Tips for Moms of “ Fussy Eater Kids”

Is your child throwing a tantrum everyday during meal time? Is he a picky eater and demands chocolates and sweets too often? Here is what you can do , if you are a mom of a fussy eater 1) Children will naturally eat what is available at home. So if your grocery list does not read too much of chocolate ,biscuits and wafers , obviously your child will eventually eat very little of these. 2) Instead of loading your fridge with soft drinks or aerated ones, try fruit juices instead. A hungry kid does not discriminate between the two .Whatever’s…... Read More

Significance of sports and games in school curriculum

One of the most popular sports philosophies is to valuing sports because it builds character. Those who ascribe to this philosophy offer many reasons for the character-building qualities of sport, ranging from fostering the development of social skills such as teamwork, cooperation, and leadership to teaching personals skills such as self-discipline, work ethic and coping with disappointment. Sports are seen as having a positive impact on a child's personality, character and makeup. Children have to be active every day. Physical activity stimulates growth and leads to improved physical and emotional health. Research shows that the importance of physical activity in…... Read More

Impact of television on children

Television viewing can be beneficial at times.  It can be entertaining and educational, and can open up new worlds for kids, giving them a chance to travel the globe, learn about different cultures, and gain exposure to ideas they may never encounter in their own community. Most kids plug into the world of television long before they enter school. It is recommended that kids under 2 years old should not watch any TV and that those older than 2 should not watch more than 1 to 2 hours a day of quality programming. The first 2 years of life are…... Read More

Yoga benefits for children

Yoga (meaning union or yoke) is the practice of accessing and integrating all aspects of our true nature -- body, mind, and spirit -- in the pursuit of inner harmony. Yoga is beneficial to kids in many ways. Because children encounter emotional, social, and physical challenges or conflicts, a dedicated and intentional yoga practice that includes breathing techniques, behavioral guidelines, and physical postures can be incredibly valuable for them. Yoga is something children can practice anywhere and that the breathing, the concentration, the poses, and the way kids learn to act or react to situations, will lead to constant self-discovery…... Read More

Nurturing Creativity in Young Minds

“The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” Creativity may be defined as the process of creating original ideas and using abstract thinking to find solutions to problems. In order to be creative, you need to be able to view things in new ways or from a different perspective. Among other things, you need to be able to generate new possibilities or new alternatives. Tests of creativity measure…... Read More

Brain Food for School-Going Children

We know that a healthy diet for children of school-going age is essential for growth, learning, sport and activities, and in later years for puberty, but what exactly constitutes a healthy diet? How, as parents can you ensure that the food you give your children both at home and for school meets their nutritional needs? Before we look at what a child should be eating, let’s focus on mealtimes and eating habits: Children and teenagers should have 3 regular meals and 1-2 snacks each day to get the maximum amount of energy and nutrients which they require. Eating family meals…... Read More

Sanskriti's First Investiture Ceremony

“Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” This famous speech of Pandit Nehru marked our first Independence Day and on this very solemn day on the 15th of August 2013, 66 years after India woke to freedom, Sanskriti School stepped out from the “old to new” with its first batch of nominated school cabinet members honoured with flags and badges.…... Read More

Present Education System and the Revamp required

In ancient India immense focus was provided on education, such that a child spent a part of his life with his teacher in an ashram where he learned about himself and the world around him. This “Gurukul System” of education was highly effective. According to the ancient Indian theory of education, the training of the mind and the process of thinking are essential for the acquisition of knowledge. Ancient Education System in India had three simple processes -  Shravana, Manana and Niddhyaasana. Shravana : It means to listen to the words of wisdom which the teacher spoke. Manana : It…... Read More

Building Responsible Children

An enabling parent treats their child with respect and equality and encourages independence. This parent also allows the child to experience consequences. Children can become remarkably responsible when they are given responsibility. Seven year olds can make their own school lunches, and settle their own fights, and a 10 year old can use an alarm clock and be responsible for getting up. It all makes life a bit easier for you, and it is a more responsible approach. It’s essential to take time to teach them a new task, but worth it! Make the time to show your children how…... Read More

Ragging-The growing Menance

Ragging is the humiliation and torture upon the freshers by the seniors. A fresher who resists the attempts of his seniors to ridicule him would become the target for the “special “harassment. Most of them attempt suicide being unable to bear the humiliation.  The seniors do this for fun. A fresher goes to the college with so many expectations but after going to the college it is a different ball game, all together. In some colleges the seniors order freshers to run or to give flowers to girls or perform many such embarrassing activities. Even the girls are not spared…... Read More