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Category Archive: Blog, Hobbies and Interests

Keeping UP with the Jains

A friend told me a very interesting story. She, her husband and their eighteen year old son were to attend a wedding.They were invited by the bride’s father, who happened to be loaded. The...

Fun with Fingerpaint

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/). Looking for something fun and creative to do with your child? How about painting with their...

To quit or not?

Recently,  my son came to me asking if he could quit his tabla classes. And not just temporarily, as he had often done during exams, for instance.  No, this time he wanted to quit for good. And for...

Reading maketh a full (wo)man

“Reading maketh a full man” “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the...

To Nature we Turn

Sakshi Nanda went from studying Literature to serving the print media and finally settling with two publishing houses who called her editor for a couple of hard-bounds, no more! She writes as a...

5 Christmas Movies to Watch with your Family

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/). Christmas is coming soon! You can feel the excitement in the air – the love, the goodwill, the...

Jazz up your pics

The last time around I had blogged about how to take great photos of your children. This time, continuing the theme, I would like to spend some time on what to do with your pictures after clicking...

Summer Reading

Prab Singh heads CollegeSource (http://thecollegesource.net/), an organisation that provides life coaching to adolescents and support to their family through the process of deciding their higher...

The Choice Trap: This AND That. Not This OR That.

Sridhar Ramanathan also blogs at www.ideasrs.com. This is the story of a mother and daughter. And the unique way in which the mother made a crucial decision. The daughter PS was in her final year...

Interning at ParentEdge

Shraddha was the Student Editor of Issue 9 (Nov-Dec 2012) of the magazine. My sister, Visruthi, the Student Editor of the anniversary issue of ParentEdge, was desperate. She needed someone to...