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Sudha Kumar | ParentEdge - Part 2
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Choosing the best fit college

. If you have children entering high school and are considering sending them to the US for an undergraduate experience, you must read this.You can also read this if you simply wish to be better...

Helping your teen with career explorations

There are two kinds of children in this world, it appears- one that seem to know exactly what they want to do in life and the second, larger group that is still trying to figure things out. As such,...

Get a life, parents!

As parents we are always scrambling to find ways to keep our children occupied- are there week-end classes, what are the latest books for my kids to read and, if you are a teen’s parent,  is there...

Reading your way to good nutrition

As a family, we became more aware of packaged food labels some years back- it was my husband who drove that consciousness, especially with my daughter, who was then on the heavier side. In order to...

Batting for Day Cares

It goes without saying that a reliable support system is the pivot around which a family revolves. And this much more critical when you have young children and/or both parents pursuing careers....

Teens & Time Management

The high school years (Grades 9 -12) are crucial as they, whether one likes it or not, largely determine   the choices a student has in college and beyond. As such, all parents are concerned about...

Teen Talent Powers ParentEdge

As a mother of two independent and “expressive” teens, I am anyway quite convinced that kids of this generation have a lot of talent and ability. Even still, I must confess that my experience...

We are Like that Only

My son Shreyas has just completed his first year of undergrad in the US. He applied and got admission for an engineering program but within a span of a year, has changed his mind twice.  After the...

Are we throwing the baby out with the bathwater?

I have always kept my eyes and ears open for interesting articles on how children learn as a mother of two school going kids,  and how different systems across the world impart learning to children....

Teach Kids to Learn from Failure

An article by a friend “Bring on the failure” set me thinking on the Indian parent’s attitude towards failure of their kids. We have been taught, as we grew up, that it is important to do well;...