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Invest in your Child’s Today

Every parent wants to give the best to her child. Your life is focused on giving your little one the best you can within your reach, whether your child appreciates this fact at present or not. Your...

All About Allergies (part 1)

It has been my lot to demytholize some concepts that many people have. Until few years ago people would give me a quizzical look when I told them that I was a daughter of an allergy specialist. It...

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...

Tips on How to Teach your Kids to Save Money

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 Big Fat Indian Wedding

I recently went to Chennai to attend my niece’s wedding – complete with a big bag full of party frocks, pavadai (South Indian lehenga), chudidar kurta, glittery sandals (Yes – I did...

Intertwining Journeys

ParentEdge turned two this month. When I look back at the time that I have spent on ParentEdge, it seems to me that my journey with the magazine shares a lot of similarities with my parenting...

Are we raising entitled kids?

It is definitely true that our parenting methods are vastly different from generations past – we have far fewer kids, and we treat them as friends and equals, trying to make the family a...

STAND UP TALL

My daughter is quiet and self-contained. Uncomplicated, compliant, she’s a blessing to any parent. This year in a new class, I was called to school for the first time. She had whacked a classmate....

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...

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...