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Helping your child cope with exam stress

My son has been writing his class 12 exams during the last two weeks and it has been a stressful period for everybody at home. His strong dislike of rote learning (which is unfortunately the norm in...

Fostering a Love for Learning in your Child

So, your child does not sit in one place when it’s time for homework? Let us rewind back to the time when the child was a toddler. If you spend a fair bit of time with the child early on, reading,...

What parents can teach their kids about Mandela

The world is mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, an extraordinary man, a symbol of strength, dignity, leadership, survival and courage. Our children’s generation (many of whom were born after...

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...

Studying in Europe

  I live in a university town, and as the summer wanes and the cooler climes set in, the students are back, both old and new, like pigeons coming home to roost.  There are many desi  faces...

Finding ‘Best-Fit’ Colleges, Part 2: Researching the Schools

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...

Finding ‘Best-Fit’ Colleges, Part 1: Your Preferences

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...

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...

The agony and ecstasy of college acceptance

This is the time of nail gripping anxiety among high school seniors across the US and other countries – because this is when the ‘thick’ and thin’ envelopes go out to the...

Teach your child to lose!

The scene: Karate Kumite Tournament, Jan 2013 The players: My 8 year old green belt son and a tall lanky 9 or 10 year old green belt boy from Bangalore The action: Kick, kick, block, box, kick, kick,...