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Author Archive: ParentEdge

Ridikulus’s Ramblings

What the robbery victim said when he waved at the windshield of the thieves’ car: The hood winked.   What the restaurant manager said when a customer brought homecooked food to eat in the...

Professional Pransk with Professor U.Binhad

These aren’t your every day, run-of-the-mill whoopee cushion or switch-the-sugar-for-the-salt pranks – these are the real thing. Here’s how a few enterprising tricksters managed to hoodwink...

FlintoBox

Flinto is a learning activity box, with four to five different activities based on a theme — Wildlife Safari, Colour Scientist, Space Adventure, Fun with Lights and Shadows — that changes every...

Scenic Rail Journeys

Trains. At the mere mention of the word, memories of long, cross-country trips come to mind. Sipping masala chai, eating samosas, clambering onto the upper berths, making small talk with...

Cryptology as a Career

This feature is an attempt by ParentEdge to bring not-verywell- known professions into the spotlight. We do hope that you will take the research further with your children.   The word Cryptology...

Studying in Europe

“An unknown force is calling me Perhaps the voice of that star perched on the last height Perhaps the desire to see the spaces that conceal Europe.” – Hélène Baronne d’Oettingen, The...

Educational Television

Way back in 1959, television made its entry into Indian homes on an experimental basis for just two hours a week. 53 years later, the Indian television industry has grown from asingle channel,...

Banana Walnut Muffins

  Horror stories about childhood obesity and juvenile diabetes seem to be floating around town and you can’t help but wonder “is there anything healthythat my child might actually enjoy...

Academic Excellence or All-Round Development?

Indian parents have traditionally focused on academics, sometimes to the exclusion of all otheractivities such as sports, music, dance, art and drama (except for certain pockets in the country where...

Some Remedies and Pain Relievers for Exam Fever

When exam time rolls around, children are under immense pressure. Whether it’s worrying about outcomes that impact their future or meeting expectations (their own or of others), it can be very...