United We Stand – Supportive Parenting

Supportive parenting – we all like to be a supportive parent, but at times misjudgments lead to a deadlock between parent and child. Our daughter is going to be six soon, and she is a chatterbox. I have seen our bonding equations changing over a period of time. I see …

School Safety – Creating safe environment for Children

School Safety for our children is a joint effort of Parents and School administration. The recent episodes of violence against children have shooked the entire nation. Everyone is talking about the safety of children and measures to create a safe environment. Two out of three children in India are subjected to …

Respectful Parenting – Child Development

During my research work for Gleeful-Parenting series, I stumbled upon ‘Respectful Parenting’. For me, this style of parenting is an immediate connection. I am groomed like an individual since childhood, parents have always given me the liberty to say my choice. They discussed and respected my ideas on things related to …

Questions all Parents must answer

We love our children – Yes, of course. We want a better future for our children – Yes. Are we following all the best parenting practices? Yes. Do we have control over our ambitions and temperament in front of children? Yes. Well, asking all these questions would be a cliche’. Times …

Parenting and Patience – GleefulParenting

You ask any parent, the first thing ‘parenting’ taught them; the answer would be – Patience. I am no different, parenthood taught me patience. The virtue I was badly lacking in my life. Being an impulsive and little rebellious my first reaction would always be a ‘jerk-reaction’. Family, and friends even partner pointed …

Me and Mine – Turn it into Sharing and Caring

“”Sharing is Caring – Teaching our children to share is teaching them compassion and love.” – Kevin Heath ‘No mom! we cannot give this dress to aunty. This is my favorite dress.‘ She said making such a poise face, even my heart skipped a beat. ‘But you have grown big …