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Category Archive: Blog, Diaries of the young parent, Good habits

The Art of Sharing in Kids

                    Not so sure if I can put this post under “Diaries of the young parent” !! At 34, I cannot presume to be called young – but with a 2 year old daughter , I think...

Learning to Think out of the Box from your Kids

                  The other day, my 14 year old nephew called me to ask if my daughter (a year older than him) could stop by his place for a brief bit on her way back from school. I...

Happy Birthday to You

My daughter turns 2 on Sunday and I am yet to get her a new dress, yet to think of a gift, yet to order the cake, yet to invite people over,… Do I belong to a rare species? Apparently, not. While...

Role Reversal

                            Not so recently, my son, who is a first year undergrad student, had come home during his school break, and I showed him something I had written and asked for...

Raising Self-Reliant Children

             As a mother of two strong willed teenagers, I have been learning how to be an effective parent while, at the same time, letting go, in the last few years! Figuring out that...

Cricket – An Integral Part of an Indian Kid’s Education

This blog post was contributed by Jayanthi Badrinath. My 9 year old son is passionate about (what else) cricket and is part of a cricket coaching academy. He was part of an under -11 team that played...