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The Birthday Deal

Namrataa Arora also blogs at http://worldofmoms.wordpress.com. Over the last few years, I have had the opportunity to be a part of many birthday celebrations for kids of all ages and have come to...

God comes First

This blog is the sixth of a 12-part series on ‘Parenting is a Journey’. Ignatius Fernandez also blogs at http://thechildisfatheroftheman.blogspot.in/. A small audience requested a famous...

Why Abhor the Antibiotic?

“Half knowledge makes issues of non-issues and the converse that is more dangerous” I write this on behalf of the paediatric or rather medical fraternity because I feel compelled to reason about...

Managing teens

My husband is a nationalized bank employee and was posted out of Bangalore in 2010 when our son was a month short of 14. Relocating to my husband’s place of work would mean dealing with innumerable...

A Conversation with a Child

Sridhar Ramanathan also blogs at www.ideasrs.com. There was a family function at home and the house full of our guests. We had employed a cook for the day.He was working with us and was also handling...

Protein: The Building Blocks of our Body

  In debates on nutrition, fats and carbohydrates monopolise the limelight. Protein, the other member of the ‘macronutrient trio’, unfortunately takes a back seat. But proteins are the...

Narrowing down your school list

Prab Singh heads CollegeSource (http://thecollegesource.net/), an organisation that provides life coaching to adolescents and support to their family through the process of deciding their higher...

STAND UP TALL

My daughter is quiet and self-contained. Uncomplicated, compliant, she’s a blessing to any parent. This year in a new class, I was called to school for the first time. She had whacked a classmate....

Parenting lessons from the cricket field

I have been a fan of cricket for as long as I remember. Though I don’t have the time or the inclination to watch every match that is aired on TV anymore, I do follow the progress of the Indian team...

The Power of Breakfast

With the setting in of the ‘back to school’ routine, I decided this will be a good time to write about the ‘power of breakfast’.  In my interaction with children I have noticed that many are...