kids

The search gets over here

I remember donning the hat of Jim Corbett whenever I entered a bookshop. Why you may ask? For it took hours to hunt for creative, illustrated and reader-friendly publications for my daughters much like the famous hunter searching for the man-eating tigers in the Kumaon region. In fact, finding ones launched recently by Mama Suranya […]

children

Childline and POCSO e-Box Information now with 26 crore students

To equip children with information regarding the possible modes of protection/ complaints, the Ministry of Women and Child Development requested the Ministry of Human Resource Development and National Council Of Educational Research And Training (NCERT) to publish the information regarding Childline (1098) – 24×7 Helpline for kids =and POCSO E-box on the backside of the front cover of all […]

mental illness

Psychological trauma, protection and mental illnesses in kids

Cross-cultural research in child and adolescent mental health in the last three decades has reached at a consensus regarding the direct relationship of psycho-social adversities in childhood and resulting psychological trauma, affecting almost all aspects of life and development of the children and adolescents. However, childhood adversities and resulting trauma is overlooked, underestimated and under […]

Mahabharata

Mahabharata for children

Title The Boys Who Fought – The Mahabharata for Children Author Devdutt Pattanaik Publishers Puffin Books Price Rs 199 It is with the same ease that he narrates and explains the stories related with mythology that he has penned this book. Many of us have watched mythologist and leadership coach Devdutt Pattanaik on the small […]