The need of the hour is for us to create a strong foundation of positive habits in our children; and this need has never been greater. Good habits not only shape children’s character but also significantly impact their academic performance, emotional well-being, and overall life trajectory.
An intentional parent stands out from other parenting styles due to their purposeful and thoughtful approach to raising children.
Becoming a mother is a lifelong responsibility and a role which will bring about a range of challenges both expected and unexpected.
And believe me, the first week of the year is the most promising as it infuses fresh enthusiasm and energy into our weary bones, making everything look doable.
Reading has been a big part of who I’m. Give me a book and I can spend days immersed in the parallel world, oblivious to the real world around me. There have been times when, because I was at some crucial point in the narrative, the house was ignored, cooking was near palatable, and sleep was a distant, disruptive activity.
Happy Diwali! Wishing all my readers a safe and prosperous Deepavali. May the lights from the diyas brighten up the lives of all our loved ones! Stay safe and say no to crackers.
Hindu mythologies are full of varying versions of the same stories, yet they all reach the same outcome – the celebration of good over evil. For example, the Navaratri puja is celebrated for different reasons in different parts of the country. In eastern and southern India, this festival is celebrated as Durga puja, to celebrate her vanquishing the demon Mahishasura and emerging victorious. In the northern and western states, Navaratri is celebrated to mark the victory of Lord Rama over the asura king Ravana.
Bringing up a child is no laughing matter, especially in these times. Be it your own child or someone in your classroom, building a relationship with them is an incomparable achievement. It speaks of such deep trust and acceptance that it is humbling. The stress of the modern lifestyle and pressures is bringing changes in the family dynamics which has altered our relationships with not just the children but with all who are a part of our world.