Complacent

Take it easy policy is good if the stretches are few and far between. Taking it easy for a wee bit more than needed leads to complacency. Being complacent is accepting mediocrity and mediocrity doesn’t even have an outside chance of success in this cut throat world. Ceteris Paribus works well in theory, change is[…]

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Success

Success is supreme but failure is never the end of the story. It is all about getting up after a failed attempt, dusting oneself and setting eyes on the target again. There are no secrets in locked cupboards which can make one succeed. Persistent and consistent hard work is the cornerstone, rest almost everything falls[…]

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Storytelling

Oral storytelling is the backbone of our society’s evolution and nothing is going to change that. From folktales to fairytales, stories connect parents to children like a glue. Once kids get a hang of stories from books or otherwise, they just want more and more. Storytelling empowers the kid as much as it empowers the[…]

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Defining Misconduct

The sight of kids running around the house creating havoc can be quite annoying. But aren’t kids meant to be naughty. Most of us parents have at times faced unruly kids and have contained then with a mild scolding or in extreme cases spanking. But, it is imperative that we first of all define misconduct.[…]

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Value of Time

 “The trouble is, you think you have time.” Buddha Time is the most precious commodity on earth. The sooner we understand its value, the better. We know, childhood is a carefree stage of life, as kids most of us never gave importance to time. For us, life was a playground. It is here that we,[…]

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Anger and outbursts

Display of anger and outbursts do no good. Nobody wants to be angry, yet there are times when we cannot control it. Moreover, It is extremely difficult to express anger in productive ways, and more so for our children. It is troublesome to watch them display angry reactions and outbursts. We don’t understand how such[…]

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Focusing on things that matter

In our day to day lives, we lose sight of the bigger picture, and fret about things that do not even matter in the long run. Our attention span is reducing and our focus works like a decimal scale. Children crib for petty things as well. They want the toy they saw in the advertisement,[…]

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No to Negativity

Negativity has the power to eat us alive. What life are we living, if we are always negative and surrounded by negativity? The more we are negative on the inside, the more we notice its presence around us. We must say no to negativity. All through our life we meet people with negative vibes. They[…]

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Ability to build relationships

The connections we develop with others, help us understand ourselves. Not only they help us discover ourselves, but we are able to live our lives with better enthusiasm. Children can achieve so much more when they have built relationships within their family, with their siblings, with peers and their teachers. As they set to achieve[…]

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Balance

We teach our children how to balance that bicycle on two wheels, yet many parents fail to help them attain the balance of body and mind. Yes, we are no saints. We ourselves face hurdles and stress, that makes us lose the work-life balance. Children practice what they observe their parents doing. If we don’t[…]

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