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Author Archive: Ramya Srinivasan

Entering the mind of a child

Image courtesy: thegreeparent.co.uk You may say that I’m over analyzing, but today I would like to take a couple of feet off my already short 5 foot frame, subtract a quarter century from my...

Help ! My child has “allergies”

Show me one child who has grown up without cold and cough, and I’ll show you a miracle. As I join the multitude of parents juggling with anti histamines, inhalers, nebulizers and cough syrups,...

My Mother

This article was written by : Mr. S. Ramakrishnasayee (Principal, DAV-BHEL School, Vellore, TN) There were times when I wondered how it was possible for her to be as busy as a bee, to think and work...

5 Lessons from a Viral Time

 Winter to summer transition in Bangalore and it is viral time – gastritis for some and cold/cough/wheezing for others. My kids, as per their genetic make-up fall in the latter category and we...

Now he Sits Down, Now he Runs, Now he is Here, Now he is Not !

I’ve often heard parents talking about how difficult it is to get their child(ren) to sit down for a project or to do homework. Back then, with just a toddler on my hands, and my only...

Battle of all times – Sibling Rivalry

A familiar story to every parent of two or more children, “sibling rivalry” can sometimes really stress out a mother. I have 2 kids – a 7 year old boy, Rohan and an almost 3 year...

What are Little Boys made of?

“Frogs and Tails and puppy dog tails, That’s what little boys are made of… What are little girls made of ? Sugar and spice and everything nice That’s what little girls are...

D Day has arrived

The entire ParentEdge team, right from the student editors who helped in getting the issue together, the authors who pieced together their favourite articles and columns, the marketers who helped in...

The Adventures of Motherhood

Motherhood, if nothing else, is adventurous. I am sitting on the terrace of my toddler’s playschool next to the fire escape – writing this blogpost. My daughter cries to go to school and...

Want to Study Abroad? Here are Some Tips

If you are the parent of a teenager out of school and weighing your options of studying abroad, you are probably one harried mother/father spending hours google-ing and downloading brochures, talking...