Parenting Archive

Introducing Emotional Quotient to Children

Good parenting needs more than intellect. We give our children all the knowledge that we have. But at the same time are we making them aware about feelings that we as adults share? A child’s emotions are developing along with his other physical developments. Infants have a very high level of emotions in them. They are highly expressive.                                                                                                                      Source: Zevo Health Emotional Quotient/Intelligence is a common word used in parenting. So how does emotional intelligence look like in our everyday life? As an individual how does it help me or make me a better parent? Let’s find out. When

5 Steps to Enhance Creativity in Children

Creativity! Aren’t children creative? Has anybody witnessed a non-creative child? I am sure not. Children are born creative. Most of the child’s energy goes to fuel his brain. The question is why we need to enhance the creativity of the child? If they are already so creative then why bother about it? Well, that is because creativity is like a muscle. It can be stretched, challenged, or enhanced. It works on “use it or lose it” basis. Life experiences of a child can either enhance or diminish creativity. A child is born with several creative abilities. They need to be

6 steps to introduce your children to the healthy habit of Reading

Reading books to children enriches their creativity. It opens the doors of imagination and visualization of what is being read. The brain is offered rich stimulation and thus enhances the creative thinking of a child. Books are friends for life. The best friend you can introduce to your child are books which are full of Language, vocabulary, knowledge, values, stories, Skills, etc. It’s common advice given by many around you, to introduce reading books to your child. But every parent knows how tough it is to make children read!                                                                                                                                                   (Source: Getty Images)   The most common challenges parents face

5 ways to create everlasting childhood experiences for your children

“Spend enough quality time with your kid”. How many times have we not heard of this advice from parenting experts? Yet again, how exactly and why such a thing is important is hardly discussed. In a competition-driven world, we already want our child to know and learn way too much. But how much of that is done consciously? How much of that is done merely to “meet some formalities”? The answer to these questions can help us exercise conscious parenting. But first, a quick dip into the biology of the brain. The human brain is made up of  billions of