Billablog

Jun
10
2020

From the time you wake up, you have a set pattern of going about your chores. You follow the same routine every day. This comes to you naturally as the routine works like clockwork for you. If you look at it closely you rarely change that flow. When you have to add a new activity it takes time to fit it in as it's new to you and you go about using a checklist or an alarm to remind you of this new activity, till it becomes part of your routine. In short, this is how you organize your day. Organizing your day is important as you can efficiently get your tasks accomplished. The same also applies also to children. It is important to inculcate organization skills in children so that their time is spent effectively during the day and they feel like they have had a balanced productive day.


Jun
10
2020

Children in their teens are the most affected by various factors like peer pressure, body image, dealing with changes, and more. They go through a whole lot of changes and this also disturbs their sleep cycle. Most teens are known to be rebels without a cause. They deify everything including sleep. They enjoy late nights either partying or just staying at home binge-watching. Instead of losing your hair and fighting with them parents and counsellors should sit them down and talk about the importance of sleep and the ill effects of not resting enough. Teens are smart they will eventually turn around.


Jun
10
2020

The teenage years of a child are the most trying times for the parent as well as the teen. The parent wonders what happened to my sweet little child, who always did what I said, while the child is busy grappling with a whole lot of changes in the body and mind. Most teens have these thoughts 'I hate my Mom' 'Why does my Dad think he always knows better?' 'Why don't they just get it?' 'Why won't they leave me alone?' Why are they always trying to control me?'


Jan
01
2020
5 Ideas for Better Sleep

01/01/2020 12:52 AM IST

Our fast-paced lives and the continuous exposure to various screens have created a whole lot of health issues. One of the most common issues is lack of sleep. Majority of the youth today deal with insomnia. There are various reasons for lack of sleep and some of the common factors are:


May
08
2020

When we were kids there no concept of a 'mobile phone' as a device for fun and leisure. Some of us didn't even have the landline at home. Most of the children in the 80's and early 90's were introduced to mobile phones only in college. However today, the mobile phone is the most easily available and accessible device. It has turned from a luxury into a necessity and is owned by persons across age groups. With a huge population of young millennial parents today's children are born around it and it is almost like they know how to use the mobile faster than any of us adults! With the over exposure of the mobile and it's easy access, there is also an increasing fear in terms of ensuring our children are using this correctly - in terms of content being accessed etc. Here are a few mobile safety tips for kids


We may have spent many years in school, and through our personal experience we all know that going to high school is a completely different ball game v/s preschool or middle school. High school years are impressionable and go a long way in building or breaking a child's personality. They are going through major physical and emotional changes, they are exploring themselves, their thinking process is changing and they are also trying to define who they are and what they stand for. The experience of moving from middle school to High School can be daunting for various reasons. However the right kind of support and guidance from the community can make this an uplifting and memorable phase!
If parents and teachers support children along the way and have the right kind of conversations at the right time, then adjusting to life in High School will definitely be easier.