A Zeal for Gleeful Parenting

‘An Enthusiastic Heart Finds OPPORTUNITIES Everywhere.’ – Paulo Coelho This is my last post in ‘Gleeful-Parenting’ series! We started with ‘A‘ and today it’s over-whelming writing the last alphabet – ‘Z‘. Over these 26 letters, I have learned many things and introspected through the journey of writing. It is funny …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Opportunities for Learning – Failure is not end of road

“Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford Opportunities – favorable moments or chances. A chance to grab and show your mettle. We get numerous favorable opportunities in life to grab and grow. Sometimes we miss out on certain chances and at times …

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Never say NO – Gleeful Parenting has no space for No

“No, you are not supposed to touch that.” “Never say that again.” “Do not open that please.” “You should never do anything like this.” These are most frequent statements we use with children throughout our daily conversation. Many cannot find the reason for highlighted terms/ words. As per behavioral experts and child …

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Laugh out Loud – Life is Better with Laughter

  “A Day without Laughter is a Day wasted!” – Charlie Chaplin Do you remember when you had a real hearty laugh, with friends, family or colleagues? Pulled a prank on someone, without the guilt of wasting time or being scorned later. Or read a satirical piece of writing without …

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