Is your child emotionally intelligent?

Emotional intelligence is the 'something' in each of us that is a bit intangible. It affects how we manage behaviour, navigate social complexities, and make personal decisions that achieve positive results. Raising emotionally intelligent kids can decrease their future chances off psychiatric illnesses like stress, depression, anxiety and drug use, says Dr Mansi Jain

Is your child emotionally intelligent?Imagine your child being able to articulate his/her feelings into words instead of throwing a temper tantrum; he/she was able to understand and communicate to you that he/she is upset, but understands why you had to suddenly cancel your plans of taking him/her to the zoo, instead of howling and breaking his/her toys. Isn’t this […]

How to break bad news to your kids, paediatricians advise

In the aftermath of a major event, people are focused on the event itself and less on how to talk to kids. News is always available and bombarding us, even on channels we may not expect, such as social media, where children spend their time

How to break bad news to your kids, paediatricians adviseParents wondering how to talk to their children about tragedies such as natural disasters or terrorist attacks have a new resource to help them, published online in the medical journal JAMA Paediatrics. “There have been a lot of changes in how we receive news and the types of news we receive, which has impacted the […]

Worried over how to deal with their kids, parents make a beeline to psychiatrists

Recently, a couple has committed suicide in Ahmedabad after they had a spat with their daughter over study timings. Doctors say excessive pampering and too much attention to every minor needs of kids is turning into a disturbing trend as parents rush to psychiatrists questioning their parenting abilities

Worried over how to deal with their kids, parents make a beeline to psychiatristsExcessive pampering and too much attention to every minor needs of kids is turning into a disturbing trend with a growing number of children displaying aggressive behaviour, forcing parents to rush to psychiatrists questioning their parenting abilities. In a shocking incident, a couple has committed suicide in Ahmedabad after they had a spat with their […]