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Category Archive: Blog, Diaries of the young parent

Letters to my Daughter: Be the Queen of your Kingdom. Not the Wife of your King!

Zeffirra Husein works with a private equity firm, is married to a workaholic surgeon and is a mother to a beautiful girl. Her days are crazy, juggling between work, home, her darling daughter,...

Teaching Gender Equality to our Sons from Childhood

I recently came across a blog post that talked about teaching gender equality to our sons from childhood. The blogger talked about dispelling some of the common stereotypes attached with gender, for...

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...

Parenting the Shy Child; Are you Creating Labels for your Child to Live By?

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog Picture this; on your way back from your child’s school, you meet a neighbor in the parking lot. Your neighbor makes friendly...

The Spirit of Valentine’s Day – A Day of Love and Harmony

With Valentine’s Day round the corner and with everybody talking about it, my six year old asks me “Ma what is so special about Valentine’s Day?” At first, I was perplexed and wondered how I...

Parenting and the Meal-Time Tamasha

This blog post has been contributed by Aditi Dutta. Aditi Sarkar Dutta is a full time mother and part time writer. She holds a Master’s degree in Organisational Social Psychology from the London...

What I Learnt from my Child

The moment I forget that I am her mother and have given birth to her, things get simpler. The moment I start respecting her choices, no matter how ignorant, or senseless they are or seem to me, I am...

5 Tips for a Family Digital Detox

Is your daughter refusing to eat without playing her favourite game on the iPad? Are the bicycles at home getting rusty? Are you worried about gadget time increasing day after day? Then it’s the...

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...