Parenting

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

How strict parenting makes it harder to deal with failure

Our generation has been moulded to pursue success without ever learning how to deal with failures along the way.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

Let the children live their childhood

How reasonable is it to expect children to understand the intricacies of a time-bound commitment they are making with themselves?

November 5, 2022
November 5, 2022

Trust with children: How to build it, how to keep it

Parents and children have the most loving, and yet, the most delicate relationship ever. Building trust with children can be one of the hardest things a parent will ever do, and retaining that trust over the years is an even bigger challenge. However, it is this one thing that can get both parties through the most turbulent times of life with each other and therefore, is something worth knowing all about.

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

Life skills children should know by age 10

A burning debate that has been making the rounds recently is that only a handful of people will ever need the principles of algebra in their lives, but everyone will need to do their taxes at some point. Schools cannot and should not have to teach crucial life skills to children because those are best learned under the loving guidance of guardians. Even if 10 is too early to learn how to do complex calculations, there are a good number of basic life skills every child should know by the end of the first decade of their lives. Here’s what child-development experts, career planners and business leaders recommend:

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

Parenting: Mothers open up sharing their biggest regrets

It is not uncommon for parents of young children to wish their children would grow up faster and not need their parents quite as much, especially after his fourth public meltdown, or on her third consecutive nightmare interruption in a night. However, here’s presenting the biggest contradiction of them all: parents miss this connection when it’s gone. Mothers, especially those whose children have hit puberty or flown out of the nest, often feel the absence of this kind of connection much more acutely than others because they have understood how fleeting it is.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Lecture vs storytelling: The dos and don’ts of parenting

Children will test your patience in more ways than one, and on more days than one. They will squabble, irritate others, eat more sweets than necessary, get terrified of doctors and darkness, and so on and so forth. And for all these diverse problems under the sky, parents have but one solution: lecture. But is having a lecture for each incident all that handy? Research says, storytelling is a better option.

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

When parents get better at parenting, but for your younger siblings

Parents can be nicer to younger siblings as they learn the art of parenting, but how does that make you feel?

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

The way we hide our lives from our parents

We’re used to presenting an obedient yet cheerful mask of who we are.

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.