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Ring in the New

A bright new year dawns full of possibilities and hopes. I love the feel of a new year. It seems the disappointments and negativity of the year gone by somehow fade and a dazzling light of newness...

Teens and social media: tips to prevent misuse

Social networking has become a rage among teenagers. With its immense advantages of sharing information, increased communication and connecting with old friends, it offers an opportunity for teens to...

Apprehending Asthma

“We always hope for the easy fix: the one simple change that will erase a problem in a stroke. But few things in life work this way. Instead, success requires making a hundred small steps go right...

Parents as role models

Most of us may not realise it; but we are being watched all the time. By our own children. Everything we say, show and do is being recorded meticulously. They are being replayed and interpreted in...

Respecting Old Parents (part 12 of 12)

This blog is the last of a 12-part series on ‘Parenting is a Journey’. Ignatius Fernandez also blogs at http://thechildisfatheroftheman.blogspot.in/. A potter’s little son was busy, at his...

5 Christmas Movies to Watch with your Family

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/). Christmas is coming soon! You can feel the excitement in the air – the love, the goodwill, the...

Raising Thankful Kids

With a silver spoon or a silver lining? As the year comes to an end, give your child the gift of gratitude. What am I talking about, you wonder?! Well, as a parent and as a professional working with...

Life lessons from a Nobel Laureate

My daughter, in Grade 12, is planning to study abroad and is busy completing her applications, due sometime end December. Many of her classmates however have chosen to apply early to a college of...

5 Questions Every Mother Asks!

Are all mothers more or less stereotypical when it comes to discipline and children? One day, as I found myself shouting for the thousandth time at my kids, I realized I was morphing from a loving...

Must-Watch Classic Children’s Movies

With the Christmas break around the corner, my six-year old will be hankering to watch TV (restricted to a few hours on weekends during the school term). Instead of going the cartoon route, I have...