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Difficult Conversations with Your Kids

The Indian Express

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Parent and professor of psychology Tanu Shree Singh helps you figure out how to have the tough conversations with your kids
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Why+you+should+encourage+your+kids+to+take+up+dance%2C+with+Revanta+Sarabhai
access_time1 month ago
On this episode, Indian classical dancer Revanta Sarabhai talks about growing up with dance all around him, how dance helps children, especially boys, express themselves, and why parents must encourage their kids to take up a dance-form.
How+to+keep+kids+engaged+during+the+lockdown
access_time1 month ago
How can we use the lockdown to mindfully spend time and bond with our children? On this episode we detail activity ideas for quality time, involving them with chores, whether screen time should be limited and more.
A+doctor+on+keeping+children+safe+during+the+coronavirus+pandemic
access_time2 months ago
What should I be doing differently to keep my child safe? Should I change their diet? What and how often should I be cleaning? A doctor answers all your questions about parenting during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Kids%E2%80%99+books+on+Cancer+and+other+challenging+themes
access_time4 months ago
For the occasion of World Cancer Day, this episode of our parenting podcast deals with books that help children understand terminal illness and other challenging themes.
The+importance+of+storytelling+and+mythology%2C+with+Sudha+Murty
access_time5 months ago
On this episode, we are joined by none other than acclaimed author Sudha Murthy. She joins us to discuss the importance of storytelling, why mythology is still relevant for children and what values she aims to inculcate with her books.
Captain+Underpants+author+Dav+Pilkey+on+growing+up+with+ADHD+and+dyslexia
access_time6 months ago
Dav Pilkey, the acclaimed author and cartoonist who is known best for his award winning children's series Captain Underpants and Dog Man, joins us to discuss his experiences growing up as a child with dyslexia and ADHD, tips for parents, and how reading can be made more fun for all children.
How+emotional+and+physical+abuse+affects+children%2C+with+UNICEF
access_time6 months ago
What should parents know about physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect? How can they spot the signs of their child being victimised? On this special episode with UNICEF, we break down everything parents need to know about patterns of abuse.
Parenting+in+the+modern+age%2C+with+Dr+Amit+Sen
access_time8 months ago
On this special episode of the parenting podcast, Express Parenting head Anuradha Verma is in conversation with Dr. Amit Sen, Child and Adolescent psychiatrist and co-founder of Children First, about how children and adolescents in the modern age are affected by various external factors as well as their home life, how this shapes their perspectives even as adults, how to be conscious of signs of mental health problems, and how to work towards helping your child become the best version of themselves.
How+to+discuss+terrorism+with+your+kids
access_time9 months ago
Terrorist attacks and school shootings have become a such a common feature in the news that your child is likely to be exposed to it. Parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh helps you unpack this tricky subject on this episode of the parenting podcast.
How+to+discuss+terrorism+with+your+kids
access_time9 months ago
Terrorist attacks and school shootings have become a such a common feature in the news that your child is likely to be exposed to it. Parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh helps you unpack this tricky subject on this episode of the parenting podcast.
How+to+recognise+if+your+child+is+dealing+with+mental+health+problems
access_time9 months ago
Do parents need to worry about the mental health of their kids? What are signs that that the child may be struggling? On this episode, psychologist Tanu Shree Singh dives into mental health- when should you be worried and what can you do to help your child?
How+to+recognise+if+your+child+is+dealing+with+mental+health+problems
access_time9 months ago
Do parents need to worry about the mental health of their kids? What are signs that that the child may be struggling? On this episode, psychologist Tanu Shree Singh dives into mental health- when should you be worried and what can you do to help your child?
24%3A+How+to+recognise+if+your+child+is+dealing+with+mental+health+problems
access_time9 months ago
Do parents need to worry about the mental health of their kids? What are signs that that the child may be struggling? When it comes to teenagers, how do you differentiate between changes caused by puberty and graver issues? What are common stressors to look out for like exams or peer pressure? On this episode, psychologist Tanu Shree Singh dives into mental health- when should you be worried and what can you do to help your child?
