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Author Archive: Asawari Joshi Salwan

Fostering dependence vs. fostering love

One thing that constantly nagged me over the last couple months was a takeaway from one of the parenting workshops that I did with a dear friend and highly experienced Coach and colleague Dr. Supreet...

Learning to Learn – How to Learn is More Important than What you Learn

Learning in itself has been a word of debate forever and from there stemmed our need to define what the difference between learning and education was. A third, very simple concept is literacy. What...

The Habit of Reading in Children is a Nurtured One

The habit of reading is a nurtured one. Not an inherited one. Many schools of thought and a highly debated subject but everybody will cohesively agree on the fact that reading is a habit that helps...

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...

Tantrums, and encouraging responsible behaviour in children

Anger and stress is all around us. We are dissatisfied with our maids, family members, colleagues, friends, bosses and most of the times, ourselves. But then we are also adults. We realize this. We...

Travelling with Children

Google “Travel with Children” and all that will pop up is an information overload about what precautions you can take while travelling with children, or children-friendly places, or...

What should the role of education be?

The understanding of Education, as we all know it, has not been questioned for generations now. We modify our textbooks to bring knowledge content up to date. We innovate on new subjects, train our...

How to Develop your Child’s Self-Confidence

I was sitting by the pool side, children of all age-groups splashing around in the summer sun and warm water, guided by their respective coaches. Something one of the coaches spoke aloud to one of...

Social Consequences of Today’s Parenting Practices

As our children grow, we look around and observe society undergoing irreversible changes. Every time we experience something positive or negative as a community, we are bound to brood upon societal...