3 Ways Chores are Helping Your Child’s Emotional Development

What has become of the lovely girl who used to hover around me whenever I expressed distress! How that angel outgrew the phase of care and concern for his parents and any other (living or non-living) being present around him! Has puberty (or tween age) hit them? Or there is some connection missing between me (as the parent) or them? These are some common worries which occupy our minds from […]

4 Tips to Help Your Kids Deal with Failures Turning Them into Success Milestones

4 Tips to Help Your Kids Deal with Failures Turning Them into Success Milestones

You know what would follow when your kid decides to try a new skill. You understand that initial difficulties in mastering the skill independently would frustrate his little brain. And he would question his abilities or take the matter personally. You know the thought process going on within his head. And you know how this process will conclude. In a tantrum! You brace yourself for the upcoming tantrum. Or maybe […]

Playing with Kids? 4 Signs You are Doing It All Wrong and Ways to Improve

Playing with Kids? 4 Signs You are Doing It All Wrong and Ways to Improve

So you are a good parent and you keep plenty of time unscheduled for your kids so they can enjoy themselves in free time. You understand the importance of these activities for your child’s confidence, grit, and social skills. What’s more! You try to match your free time with theirs so you can spend time with them. You have designated space and toys just so your kids have all the […]

4 Reasons to not Quit Nagging Your Children to Help around the Home (and 5 Tips to Up Your Game)

4 Reasons to not Quit Nagging Your Children to Help around the Home (and 5 Tips to Up Your Game)

After succeeding at home championship of shouting match you thought that now your son will help clean the garden. But you were wrong. And the worst part is that this result was not surprising. The behavior of these kids! You sometimes seriously think about changing your expectations and include more chores to your own routine. After all, it is easier to walk the dog for fifteen minutes a day yourself […]

Parenting Lessons I Learnt from my Loooong (ahem) Illness

Okay! Okay! It wasn’t that long. I was bound to my bed only for the better part of January. Yet, as you can imagine, it disturbed my life at home and at work. Just imagine you are so ill that you cannot lift your head from your pillow and your toddler/preschooler/pre-tween/or tween wants all that attention from you that was his right before the illness. You feel incapable and sorry.

6 Reasons Your Kid is a LOSER and What YOU Can Do About It

Sorry to disappoint you. I know what you believe about your kid’s success. How highly you thought about them. And what great dreams you have for them. But I have to break it to you that all your beliefs are grounded in perceptions which have nothing to do with reality. Your talks are clueless. And your dreams are fantasies never going to make their way into the real world. You […]

3 motivational steps from feeling of sheer loss to overflowing self-love

You are mediocre. You are an ordinary person with no special talents. You cannot take part in beauty contest at your work place let alone globally. You understand nothing about the world politics and your knowledge about your favorite sport is abysmal. You are also not that happy-go-lucky type of person who never gives a shit about others’ comments regarding their dumbness. With your plain looks, below average intelligence, and […]