How+to+make+your+kids+more+social
access_time10 months ago
In a world of social media and busy schedules, loneliness and social anxiety among kids are on the rise. How do you help your children build their social skills? How can you do all this without pressuring them to change their inherent personality? We discuss all this and more on this episode of the parenting podcast with parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh.
How+to+make+your+kids+more+social
access_time10 months ago
In a world of social media and busy schedules, loneliness and social anxiety among kids are on the rise. How do you help your children build their social skills? How can you do all this without pressuring them to change their inherent personality? We discuss all this and more on this episode of the parenting podcast with parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh.
23%3A+How+to+make+your+kids+more+social
access_time10 months ago
In a world of social media personas and busy schedules, loneliness and social anxiety among kids are on the rise. How do you help your children build their social skills? What are small, first steps to take in your house itself? What habits should you work to inculcate- whether it's dinner together, game nights or vacations? How can you do all this without pressuring them to change their inherent personality? We discuss all this and more on this episode of the parenting podcast with parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh.
How+to+talk+to+children+about+career+options
access_time10 months ago
On this episode, psychologist Tanu Shree Singh discusses how to expose your children to various career options, being open-minded about alternative fields and practical about money, and helping them find happiness in whatever they do.
How+to+talk+to+children+about+career+options
access_time10 months ago
On this episode, psychologist Tanu Shree Singh discusses how to expose your children to various career options, being open-minded about alternative fields and practical about money, and helping them find happiness in whatever they do.
22%3A+How+to+talk+to+children+about+career+options
access_time10 months ago
Children are often asked what they want to be when they grow up and, depending on their age, the answers can vary from "superhero" to "travel blogger" to "astronaut". Many children have wild ambitions which may change, but how can you encourage them without being judgemental? How do you help them be practical about careers and money as they get older without forcing them or stifling creative ambitions? On this episode, psychologist Tanu Shree Singh discusses how to expose your children to various career options, being open-minded about alternative fields, and helping them find happiness in whatever they do.
How+to+talk+to+your+child+about+pornography
access_time10 months ago
Is it ever too early to talk to children about porn? What if you accidentally catch your child watching pornography? Here are some quick tips on how to deal with this tricky topic as a parent in the digital age.
How+to+talk+to+your+child+about+pornography
access_time10 months ago
Is it ever too early to talk to children about porn? What if you accidentally catch your child watching pornography? Here are some quick tips on how to deal with this tricky topic as a parent in the digital age.
21%3A+How+to+talk+to+your+child+about+pornography
access_time10 months ago
In this digital age, chances are your children will stumble on pornography or be exposed to it through peers very early in their lives. The experience can be very confusing for children, so it is important to be non-judgemental and deal with the issue sensitively. What if you accidentally catch your child watching pornography? Is it ever too early to talk to children about porn? How do you help them understand that what they see is not realistic and often promotes misogyny and unrealistic body image? What do you tell them about chatting with strangers on online chat rooms? Here are some quick tips on how to deal with this tricky topic as a parent.
How+to+talk+to+your+children+about+shifting+cities+or+schools
access_time10 months ago
Are you shifting cities? Does your child want to transfer from their current school? Host and editor of Express Parenting, Anuradha Verma talks to parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh about tips on how you can involve your children in such a major decision, how you can prepare them and make the move stress free.
How+to+talk+to+your+children+about+shifting+cities+or+schools
access_time10 months ago
Are you shifting cities? Does your child want to transfer from their current school? Host and editor of Express Parenting, Anuradha Verma talks to parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh about tips on how you can involve your children in such a major decision, how you can prepare them and make the move stress free.
20%3A+How+to+talk+to+your+children+about+shifting+cities+or+schools
access_time10 months ago
So you're planning to shift cities. How do you prepare your children for it and when should you inform them? Should you involve them in decisions? What should you tell the child about the new school you've shortlisted for them? More importantly, how can you, as a parent, be firm about your decision? Suppose you aren't moving but your child wants to transfer schools for some reason. Do you entertain them? What if you have financial constraints? On this episode of the parenting podcast, host and editor of Express Parenting (https://indianexpress.com/parenting/) Anuradha Verma talks to parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh about how you can discuss shifting cities or schools with your children.
