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With 22 official languages and 780 spoken languages, India could very well be the country with maximum bilingual families! Even if you are not married to someone who speaks a different language, you might still have your mother tongue along with Hindi and English spoken in your household. There is one group of bilingual advocates who say that a child should be exposed to as many languages as possible from as early as possible as it would help him grasp and learn all of them. They advocate that learning more languages early on can foster creativity and builds cognitive skills. There is another set of bilingual naysayers who say that multiple languages can cause speech delays and confusion in children. Strangely, both arguments seem valid! So let us explore them in more detail.
Who Are Bilingual Families?
When someone can understand and express, two different languages, he is known to be a bilingual. Similarly, if two people belonging to two different regions get married, they become a bilingual family. In this case, either both the partners can speak and understand both the languages, or each can know only his or her own native language. In India, English and....
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The 1-3 year olds are energy powerhouses, curious explorers and amazing copy cats. They also tend to get bored easily. If you have to attend a toddler’s birthday party, picking up a gift can be confusing owing their short spans of interest and the fact that they outgrow toys very soon. However, the fact remains that toddlers can understand most of the things. They love to pretend and imagine things while playing. They have a longer span of attention and can focus on things that require attention and determination. They like creating new things and experimenting with the old ones. Here is a list of some perfect gifts for 1-3 years old.
1.Playing Sets – As children this age love to pretend, a good gift for them are playing sets which make them pretend and imagine new scenarios. Girls have a lot of fun playing with dollhouses, kitchen sets, laundry sets, jewellery making sets, etc. Girls like to pretend that they are their doll’s mothers and....
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Children love Disney characters. Not only the children but people of all ages still get mesmerized by the entertaining acts portrayed by these characters on the screen. What makes Disney characters more special is the message it gives to the audience through their actions. The movies of Disney can be a great learning curve for the kids as well. Disney movies and their characters have the capability of influencing a child’s personality while the child is growing up. Therefore, even though parents may not allow their child to watch television or movies that much, but when it comes to Disney, everything is permitted. Also, parents are very much inclined to take their child to the famous Disney World, which is one of the best amusement parks throughout the world. Let’s see what makes Disney characters so much captivating for the children.
What Children Learn From Disney Characters
Disney characters had fascinated children of all ages since its beginning in 1923. Children and adults have learned plenty of lessons while getting baffled by the acts performed on the screen by various Disney characters. It is really important to understand some of....
Unlike women who undergo physical changes once they get pregnant and become mothers, the changes that men experience on becoming fathers are not seen outside. However, just like women, men’s physical chemistry also undergoes changes – majorly they experience a significant drop in their testosterone levels, and other hormones too change to make them more nurturing and caring for their family. And there is a plus to these hormonal changes – lower levels of testosterone are linked to a reduced risks of prostrate cancer and higher cholesterol. Father’s too become as involved as moms in their kids’, and in fact belong to a group of mammal species where fathers play a vital role in the upbringing of their children. And mind you, this group is mad up of less than 6% of mammals! Now that is something to be proud of, isn’t it?
10 Optimistic Changes In Men That Happen As They Become Fathers
Eagerly awaiting for that wonderful moment with your precious bundle will be put into your hands? Although you are quite prepared for the setbacks being first time parents may bring about, there are of course some lovely positive aspects of being....
Animated movies are the next new thing coming up in the field of entertainment for kids. Not only are they fun and entertaining, but it also provides a mode of learning new things. Also, they help in inculcating moral values in kids. If you wish to make your kids learn in a fun and exciting way, do show them these best-animated movies of 2017. You may also check Netflix for these classic animated movies.
Top 10 Animated Movies 2017
Here’s a list of some of the best-animated movies of 2017 that took the kids on an exciting roller coaster ride of adventures and thrill.
1. Loving Vincent
IMDb Rating: 7.8/10 This movie took about six years to complete, and the final product is worth every second of the hard work taken for it. This movie is kind of like an educational thriller, with lots of plots and twists wherein the various circumstances under which the young artist suicides are unraveled, including every single detail of his life and the people he met, which motivated him throughout in his paintings. This movie is a whole new level of creative representation of the....
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Breastfeeding is the ultimate choice for any mother, it is a hugely satisfying and wonderful journey for both the mom and the baby. Now there are plenty of moms who formula feed their babies and they are perfectly healthy and happy, and we’d like to reinstate here that breastfeeding or formula feeding is a personal choice. We are not advocating breastfeeding; yes, it has its own benefits, but you should decide on what works best for you and your family. Though there is no denying the fact that breastfeeding is healthy, free and easily accessible, and that doctors around the world recommend exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months of life, there are some ugly truths attached to breastfeeding and we will be talking about them today.
10 Ugly Facts About Breastfeeding
So we know that breastfeeding is good for the baby – and for you. But it sure isn’t rosy and cute! Sure it has its moments, but those moments, trust us, take some time to come by. So the next time the word generates loads of advices from all around, let us tell you things that no one would tell you about breastfeeding
1. It may not be natural:
By natural, we mean....