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5 Tips to Teach your Child Time Management

Us busy parents sometimes think – “Teach my child to manage his time? I can’t even manage my own!” There is no better time to start than the present. And while teaching your child...

Letters to my Daughter: Don’t Ever Let Go!

I wrote this letter to my daughter a year ago and posted it on my personal blog recently as well. I felt a compelling need to speak to my daughter about the importance of never giving up..never...

Fostering dependence vs. fostering love

One thing that constantly nagged me over the last couple months was a takeaway from one of the parenting workshops that I did with a dear friend and highly experienced Coach and colleague Dr. Supreet...

Parenting the Shy Child; Are you Creating Labels for your Child to Live By?

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog Picture this; on your way back from your child’s school, you meet a neighbor in the parking lot. Your neighbor makes friendly...

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...

Teach your Child to be Thankful

In today’s world, one thing that is most difficult to be found is ‘satisfaction’.  We human beings never think, feel or say that what we have is quite a bit. Rather we fail to enjoy what we...

New Year Resolutions for 2014

Yes, it’s that time of the year again, where we first wonder where the heck the year went, realize we did not accomplish even a fraction of what we intended for the year, feel regret for the...

Raising Thankful Kids

With a silver spoon or a silver lining? As the year comes to an end, give your child the gift of gratitude. What am I talking about, you wonder?! Well, as a parent and as a professional working with...

Involved parenting vs. helicopter parenting

One of the harder rites of passage for any parent is to let go – no more holding hands when crossing the road, no more accompanying the child everywhere, and no more knowing each and every one...