How+to+discuss+gender+roles+and+stereotypes+with+children
access_time11 months ago
As notions of gender roles evolve, how can parents play their part in helping their children avoid gender stereotypes? What are the knee-jerk patriarchal norms that we should watch out for in ourselves?
How+to+discuss+gender+roles+and+stereotypes+with+children
access_time11 months ago
As notions of gender roles evolve, how can parents play their part in helping their children avoid gender stereotypes? What are the knee-jerk patriarchal norms that we should watch out for in ourselves?
19%3A+How+to+discuss+gender+roles+and+stereotypes+with+children
access_time11 months ago
As notions of gender roles evolve, how can parents play their part in helping their children avoid gender stereotypes? What are the knee-jerk patriarchal norms that we should watch out for in ourselves? Each time a child deviates from what is considered a “normal” gendered behaviour, he or she is corrected and sometimes, even scolded. How can we change this reaction and help our children respond to bullying? In a time when boys are being asked to be not too aggressive and not too soft, what does masculinity mean? Anuradha Verma, who heads Express Parenting, talks to parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh about easy tips on how to start discussing gender roles with their children.
Read a list of children's books that break stereotypes here (https://indianexpress.com/article/parenting/learning/childrens-books-gender-stereotypes-equality-5810663/) .
How+to+discuss+money+and+savings+with+your+child
access_time11 months ago
Do we parents, as providers, also need to talk to children about money? When should you start giving them pocket money and how much? How do you help them set goals and budget? What can you do to help them understand the value of money? Find out on this episode.
How+to+discuss+money+and+savings+with+your+child
access_time11 months ago
Do we parents, as providers, also need to talk to children about money? When should you start giving them pocket money and how much? How do you help them set goals and budget? What can you do to help them understand the value of money? Find out on this episode.
18%3A+How+to+discuss+money+and+savings+with+your+child
access_time11 months ago
In this day and age, wouldn’t it be great if children could be given hands-on experience of managing money independently? Do we parents, as providers, also need to talk to children about money? When should you start giving them pocket money and how much? How do you help them set goals and budget? What can you do to help them understand the value of money? Should you teach them about your household budget? In this episode of Difficult Conversations with Your Kids, psychologist and parent Tanu Shree Singh answers all these questions and more.
How+to+get+your+child+to+enjoy+reading
access_time11 months ago
In an era of screens and gadgets, how do you get your child to be more interested in reading? At what age can you start? How do you decide which books to read? Parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh joins Express Parenting head Anuradha Verma to discuss all this and more.
How+to+get+your+child+to+enjoy+reading
access_time11 months ago
In an era of screens and gadgets, how do you get your child to be more interested in reading? At what age can you start? How do you decide which books to read? Parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh joins Express Parenting head Anuradha Verma to discuss all this and more.
17%3A+How+to+get+your+child+to+enjoy+reading
access_time11 months ago
Indian Express' parenting podcast is back with its third season! In an era of screens and gadgets, how do you get your child to be more interested in reading? At what age can you start? ow do you decide which books to read? What is the role books play when a child is struggling with something? Parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh joins Express Parenting head Anuradha Verma to discuss all this and more.
How+to+talk+to+your+kids+about+expensive+parties
access_time1 year ago
In an era of extravagant birthday parties and peer pressure, how can you discuss conscious consumption with your children? How can you help them have more meaningful parties instead of wanting to ape a trend?
16%3A+How+to+talk+to+your+kids+about+expensive+parties
access_time1 year ago
In an era of extravagant birthday parties and peer pressure, how can you discuss conscious consumption with your children? How can you help them have more meaningful parties instead of wanting to ape a trend? What can you do to help them understand that the fancy theme parties all their friends seem to have are not affordable? On the last episode of Season 2 of Difficult Conversations with Your Kids, parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh helps you deal with this very common problem.
