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Vaccinations for Adolescents

“Vaccines save lives; fear endangers them. It’s a simple message parents need to keep hearing.” – Jeffrey Kluge Although adolescent immunization is currently not covered by...

Teaching your children about the natural world

We introduce our kids to some common animals at a very young age. Which child will not know Cat, Dog, Monkey, Lion and birds like Crow, Pigeon, or Parrots? I realized that however, our children are...

Do you talk to God, grandpa?

I think God created GrandParenthood to help us understand that we are capable of such unconditional love, affection, patience, tolerance for ambiguity, optimism, positive outlook, cheerfulness, fun,...

Should we Bring Old Values Back into Vogue?

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog. We all do it subconsciously, try to instil habits and values that we learnt as a child into our own children. But how many of...

Suicidal Adolescents

Much has been said and written about suicide and its prevalence among the youth, especially in today’s world, when the average tolerance level of not only the youngsters but also the adults has...

Encouraging a Passion for Reading

This blog is an excerpt from Ramen’s parenting book,“Effective Parenting: A New Paradigm”. Of all the things my father taught me, possibly the one that I cherish the most is the value of...

Talking to a Child about a Traumatic Event

Children these days are pretty smart and mature for their age as compared to us when we were young. There are certain things that we need to shield kids from and certain things we should inform them...

Book Review: Girls to the Rescue, for age 10+: A Must-Read for Girl Empowerment!

We have discussed what “Being boys” mean in today’s world….we can’t leave our girls behind…..can we? If there’s anything that has gone through a metamorphosis of role and status….it...

Announcing the ParentEdge Annual Book Review Contest 2015!

We are back with our third Annual Book Review Contest for children of all age groups. Last year’s contest was fun and successful, with over 130 entries from across the country. Many schools were...

Letters to my Daughter: Best Gift I Could Give my Daughter – Gift of a Knowledgeable and Wise Parent

This is a letter I wrote to my daughter and subsequently posted on my personal blog. I wrote this letter to teach her to value life, learning and wisdom more than material valuables. On her 2nd...