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SELF ESTEEM – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT ANYWAY?

This blog post has been contributed by Parenting Matters (http://parentingmatters.in/), a Chennai-based organisation which partners with parents to build skillsfor deeper connection in families. It...

Talk to me

Namrataa Arora also blogs at http://worldofmoms.wordpress.com. With the rise in episodes of children being kidnapped, sexually abused, taking to drugs, turning anorexic etc., parents find themselves...

The art of listening to your child

Sridhar Ramanathan also blogs at www.ideasrs.com.   For years I thought I was a good listener. I was wrong. One incident proved this to me. In a listening workshop I was to listen to a colleague...

Encouraging Artistic Expression in your Young Child

As I ironed school uniforms last night, my eyes fell on what looked like some design on the pristine white wall in front of me. That it was a recent enhancement, I was sure of, but how recent? A...

The Choice Trap: This AND That. Not This OR That.

Sridhar Ramanathan also blogs at www.ideasrs.com. This is the story of a mother and daughter. And the unique way in which the mother made a crucial decision. The daughter PS was in her final year...

Giving children a sense of self-worth (part 4 of 12)

This blog is the fourth of a 12-part series on ‘Parenting is a Journey’. Ignatius Fernandez also blogs at http://thechildisfatheroftheman.blogspot.in/.   Jane, an accomplished dancer, was...

Tactics for Tackling a Toddler’s Temper Tantrum

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...

The Dangers of Over-Parenting

The other day I told my sister that I would be coming over to see her two year old son. She told me, “Come between 5 and 6 pm. You will not be able to see him otherwise.” Apparently He sleeps...

My baby, my design?

Namrataa Arora also blogs at http://worldofmoms.wordpress.com. Tailor made – everything! Your personal fitness instructor, your personal diet plan, your personal virtual assistant, your personal...

The Process of Negotiating the Rules with your Child

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...