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Category Archive: Blog, Daily Ponderings, Diaries of the young parent

What Santa Claus Teaches Us

The holiday season is here and most schools have winter holidays starting from December 25th to January 1st. Ask any kid and he will say that Christmas is the best festival. Why? You ask your tiny...

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...

Behavioural Issues in Toddlers, and Dealing with These

As a mother of a six year old, I too have had certain behavioural issues with Prince A when he was about three years old. However, I was adamant that I will not let his issues grow with him, so I...

Travels of a Working Mother

I generally don’t travel much as part of my job, but recently I’ve had to don the traveller’s hat, stand in queues for visa and brave the 10 hour+ journey across the seas. For...

The 3 Building Blocks of Good Parenting

The fact that you are reading this proves you want to be the best parent for your child! And that is the best start! I just did a workshop for  ‘first time’  parents and  it was heart-warming...

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...

Infant and Toddler Stimulation at Home

“If we all could see the world through eyes of a child, we would see the magic in everything.” – Chee Vai Tang Parenthood blesses you with anxiety .As parents we often want our children to have...

Start your Child’s Education Early

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/). Studies have shown that the most important period of a child’s life is their first five years. ...

Encouraging problem-solving and creative thinking in children

I have a friend in Australia. When we met some time ago, he told me about his daughter and her school. I was fascinated by the story he told me about how they teach arithmetic to the kids. Homework...