Punctuality

‘Better three hours too soon than a minute too late’. ~ William Shakespeare Punctuality might be a hard trait to acquire, but once we attain it, it becomes a part of us. If we are punctual, we would never be late for a movie, nor for a gathering, nor for an interview. It is not[…]

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Accusations

Accusations rarely solve problems. When we accuse our kids, they either turn defensive or lend you a fake apology. In future, they’ll also lie or simply hide the truth. Not just kids, but any person we accuse can feel the lack of understanding from our side. Every scenario has a flip side, and you must[…]

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Two ends of Spectrum: Rigidity and Flexibility

Emotional intelligence is about two quotients – knowing when to be rigid and when to negotiate. Teachers require to be firm, to get the tasks done. Many a times, we need to fixate boundaries for our kids, so they grow up wiser. On the other end of the spectrum lies the negotiable. We have to[…]

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Sunday EdCamp – Movies

Movies play an important role in most households. Parents do  need recommendations on which movies to watch with their kids. In our SundayEdCamp today we seek your opinion on: Question: Which movie would you recommend to a parent that they must watch with their child together and why?  

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Wisdom

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” ~Albert Einstein Who are we, if not for our wisdom? The words we say, the things we do – define how much wisdom we have. A wise person is definitely not someone who thinks he knows everything. However, wisdom is[…]

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Need and Desire

There is a thin line between need and desire. We are often confused between what we need and what we seek. Need refers to the basic necessities of survival. Hunger, clothing, and shelter are our needs. Desire, on the other hand, are our aspirations. Purchasing that luxurious car, or a brand new watch – is[…]

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Deliverance

Deliverance is honoring a commitment. It is, “she said she will do it before she goes to bed, she has done it”. Finishing a task is necessary. Unfinished tasks and failed commitments may become burdens, carried throughout life. If an attempt was made and task was not delivered, it is equivalent to the task not[…]

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Hello to Strangers

‘Never talk to Strangers‘- is not a practical approach. In today’s time and world saying hello to strangers is necessary. Our kids are bound to communicate with others and make friends. Expecting them to seek our permission before talking to someone may compel them not to tell us about the interaction they had with a[…]

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Role of luck

“Luck is when opportunity meets preparedness.” ~ Oprah Children must form a connection between effort and outcomes, or else they’ll sit idle waiting for ‘luck’ to do its trick. Luck is often just the opportunities knocking on your door. If one is not prepared enough to take notice, then how would they make use of[…]

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Blame Game

Let us not play games with our children, least of all blame game. Parents are a key influencer for the child. Before we go ahead and blame our own child for acting a certain way, let us think twice. Isn’t our child, our reflection? Isn’t this act of her/his inspired by our own act at[…]

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