Verbal abuse in parenting is lot more common than you know. Some parents do it completely out of ignorance not knowing the effects of it on the child, some do not even agree that these simple statements have permanent emotional burns on the child, some are too wound up in abuse themselves, passing it on… Read More 5 THINGS A PARENT SHOULD NEVER SAY TO A CHILD
This article is for moms who feel OVERWHELMED by the vast demands of their roles as wife, mom, daughter in law, employee where there is no room for self-care. I have been there, done that and have emerged with healthy solutions and BOUNDARIES for myself. I share those practical, super cool tips from my practice as… Read More IS TIME RUNNING OUT OR ME?
It is so hard to really ‘sip a moment of life’ in all the parenting hustle bustle. It takes us a parent to realize that when we were unmarried and even when we were married but did not have kids, our notion of being busy was so stupid. Become a parent and then we realize,… Read More THE HAPPINESS CLOUD SYNDROME
This is an EXCELLENT GAME to get to know if anything WRONG is going on in your child’s life outside your knowledge. This game also brings a lot of closeness and bonding amongst family members and helps you discover things about each other you probably did not know. #mustplay #GAMES#family #parenting … Read More FAMILY GAME TIME
It is no surprise that parenting comes with huge lessons of ‘overwhelm’ – the common feeling shared by almost all parents if not all. Life feels like an overflowing fountain of ‘demands’ – not demands from children all the time but demands from life. Come to think of it, parenting is a wonderful SPIRITUAL JOURNEY.… Read More FIVE WAYS TO MAKE YOUR PARENTING LIFE EASY
Rima Desai BLOGGER The chase of the morning to night routines is going to soon some relief for us moms in USA. Unlike India, schools end here by almost June, last week of May. Summer holidays begin in June through August 1st week. Before being a parent, summer, winter or rain – seasons did not… Read More HOW TO BE A GREAT PARENT EVERY SUMMER…
The most important worry or question any parent has is – “How can I make my child so confident that s/he can face anything in this world and be successful?” This is a million dollar question and here is your million dollar answer. You do not need to do anything fancy and carry a worry… Read More TOP 10 WAYS TO TEACH YOUR KIDS TO LOVE THEMSELVES
ow do some parents get it ‘right’, their kids don’t throw tantrums and they seem to have the best bond, is it just about having an easy kid or good luck? I want to share MY RECIPE OF SUCCESS which involves ZERO TIME-OUTS. Put in simple words it is called MINDFUL DISCIPLINE. I want you… Read More NO MORE TIME-OUTS @ mindful parenting
I am rushed with disappointment and anger right now and this leads me to write this article. My anger is not only to this shocking incident questioning my cousin’s life but also to the woman who wrote a more dramatic version of my cousin’s death, on her Fb page. This incident occured in 2011, I shared… Read More The Screaming Story of a Silent Death ~ true story of my cousin and what follows thereafter
I am not the mom who hands my daughter an i-pad or phone but neither am I the mom who is the bandit queen against T.V. In this tech. world, T.V. is more of a companion than a luxury 😉 Today I want to share with you some amazing T.V. ‘pop culture’ for your toddlers… Read More 25 Awesome Cartoons / pop culture for your kids – The no guilt zone
Umm, sugar is so yum. How can anyone have coffee or tea without ‘S-U-G-A-R’!! But it is also the most contagious ingredient and the biggest enemy of the heart! So let’s ‘manage’ it. Bring a balance. 1. DIAGNOSE IT CORRECTLY: sugar cravings are a lot more about something else and a lot less about… Read More Top 12 Ways to Beat Your Sugar Cravings
5 primary reasons for sibling rivalry: Gain your attention:Do your kids miss getting ‘real’ emotional care and time from you? If they do, boom, sibling rivalry is a SYMPTOM to that, not a problem! Stress at home:Getting along is an emotional problem. If there is emotional instability at home, this is one way it will… Read More THE SIBLING RIVALRY REVOLVER
Why do kids throw tantrums and easy ways to manage them. Love your life as parents @ parenting made easy!… Read More THE TEMPER TANTRUM MYSTERY SOLVED
From Parenting Booth by Rima Desai TIP OF THE DAY: Child Psychology: Teaching Your Children the Importance of taking your words seriously. Every now and then we come across children who have ‘LEARNT’ to test our limits and not follow instructions. You can see these are kids who have learnt to OVERHEAR for Example the word… Read More