How+to+talk+to+your+children+about+infidelity
access_time1 year ago
On this episode of the parenting podcast, Tanu Shree Singh tells you how to discuss infidelity with your kids without them taking sides or having to bear the brunt of screaming matches between you and your spouse.
15%3A+How+to+talk+to+your+children+about+infidelity
access_time1 year ago
Should you tell your child if one of you has cheated? If the child hears about it and confronts you, how do you address it? How can you talk about it without affecting their sense of relationships and future commitments? On this episode of the parenting podcast, Tanu Shree Singh tells you how to discuss infidelity with your kids without them taking sides or having to bear the brunt of screaming matches between you and your spouse.
How+to+talk+to+your+kids+about+sex
access_time1 year ago
How do you broach topics of sex, masturbation and consent with your kids? In this episode, Tanu Shree Singh talks you through topics of sex and sexuality, how to arm your teenagers to make their own decisions and resist pressure and more.
14%3A+How+to+talk+to+your+kids+about+sex
access_time1 year ago
How should you approach the sex talk with your kids, depending on what age they are? How do you broach topics of masturbation and consent? How can you respect their boundaries when it comes to social interactions? If you know your teenager has had sex, how do you discuss it with them? In this episode, Tanu Shree Singh talks you through topics of sex and sexuality, how to arm your teenagers to make their own decisions and resist pressure and more.
How+to+tell+your+child+that+their+parent+has+a+serious+illness
access_time1 year ago
Do you or your partner have a serious illness? When and how should you tell your children? On this episode, parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh helps you navigate this tricky topic.
13%3A+How+to+tell+your+child+that+their+parent+has+a+serious+illness
access_time1 year ago
Do you or your partner have a serious illness? How do you tell your children? First you have to figure out when to tell them- after you have a clear diagnosis? After you’ve told other family members? What are the questions one should prepare for? How do you help your child understand the illness is not their fault and that they don't have to assume the role of an adult at home? Do you take them along when you visit the doctor? On this episode, parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh helps you navigate this tricky topic.
12%3A+How+to+talk+to+your+children+about+adoption
access_time1 year ago
When should you tell your child that they're adopted? How should you go about it? If you don’t have other kids, what is the answer to the question, “Did you get me because you couldn’t have your own?” What if the child wants to know about their birth parents? How do you deal with feelings of abandonment? On today's episode parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh helps you broach the topic of adoption and how to normalise it.
11%3A+How+to+talk+to+your+kids+about+Screen+Time
access_time1 year ago
Are you worried that your children are spending too much time watching TV or on the internet? Before you have the talk with them, Tanu Shree Singh tells you things to keep in mind. Is all screen time bad? How much time should be allowed daily, if at all? What content should you be wary of? How do you get kids off their screens, without them hating you? This episode covers everything you need to know about screen time.
10%3A+How+to+talk+to+children+about+body+image
access_time1 year ago
What do you tell your child if they're getting teased about being dark, fair, skinny, big? What do you tell your child if they are the bully? How do you talk to them about different body sizes and what they're seeing on the media? What is healthy and what is not? 
On this episode, parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh leads you through how to talk to your kids about positive body image, teasing, insensitivity, acceptable behaviour and more.
9%3A+How+to+talk+to+your+child+about+crushes
access_time1 year ago
When should you talk to kids about crushes? For the teen or preteens, their feelings are very real and important. How do you talk to them about heartbreak? How do you broach topics of toxicity and sexuality? Psychologist Tanu Shree Singh talks about creating an open environment for children to talk about crushes, not forcing labels and how to be empathetic and non-judgmental.
8%3A+Difficult+Conversations+With+Your+Kids%3A+Season+2+Trailer
access_time1 year ago
Our parenting podcast, in which parent and professor of psychology Tanu Shree Singh helps you navigate tough conversations with your children, is back with a new season.  Hosted by Anuradha Varma, Season 2 deals with screen time, adoption, body image, infidelity and more. Tune in every Thursday at 3pm. Listen to the trailer now.
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