Category: Kids

Growing up with Windows 10: Keep your children safe online with parental controls

Shreya Lall, an 11-year-old student at Heritage Xperiential Learning School, Gurugram and her father Alok Lall talk a lot about safety. “My parents are very concerned about my safety and security. The thing that I remember the most from my growing up years is -never talk to strangers,” says Shreya. But like millions of children around the world, an essential part of Shreya’s schooling involves stepping into the cyber world. “How does ‘never talk to strangers’ apply to the cyber world? I sometimes get emails with links from people I don’t know. Some of my friends are also on...

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‘Çhoti Si Asha ‘- A Children’s Day Event by Gurgaonmoms

This Children’s Day  GurgaonMoms is inviting 100 kids from different underprivileged schools, for a Cultural Festival – ‘Choti Si Asha’.The venue is the Excelsior American School, Sector 43, Gurgaon. They would be given a stage to express, an opportunity to interact with many more kids and to leave inspired and happy! We would also be arranging snacks and lunch for the children and the teachers. We came together in 2013 for the very first Choti Si Asha event and we are doing it again this year! The participating schools are : Ecolib Foundation It works through literacy, livelihood promotion,...

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Halloween Fun Ideas for Kids

Halloween is celebrated each year on October 31. It originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts.Halloween is celebrated globally now and has evolved into a day of activities like trick-or-treating and carving jack-o-lanterns. So if you are looking forward to dressing your kids this Halloween then here are some costume ideas for your little munchkins You may get creative and get them stitched or visit these sites to order one www.costumekart.com www.madcapspartyshop.com www.ebay.in www.amazon.in www.firstcry.com   4 clever ways to fright and delight with these not...

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7 Ways in which a Parent’s Infidelity Impacts Kids

It was Rakshabandhan day – a festival that families typically celebrate together – that ended in tragedy for a family. The mother consumed poison, the father was taken into police custody, and three teenaged children were left to fend for themselves. All because the father had an affair and the photographs of him and the other woman having sex went viral. This incident did not take place in the big, bad city but in a small, sleepy hamlet in Kumaon.  Impulsive decisions can be made by anyone, anywhere. However, when such decisions are made by parents, children get sucked...

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An Interview with Sukkriti Nath – A 15 year Old Author of ‘The Burning Truth’

Sukkriti Nath is a 15-year-old first-time author of a fiction novel ‘The Burning Truth ‘ that highlights the causes and impact of teenage smoking. It is wonderful to come across children who are so passionate about writing and also want to work towards social issues.  I also got an opportunity to speak with her mom Shruti Nath, who shared that Sukkriti has always been fond of writing and she used to create beautiful notes and poems for her on special occasions like birthdays and Mothers Day. Here’s the interview with this young & talented achiever  Please tell us something about...

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