Are we helicopter parents? Or should we be?

Daughter looking a phone and ignoring her mother

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Some parents, like helicopters, hover over their children, supervising and overseeing their life. The term ‘helicopter parent’ (also called a ‘cosseting parent’ or a ‘cosseter’) refers to a parent who is extremely and closely attentive to a child’s problems and experiences, particularly at school and college. Continue reading

Lessons we can learn from a butterfly

butterfly and cocoonLife is about continuous learning. We can learn from all creatures big and small in the universe.

The butterfly has long been recognized as a symbol for transformation, which is defined as a thorough change in the form of appearance or character, usually for the better. Continue reading

How long will you live? Take this simple test to predict longevity

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We are all interested in knowing how long we will live. Of course, accidents and illnesses can happen anytime, but barring all those unexpected events, well, how many years are you going to live? Continue reading

Can your child be a genius?

Can your child be a genius

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Yes, you read it right. The question is, ‘can your child be a genius?’

The simple answer to this question is ‘yes’.

The 21st century discoveries about the human brain and its functioning have revealed the astounding fact that human abilities are not fixed at birth. Continue reading