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How much it too much?

I’ve always wanted to be the ideal mum (who doesn’t!), juggling a million tasks and duties and yet able to spend time with her child – both in terms of quality and quantity. I...

Slow down day (and life)

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. My son was sick today, running a high temperature in the afternoon. Towards the evening, I wasn’t feeling too great myself and so we two...

A Parent’s Role in Enhancing Kids’ Self-Esteem

This blog post has been contributed by Sagarika Sadhukhan “Parents” the word itself is so emotional and expressive. For a mother, God has given us the boon to feel a child all from inside and of...

Ups and Downs in the Life of a Working Mother

This blog post has been contributed by Sagarika Sadhukhan. It is the dilemma facing every working mother – how to devote enough time to their children, while juggling career demands with...

Creating a Passion for Learning in Children

The launch event of ParentEdge on 5 July had a 20-minute panel discussion on “Creating a passion for learning among children.” The panellists for the session were Dr. Sandhya Koushik,...

And the moral of the story is…

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. As part of his holiday homework, my son was asked to read a few fairy tales, and write a review about each, specifying the moral of each tale....

Less is More

This blog post has been contributed by Aparna Sanjay. Growing up in a fairly typical middle-class family in the 70s and 80s and not having a luxurious or pampered lifestyle in any sense of the word,...

I Love You, Rasna!

Most parents of this generation would have grown up longing for Rasna, especially in the summer holidays. I clearly remember the hot summer days in my Mumbai house, where amma would buy a new packet...

Good cop ! Bad cop !

Most of you are familiar with this term. Frequently used in interrogating suspects, this process involves 2 police officers : while one plays the “good cop” trying to be sympathetic, the...

Teach Kids to Learn from Failure

An article by a friend “Bring on the failure” set me thinking on the Indian parent’s attitude towards failure of their kids. We have been taught, as we grew up, that it is important to do well;...