Learning to read unlocks access to our multilingual and cultural heritage and with the wit and wisdom expressed in our mother tongues.
Just because a child has started reading well, you should not leave the picture book section. Alongside early chapter books, newly fluent readers and their families have a wealth of literature to explore.
Picking up from my earlier Books for Baby by Indian Authors, as my daughter has grown she has introduced me to … More
An Amma recently told me, by way of commenting on an AskAmma post that she felt like a “failure” because … More
In 2014 it will be 60 years since the poem “Children Learn what they Live” appeared in the Torrance Herald.
Indian Homeschoolers Conference 2014 The much awaited second Indian Homeschoolers Conference (IHC ’14) is here – a gathering of like … More
Breastfeeding is a child’s first introduction to the flavor of everything the family eats. The longer children breastfeed, the more time they have to get acquainted with foods through their mothers’ milk. Breastfeeding also serves as a safety net ensuring that nutritional needs are met, allowing leisurely adoption of new foods.
Children, at home or outside, will sometimes play school just as they sometimes play doctor or play shop. This does not mean that they need a doctor or school to tell them how to play, any more than they need a shop to provide things to play with. These are fictional worlds within they create roles and spaces, invent problems and try out solutions.
What bicycle should I get for my grandson? – Ajoba of a 4-year old in Pune After learning the hard … More
Kids Just Say the Darnedest Things Baba Dushyant from Virginia shares this tale of discovering the bones of the zebra … More