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Category Archive: Blog, Good habits

Fostering dependence vs. fostering love

One thing that constantly nagged me over the last couple months was a takeaway from one of the parenting workshops that I did with a dear friend and highly experienced Coach and colleague Dr. Supreet...

Give your Children the Gift of Yoga

Inspired by methods of introducing meditation to children, I was also driven to understand how children could benefit from yoga. I decided to initially check out expert views and thoughts. This idea...

Christmas Celebrations: A Fresh Take on the Tradition of Giving

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog. Holidays are a joyous and memorable occasion that we share with our friends and family. We keep the tradition of giving by...

The Habit of Reading in Children is a Nurtured One

The habit of reading is a nurtured one. Not an inherited one. Many schools of thought and a highly debated subject but everybody will cohesively agree on the fact that reading is a habit that helps...

Introducing Children to Meditation

Meditation is an excellent way to unwind after an eventful day. Life can at times be stressful, triggered by various factors such as work, family and life in general. Our children are not immune to...

Respecting your Child’s Viewpoint

“What do you think I should do?” I do not remember the exact circumstance, but when I saw our daughter respond to a particular situation, I said to myself, “Ah! She is not a kid anymore.” It...

Why I cried today – Child Sexual Abuse

I live in Bangalore and on 17th July 2014, the newspapers, online new media and TV channels were full of a rape of a 6-year old school girl inside the premises of a school of high repute. This...

Eye of the Matter – Checking your Child’s Eyesight

I am myopic. I have been wearing glasses since I was about twelve. However long before that I had difficulty reading from the blackboard. I used to try and get one of the front benches. After a while...

Two Conversations with a Child

One “Rahul…” “Rahul…” “RAHUL….” “Ya Dad” “Mom said you need help in your maths” “Not really, I can manage Dad.” “Oh! You can manage on your own now…don’t need any...

To quit or not?

Recently,  my son came to me asking if he could quit his tabla classes. And not just temporarily, as he had often done during exams, for instance.  No, this time he wanted to quit for good. And for...