No, I didn’t get the title wrong. But before I explain consider this scenario. There was this kid in your class who was considered super intelligent. Reason? He did extremely well in math and science. Or there was this kid who did very well in languages. And she was also considered brainy. Was your … Continue reading How Is Your Kid Intelligent?
Once upon a time there was this particularly busy mom of a very active two year old who just couldn’t manage to complete the work she had to in a day. So she did what many of us do – plonked the child on the sofa and switched on the TV. The mother could finish … Continue reading Pragmatic Ways To Reduce Screen Time
Doubtless, reading has many benefits. Educators, psychologists and behavioural scientists all underline its importance. But one finds that children are increasingly addicted to lighted screens. Given the different ill-effects of being glued to the screen it is our job to get children away from them. But as a parent how do you get your child … Continue reading Realistic Tips for Rearing Readers
I recently received a video on my phone. This particular one was forwarded to me by three different people. This is what it contained. A man escorts his elderly father to an old age home ostensibly on the encouragement of his ‘modern’ (read westernised) wife who is shown in the background. After some time when … Continue reading Demand Your Piece of Chocolate