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Parental Dilemmas


Troublesome grandparents? Misbehaving child? Can fathers be friends to their kids? There are so many questions that parents ask themselves! Here we have a bunch of articles that cover serious problems to everyday issues, and tell you how you can deal with them effectively!

How Technology Helps Parenting

Technology has advanced in leaps and bounds. Some parents blame it for being a bad influence on their children. It is now possible to keep a track of everythi ...read more
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Problems with In-Laws?

Every marriage comes with adjustment because of the union of two different families. Neither does it mean the end of one's freedom nor putting up with torture ...read more
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The Working Mother

Attitude towards working women is in no way different than that towards housewives. A working woman has to manage her home also in addition to her work. A wom ...read more
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Do Grandparents Help?

Grandparents are the real support system for working parents. They provide an anchor system. They instill good values in children and cushion the stress. Chil ...read more
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Parenting in Joint Families

People now prefer to liver in a nuclear family. A joint family has its share of problems. But there are several advantages too. It is important to remember th ...read more
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Step Parents

Often being a parent can be a difficult task and does not signify the end of the adult's life. It is a continuous learning process. Being a stepparent is more ...read more
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Are you a single parent?

Single parenting is a tough task because a single parent has to take the role of both the parents. A single parent tries to provide all the comforts to the c ...read more
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Working from home

Working from home is a smart solution for many family problems, but balancing it is a task. Here are a few tips on how to do so.
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Are We Losing Our Values?

Does having a steady job and a regular income as a woman threaten your position and duties as a mother ? Today's woman is highly educated and career oriented. ...read more
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Do We Blindly Ape The West

We, Indians are losing our Indian culture and aping the west. Further, exposure to cable television has eroded our Indian values. Living together has become ...read more
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Just Another Mom

Have you quit work to sit at home and be a mom? Namrata Vora did. And she doesn't regret it for an instant. What does she learn from being a stay at home mom ...read more
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The Only Child

More women are now opting for a single child. The reasons vary. Raising a single child is a tough task as the child tends to be dependent on the parents.The c ...read more
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Mixed Marriages or Mixed-up Marriages?

The institution of marriage is solely based on adjustments on the part of both the couples. Mixed Marriages require all the more adjustments. Children of a mi ...read more
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Working mother's dilemma

Working mothers have always a guilty feeling for leaving their children behind. A woman who wants to work after her motherhood is in a dilemma whether to work ...read more
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The Cross - Religion Family

Cross religion families have to make an extra effort to integrate both the religions for the development of child. By constant interactions, expressions and c ...read more
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5-Point-System Criticism

Children get angry at criticism. They take it as a parsonal attack. Children must be treated with respect and they should be taught to accept the criticism wi ...read more
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Parenting in Public

Does your child always misbehave in public places? Are you constantly embarrassed by the judgemental looks of passers-by as you try to deal with your child’ ...read more
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Choose How You Parent

Parenting comes naturally and it is also affected by past experiences. Concerns are normal but extreme concerns requires talking it out of the mind. Changing ...read more
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Alternative Career Options For Children

Many vistas have opened up in last few years with regards to career. With so many options now available, children can easily choose the one they are inclined ...read more
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Fatherhood

Fathers are role models for their children whether girl or boy. Children idolize their fathers. A father should take time out of his busy schedule to connect ...read more
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Find Joy in Your Children

Conflicts do arise in raising children. Instead of losing sleep over the conflict, just let it go and think of the happier times. This will resolve any bad fe ...read more
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Interfering Grandparents?

Sometimes suggestions or help given by grandparents are mistaken as an interference. Concern of grandparents should be taken as their love towards their child ...read more
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English or Hindi?

In today's competitive world, parents face a dilemma of choosing language for medium of education. While each has its pros but choosing English over other ver ...read more
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Parenting Gays

Parents fail to cope with the fact that their child is a gay. But accepting the truth as early as possible will help in easing out the distances created. We a ...read more
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Children and Prejudice

Instilling good values in children are the basics of good parenting. Discrimination against anybody should be nipped in the bud because such behavior can be ...read more
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Save Her from This Electronic Nanny!

With both the parents working, TVs and computers have taken the place of nanny so Children spend more time with them. Parents are in a way responsible for suc ...read more
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Identify Goals

If a child is gifted, then we as a parent have the responsibility to focus on his strength and nurture the talents. Pushing the child harder for something in ...read more
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Father Figure

Fathers role in the life of children is very important as he is mainly responsible for shaping their future. Major decisions are taken by father only but they ...read more
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Grandparents

Situation goes out of control when grandparents continuously give their advice. This caring attitude is often taken as an interference by the parent. It is e ...read more
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In-Laws

Domineering in laws can cause a lot of stress in the lives of couples. In laws can be from wife's or husband's side, in either way if they are domineering the ...read more
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Living Together

Situation becomes difficult when wife does not get along with her in laws. Husbands are the worst sufferers as they face the dilemma of taking sides. Finding ...read more
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Building Bonds

Family time is a must to strengthen the bonds. In this fast paced life, less time is devoted to the family. Communication is limited as a result of which many ...read more
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Chaos Control

Many a times our life becomes too chaotic. We are unable to grasp the reasons of chaos and hectic lifestyle. A bit of organizing everything will take a large ...read more
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The Right Start