Are you worried to have just ONE CHILD? Read my article below to know how it is O-K-A-Y to have NONE, ONE or MORE CHILDREN. You are not the one WHO DECIDES THEIR DESTINY.. read the powerful article by me from my other blog link below: http://www.mycity4kids.com/parenting/parenting-booth/article/single-child-or-more-a-powerful-and-introspective-message
#Religion #Fanatic beliefs #Meat or No meat? Who is #God? Very annoyed with a Parent who has been teaching this Child all kinds of DONT- DOs because GOD WILL GET ANGRY if you DO!! What is the concept of God you paint in a child’s mind? And the reasons you give a child for not… Read More who is god
This is a re-post of my article from Parent-Edge Magazine: Sep 28, 2015 http://parentedge.in/the-numbers-magician-teaching-children-math-skills-part-1/ Math is one subject we cannot distance ourselves from – whether we make a career out of it or not, Math is an essential part of life. Math is more than just mastery over basic number functions. It is not all about… Read More The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Math Skills, Part 1
This is a re-post of Oct 28-2015 article from ParentEdge magazine. http://parentedge.in/the-numbers-magician-teaching-children-maths-skills-through-board-games-part-2/ ——————————————————————– The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Maths Skills through Board Games, Part 2 Last month we learnt about introducing ‘Singapore Math’ and ‘Hands-on Math’ concepts to toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners (Age 2 to 6 primarily). Today we shall explore some excellent board games… Read More The Numbers Magician Part 2: Teaching Children Maths Skills through Board Games
~ This is a post by Rima Desai. All copyrights reserved. You may also read this post on my fb page: ParentingBooth: https://www.facebook.com/parentingbooth ~ Today, Atharv wishing his Super Daddy a Super Birthday! Mom asked me – “What are the 3 best things about daddy?” I thought and thought like a Great Scientist, yet, I could not think… Read More Hiren Hariani ~ October 2015
~ This post is brought to You by Rima Desai. All rights reserved. You may also read this post on my fb page: Parenting Booth: https://www.facebook.com/parentingbooth ~ Dearest Dad, on your birthday we wanted you to know that you are We know that your age is Well, whatever, we think you are 41 so you are!!… Read More Mayur Chheda ~ September 2015
Advantage of Introducing Toddlers/Children to Sports and Physical Fitness… Read More 13 Reasons to Introduce your Toddler to Physical Fitness
This is a Re-post of my article from ParentEdge magazine http://parentedge.in/teaching-your-children-about-the-natural-world/2/ Note that this article has been edited. Teaching your children about the natural world We introduce our kids to some common animals at a very young age. Which child will not know Cat, Dog, Monkey, Lion and birds like Crow, Pigeon, or Parrots? However,… Read More Children and Nature
Click on the picture or the title below to read how this parent fearlessly faced all the challenges that life threw upon him. Get inspired!!… Read More The Biography of a Fearless Parent
Also posted in Parent-Edge Magazine on Aug 28, 2015 http://parentedge.in/free-tickles-all-day-fun-with-kids-like-never-before/ Having fun with kids is as easy as 2 + 2. Literally, all one needs is Kids and the willingness to be open, to be guided by kids themselves. We truly know a lot more about life as kids than as adults. Think of it… Read More Comedy with Kids! Free Tickels…All Day!
ACTS OF KINDNESS Often as parents we are frenzied over what to teach our kids and what to leave out. It seems the world’s encyclopedia cannot fit in everything that we may want our kids to learn. The most popular is of course, all the classes we want them to take; especially influenced by the ones their… Read More ARIZONA’S REAL LIFE STORY: A Contagious Act of Kindness!
A heart warming birthday wish from an 18 year young to a Great Dad!
Click on the Image or Title below to read. Thank You for Voting, Liking, and Sharing my Page!!… Read More Anand Jaisinghani – July 2015
This article is brought to you by Rima Desai ~ Copyrights reserved. It aims to appreciate young dads for their contribution in caring for their kid/s. You may also read it here: https://www.facebook.com/parentingbooth My Dad is years Today! “Dad You are the Best!” Words by themselves cannot describe my amazing dad. The day I was born… Read More Danny Carvalho – June 2015 Young Dad
Our Dad for May loves his Son to he Sky!!! Read more on how well
Mr. Sagar gets involved in his young son’s life… … Read More Sagar Yerunkar – May 2015
This is my letter to my late mom. I have never written a letter to my mom although I have conversed with her often in my heart. This was probably the toughest thing I have done till date.
