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My Experience at ParentEdge

This is a contribution from Darshini R., who was the Student Editor for Issue 4 (Jan-Feb 2012) of ParentEdge. I was lucky to work with ParentEdge as one of their Student Editors, because I learnt so...

What I learned at ParentEdge

This is a contribution from Amrutha Sivakumar, who was the Student Editor for Issue 3 (Nov-Dec. 2011) of ParentEdge. If tomorrow I had to go to a job interview and talk about my most profound...

Teens & Time Management

The high school years (Grades 9 -12) are crucial as they, whether one likes it or not, largely determine   the choices a student has in college and beyond. As such, all parents are concerned about...

Is Handwriting a Dying Art?

Recently I was clearing up a long forgotten cupboard when I found an old fountain pen.  The pen took my straight back to my early school years – the mess of a leaky pen, the morning ritual of...

The Holy Grail of College Admissions – The Essay

I was reading an essay about the college essay in the Time magazine and decided to share my experience as a mother of a High school senior in the middle of her application process. When we were in...

A Parent’s Role in Enhancing Kids’ Self-Esteem

This blog post has been contributed by Sagarika Sadhukhan “Parents” the word itself is so emotional and expressive. For a mother, God has given us the boon to feel a child all from inside and of...

Teen Talent Powers ParentEdge

As a mother of two independent and “expressive” teens, I am anyway quite convinced that kids of this generation have a lot of talent and ability. Even still, I must confess that my experience...

Want to Study Abroad? Here are Some Tips

If you are the parent of a teenager out of school and weighing your options of studying abroad, you are probably one harried mother/father spending hours google-ing and downloading brochures, talking...

We are Like that Only

My son Shreyas has just completed his first year of undergrad in the US. He applied and got admission for an engineering program but within a span of a year, has changed his mind twice.  After the...

My son…my teacher

This post has been contributed by Venkatesh Mahadevan. My son Ankush, “cooldude” as he likes to be called, just appeared for his Board Exams and got his results. India has several seasons, the...