Maintaining Balance

In today’s hyper connected world it is easy to lose it all, fairly quickly and without much provocation. It happens with us adults and it happens with our children. Maintaining balance in life was never easy but now it is extremely difficult for many. Each of us has different variables in our life, different resources….Read More

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Observations

Scientist Claude Bernard did not exaggerate when he said: “Observation is a passive science, experimentation an active science.” The ability of individuals to make observations and then strive to find the underlying explanation has led to many scientific discoveries down the ages. Archimedes is a case in point, who famously discovered the formula to calculate….Read More

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Self-confidence

I can do it! Yes, I know how this would happen. Come on, you can trust me on this one. These are all statements which reflect self-confidence. If someone reads arrogance in them, she/he can’t be faulted. Self-confidence, overconfidence and arrogance have wafer thin lines separating them. In plain speak, self-confidence is a reflection of….Read More

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Reading

Reading not what is to be read for curriculum and grades but, reading for fun and acquiring knowledge is a must. These days, reading has taken a back seat in many households. Nowadays, there is no time set for the same in tightly packed schedules and timetables. Life is a discovery, reading provides an easy….Read More

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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….Read More

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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….Read More

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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….Read More

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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.….Read More

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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,….Read More

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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….Read More

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