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Effective Communication – A Key to Family Happiness

In my previous blog I had talked about how proper communication between parents was imperative for raising happy kids. Here I shall share my views on how effective communication with children is a...

5 Ways to Improve the Parent-Child Relationship

This post has been contributed by Aradhana Pandey. Aradhana is a veteran writer on topics concerning parenting, child nutrition, wellness, health and lifestyle. As a regular contributor to popular...

An interesting way to understand your children better

Have you heard of an ‘Empathy Map’?  Seasoned writers and marketing people use it to communicate with their target audience and get better results. It occurred to me that an Empathy Map might...

New Age Parenting – How Parenting has Changed

This blog post has been contributed by Aditi Dutta. With the exam fever spreading rapidly, I am reminded of the time I was appearing for the dreaded class twelfth board exams. It was a stressful time...

10 Tips to Bid Final Exam Stress Goodbye

Final exams are round the corner! Waves of stressful thoughts engulf the minds of children. A little bit of stress can be a good thing as it motivates us to really work hard.  But exams can make...

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...

Parenting the Shy Child; Are you Creating Labels for your Child to Live By?

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog Picture this; on your way back from your child’s school, you meet a neighbor in the parking lot. Your neighbor makes friendly...

Somatization Disorder, and the Role of Unconditional Love

I have been reading a thought-provoking and enlightening book by John Bradshaw titled Healing the Shame that Binds Us. The author talks about ‘toxic shame’, wherein a person can come to believe...

Why do Children Lie?

I must have been 10 years old. I was caught telling a lie. My father cornered me, gave me a tight slap and thundered, “Who taught you to tell a lie?” Afraid that I would get a few more slaps, I...

Does liberation for women impact the quality of nurturing and care children receive?

This blog has been contributed by Kesang Menezes, Faciliator, Parenting Matters I am currently deeply immersed in reading “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg (COO of Facebook). It’s a fabulous book in...