Is your child Physically Literate?

If someone asked me to rate myself for physical literacy on a scale of 0 to 10, I would shy away. My rating is sure to dwindle. The worst thing is that I was not even aware of a term called 'physical literacy' until sometime back. What is physical literacy? Physical literacy is the fundamental … Continue reading Is your child Physically Literate?

Advertisements

Online Child Safety

An article I wrote sometime back regarding cyber safety for children. It was first published here. We as parents never leave our young children alone in a house or vehicle. Children need constant supervision. The same rule applies to online activities. Children and teenagers get a lot of benefit being online, but they can also … Continue reading Online Child Safety

Alcohol abuse in teens – What can a Parent do?

A fresh morning after a three-day long business event started with this news article http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/schoolteachers-find-liquor-in-water-bottles/article21389187.ece. There were messages and discussions among parents in various WhatsApp and Facebook groups wondering 'what's wrong?' with our children. Where are we going wrong as Parents and what can we do to protect our children from setting into such wrong … Continue reading Alcohol abuse in teens – What can a Parent do?

Review of One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan

I had added One part woman to my reading list when I first came about the controversy surrounding it. If saffron terror raises voice against any book or person I tend to think that there is something of worth looking into. I cannot stop wondering why the right-wing activists of any religion are so much … Continue reading Review of One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan

The deadliest sin in this world is to create evil around us

Review of ‘The tree with a thousand apples’ by Sanchit Gupta The tree with a Thousand Apples. When I came across the title I wondered if the author was being figurative or optimistic. After my trip to Leh last year, I had left a piece of my soul in that beautiful land. A land that … Continue reading The deadliest sin in this world is to create evil around us