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Scheduled Parenting

Namrataa is a certified Life Coach and Founder of Life Beyond Motherhood. She specialises in coaching mothers on finding their life balance. She can be reached at namrataa@lifebeyondmotherhood.com ....

How becoming a parent changed my attitude towards food

Becoming a parent has changed me a lot, and one of the dimensions is definitely what I eat. I remember that at my first job, whenever I had to stay late (which was practically everyday!), I would...

Instilling punctuality

I recently watched Bhaag Milkha Bhaag with my family at a multiplex. As we had neglected to book tickets in advance, we ended up sitting in the first row nearest the screen. The show started at 8.25...

All About Allergies (part 2): Indoor and Outdoor Allergens

This is part 2 of a 3-part series of blogs on allergies. Read the first blog here: http://parentedge.in/all-about-allergies-part-1/. In this blog, I wish to share some information on how we can...

To Praise or Not to Praise

Sridhar Ramanathan also blogs at www.ideasrs.com.   I have grown up on a diet of healthy praise. Especially from my father. In many families praise does not come easily to people. Even if...

Teach them Values (part 8 of 12)

This blog is the eighth of a 12-part series on ‘Parenting is a Journey’. Ignatius Fernandez also blogs at http://thechildisfatheroftheman.blogspot.in/. A band of fierce men stormed a chapel,...

Approaching the Application School Supplement

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...

Fats and oils – the more you know the better for you and your family!

I had written an article on fats in the Nutrition and Wellness section of ParentEdge in March 2013. This was the first article I wrote for the magazine, and I chose fat as the topic as it is...

Why Having Choices Should be a Choice for Children

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...

I have tuberculosis!

  This is what my son (in III grade now) told me one evening. I had to visit our doctor for a viral infection, and while waiting there, my son had read this flyer on “tuberculosis”...