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Rooting for India

The third issue of ParentEdge features an interesting cover story – raising children to straddle both Indian and global worlds. Don’t worry, there are no spoilers in this blog post. I...

A Market Opportunity in Education

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. I noticed large ads in the Delhi papers recently, touting the opening of 2 new Shiv Nadar Schools, in Noida and Gurgaon. Yes these are the...

Working on School Projects

My daughter, predictably, demands that her project should be the best in class (she is well on her way to being a competitive Tam Brahm!). And so it is that I find myself moaning and groaning over...

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...

Separation Anxiety – 2

It has begun. In another 15 days, you will be entering the portals of ‘big’ school – complete with longer hours (four hours!), school buses, school lunches and more independence....

Creating a Passion for Learning in Children

The launch event of ParentEdge on 5 July had a 20-minute panel discussion on “Creating a passion for learning among children.” The panellists for the session were Dr. Sandhya Koushik,...

And the moral of the story is…

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. As part of his holiday homework, my son was asked to read a few fairy tales, and write a review about each, specifying the moral of each tale....

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...

The New Academic Year Has Begun (Apologies to Cats )

As I looked out of my window this rainy morning and watched the morning school rush, I was reminded of these lines of the song Memory from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. June marks the beginning of...

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...