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Children’s health in summer

We all look forward to a time of frolic when the summer arrives. All parents wish fervently that our children don’t fall sick, as we have a host of exciting activities for exploration and travel...

Teens and their relationships

Teenage or adolescence is an age marked by not only rampant hormonal and physical changes but also by intense emotional upheavals. The way a parent deals with their children in their teens can make...

The Masti Quotient – The importance of Joy in parent-child interactions

You have heard of IQ, EQ and now even PQ. Let me share with you on another equally important quotient – MQ or Masti Quotient. I know, I know, you proabably think I have lost my marbles – Why...

Speaking up for oneself – a skill children should learn

I have observed that most people like to take a shortcut in life. Rarely have I found find someone backing all their tasks with complete effort; mostly, an easy route that requires minimum effort is...

Women’s Day Special – Book Review – “Big Hero size zero”

Every year around this time, we find numerous write-ups and discussions in the media, symposiums and talks in educational institutions, and musical/cultural events revolving around what has now...

“Interning at ParentEdge – my experience” – Anamika Nair

Anamika Nair interned with ParentEdge for the January-February 2016 issue. In this blog, she shares her experience as an intern.   I love writing because I can rant about absolutely anything....

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

It is the exam and assessment season once again. Visit any home with a young adult and you will see that life practically comes to a halt around this time of the year for every member of the family....

Parenting during a crisis

  I was a scholarship holder studying in the best school in Andhra Pradesh – Hyderabad Public School. Until half way through class nine I maintained a record of being among the top three...

Grooming Children for Success

        Recently the academia of Delhi were all aflutter as Sunderajan Pichai, CEO, Google, was gracing the hallowed portals of Sri Ram College of Commerce. There was an...

Differently abled not disabled – Two books for children on this theme

  Ira Singhal, a differently-abled woman topped last year’s IAS exams and has become a youth icon for everyone, including people with disabilities. On the other hand, a differently-abled...