Reflection 9. – Future Focused

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As parents we are always future focused about children their career , life, competition , challenges, milestones, goals. Most of the problems arise trying to be future focused while the actual need is to live in the current moment. There is always a fear and uncertainty with the future and a trying to be prepared … Continue reading Reflection 9. – Future Focused

Reflection 8. – Freedom to make decisions and opinion’s

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The best way to put your belief in children , give them an understanding of all possibilities , choices , the effects good or bad , the values right and wrong and then freedom to let them make their decisions and form opinions based on their thinking and experience. Yet if they go wrong they … Continue reading Reflection 8. – Freedom to make decisions and opinion’s

Reflection 7. – Developing humble , tolerant and empathetic Individuals

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Its important in todays competitive world our children don't become high headed with their success or fuel their egos with achievement and consider every other person as threat/ competition or failure to look down upon. Not everybody have had an equal opportunity or life isn't fair in terms of resources , physical / mental challenges … Continue reading Reflection 7. – Developing humble , tolerant and empathetic Individuals

Reflections 6. – Don’t raise them to be just Good , Make them Worldly Wise

A saying describes this best “If you expect the world to be fair because you are fair , you are fooling yourself. Thats like expecting a lion not to eat you because you didnt eat him”. Current times and increasing challenges on ones emotional strength, change our roles to just make them to do and … Continue reading Reflections 6. – Don’t raise them to be just Good , Make them Worldly Wise

Reflections 5. – Raising Children Gender Equitably

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This wont be a concern in some parts of the world but in India the basic equality still a girl child is fighting for is right to education , she is considered to be more of help at home and learn house chores cooking ,helping her family , learning skills that will benefit her later … Continue reading Reflections 5. – Raising Children Gender Equitably

Reflections 4. – Parenting challenges at Different Ages

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Many a times as parents confronted with difficult situation with child at various ages of development, we have come to terms with other facets of development too. We would try to find factors beyond our control to have influenced the child The child wasn't so before, was bright or excelled in academics or sports or … Continue reading Reflections 4. – Parenting challenges at Different Ages

Reflection 3. -The Upbringing Factor

We are mainly collection of memories we collect from childhood and that makes what we are or we will strive to be or not be. Many important episodes of our life and milestones define our outlook and rendering of situations. The influence of parents and other important people through out growing years have along lasting … Continue reading Reflection 3. -The Upbringing Factor

Reflections 2. – Take on Responsibility

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A major part of our approach to life that very much influences our parenting style is our readiness to take responsibility , being responsible, delegating responsibilities, sharing responsibilities. Many have the attitude of saying that's not my job wether at home or personal life this gets very much reflected in parenting too .The eagerness to … Continue reading Reflections 2. – Take on Responsibility

Reflections 1- The identity

I am writing a new series of thoughts on life and how parenting is a reflection of what we believe and we are. Parenting is not something that is taught because it is a natural feeling for the child and reflection of our deep rooted beliefs , our attitude and expectation from life and much … Continue reading Reflections 1- The identity

Reflections 6. – Don’t raise them to be just Good , Make them Worldly Wise

A saying describes this best "If you expect the world to be fair because you are fair , you are fooling yourself. Thats like expecting a lion not to eat you because you didnt eat him". Current times and increasing challenges on ones emotional strength, change our roles to just make them to do and … Continue reading Reflections 6. – Don’t raise them to be just Good , Make them Worldly Wise