Pune: Jumpstart pre-school, a revolutionizing child development center organized an ‘Edumeet’, a platform for the parents to express their doubts, issues, concerns related to child development. Puja Padbiri, a Licensed Pediatric Physical Therapist with special interest in early intervention was the speaker at the session who addressed many aspects of social-emotional development of children.
Over 70 parents attended the event who had queries like- “How do I talk about safety rules with my child?”, “How do I elicit cooperation without saying ‘no’ to my child?”, “How do I handle emotional tantrums and meltdowns inside and outside the home?”, “How do I make my child eat healthy food?” and many more. Puja very diligently discussed several strategies to tackle these issues:
Commenting on the occasion, Sneha Tapadia, Founder & CEO, Jumpstart said, “Jumpstart believes in partnering with the parents through various informative programs and ‘Edumeet’ is one such platform. We feel honoured to have the best of the industry experts come and address the doubts and concerns regarding child development. We believe in child’s holistic development and hence consider that it is very essential for parents to understand and elucidate their doubts during their child’s growing years.”
The session ended with an interesting skit by the Jumpstart teachers who enacted a typical classroom scene and the speaker gave a solution to the problem. Also, she mentioned some specific strategies which each and every parent has to remember before talking to a child.
It was a really enriching event for the parents with lot of new learning to take home and imply on their children.
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