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Parul Mathur
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A few years back,when I first saw my adolescent son’s profile on Facebook for the first time, it gave me quite a turn. Though I don’t know what upset me more… the fact that my innocent babe –in- the- woods was now on a worldwide networking site ; or the…

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As parents we are instinctively protective of our children; sometimes overmuch so. In fact it is very difficult to draw the line for overproctectiveness. We are often confused about how much sheltering is good for our children. Our instincts tell us to…

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When I was growing up my whole treasure trove of toys comprised of a few hand -me -down dolls, missing a few limbs; a rusted bicycle which was a remnant of the lost childhood of some older cousin and a whole lot of books. I would often dream about the…

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Mark Twain once rightly wrote,”   I have never let my schooling interfere with my education”. Strange as it may sound this quote has taken on a new relevance today . Formal school education   today undoubtedly gears kids to be brilliant in their careers…

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Last week I met a friend whose 8 year old son was becoming excessively quiet at school .He was not communicating with the teacher and even though had some friends yet was not very keen to attend school. However at home he was becoming abusive and violent.…

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It is interesting to see people trying to mould behavior patterns in kids by strategic use of punishment. However I have my reservations about the efficacy of such a tool, especially in small children. Essentially punishment should be an instrument of…

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STIFLED CRIES
It is hard to imagine that in a metropolis ,in this age and time  , there can exist a strong taboo about giving birth to a  female child. Surely all that happens in less literate, rural .. backdrops.Wish that it were true though.Time n time again I come acr...

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 Have  you ever noticed that as soon as we are blessed with a child ;we dive headlong into a mad,” Quest for the Best”? We leave no stone  unturned in trying to provide him the best doctors,the best teachers, best school, best coach , best books…in fact…

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So here I am again with some more reflections on the challenges of bringing up kids. And the lessons I  have learnt in that process  I and my sister are 13 years apart in age and  I  always envied her for enjoying a happy active childhood with my parents…

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We are watching you .. Every gesture ,word or deed, The way you speak,  command or plead, The words that often go unsaid__ The way  you smiled when your heart bled… We have watched you praying night and day, Blinking stubborn tears away, Wrestling with…
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