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

Encouraging Curiosity in a Child

One of the everlasting memories every parent has is that of their child asking questions. Some quote – “The questions go and on!” “The questions are across so many thought processes” “The...

Respecting your Child’s Viewpoint

“What do you think I should do?” I do not remember the exact circumstance, but when I saw our daughter respond to a particular situation, I said to myself, “Ah! She is not a kid anymore.” It...

Understanding your Paediatrician

“We have turned doctors into gods and worship their deity by offering up our bodies and our souls – not to mention our worldly goods. And yet paradoxically, they are the most vulnerable of...

Getting your Children and Yourself to Exercise

This is a Guest Blog by Lt Cdr (Retd.) Richa Ingle Deo, a Life Strategist Coach, who in her free time writes scripts for animated series like Chhota Bheem, Krishna Balram, Kumbh Karan. Her...

Application Time: Support your Child Without being Overly Involved

Parents can be a valuable resource in preparing for college, but remember who is actually going to college! As you can imagine, I have an assortment of different parents who come along with the most...

My Experience as Student Editor at ParentEdge

This blog has been contributed by Ramya Ramalingam, Student Editor of Issue 20 (september-October 2014) of ParentEdge. Around April 2013, I started writing short articles for ParentEdge magazine,...

A Review of ‘Rays and Rains’ by Aparajita Bose

Aparajita Bose was one of ParentEdge’s earliest bloggers and contributed some lovely pieces on parenting—simple, everyday musings, her observations, lessons learnt on her journey as a parent. And...

Dealing with Serious Injuries in School

When my son joined his new school – we all were happy for him – but few days into the new school the enthusiasm was replaced with tantrums and his repeated requests of either to change the school...

Disability: It’s all in the Mind

This blog post has been contributed by Deepa Garwa. There is an old adage about age, that age is an issue of mind, if you don’t mind it doesn’t matter. After being a mother of a special needs...

Being a Calm Parent – Some Tips for You

Bringing up children can be very rewarding and enjoyable but it can also be stressful and frustrating. Most of us feel wound up and lose our temper, which we regret later. But the point is for us to...