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Open House Opened My Eyes……..

Open House opened my eyes……..  The occasion was the Open House at the school where a parent (read, the mother) was expected to be present to discuss her child’s progress. Sitting there in the...

And the moral of the story is…

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. As part of his holiday homework, my son was asked to read a few fairy tales, and write a review about each, specifying the moral of each tale....

The Adventures of Motherhood

Motherhood, if nothing else, is adventurous. I am sitting on the terrace of my toddler’s playschool next to the fire escape – writing this blogpost. My daughter cries to go to school and...

I’m Growing Up with my Son

The annual program lines…… I’M GROWING UP WITH MY SON  A few days back, my son returned from school, his face flushed with excitement, his hand clutching a sheet of paper. “What’s...

Less is More

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. Growing up in a fairly typical middle-class family in the 70s and 80s and not having a luxurious or pampered lifestyle in any sense of the word,...

Busy Mama, Busy Baby

My daughter is poised on the second threshold of her short life – she is all set to make the leap from preschool to ‘big’ school. But there is still time for that. Her new school,...

Teen Talent Powers ParentEdge

As a mother of two independent and “expressive” teens, I am anyway quite convinced that kids of this generation have a lot of talent and ability. Even still, I must confess that my experience...

Go Grab it While You Can

This blog post has been contributed by Tina George. I recently returned from a two month vacation in Kerala, India, with my retired parents. My daughter Myrah was three months when we reached and in...

The New Academic Year Has Begun (Apologies to Cats )

As I looked out of my window this rainy morning and watched the morning school rush, I was reminded of these lines of the song Memory from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. June marks the beginning of...

De-cluttering and Organizing Kid’s Stuff

This blog post has been contributed by Tina George. Isn’t it amazing how quickly babies grow out of their things – whether it is toys, clothes or even diapers? You are flooded with things one...