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

What should the role of education be?

The understanding of Education, as we all know it, has not been questioned for generations now. We modify our textbooks to bring knowledge content up to date. We innovate on new subjects, train our...

Protecting your Child’s Health during the Monsoons

Monsoon Musings Double standards do not agitate me anymore. I have come to believe that most of us have three sets of standards: one that we set for ourselves and rationalise if we don’t attain,...

What would your 10 year old son do?

My friend and I were talking about a career decision he would have to make soon. He had an excellent offer to work abroad. It was really tempting. He was keen. His wife was in two minds. His parents...

Is passion over-rated?

“Got the job, so that’s great news. I think I’m going to have to work very hard but that’s probably a good thing ” My husband and I got this short email from our 21+ year old...

6 Awesome Parenting Resources Found Online

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/). Good parenting is all about trial and error. Nobody is born with all the super mom or super dad...

Bollywood, My Son and I

I remember growing up enjoying and laughing through movies like Golmaal, Amar Akbar Anthony and Khushboo. And, I remember my parents rationing my TV time during exams. I remember buying tapes of and...

My experience as Student Editor at ParentEdge

This blog post has been contributed by Tulika Misra, Student Editor of Issue 12 (May-June 2013) of ParentEdge. My experience with ParentEdge in February 2013 was entirely accidental but one of the...

How to get a Fussy Eater to Eat Healthy Food

Transforming your fussy eater toddler into someone who loves food can be a mammoth task if you have a child like mine who doesn’t even want to taste anything new, let alone eat it. But I...

Understanding the role of fibre

    Definitely children in urban India are undergoing a worrying “nutrition transition”. There is clear evidence to show that their diets have become higher in fat and refined processed food...

Choosing to Give Birth to a Child with Special Needs

This blog post has been contributed by Deepa Garwa. A teacher by profession and a writer by choice, Deepa Garwa is an opinionated blogger, a self advocate on disabilities and a parenting enthusiast....