Parenting Smart

Parenting Smart

Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor Well, it’s not even the middle of January and it’s already been a long year. Parenting is fraught at the best of times but with a pandemic raging on in the background, many of us are finding that we are spinning even more plates than usual. Some of us [...]

Is ‘The Gruffalo’ a literary masterpiece?

Is ‘The Gruffalo’ a literary masterpiece?

Author: Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor We often hear about parents asking about how other parents helped their children make the transition from illustrated picture books to chapter books? It’s a milestone. But why? By all means, read chapter books, encourage your child to read chapter books. Chapter books are wonderful and introduce young [...]