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Category Archive: Blog, Daily Ponderings, Growing up in India, Theories and Philosophy

Game for Change for Grandparents ?

This post has been contributed by Srinivasan T. The other day I sat down to list the day to day activities of typical grand parents. Topping the list was of course the “ idiot box- “couch...

Meeting the Tiger Mom

Last week, I attended a talk by Amy Chua, the author of  the book, “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.’ A year ago, a provocative review of her book by Wall Street Journal propelled her...

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...

The Power of Traditions

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. One of my favourite festivals is Raksha bandhan, or Rakhi. I love it because, one, it celebrates the unique and special bond between brother and...

A Parent’s Role in Enhancing Kids’ Self-Esteem

This blog post has been contributed by Sagarika Sadhukhan “Parents” the word itself is so emotional and expressive. For a mother, God has given us the boon to feel a child all from inside and of...

Recalibrating – Work and Society

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. One of the issues that interest and resonate with me (and doubtless, with all women/mothers), is the issue of women, and work, and the unequal...

Go Grab it While You Can

This blog post has been contributed by Tina George. I recently returned from a two month vacation in Kerala, India, with my retired parents. My daughter Myrah was three months when we reached and in...

The Gen Y Parents

We have often heard about kids of this generation being extra smart, gadget friendly, pampered, et al – in short, not the way we grew up. I have often, criticised them myself for watching too...

Good cop ! Bad cop !

Most of you are familiar with this term. Frequently used in interrogating suspects, this process involves 2 police officers : while one plays the “good cop” trying to be sympathetic, the...

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;...