So, Mother's Day or not, we want society to know that a mom doesn't need to be a high achieving superwoman to be celebrated
It’s a book about being an unafraid reader. What I ‘took away’ from it would be very different from what you may see in it. Remember, it is a book without a blurb, right?
It is the marvel that picture books are, gathering the deepest life lessons within their folds in the simplest of ways. If only we care to read between the powerful lines and visuals.
"When impressionable adolescent girls see their parents invested in their welfare and betterment, they are likely to do the same for their own daughters" said Meera Satpathy, founder of Sukarya, an NGO working to uplift and empower young women in slum communities.
We are not just accountable for our children, we have to be accountable to them
"The first 2000 days of a child are very critical for overall learning and development", said Arshleen Kalra, Head of Curriculum, KLAY Preschools and Daycare.
This picture book is an astute comment on how we adults allow our roles, power, position, titles to define who we are with those around us
New-age ideas of self-love and self-acceptance ring hollow if we don’t build relationships
"The most common cancer in children is usually blood cancer, followed by brain tumors and other solid organ cancers" said Dr Dr.Divya Agarwal
The measure of a fine, sublime one is in how closely the book reflects on true human emotions, and in the different layers that a reader can peel off each time one revisits the book.
It’s in the white spaces that we find our epiphanies, where sparks of life happen — do less to do more
"Spend as much time as possible amidst nature with your children", said environmentalist and children’s book author Abhishek Talwar.
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is critical for helping preschool children understand and manage their emotions, demonstrate empathy, form healthy relationships etc, said Tracy Cardoz, Director of Education, Square Panda India.
A letter to young people living with Attention Deficit Disorder
Codependency is a type of insecure, anxious attachment style rooted in a fear of abandonment and an insecurity of being underappreciated.
Gentle Parenting is a style which advocates accepting children for who they are, and nurturing them to become the best versions of themselves, rather than what we would like them to become.
We’ve had enough years of them thinking the world is a horrible, bad place and it’s really up to us to show them that amidst all the fear and gloom, there is hope
How we can create spaces for discussing transgressions, weave in accountability and work towards a collective transformation
As more and more kids step back into the real world of in-person school, many of them, especially teenagers, may struggle with how to become social beings again.
Pandemic resulted in the most adverse situation where the opportunities to socialise, play, orient with the surroundings were restricted, says Dr Sumit Shinde
Let’s visibilise what’s invisibilised, politicise what’s medicalised, invite agency and restore dignity
Spending money on family-friendly policies has a direct impact on a country’s happiness.
Pandemic memories will shape our children’s storylines; what role do we play in this history in action?
After what has been a harrowing time for most families, it seems that all we really need while helping our children transition is just to hold their hands, hug them, shower them with love and understanding.
Covid-19 had its own positive and negative effects on breastfeeding. Parents had more time to spend with children, whereas lack of help, separation of mother-baby dyad resulted in poor breastfeeding outcomes.