Zen

Meaning : Calm and relaxed, not worrying about the things that you can't change Z is the last alphabet and with this post we would come to an end of A2Z Blogging 2019. This year my theme was Parenting and through out the month, I tried to focus on the kind of parent I am … Continue reading Zen

X – EXAM Fever

"Exams" How many examinations have you given? Does anyone remember? Right from the day we entered school, we had exams. I remember vaguely, unit tests, terminals and then final exams all throughout the school years. Board exams at 10th and 12th, followed by innumerable entrance exams for that one prestigious seat meant for you. After … Continue reading X – EXAM Fever

W – Teaching Children not to Waste

The last few alphabets are the most difficult in A2Z Challenge. Towards the end, you just drag on because you have posted till "V" and you can't just quit now, when it's just last 4 alphabets. So, as soon as I finished writing for V, my mind was on an auto pilot for W. I … Continue reading W – Teaching Children not to Waste

U – Help them Understand their Worries

What does a child know about being worried? He doesn't have office deadlines! Nor does he need to think about bills! He doesn't have a house, a spouse or a kid to take care of! We often brush the concerns of our children under the carpet! However, if right from start we help them learn … Continue reading U – Help them Understand their Worries

T – Travel with your kids

In late 80's and 90's, travelling was an extravaganza especially for the upper middle class family. My only outing with my parents had been the college trips my dad would accompany. When I took admission in GMC Aurangabad, Maharashtra, that was my first train journey ever. I had been so fascinated with all the stops … Continue reading T – Travel with your kids

S – Parental Interference in Schools

A2Z Blogging is a Herculean task. With letter R, we finished 3 weeks into the challenge and our 4th week starts with letter "S". I had been contemplating many issues with S, S could have been the strength you are for your child but it would be a repetition, or stress in children which is … Continue reading S – Parental Interference in Schools

Q – Do not Quit

There are times in your life when whatever you do seems to backfire. The little child who would make you laugh on his antics is no longer little. He does not listen to you anymore and it seems he's slipping away from you. The house which resonated with laughters, now hears only loud volumes and … Continue reading Q – Do not Quit

P – Flexible Parenting

What kind of household did you grow in? Imagine the scenario! A child is going to appear for his boards in a months time and wants to go to a friends house after school, in order to study together. 1. "No, you cannot go to your friends house after school. Come back and study. Exams … Continue reading P – Flexible Parenting