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Category Archive: 24x7 Parent, Blog, Good habits, Growing up in India

Be Safe, Stay Well

Vinitha Ramchandani There are two things that change in perspective when you become a parent: love and fear. When you get to be a parent you finally know the meaning of unconditional love (and you...

That boy in yellow nail-polish

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Lalita Iyer’s blog http://mommygolightly.wordpress.com/. A few months ago, I took Re for his first real haircut. His locks had grown beyond...

Vacationing with cousins

My drive to office today along one of the busiest roads in South Bangalore – Bannerghatta Road – was actually fun! The reason – everyone is out vacationing as 2012 draws to an end....

What is your kid watching?

This blog post has been contributed by Sia Mitra. Each decade brings out some revolutionary life changing technology. The nineties saw the cable T.V. boom shake the face of Indian society.  Brought...

The Myth of Discipline

This blog post has been contributed by Vinitha Ramchandani. A versatile media person, with hands-on work experience in print, electronic and digital media, Vinitha currently works as a senior editor...

Yet Another Parenting Dilemma

As a parent of a five-year old growing up outside of India, far away from the environment that influenced my childhood – I worry about a lot of things. Importantly, how to ensure that I bring up a...

Yours, Mine and theirs: How Children Add New Meaning to Festivals

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Lalita Iyer’s blog http://mommygolightly.wordpress.com/. A strange thing has been happening in my household for the past few months. Re pulls...

Change is good!

We are shifting houses this weekend, and with all the packing, moving, cleaning, et al – my kids are sometimes troubled. Will you pack all my toys? Will we have TV in the new house? Don’t...

My Experience as a Parent Volunteer at School

Yesterday was the annual event at my daughter’s school “Magic Puddles“. The theme this time was “Street Utsav” & the school team had roped in parent volunteers to...

Entering the mind of a child

Image courtesy: thegreeparent.co.uk You may say that I’m over analyzing, but today I would like to take a couple of feet off my already short 5 foot frame, subtract a quarter century from my...