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How physical punishment harms children

Raising your hand or voice, for that matter, on a child simply because they are weak and younger than you in age, is an act of cowardice on the part of the parent. Some fantastic and in-depth research has been done in this field. Psychologists and paediatricians both agree that physical abuse is extremely harmful for a child, having both physiological and mental consequences. Abuse comes in many forms and what is equally surprising is that a lot of parents have no idea that many of their actions can count as abuse.

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

Self-care to help with mum burnout

Mothers nowadays are trying to do it all — work and parenting — with a schedule that seems to get busier every day. With sleepless nights, an early work routine, pumping schedules, school events, work deadlines, and the need to provide quality time to children, mothers have their hands (and arms and legs) full. Mental and physical exhaustion, also known as mum burnout, can lead to dire consequences not just for them, but for children too

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

How physical punishment harms children

Raising your hand or voice, for that matter, on a child simply because they are weak and younger than you in age, is an act of cowardice on the part of the parent. Some fantastic and in-depth research has been done in this field. Psychologists and paediatricians both agree that physical abuse is extremely harmful for a child, having both physiological and mental consequences. Abuse comes in many forms and what is equally surprising is that a lot of parents have no idea that many of their actions can count as abuse.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Relationship Matters: Discussing psychological problems

Our relationships and how we navigate them keep evolving with the times. Often, we find questions or worries so personal that they can only be shared with a stranger, but any random stranger is no real solace! Nor is the advice safe. With that in mind, Star Lifestyle brings to you a brand-new relationship advice column from certified experts. This hopes to tackle the host of worries, questions and forks in roads of the relationships plane that includes the personal, professional to psychological.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

BabyTube: An age-appropriate video platform for growing children

BabyTube is an app similar to YouTube, where anybody can upload content based on interest. However, a strict monitoring policy is followed whereby, harmful content or anything that is degrading to the mental health of children are not allowed on the platform. There are many categories in the app for young minds to enjoy, from sports to educational content, to movies, travel information and even music and games.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Relationship Matters: Discussing psychological problems

Our relationships and how we navigate them keep evolving with the times. Often, we find questions or worries so personal that they can only be shared with a stranger, but any random stranger is no real solace! Nor is the advice safe. With that in mind, Star Lifestyle brings to you a brand-new relationship advice column from certified experts. This hopes to tackle the host of worries, questions and forks in roads of the relationships plane that includes the personal, professional to psychological.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Carbon debt-free future for every child

I became fully aware of the environmental challenges that we face when I visited Boracay Island in the Philippines a few years ago. The amazing picturesque beaches with white sand and blue lagoons were disturbed by the over-interest of tourists like me.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

The responsibility of taking care of ageing parents

Your parents ask for you at their hour of need, how do you respond?

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Teaching money habits to our children

Money and managing finances are a very important part of adulthood, and more often than not, good money habits start from a young age.

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Children aged 5-12 to get Covid-19 vaccine from June: Health Minister

Covid-19 vaccination campaign to inoculate children aged between 5 and 12 will begin from June this year, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday (April 29, 2022).

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

7 daycare centres in Dhaka for working parents

Every morning the hustle of going to work and thinking of their little munchkins all day long often urges working parents to find a suitable daycare nearby. Here is a list of some of the daycare centres in Dhaka that you may be interested in checking out, depending on your location.