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Life lessons from exceptional parents

“Being a survivor doesn’t mean being strong – it’s telling people when you need a meal or a ride, company, whatever. It’s paying attention to heart wisdom, feelings, not...

You can’t always expect me to be good!

You can’t always expect me to be good! These are the profound words I heard from my son as he rushed out of the house for a football game (if he went late, he would have to sit out and wait for...

How can children learn life skills?

When I was in school, my father bought a Hermes Baby typewriter. He used it for some of his personal work. After he finished work, he would keep it in the Godrej cupboard. I never paid much attention...

Stepping “OUT” of the door!

As a mother of relatively younger children (aged 9 and 5), I crave for the time they will become self-sufficient and independent. Most of my time is spent in teaching the kids in...

Social Consequences of Today’s Parenting Practices

As our children grow, we look around and observe society undergoing irreversible changes. Every time we experience something positive or negative as a community, we are bound to brood upon societal...

Keeping up with Change

We face a lot of pressure in this age of free flowing information, rising expectations and access to resources, especially if you are a parent! It is tough, to say the least, for every parent to...

Teach your Child to be Thankful

In today’s world, one thing that is most difficult to be found is ‘satisfaction’.  We human beings never think, feel or say that what we have is quite a bit. Rather we fail to enjoy what we...

Discover the Genius in your Child

This blog post has been contributed by Rashmi Mantri, Mumbai. If  I want the best from our child, what should I do? How can I find out what he/she does best or what he/she can do like a pro. Well,...

Parents as role models

Most of us may not realise it; but we are being watched all the time. By our own children. Everything we say, show and do is being recorded meticulously. They are being replayed and interpreted in...

Raising Thankful Kids

With a silver spoon or a silver lining? As the year comes to an end, give your child the gift of gratitude. What am I talking about, you wonder?! Well, as a parent and as a professional working with...