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  • India’s most comprehensive parenting portal, with excerpts from ParentEdge – India’s leading parenting magazine

Making the most of the elections

It’s election season in India. Indians are in the midst of voting representatives for the 17th Lok Sabha. The electronic media, newspapers and social media are agog with news, opinions and debates...

Keeping kids busy in the holidays…without summer camps

It’s that time of the year again when mothers of all varieties—stay-at-home, working-from-home, working part-time or full time—anxiously look for ways to keep their children engaged during the...

Lessons from the Learning Disability Clinic

“Part of the problem with the word ‘disabilities’ is that it immediately suggests an inability to see or hear or walk or do other things that many of us take for granted. But what of...

How can children learn life skills?

When I was in school, my father bought a Hermes Baby typewriter. He used it for some of his personal work. After he finished work, he would keep it in the Godrej cupboard. I never paid much attention...

Stepping “OUT” of the door!

As a mother of relatively younger children (aged 9 and 5), I crave for the time they will become self-sufficient and independent. Most of my time is spent in teaching the kids in...

College Applications: The Personal Essay: Tips

Narrating Your Life: Getting used to talking about yourself. Examples of how students can articulate who they are We have addressed in other blog posts how important it is to communicate who you are...

Work-Life Balance

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/).     This blog is dedicated to all our working Moms out there… The maintenance of a...

Social Consequences of Today’s Parenting Practices

As our children grow, we look around and observe society undergoing irreversible changes. Every time we experience something positive or negative as a community, we are bound to brood upon societal...

Is your Child being Sexually Abused? Recognising the Signs

  Last month I had done a post on teaching your kid the difference between right and wrong touch and today I will be discussing about recognising the signs that indicate that your child is...

Practising spirituality with children, the Play-Way method

              We all have been given a mission to be spiritual companions to our children, grandchildren, and young friends. There are many blessings to be shared...