Taking kids to see movies they shouldn't be seeing
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Mama, what's an ex? Taking kids to see movies they shouldn't be seeing

Why would you bring a five-year-old to see I, Me, Aur Main? And then spend much of the film with your hand clamped over her eyes? Rajyasree Sen says movie-watching in India can be an emotionally scarring experience for everyone concerned.

Nursery school shopping: Welcome to the nightmare
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Nursery school shopping: Welcome to the nightmare

Looking for the right kindergarten for your tot? Be warned. You cannot be rich enough, connected enough or start early enough. And you might still fail.

Have a demon child? It's all genetic
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Have a demon child? It's all genetic

We’ve all seen perfectly good people produce positively toxic children and the most gracious human beings have been borne to total losers — so the 'nice gene' is not such a far-fetched idea.

Have you had that Facebook talk with your child?
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Have you had that Facebook talk with your child?

Kids routinely lie about their age to get on Facebook. In this day and age can you ban your child from Facebook? Or should you focus your energy on keeping them safe on Facebook?

No more excuses: Change that diaper, dad!
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No more excuses: Change that diaper, dad!

Indian men, and often women, still think that mothers have some special gene that helps them to handle baby poop and sick kids. Well, here's a news flash: they don't!

Where's my rod: Why beating kids never goes out of fashion
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Where's my rod: Why beating kids never goes out of fashion

There’s a lot of nonsense talked about how modern day parents are too soft on their kids. But the reality is that many – if not most -- parents think beating is an effective way to discipline children, whether at home or at school.

India Kids Fashion Week: Hail the ten year old beauty queen!
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India Kids Fashion Week: Hail the ten year old beauty queen!

The first ever fashion week for kids features the predictable array of narcissistic little girls and their pushy parents. But why blame them when we're all eager participants in the cult of the beauty queen.

Poser from Norway: Do Indians make bad parents?
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Poser from Norway: Do Indians make bad parents?

We have some of the worst-behaved and overindulged kids in the world. Is it because the core institution - marriage - is not working any more?

Should we stop calling our daughters pretty?
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Should we stop calling our daughters pretty?

How often do you call little girls "pretty"? It's pretty natural. But is it just driving home the wrong message in a country which already ranks number five in the list of nations demanding plastic surgery?

Say it loud, say it proud: I am not a Tiger Mom
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Say it loud, say it proud: I am not a Tiger Mom

Amy Chua's label has now become a badge of honour for upper middle-class, over-educated parents intent on raising super-achieving kids. It's no more than an excuse to cling to an outdated, narrow definition excuse.

Save the family ritual, each family needs one
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Save the family ritual, each family needs one

It doesn't have to be complicated or educational or improve your IQ. But every family needs a family ritual. Kavitha Rao discovered hers in an old-fashioned board game. What's your family ritual?

My child is shy and there's nothing wrong with that
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My child is shy and there's nothing wrong with that

There's no trauma. She doesn't need honey and lemon or voice lessons. She's just shy. In India today raising a shy child is a tough job. Everyone thinks a shy kid can never realise her dreams.

Does your child really need that iPhone?
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Does your child really need that iPhone?

Everyone complains their children are getting more and more materialistic. But your kids don't want iPhones and designer jeans just because they see ads. They want them because they see you.