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Category Archive: 24x7 Parent, Blog, Diaries of the young parent, Learning

Toddler Love

This blog post has been contributed by Tina George. I had a small accident last month and ended up with a fracture on my foot. When you lose the use of one foot, you lose a lot of things. You lose...

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...

Slow down day (and life)

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. My son was sick today, running a high temperature in the afternoon. Towards the evening, I wasn’t feeling too great myself and so we two...

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....

Less is More

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. Growing up in a fairly typical middle-class family in the 70s and 80s and not having a luxurious or pampered lifestyle in any sense of the word,...

Toy Libraries

I live in a miniscule apartment in Mumbai, where, needless to say, we experience a constraint of space. Imagine my horror when I realised that my daughter was growing up and was now old enough to...

Does the city matter?

This blog post has been contributed by Sukanya Badri. When we talk about opportunities that exist for children today, how many of us actually realise that the quality of such choices is also very...

Cricket – An Integral Part of an Indian Kid’s Education

This blog post was contributed by Jayanthi Badrinath. My 9 year old son is passionate about (what else) cricket and is part of a cricket coaching academy. He was part of an under -11 team that played...