Can your Child Speak in Public? Speaking is an art! Public speaking is an intricate art!

child-speakingSpeaking is an art! Public speaking is an intricate art!

Imagine this.  You have been asked to say just a few words, for just a minute, on a topic you are most familiar with. You have practised several times in front of the mirror and also in front of the family audience, so much so that the words just tumble out of your mouth effortlessly. Your practice sessions have been absolutely satisfactory and you are ready to go. Continue reading

Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in girls often unidentified?

Young GirlWhen a girl child, rather a child seems to behave inappropriately, or experiences struggle in performing good at academics, etc, it induces lot of worries. It certainly increases the frustration and parents may wonder at the odds of the kids. Errant behavior is often associated with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), a recent trauma to the child health and well-being. ADHD  is the root cause of many behavioral problems in kids. The shocking fact is ADHD often remains unidentified in most of the girl children! It is crucial to address the ADHD in a girl child even if she is a pre-teen or teen!

According to a recent study, girls who are close to the age of 15 tend to get more aggressive and the parents experience severe behavioral issues with their children. Continue reading

4 Common Misbeliefs about Children’s Growth

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Children grow amidst a lot of myths and misbeliefs. Most of these misconceptions tend to ruin their life. Many parents blindly believe that these myths are true! But this is far from reality. Detailed below are the 4 common misbeliefs about children’s growth and behavior.

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Are we nurturing narcissism among children?

young-boyRaising a kid is no easy task! A recent study about parenting style revealed a shocking fact! Almost every child poses the risk of becoming an adult narcissist! Yes, it is indeed easier to make a child to grow up to be a narcissist now, than any period in the history of humans.

Too much love and care with minimal or no checks and corrections, leads children to an illusion that whatever they do is acceptable. Excessive pampering feeds their egos which gets blown out of proportion. Continue reading

Junk Food Junkies – Children and Junk Foods

junk-foodsJunk foods! A category of food is just everywhere ruining the health of kids as well as elders. While adults may easily give up on taking junk foods, or recover from the health hazards, children are becoming the junk foods junkies!!!

Why children are becoming the junk food junkies?

Not even a single child would love to eat a piece of fruit or vegetable salad as an alternative for French fries or pizzas. The major reason is the complex society we live! Colorful and mouth-watering junk foods are just everywhere! Healthy foods are just replaced by the junk foods. Continue reading