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Category Archive: Blog, Diaries of the young parent, Growing up in India

Answering a Child’s Questions on Skin Colour

“Mum, I wish to have a white skin colour.” It didn’t exactly pull the rug out from under my feet, but it definitely amused me. She is just 5! And I didn’t expect it to biff me like greased...

Have you taught your child to respect women?

This blog is an excerpt from Ramen’s parenting book,“Effective Parenting: A New Paradigm”. Leaders, politicians, feminists have been yelling from the roof tops, talking about women’s...

Should we handle our children with care?

  I was having my regular weekly chat with Mrs. K. She informed me that she had just returned from the doctor. “Doctor? Is everything ok?” Just the name of a doctor fills one with an unnamed...

Should we Bring Old Values Back into Vogue?

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog. We all do it subconsciously, try to instil habits and values that we learnt as a child into our own children. But how many of...

Worrying over Worms

If you have a toddler who loves the outdoors like I do you’re sure to worry that your child might have worms thriving in her body. Many vague symptoms are attributed to worm infestations like...

The Goliath of Technology

This blog is an excerpt from Ramen’s parenting book,“Effective Parenting: A New Paradigm”. Today technology has swamped every aspect of our life and living. Children, in particular, are busy...

Left-handed children: making it easier for them

“Discrimination, everywhere. Based on caste, sex or religion. And now on internet service provider. It is too much.” I was chaffing over the Net Neutrality issue and how a basic freedom of the...

The Importance of Playdates

When a fellow blogger and a good friend mentioned on her FB timeline about arranging a playdate for her son with one of his schoolmateS, I thought about the word, googled it and realised that THE...

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...

Kick out the KIK App from your child’s phone: Online safety

Children these days are quite net and smart phone savvy. They not only know how to operate any gadget but also download all the games and apps they want for themselves. But like everything else in...