Parenting

The Womb Mates

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen the kids become parents themselves then only they discover their parents’ awesomeness. The mother-daughter bond strengthens when the daughter becomes a radiant expectant mother. She trusts her mother implicitly for every advice she had till now ignored. From a mother who knew nothing, her mother is upgraded to a person who knows everything, opines Mamta, […]

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Meet Sonia Jolly, a Mother and a Good Samaritan to 45 Daughters

Reading Time: 4 minutesSonia Jolly, a lady from an affluent family, runs ‘Upkaar Hum Hain’, an NGO, at Satna, Madhya Pradesh. She has been taking care and looking after 45 girl children, entirely on her own, since 2014. She is bringing the change single-handedly. She is a role model and an inspiration to many others. Here’s an exclusive […]

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Put Life into Your Years

Reading Time: 3 minutesA couple of days back, we went for a picnic, to a picturesque country park. One of many in Hong Kong. We set base on top of a hill, where it was particularly windy. It is intriguing how in a relaxed atmosphere, the child trapped within us escapes. Before long we were all infected by […]

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Anger in the City

Reading Time: 3 minutesMovies we do not like are banned, paintings that we do not fancy are not exhibited. Authors who do not mirror out thoughts are banished from countries. Newspapers shut down and even people killed in road rage. It’s all getting a bit too much. Suveera asks why this intolerance, in the weekly column, exclusively in […]

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An Abundant Life with Little

Reading Time: 3 minutes  We have been conditioned over time that ‘more’ is good. It’s a life of excesses. More of everything. More clothes, more jewellery, more houses, and even more things to fill them with. The hunger for more has come to a point where it’s almost insatiable, opines Suveera, in her weekly column, exclusively in Different […]

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Mother of my Daughter

Reading Time: 3 minutesRuchira recalls about her mother and how she was brought up. The wheel turned full circle. Now, she is a mother to her daughter. Here’s an interesting article on relationship and parenting, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. Amidst the maze of human relationships, the one that exists between a mother and her […]

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Three Healthy Eating Habits you should Indoctrinate in Your Child

Reading Time: 2 minutesRitambhara cautions us about keeping a close watch at what our children eat and how to ensure healthy eating habits in them, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld Healthy eating habits go a long way in maintaining […]

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Do Games Kill: Lonely Children, Companionship, and Secure Future

Reading Time: 5 minutesDespite technological advances, we have little time for our children. The Blue Whale Challenge is a grim reminder. Tapati reminds us of the Indus Valley Civilisation, where archaeologists had unearthed a City of Toys. Even a generation or two back, children played lots of games and had plenty of companionship. She reminds us of the […]

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Shall our Children Inherit a Future Replete with Shame, Molestation, Rape, and Murder?

Reading Time: 3 minutesEditor-in-Chief, Arindam, anguishes about the unsafe and insecure future that our children would inherit if we do not wake up to the growing crimes against children. He introduces the Special Feature, wherein Ratan Mani Lal and Vedatrayee Dutta take a hard look at this menace. He sees light in Tapati Sinha’s piece on Shantiniketan. Read […]

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Difficult Time for Those Having a School-going Child

Reading Time: 4 minutesSeveral studies and reports have indicated that children are prone to exploitation even within homes, and most of the cases of molestation are perpetrated by someone the victims have known closely. It indicates a dangerous trend related to children’s safety. There has been growing incidence of crime against children in the National Capital Region (NCR). […]

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