Equal or shared parenting, the words which often describes the context. When parents equally distribute responsibilities and duties of parenting it becomes equally shared parenting. A relatively new concept in our society but definitely a game changer. We always had this debate on all forums, platforms that if parenting is a full-time job for mothers? Today … Continue reading Equal Parenting – Much more than sharing responsibilities
What's your X-Factor? We all have that one thing, which makes us proud of yourself and others, isn't it? In marketing, we call it USP - Unique Selling Proposition. We all have this X-factor, however, at times take few attempts to realize it. Like for me I always had a flare towards writing, but never … Continue reading What’s your X -Factor of 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 her more relaxed while talking … Continue reading United We Stand – Supportive Parenting
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 me. From the decision to choose … Continue reading Respectful Parenting – Child Development
"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 getting offended or judgemental about … Continue reading Laugh out Loud – Life is Better with Laughter
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/ Piano and many more. Vedic … Continue reading Jumble Bumble – All the Trouble of Forced Ambition
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 the details on skills, intelligence … Continue reading Ignite the Creativity – Let them go wild with Imagination
Housekeeping – You need to keep it Clean Around a year ago or so, when daughter was playing with her friend at home, I was traumatized seeing all the mess. Toys, games, books, crayons, play doh and piles of puzzle blocks all were scattered in the room. Unable to control the situation and mess, I … Continue reading Housekeeping Time – Clean up is Fun
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 general meeting) beginning same month. … Continue reading Guilt Free Parenting – Keep realistic parenting goals
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, as never saw him so … Continue reading Father Child Relationship – Evolving Parenting Roles
Discipline – A Covert Operation Have you ever wondered what life would have been without discipline? We know the reasons and need of discipline in life, don’t we? Discipline is one such crucial aspect of life which keep us sorted, design the blue print of life, bring utilization and make us social. But when it … Continue reading Disciplining Children – Make it a Covert Operation
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. A lottery ticket for college … Continue reading Comparison – Kill the Comparison not Competition
Listening is an art; and we as parents must excel in that. An active listener parent exhibits balanced understanding of the problem and then reacts accordingly. Our kids need to learn this – but with examples and not narration. Are you a good listener parent? Oh yeah! I am. Let’s do a small quiz here … Continue reading Be an Active Listener Parent
Theme Reveal with BlogchatterAtoZ I am so excited to start a fresh challenge with The Blogchatter, and this is my very first 'AtoZ' series post. 2017 January when blogging became a healthy addiction, I was too new to take-up a daunting task of writing daily. This one year gave me enough preparation for time management (though … Continue reading Theme Reveal – Gleeful Parenting with #Blogchatter2018
"Parenting isn't a practice, it's a daily learning experience" - anonymous. Parenting Article - Just last week I received a call from my house help who, in midst of heart-wrenching sobs and told me about the demise of her teenage daughter. I was shocked to hear the news as I knew this girl – she … Continue reading Are you on the Right Track Mom?