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  • India’s most comprehensive parenting portal, with excerpts from ParentEdge – India’s leading parenting magazine

My baby, my design?

Namrataa Arora also blogs at http://worldofmoms.wordpress.com. Tailor made – everything! Your personal fitness instructor, your personal diet plan, your personal virtual assistant, your personal...

Holi-Day Concerns

Who doesn’t love Holi? The gaiety, the fun and pranks make it the favorite festival of kids and elders alike. For the kids its just heaven- you get drenched and soiled to your hearts content...

Bollywood Music and Us

I have been raised on a steady diet of Bollywood music. But today’s Bollywood differs from the Bollywood of my formative years. And what constitutes ‘popular’ these days plays a BIG role in the...

Can creativity and discipline live in the same house?

Sridhar Ramanathan also blogs at www.ideasrs.com. What comes to your mind when I utter the word “Creativity”?  Let us check what happens with discipline.   The two seem like irreconcilable...

Battling gender stereotypes outside the home

When my son wanted to apply nail polish on his toe-nails, the objection came from unexpected quarters – his older sister! And the reasons were rather unexpected too. She did not say “But...

Choosing the best fit college

. If you have children entering high school and are considering sending them to the US for an undergraduate experience, you must read this.You can also read this if you simply wish to be better...

The Process of Negotiating the Rules with your Child

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/). The Bril team writes about relevant parenting issues that need attention and action in order to...

Admissions and the Academic Profile

This blog post has been contributed by Prab Singh who heads CollegeSource (http://thecollegesource.net/), an organisation that provides life coaching to adolescents and support to their family...

A Teenager Intern’s Double-Life

This blog post has been contributed by Sahana Venugopal, Student Editor of Issue 10 (Jan-Feb 2013) of ParentEdge. Witch or Demon. Astronaut. Secret agent. A ghost hunter. Literary agent. Play back...

Putting Pen to Paper

Last month when I wrote on how to get kids to read, I got a few mails from parents saying, ‘reading is still ok, how do we get our kids to write?’ To quote one mom, “I’d love to hear...