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How to keep the silver shining – Helping children think creatively

I recently visited one of my former colleagues’ home. Her flat was impeccably maintained. As it happened when I arrived at her place, she was out and was on her way back. Her maid let me in....

A Summer Guide for Parents

Summer vacation is here for many families; a time for parents to bond with their kids or go on summer trips. For some parents, the couple of months in the year that make up the summer vacation are...

Empathy and Trust – must-haves in a Parent-Child relationship

(This blog is an excerpt from Ramen’s book Effective Parenting: A New Paradigm) “Stop trying to perfect your child but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him.” – Dr. Henker Last...

Children’s health in summer

We all look forward to a time of frolic when the summer arrives. All parents wish fervently that our children don’t fall sick, as we have a host of exciting activities for exploration and travel...

Teens and their relationships

Teenage or adolescence is an age marked by not only rampant hormonal and physical changes but also by intense emotional upheavals. The way a parent deals with their children in their teens can make...

Speaking up for oneself – a skill children should learn

I have observed that most people like to take a shortcut in life. Rarely have I found find someone backing all their tasks with complete effort; mostly, an easy route that requires minimum effort is...

Dealing with Exam Anxiety

It is the exam and assessment season once again. Visit any home with a young adult and you will see that life practically comes to a halt around this time of the year for every member of the family....

Grooming Children for Success

        Recently the academia of Delhi were all aflutter as Sunderajan Pichai, CEO, Google, was gracing the hallowed portals of Sri Ram College of Commerce. There was an...

How to become an effective parent

  Have you noticed that we as parents are less patient with and more scared of our children? And have you, at any point in time, thought that our parents were able to handle us better, compared...

Make the World Future-Ready for Our Children

A Brand New Year is here. There are resolutions galore. Is there someone trying to have a “parenting” resolution? Most probably no. When it comes to new year resolutions, perhaps parenting is a...