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What kids can learn from the Sochi Olympics about persistence

The winter Olympics 2014 begins today in Sochi, Russia, and goes on until the 23rd of February. Like its summer counterpart, it is expected to be a grand spectacle, and thousands of people across the...

A Practical Approach to Spirituality for Kids

Kalyani Shankar is a mother of twins and works as a German Linguist in an MNC. Amidst the jam-packed busy life of a working mother, she looks forward to spending quality time with her kids when back...

Celebrities have to be positive role models for children

I woke up this morning to news of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death due to an apparent drug overdose. I was sad and upset- unreasonably so as I did not know him at all, except for his acting. What an...

Using Punishment to Discipline: Does it Work?

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...

The Republic Day Tableaux

Republic Day dawned, cold and foggy. I got ready for this annual event – the 65th to be precise. “What time is the Parade?” I queried. “9.30” said Pa-in-law. “Oh its 26th January today...