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Does Summer Break Break your Patience Level?

Raina Bajaj has worked in the education sector for many years now. She has worked with various leading schools in Delhi. Working with children in their formative years has given her insight into in...

Lessons in tough parenting from Rafael Nadal

A few days back, Rafael Nadal won the French Opens for a record eighth time. An incredible achievement for a young man who has been so injury proned! His latest feat made me recall an excerpt of his...

Pet thoughts…

If I’m ever granted three wishes, one of them will surely be “I want a pet”. The pet could be anything – a dog, a cat or an ant eater. The last is recency effect; I just read...

Why do I Need a Parenting Magazine?!

Often when I interview people for an article, a parent will ask me – ‘why do I need to read a parenting magazine?’ or ‘what can a magazine tell me that I don’t already know?’ or even...

Won’t stay-at-home mom: How I came full circle

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Lalita Iyer’s blog http://mommygolightly.wordpress.com/. I found a really shallow reason to go back to the workplace in my fourth year of...

Another rite of passage – teaching my teen to drive

One of the big rites of passage here in the US is teaching your teenager to drive.  Here in the Midwest, kids get their learning permit at 15, and can officially get their license and begin to drive...

SELF ESTEEM – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT ANYWAY?

This blog post has been contributed by Parenting Matters (http://parentingmatters.in/), a Chennai-based organisation which partners with parents to build skillsfor deeper connection in families. It...

Parenting styles

I read Amy Chua’s ‘Battle Hymn of a Tiger mother’ some time ago – it was a very well written book, though the content would be considered highly controversial, for this day and age.  The...

Shooting Kids: Tips for Fabulous Photographs

A photograph is a memory frozen for posterity. In later years you look at these with fond remembrance of the days gone by.  It is a great way to spend time with the kids. Children are vain creatures...