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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Kind Attention Please – Act of Balancing

Kind attention parents – Parents of grade 1 children please wait in the reception area. The class coordinator will address you soon.’ The announcement was made by school staff and we waited eagerly to be addressed by the primary class coordinator. Excitement is palpable on each parent’s face, as kids …

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Jumble Bumble – All the Trouble of Forced Ambition

Jumble Bumble – Forced Ambition Trouble Dance Bonanza – Dance Summer Class; Early bird discounts. DIY child craft – Special Craft classes for kids aged 3 and above. Skating/ Swimming/ Football/ Chess – First come first serve basis only. Music Summer Special – Choice of Instrument – Guitar/ Violin/ Keyboard/ …

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Why live Silently when you have Right to Hear

Why live Silently when you have Right to Hear When you learn that your own child has hearing loss, the world starts shattering around you. As parents, we have a nerve-racking responsibility of thinking about our child’s future and better prospects. We worry about their abilities to lead a regular …

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Ignite the Creativity – Let them go wild with Imagination

Ignite the Creativity in Children ‘Creativity is Intelligence having Fun – Albert Einstein’ Skill based education and skill development are quite viral now-a-days. Even our Central government is running skill-development institutes to enhance skills in youth. What is Skill based education and creative activities all about? We often pass our judgement without realizing …

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Guilt Free Parenting – Keep realistic parenting goals

Guilt-Free Parenting Araadhya worked till her very last day of pregnancy, she was wheeled inside labour room and by the time things could settle down someone screamed – baby’s crowning! It’s a sonny boy, joys and cheers everywhere; but Araadhya was troubled. Her maternity leave and office’s AGM preparation (annual …

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Father Child Relationship – Evolving Parenting Roles

Father Child Relationship and its ever changing dynamics! Anxiously he looked at the card, unable to understand what I really mean. My poker face did not give any clues to reveal the surprise. Few troubled moments later he asked swiftly, is it a Yes or No? I burst out laughing, …

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Education Beyond Books

Child – Education beyond books Sunita worked as house-help all her life; washing dishes, mopping floors, sweeping, laundry she accepts any of these chores with a smile. With fixed changes for each job, she is highly recommended house help of her area. Over chatty if you give her a chance …

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Comparison – Kill the Comparison not Competition

Kill the Comparison not Competitiveness Namita was 10 years old when she won inter-school swimming championship, and national level when she reached 12th standard. An all-rounder student, a picture-perfect daughter. By the time she finished her graduation, top most colleges of the country were more than happy to accommodate her. …

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Acceptance – First step towards Positive Parenting

Acceptance key to Positive Parenting Welcome to A to Z of ‘Gleeful Parenting’, my theme for #BlogchatterA2Z from Blogchatter. This is my first attempt for A-Z with an intention to write 26 posts comprising 26 happy parenting concepts. The alphabet for today, i.e., first day of this challenge is ‘A’. …

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