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Why Having Choices Should be a Choice for Children

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s blog (http://brilindia.com/blog/). The Bril team writes about relevant parenting issues that need attention and action in order to...

Parent-Talk that Raises Self-Esteem!

Aparna Samuel Balasundaram is a USA- Licensed Psychotherapist and Parent and Child Expert with 10 years of experience in the USA. She is the Founder of Life Skills Experts and the Life Skills 360¡...

You are Your Child’s Role Model

The first people with whom the child starts interacting and develops his understanding from are his parents, especially the mother. Not just because of the fact that she grows and nurtures him inside...

Can money buy happiness?

It increasingly seems to me that my children measure their happiness strictly in monetary terms – if I don’t buy them x, y or z, they will not ever be happy, in this life or the next. ...

Choices We Make

My daughter studied three languages in class eight – French, English and Hindi. Her expertise was in that order too. I had even got her Tintin comics in French for extra reading. She was good at...

Aligned Parenting

Namrataa is a certified Life Coach and Founder of Life Beyond Motherhood. She specialises in coaching mothers on finding their life balance. She can be reached at namrataa@lifebeyondmotherhood.com ....

The Art of Giving is the Art of Living (part 7 of 12)

This blog is the seventh of a 12-part series on ‘Parenting is a Journey’. Ignatius Fernandez also blogs at http://thechildisfatheroftheman.blogspot.in/. On January 26, 2001, an earthquake of...

A Conversation with a Child

Sridhar Ramanathan also blogs at www.ideasrs.com. There was a family function at home and the house full of our guests. We had employed a cook for the day.He was working with us and was also handling...

Why do I Need a Parenting Magazine?!

Often when I interview people for an article, a parent will ask me – ‘why do I need to read a parenting magazine?’ or ‘what can a magazine tell me that I don’t already know?’ or even...

Another rite of passage – teaching my teen to drive

One of the big rites of passage here in the US is teaching your teenager to drive.  Here in the Midwest, kids get their learning permit at 15, and can officially get their license and begin to drive...