Like father, like son? New studies show how parents’ genes play role in shaping behaviour

According to new research by scientists at the University of Utah, the study explains how mom and dad genes shape behaviour, as each parent has a unique influence on hormones and other chemical messengers that control behaviour and mood. The findings of the research were published in the journal ‘Cell Reports’. Parenting is not the only way how … Read more

New Year Parenting Goals: Can ‘RESPECT’ be taught to children?

The children in their attempt to be acknowledged tend to exaggerate the matter which then turns disrespectful. (Representative image) By Seema Lal Anything that can be learnt, can be taught as well. The simplest way to teach respect to children is by being respectful to them. Children tend to become disrespectful in the face of … Read more

Parenting in a Pandemic: Is your Connection stronger than the Wi-Fi?

Parents need to be convinced that boredom is healthy and children are creative enough to find their own means of play wherever they are with whatever they have. (Representational image: Reuters) By Seema Lal We all know parenting is a 24/7 job, but most of us did manage to shift that responsibility for at least … Read more