Category Archives: PARENTING

Rebellion

She said I and Aashvi are good. She is naughty. I was shocked. I didn’t realize I was labeling her naughty each time she misbehaves or throws a tantrum. And in the process I have undermined her confidence and led … Continue reading

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Words of wisdom to my children

Words of wisdom to my children: 1. When you want something, ask for it. Be specific in what you want. Otherwise you will be given things/experiences that you didn’t ask for/didn’t want. 2. If you can’t get through one path, … Continue reading

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Non-conformist

At times when I practice cultural and social norms I find myself being hard on my child. At times, I get washed by the current trend of grooming our child to be the smartest person, to be the person with … Continue reading

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Daily chores

As a parent, I believe its my responsibility to impart basic housekeeping skills to my children. I believe in inculcating the ability to perform basic household duties and to be self-sufficient. No matter where they get to in life, I … Continue reading

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Father and Daughter

It warms my heart every time I see both of them play. I love the father of my children dearly and when see him spend time playing with Svadhi, I just fall in love with him even more. I believe … Continue reading

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Staying connected

In this fast paced current world that we live in, we have long forgotten to slow down and smell the roses. We should not drag our children along this path of disconnected self. Our parenting style and learning approach focuses … Continue reading

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Fearless

Today I was having a conversation with my husband regarding our role in parenting Svadhi. He reminded me the importance of not projecting our own fears on Svadhi. Sometimes it’s inadvertently transmitted to the child. Whatever fear we have is … Continue reading

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