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Author Archive: Aparna Balasundaram

But he started it! You got sibling rivalry?

‘Mom, Mom, look at me first, I can run faster than him!’… ‘But, its her fault, she hit me first’…’I know, you love him more…you always take his side’ For those of you that have more...

CELEBRATING YOUR CHILD’S FAILURES- AN INSPIRED LOOK AT 2014!

In case you are wondering where I am going with this, I do not blame you! Who ever heard of celebrating failures? Successes Yes…Failures NEVER! After all, we were always taught that failures bring...

The 3 Building Blocks of Good Parenting

The fact that you are reading this proves you want to be the best parent for your child! And that is the best start! I just did a workshop for  ‘first time’  parents and  it was heart-warming...

How to Build your Child’s Confidence – 3 Proven Practical Tips!

In my practice as a psychotherapist and parent coach, one of the parenting concerns I hear often is- ‘my child has no confidence…will she ever change…what should I do?’ The good news...

Managing parental anger

The first time you held your baby in your arms…all you could feel towards him was love…sweet , sweet overwhelming love, right? You never thought that one day this same sweet precious...

Modern School Bullying – What Must We Do to Prevent This?

It’s proven yet again that bullying exists and not just in high school! It prevails in all schools, be it a highly ranked school or not. The bullying incident captured by a student at Modern School...

Coping with Cyber Bullying: What Every Parent Needs to Know

When you and I were in school we might have experienced bullying, either personally or from a distance, in the classroom, the playground or recess time.  For our children today, bullying has taken...

Create the Family you Want

Setting Family Goals for 2014! Heard of the saying, ‘In comes the new and out goes the old’? Well, the same can hold true for your family! In this New Year, what if, out goes the whining, messy...

Raising Thankful Kids

With a silver spoon or a silver lining? As the year comes to an end, give your child the gift of gratitude. What am I talking about, you wonder?! Well, as a parent and as a professional working with...

Why Kids Lie and What Parents Can Do

‘Help! I think my 5 year old is turning into Pinocchio!! He lies with such a straight face! Where did I go wrong as a parent?!’ This was the frantic call I got from one of the mothers in my...