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Our parents’ lifestyle has effect on us even in adulthood: Study

A recent study found that our parents’ lifestyle has a strong connection to how we handle our own lifestyles even into adulthood. Are you a smoker? Constantly falling sick? Low on funds? You can blame this on your parents! A recent study found that our parents jobs, health, what they ate and their lifestyle has a strong connection to how Read More

Dear parents, take note! Peer influence doubles smoking risk among teens

Smoking is powerful enough to affect almost every part of the body. Yet surveys in the past has revealed that most smokers try to quit but fail, despite knowing ill effects. Now, new research has found that having peers who smoke doubles the risk that non-smoking teenagers will also pick up the habit. Led by Jiaying Liu, PhD, a recent graduate from the Read More

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‘I couldn’t tell my parents I had started a business’

  Shoko Takahashi is a rare example of a female boss in the Japanese bio-tech sector. The founder and owner of Gene Quest, she says her parents would not have approved of her starting her own business, so she didn’t tell them for six months. As part of the BBC’s Jumpstarting Japan series – meeting the Asian giant’s young entrepreneurs Read More

Top 5 apps to help parents inspire healthier lifestyle choices in kids

Kids will find a collection of meditations designed to help them through some of their most stressful moments in numerous apps. (Representational image) As parents, it’s their core responsibility to promote, encourage and facilitate healthy lifestyle choices. We can promote healthy living through apps that introduce and facilitate relaxation, healthy eating, exercise, self-awareness and tech safety. Here are top 5 Read More

Having Children May Help Increase the Life Span of Parents

  Parenthood is no easy task. It takes immense effort as well as patience to raise kids, right from toddlers to teenagers and then watch them growing into adults. It is a roller coaster of a ride having to deal with tantrums, sleepless nights, anger issues, so on and so forth. But parenthood also brings along with it many fruitful Read More

What to Wear to Impress Your S.O’s Parents on Thanksgiving Day

You’re already captured your S.O’s heart, but his or her parents’? That may be a different story. Whether they’re as profoundly intimidating as the Obamas or more posh than the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, making a great first impression is key. The first step? A solid, family appropriate outfit. Gain some inspiration from these outfit ideas that will help Read More

Parents take note, bedtime smartphone use can be ‘dangerous’ for your child’s health

LONDON: Parents, take note! Kids who use smartphonesor tablets at bedtime may be at over twice the risk of having inadequate sleep, which may lead to various health issues such as obesity and poor diet, a new study has found. Researchers from Cardiff University in the UK, comprised a systematic review of 20 existing observational studies, involving 1,25,198 children, also Read More

Benefits for STUDENTS and PARENTS

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Sushma bats for thinking about unmarried parents, followed and orphaned kids in passports

With single dad and mom, adopted and orphan youngsters going through problems in buying passports, outside Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today requested passport officials to have a pragmatic method in thinking about such cases and emphasized on changing “impractical” laws. Stressing on enjoyable norms at the same time as beginning passport places of work in a long way-flung regions, Swaraj Read More