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Category Archive: Blog, Education and Career, Learning

Teaching your Child to Love Maths: Tips

These tips have been contributed by Akhila Jha from Bangalore, the Winner of our ‘Does your Child Like Maths?’ contest. I started Loving Math in Grade 9 – ever since I realized I...

What should the role of education be?

The understanding of Education, as we all know it, has not been questioned for generations now. We modify our textbooks to bring knowledge content up to date. We innovate on new subjects, train our...

What would your 10 year old son do?

My friend and I were talking about a career decision he would have to make soon. He had an excellent offer to work abroad. It was really tempting. He was keen. His wife was in two minds. His parents...

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...

How to Raise Entrepreneurial Kids

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/).   Tomorrow’s world will be run by today’s children. As a parent bringing up your children...

What to Do when Kids Ask Tough Questions

Kids ask questions. Whenever they want, wherever they like. They ask because they are curious. They ask because they think you know. If they knew that they can get those answers somewhere else, they...

Boosting immunity in children

This is a Guest Blog contributed by Dr. Madhu Goel, Bariatric Physician, Centre for Metabolic Surgery, Nova Specialty Surgery. The change can start with eliminating all the junk food. Recent...

The Common Cold

  My adored English teacher in primary school inspired most of us in her class to become fascinated with poetry. I remember one particular poem “The Common Cold” written by A.P...

Battling Childhood Obesity

This is a Guest blog post from Dr. Ramen Goel (MBBS, MS, FICS (USA),FIAGES, FALS), a  highly trained gastro-intestinal surgeon with 20 years of experience, amongst the pioneers of bariatric surgery...

All About Allergies (part 3): Food and Drug allergy

This is part 3 of a 3-part series of blogs on allergies. Read the first blog here: http://parentedge.in/all-about-allergies-part-1/ and the second part here:...