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The Teen Connect

Ramendra Kumar is a national award winning author with 25 books to his name.  Ramen’s work has been published in several Indian and foreign languages and six of his books have been recommended as...

Is passion over-rated?

“Got the job, so that’s great news. I think I’m going to have to work very hard but that’s probably a good thing ” My husband and I got this short email from our 21+ year old...

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...

Helping your child cope with exam stress

My son has been writing his class 12 exams during the last two weeks and it has been a stressful period for everybody at home. His strong dislike of rote learning (which is unfortunately the norm in...

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...

Teens and social media: tips to prevent misuse

Social networking has become a rage among teenagers. With its immense advantages of sharing information, increased communication and connecting with old friends, it offers an opportunity for teens to...

Kids giving you attitude?

        Well, here I was, blissfully chugging along the road of motherhood, feeling blessed – kid was being good, doing well in school, with many friends and indulging in activities that...

Dealing with resentment

I am a great fan of James Herriot, the Yorkshire veterinarian, who continues to delight successive generations with his semi-autobiographical stories on treating animals. In one of his books, the...

Surviving the Turbulent Teen Years

It’s official! I just moved into the next stage of parenting…my son turned 13 yesterday! It is awe- inspiring to think of that little bundle of joy…that today stands inches taller than...

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...