Financial constraints can give rise to difficult situations. One can not easily increase the finances but one can easily manage them, which will be of great h ...read more
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Practical Parenting Tips

Parenting is a continuous learning process. Parenting is not as easy as it seems. Everyday new challenges come up and we as a parent have to face them. Here a ...read more
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Oh, What a Beautiful Morning

Mornings are the most hectic time of the day. Everybody is in a rush. Nobody has time for one another, everyone is in a hurry. The beauty of mornings are neve ...read more
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Mother to Son

Parents are always busy and if both are working life is more hectic.Mothers find it difficult to take time out for her children. She has so much work and with ...read more
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Birth of a Father

When your first baby is born, it is not just the birth of a new life, but it is also the birth of a new found role…that of a father or a mother. There are a ...read more
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Fathers are Parents Too!

Fathers have a major role in the child's development. They can share the responsibilities with the mother. In his own way, a father can really help with your ...read more
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Maids and More

Leaving your child in the care of a maid does more harm than good. All your parenting ideals are sent for a toss. Children may show streaks of bad behaviour a ...read more
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Personality Plus - I

When it comes to dealing with the up-and-down world of emotions, your children take their cues from you. How does your personality affect them? Read here to f ...read more
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Personality Plus - II

Children's emotions change in every minute. Handling such emotions is a skill. Read on to find out more about how your personality affects that of your childr ...read more
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What is Your Parenting Style?

What type of parent you are? Are you an authoritative parent, an involved parent or a hands-off parent? Read this article to know your parenting style.
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Are you a Stranger to Your Child?

In this fast paced life, children are often neglected. Parents are so busy that they do not have time for their kids. Due to this busy schedule of parents, di ...read more
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How to Find a Good Babysitter or Creche

When it comes to apple of your eye, your child, you can not take any chances. Finding a babysitter or creche is an uphill task because safety of the child is ...read more
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Stay at home Dads

Stay at home dad is still a new concept in India, but more fathers are opting to stay at home. There are many advantages of being a Stay-at-home Dad, foremos ...read more
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Day Care

For a working mother, daycare or babysitting is a necessity. For selecting a daycare, some considerations are to be kept in mind. A daycare should have all th ...read more
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Be Your Child's Best Friend

Parenting is a tough task. Parents have the responsibility of bringing up a child so that he becomes independent and confident adult. How should the parents b ...read more
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Alternative Careers

There are many alternative career options available for women who want to work from home. Working from home is now not a hindrance in being successful, what w ...read more
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Parental Dilemmas

There are many a times when parents face an dilemma. Clash of view points creates a situation where friction arises between the parents and the children. How ...read more
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Help children cope with financial difficulties

Sometimes we are faced with a situation of financial crisis. We can easily tide over such situations as we know the limitations, but can our children cope wit ...read more
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Would You Give Your Child Pocket Money

Giving or not giving pocket money to a child is a tough decision on part of parents. Both views have their pros and cons. Giving a child pocket money makes hi ...read more
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Work Options for the New Mum

New Moms are in a dilemma of choosing home or work. Women who were working before having a baby find it difficult to adjustto this new changed schedule. Here ...read more
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Balance Child and Work

Working women find it difficult to manage both home and career. They have to find ways to strike that perfect balance. With a bit of adjustment and attitude, ...read more
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Work from Home

Working from home is still in nascent stages in India. It is not a popular option here, but this can be a blessing for women who want to do something without ...read more
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Working from Home to Take Care of The Kids

It is quite difficult to do two duties: to work full-time and be a caring, involved parent. The key to successful management lies in disciplined schedules and ...read more
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Role of Grandparents

In nuclear family set up, grandparents are ignored. Parents feel that grandparents presence will be a interference in raising of the kids. But there are more ...read more
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Organising, Storing and Discarding your Child's Schoolwork

Do you always worry about what to do with your child’s artwork or worksheets? Read on to know how to organise your child’s creations and school work, what ...read more
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The Balancing Act

Parents want their unfulfilled aspirations to be fulfilled by their children. The race to excel has taken a toll on the minds of children. Don't push your chi ...read more
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Only Child or Lonely Child?

Nowadays people are opting for single child but how can you turn having a single child into the best experience of your life? Rather than worrying about not h ...read more
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Why is 'Helicopter Parenting' a Worst Style of Parenting?

Helicopter parenting is nothing but spoon feeding kids for doing everything. It is an unnecessary involvement of parents in the lives of children. Such style ...read more
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Different Parenting Styles and Their Effects on Kids

How to be a good parent? How to raise happy and successful kids? These questions keep revolving in the minds of all parents. They are also confused about the ...read more
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How to Help your Husband Help you in Raising Kids

Having a husband who is actively involved in raising kids is a boon for mothers. Some dads are confused while some are good at even nappy changing. Mothers ne ...read more
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Tips for Raising an Only Child

Parents who have an only child often fear of raising him or her into a spoilt brat. Here are some tips which parents can follow while raising an only child.
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Being an Only Child OR Growing With a Sibling

Being an only child and growing up with a sibling, both can have different effects on the development of a child. Learn more about the advantages and disadvan ...read more
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