When Your Kids Leave...

Parenting

Being a parent means you will face good and bad times, however perhaps one of the biggest challenges parents face is when their c...

The Silence That Speaks Volumes: Rethinking Discipline in Sr...

Parenting

Imagine a world where a child’s punishment isn’t measured in screams, but in a chilling silence. A recent video, a stark reminder e...

Anushka Hayes: Founder of The Little Club

Parenting

Anushka Hayes, the founder of The Little Club, has created an inspiring haven for students to unwind and explore their creativity after...

From Frustration to Feeding Freedom: Dr Bharathi Baranage on...

Parenting

The new mother stared at her crying newborn, a knot of worry tightening in her stomach. Breastfeeding, something that seemed natural, f...

Beyond the Evil Stepmother: Celebrating the Moms Who Steppe...

Parenting

We all know the story. The wicked stepmother who swoops in, poisons apples, and generally makes life miserable for our favourite prince...

“I don’t believe that home schooling is for everyone” ...

Parenting

Life/parenting coach, fine artist, and designer Yasodhara Pathanjali is no stranger to homeschooling. Born and brought up in London, Ya...

’’Momma said’’ - Parenting from the heart

Parenting

Despite the cutting of umbilical ties that bound mother and child, an invisible thread of connectivity has taken its place, binding the...

W@W - Nethu Wickramasinghe

Parenting

It takes a great deal of effort to strike a balance between work and life. But this wasn’t the case for Nethu Wickramasinghe or her h...

Uni in the time of corona

Parenting

It seemed like yesterday you were walking your five year old through the school gates to their first day of school. Carefully plaited p...

Life Lessons From Dad

Parenting

Celebrating Father’s Day over the weekend got us thinking; what’s the best advice we’ve heard from our dads?

Virtual learning for Preschool & Primary

Parenting

The pandemic has brought forward many new norms and virtual classrooms have become an essential part of social structure and have evolv...

Wiz Phonics: Making learning fun and simple

Parenting

Zahara Tharique, mom of 6-year-old twins Liyanah and Eesa, kickstarted Wiz Phonics after researching ways in which she could teach them...

Happy Toddler: Practical life activities for kids & toddlers

Parenting

Azmina Nooruddin along with her three-year-old son Rayaan Razik started a fun Instagram Page during the lockdown period in Sri Lanka as...

Education Sector: Bounce back strategies

Parenting

With COVID-19 the education sector too is at a standstill. Apart from students having to adjust to online teaching methods, school boar...

Responding To Children In A Post-Disaster Situation

Parenting

The Easter Sunday attack has put Sri Lanka into grief, so much so that some find it difficult to handle the trauma.

Books on Wheels to the rescue!

Parenting

One of the biggest tasks that come your way as a parent or a guardian is to prepare your child’s school books for the new academic ye...

Does your baby have ‘Coochy Coochy soft’ skin ?

Parenting

There’s nothing like the touch of your baby’s skin against yours – it feels so soft, so new. Baby’s skin is also delicate, and...

GAIA launches in Sri Lanka

Parenting

GAIA is Sri Lanka’s first natural, organic and safest baby care range that was created in the kitchen of a mother whose child had ecz...

Connecting With Your Child

Parenting

Mums in Colombo in conjunction with the Grassrooted Trust has organised two knowledge sharing sessions for parents of children between ...

Can you be pregnant on a vegan or vegetarian diet?

Parenting

Yes! You totally can. Many vegetarians and vegans will understand the frustration when telling the good news to family and friends that...

Fathers And The Hardships They Face

Parenting

In lieu of Father’s Day which falls on Sunday, a few fathers spoke to us about their lives and the hardships they face from time to t...

Mother’s Day Is Everyday

Parenting

In view of Mother’s Day which fell on Sunday, we spoke to a few mothers to find out the challenges they face in the present day and w...

Lankan Moms vs Technology

Parenting

Our mothers are truly amazing. They successfully gave birth to us and managed to keep us alive for so long. They taught us everything w...

Is Being A Mum Getting Tougher By The Day?

Parenting

Every mum worries about their children. Be it about falling while playing, or eating well or their entire future in general regardless ...

Taking A Day Off Vs. Receiving Gifts

Parenting

This Mother’s Day we speak to mums to find out what they really want!

The where and how of adoptions in Sri Lanka

Parenting

In order to give an insight to our readers on this process Life Online spoke to a few individuals to find out the criteria for adopting...

Connecting Yards

Parenting

Having had a passion for patchwork from her younger days, Nazra Nazimudeen wanted to take it to the next level. With the birth of her b...

Seasonal behaviour

Parenting

Obviously with the holidays around the corner and with the run up to Christmas your days and nights will be filled with parties and fam...