Click on the Words or Picture below to read on….… Read More The Biography of a Beautiful, Courageous Mother
….”You are the Miracle of my World. You have Shaped me to the best of me and You are the reason, I am me. I am blessed that God chose me to be your child, my love for you is infinite!”….. read on….CLICK ON WORDS / PICTURE BELOW… Read More The Biography of a Gracious Mother
Although we may see fault in the ways of people and clearly mark out ‘souls’ that bring love and light vs. those that create painful surroundings, I intend to appreciate the greatness shown by each person in some way. Many film stars display heroic qualities but there are many more real-life unspoken ‘stars’ that have… Read More Parent of the Month: April 2015: LATE KASTURBEN SAVLA
This is a RE-POST of my article from The Indian Magazine: ParentEdge: http://parentedge.in/fun-with-phonics-teach-phonics-in-a-fun-way/ Ideal Age: 3.5 years – 6.5 years It is fascinating to see our children grow through their different phases and one such thrilling phase is when they begin to put words together into sentences. Next, they begin picking up sounds of letters… Read More Fun with Phonics: Teach Phonics in a Fun Way (Re-post from ParentEdge)
Here we have our 3rd Young dad of the year – Anthony Nguyen.
Read this full article as his young toddler wishes dad Happy B’day in a unique way! Click here!… Read More Anthony Nguyen – April 2015
This article is brought to you by https://www.facebook.com/parentingbooth. Copyrights reserved by Rima Desai. This post is to appreciate young dad from our generation for their contribution in caring for their kid/s. Hello everyone, I am just 5 years but I am very creative, my name is Aryan and I am my Dad’s only child.… Read More Anand Krishnan – April 2015
Find out what makes this dad so much fun to have and what his children have to say about him…… Read More Mr. Kapil Sharma – March 2015
This is re-post, it is my article from Parent-Edge Magazine: http://parentedge.in/blogs/fun-and-educational-games-for-kids/ Feb 28, 2015Rima Desai Activity-Led Learning, Last week I came across a post on Facebook that reminded me of a game my dad used to play with us. Dad has always been great with kids. He attracts kids the way magnets attract paper clips. Besides fun, play,… Read More Fun and Educational Games for Kids
Today I am introducing a mother whose parenting screams this proverb aloud and clear. She had a strong vision for her children and her persistence brought success to her endeavors. … Read More Biography of an Incredible Mother
This post and copyrights belong to Parenting Booth/ Rima Desai: https://www.facebook.com/parentingbooth Parent of the month: Feb 2015, Part II MR. PRADIP UNADKAT “When the going gets tough, the tough get going”. Our parent today is an exemplary hero who adds breath to this proverb. Wading through the worst tides of life at an early phase… Read More The Biography of a Devoted Father
Puzzles are an excellent way to build logical thinking and conceptual knowledge. Do not underestimate the power of puzzles to develop a sharp, smart mind.Begin puzzles for your children as early as 2 years of age. At 2 years, you can do 3-4 piece puzzles. and slowly move up.How to help kids with puzzles at… Read More Puzzles and kids!
Parent of the Month: Feb 2015 MR. DINESH ARYA Talent and Intelligence are nothing without the benchmark of Courage and Hard work. Add a spice of Maturity and Modesty to it and boom you have a sparkling gem. Few people are able to wrap all of these six qualities in a perfect balance like… Read More The Biography of a Dedicated Parent
Watch how this parent transformed the life of his children rising from a massive downfall to the a giant high!… Read More The Biography of a Victorious Parent
This article has been written by me and re-posted with permission from Parentedge: http://parentedge.in/holiday-art-create-from-scrap/ Christmas or any another festival, we humans pretty much imitate the busy activity of a beehive during festive seasons. However, before the crowd attacks the shopping centers, newspapers speak out the Christmas Cheer loud and clear as a flurry of toys, lights,… Read More Holiday Art – A magic art for kids from Scrap!
This is my first article for Parent-Edge Magazine, India. It am reposting it with permission from them: http://parentedge.in/blogs/activities-to-build-your-childs-emotional-quotient/ https://www.facebook.com/Parentedge Introduction This blog post has been contributed by our new Parent Blogger Rima Desai. Rima has a Masters Degree in Psychology from Mumbai University. She wrote numerous articles for Parents, Women and creating Self-Awareness in a leading… Read More Six Easy Activities for an Emotionally Robust Kid!