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Category Archive: Article, Blog, Daily Ponderings, Everyday Parenting, Growing up in India, Parenting, Teen Parenting

Teens and their relationships

Teenage or adolescence is an age marked by not only rampant hormonal and physical changes but also by intense emotional upheavals. The way a parent deals with their children in their teens can make...

Growing Pains

“Mom, today we had a workshop in the school,” Darling Daughter chirped. “On what?” “Oh studying abroad and all that. There were representatives of a few universities from Canada and the USA...

How to Use Technology to Keep your Family Together

This is a Guest Blog contributed by Amy Williams. Williams is a free-lance journalist based in Southern California and mother of two. As a parent, she enjoys spreading the word on positive parenting...

Binge Eating in Adolescence

Raj is a 14 yr. old school going adolescent. His room is his world – he studies, sleeps, chats with friends, and listens to music, all from his room. It looks like a typical bedroom, except for...

Vaccinations for Adolescents

“Vaccines save lives; fear endangers them. It’s a simple message parents need to keep hearing.” – Jeffrey Kluge Although adolescent immunization is currently not covered by...

Suicidal Adolescents

Much has been said and written about suicide and its prevalence among the youth, especially in today’s world, when the average tolerance level of not only the youngsters but also the adults has...

Taking your Teen for Therapy – Tips and Suggestions

You spotted something unusual about your child’s behaviour, or, perhaps saw that your child is being increasingly sensitive about small things. Just about anything that deviates from your child’s...

It’s All in the Mind: Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Its’ all about appearance, be it perceived or real. Research suggests that most people form their opinion about others in the first 3 – 5 seconds of meeting them. Is it any wonder then, that most...

Net Neutrality: Making Children Aware

I was sitting in the park after a vigorous jog, cooling my heels, literally. It was a balmy evening , unusually pleasant for March which otherwise is hot as Hades. The park was the scene of hectic...

The Teen Connect

Ramendra Kumar is a national award winning author with 25 books to his name.  Ramen’s work has been published in several Indian and foreign languages and six of his books have been recommended as...