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Decoding the doctor’s prescription: why we prescribe the way we do!

My mother pasted this poem on my cupboard the day I was enrolled into medical college: “Celebrated authors across the land Wield the pen like a magic wand But the words of greatest admiration Are...

Helping your child cope with exam stress

My son has been writing his class 12 exams during the last two weeks and it has been a stressful period for everybody at home. His strong dislike of rote learning (which is unfortunately the norm in...

How to treat CWSN? Learning from Maysoon Zayid

“If there is an Oppression Olympics – I would be a gold medalist. I am Palestinian, I am a Muslim, I am a female, I am a virgin, I live in New Jersey with Palsy.” – Maysoon...

Encouraging independent thinking in a child

“What do you think?” I was just eight years old when my father asked me this question one day. My mother had tried a new dish but it did not come out well. My parents were discussing how...

How to Raise Entrepreneurial Kids

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/).   Tomorrow’s world will be run by today’s children. As a parent bringing up your children...

9 1/2 Important Steps to Preparing for the SAT Reasoning Test

1. Not all tests are equal! The first thing that you should know is that there is an alternative to the SAT called the ACT. Back when I went to college (when the dinosaurs still roamed the earth) the...

Happy Holi

There’s nothing more exhilirating than being surrounded by friends splashing bright colours and cool water on a sun -drenched morning! After a long hiatus of almost 20 years, I joined my kids...

Modern School Bullying – What Must We Do to Prevent This?

It’s proven yet again that bullying exists and not just in high school! It prevails in all schools, be it a highly ranked school or not. The bullying incident captured by a student at Modern School...

Teach your Kids to Differentiate between Right and Wrong Touch

As parents we often face this dilemma, whether to talk to our children about the sexual abuse that is commonly prevalent amongst young kids or not. I am sure most mothers would agree with me when I...

Say Yes to Honey!

Being a nutritionist I have always wondered about the health benefits of honey–should I look at it as just another source of sugar? Or should I view it differently given the kind of associations...