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    Under pressure for first kiss?

    Niyatii N Shah | Jun 18th, 2021
    So almost all your friends have a boyfriend or a girlfriend. And many are bragging about their first kiss? And not only do you feel left out, but also under pressure to do the same? How to handle this pressure? TeenBook’s Guest Expert Niyatii Shah answers. Peer pressure So you are facing peer pressure? How Continue reading...
  • How to deal with failures?

    Dr Shishir Palsapure | On 06-05-2022
    ‘I told you to study more, now look at your marks!’ ‘Did you give your 100%, no!’ ‘The whole day you are on your phone, yeh to hona he tha’. Do these dialogues sound familiar? When you get unexpected/below-average marks in exams, do taunts from teachers and parents stress you out? Then read on. TeenBook’s Continue reading...
  • My parents want me to be a doctor!

    Disha | On 16-03-2022
    My parents want me to be a doctor while I want to be a fashion designer. Should I talk to them about it? Siya, 15, Gurgaon. Clarity, bro! ​​First thing, bro, it’s pretty cool to know what you’re going to do or at least what you want to do in the future. I, for one, Continue reading...
  • Should children be taught about sex?

    Niyatii N Shah | On 22-07-2021
    When it comes to sex education, parents unanimously vote for the abstinence approach, meaning they do not want their children to have (or even know about) sex or any kind of sexual activity. But does that work? As teenagers develop into adults, is it safe for our children to move to adulthood, without any knowledge Continue reading...
  • Under pressure for first kiss?

    Niyatii N Shah | On 18-06-2021
    So almost all your friends have a boyfriend or a girlfriend. And many are bragging about their first kiss? And not only do you feel left out, but also under pressure to do the same? How to handle this pressure? TeenBook’s Guest Expert Niyatii Shah answers. Peer pressure So you are facing peer pressure? How Continue reading...
  • Why should boys have all the fun?

    Himani Bakhda | On 11-02-2021
    Ananya (15), was sitting in the school canteen with her friends Nyasa and Deepti. She looked quite glum so her friends asked her what upsets her. And that was it! She shared something which resonated with every girl in the class! What was her common problem? ‘So unfair’ “Ananya, you haven’t even touched your tiffin. Continue reading...
  • What makes us happy?

    Rishika | On 25-11-2020
    For some it’s food, for others its exercise or a good book! Yes, we are talking about what makes us happy. Ever wondered what exactly happens inside our body when we feel good or happy? In this edition of Science Lab, we talk about the hormones that help make us feel good, as well as Continue reading...
  • ‘I felt so uncool but …’

    Shreya Mishra | On 11-11-2020
    After a lot of thought and consideration, Nisha (17) finally went to the farewell after party. And what happened there was exactly what she was afraid of, somebody offered her beer, and it wasn’t just anybody. What will she do? Keep reading to know more. The last party  It was a Sunday evening, the day Continue reading...
  • What is infatuation?

    Umeza Peera | On 05-11-2020
    Jiah (15) is attracted to a senior in her school and she is confused about her feelings as well. Her mother finds out about the situation through her diary. Let’s see how she reacts to this. What is love? Jiah’s mother Ragini was cleaning her room just like everyday, but today she saw a unicorn Continue reading...
  • ‘Do all boys do it?’

    Sraboni Bhattacharya | On 25-08-2020
    Rohan (13) overheard the word masturbation at school and was clueless what it meant and why his seniors assumed that all people of his age do it. He comes home and catches his elder brother Reyansh off guard with his curiosity. Did he get answers to all his questions? The senior group talk  Eighth graders Continue reading...