Social Consequences of today’s parenting practices

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This blog post has been originally written for ParentEdge, a leading Parenting magazine in India. It has been re-produced on the Author’s blog with permission.  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 and external influences,…

Travelling with little children – a fresh perspective

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This blog post has been originally written for ParentEdge, a leading Parenting magazine in India. It has been re-produced on the Author’s blog with permission. Google “Travel with Children” and all that will pop up is an information overload about what precautions you can take while traveling with children, or children-friendly places, or immunizations. So much…

What can we do to develop self-confidence in children?

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This blog post has been originally written for ParentEdge, a leading Parenting magazine in India. It has been reproduced on the Author’s blog with permission.  I was sitting by the poolside, children of all age-groups splashing around in the summer sun and warm water, guided by their respective coaches. Something one of the coaches spoke aloud…

Building Character Strengths in Children

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Building character strengths in children seem to be a battle for parents of all generations. Societal evils have grown, changed, adapted themselves to how our value system has evolved. We as parents seek new, innovative methods to inculcate good habits, nurture character and instill life-long values. However how many of us really understand what are…