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Why do Children Lie?

I must have been 10 years old. I was caught telling a lie. My father cornered me, gave me a tight slap and thundered, “Who taught you to tell a lie?” Afraid that I would get a few more slaps, I...

Holiday Art – Create from Scrap!

Christmas or any another festival, we humans pretty much imitate the busy activity of a beehive during festive seasons. However, before the crowd attacks the shopping centers, newspapers speak out...

The Efficacy of Alternative Forms of Medicine

I come from a lineage of medical physicians specialising in different streams. There are instances where we have had livid arguments and there have been moments of cognizance that come to my mind...

Does liberation for women impact the quality of nurturing and care children receive?

This blog has been contributed by Kesang Menezes, Faciliator, Parenting Matters I am currently deeply immersed in reading “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg (COO of Facebook). It’s a fabulous book in...

Christmas Celebrations: A Fresh Take on the Tradition of Giving

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog. Holidays are a joyous and memorable occasion that we share with our friends and family. We keep the tradition of giving by...

Inclusive Education: Integrating Special Needs Children within Mainstream Schools

This blog post has been contributed by Deepa Garwa. I have been asked this question many times. Sometimes by people who were well meaning  and a lot of times by those who were not. People have asked...

What Santa Claus Teaches Us

The holiday season is here and most schools have winter holidays starting from December 25th to January 1st. Ask any kid and he will say that Christmas is the best festival. Why? You ask your tiny...

My Experience Working at ParentEdge Magazine

This blog has been contributed by Ashmita Chatterjee, Student Editor of the upcoming Jan-Feb 2015 issue of the magazine. I worked as the student editor at ParentEdge Magazine from June – August...

Book Recommendations: Christmas Stories for your Children

  Divya Purandar is a practising advocate, wife to an IT professional and mom to an eight year old brat. She began blogging at One Story a Day: Reliving Childhood while living in the US as she...

The Habit of Reading in Children is a Nurtured One

The habit of reading is a nurtured one. Not an inherited one. Many schools of thought and a highly debated subject but everybody will cohesively agree on the fact that reading is a habit that helps...