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Helping your Child Cope with Stress

Caution: If you don’t know how to cope with your own stress, then attend to that first. How do you know your child is stressed? Here are a few possible symptoms does not pay attention to his...

CELEBRATING YOUR CHILD’S FAILURES- AN INSPIRED LOOK AT 2014!

In case you are wondering where I am going with this, I do not blame you! Who ever heard of celebrating failures? Successes Yes…Failures NEVER! After all, we were always taught that failures bring...

Christmas Celebrations: A Fresh Take on the Tradition of Giving

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog. Holidays are a joyous and memorable occasion that we share with our friends and family. We keep the tradition of giving by...

Bollywood, My Son and I

I remember growing up enjoying and laughing through movies like Golmaal, Amar Akbar Anthony and Khushboo. And, I remember my parents rationing my TV time during exams. I remember buying tapes of and...

Respect your Children’s Choices

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...

Parenting Adult Children

  This blog post has been contributed by Renuka Vaidyanathan. I was an empty nester for a brief while until my older daughter came back home to work and live with us.  While we were very happy...

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...

Strike Up a Conversation with a PWD without Feeling Awkward

More often than not, parents get uncomfortable with queries raised by their kids on seeing Children With Special Needs (CWSN) or Persons With Disabilities (PWD). To brush away such questions and...