My Journal 29. Simplicity

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I am kind of person who believes in owning not more than needed amount of dresses and two pairs of shoes at a time.I don't have to have all dresses in trend or a footwear to match each , i do have two additional for occasions which i dont mind reusing after care. One thing … Continue reading My Journal 29. Simplicity

My Journal 27. Follow your Heart

In todays world where its more about following , followers , hearts and likes which is all about moving with the trend , keeping up with that's very current , doing what gets more heart or likes. I want to talk about this "follow your heart" which is mostly overrated in movies or creative talks … Continue reading My Journal 27. Follow your Heart

My Journal 26. Best or Mediocre

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The choice is not easy everybody wants to be the best. But actually there is no best and trying to be the one , looses the perception of reality and going for an imaginary perfect best losing a lot in the process. Mediocre is real, a balance, a space for growth , time for all … Continue reading My Journal 26. Best or Mediocre

My Journal 25. Life is about change

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Hi dear friends recently i have not been regular with my posts and blogging , its due to other responsibilities and my daughters academic year end studies .Yet whenever i find time i always will post about everything i always do .If i am not reading or liking your posts its probably i am away … Continue reading My Journal 25. Life is about change

Hope

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Hope is something you should never give up on , And when you are about to give up hope keeps on. Hope is miracle, a superpower.a strength in your belief.to see things happen as you wish. Keep hope,Never be so sure of current times and troubles. Tides will change you just keep rowing. When you … Continue reading Hope

Mind Games

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Mind Games a mark of the intelligent era we live in .Ways to get back in deceptive ways .The target fixed ,plans made and worked out as if a natural course . Once ventured into the game, there is no way out you either take sides or play on your own . Learn the rules … Continue reading Mind Games

Fear

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Fear Like a virus enters the system, Doesn't leave without effects shown.Though results differ with immunity, Also passes on to our near and known. Fear, Finds its way through our senses, Then weaken the body.Manipulates the brain. Shrinks the heart that holds courage. Sometimes these are faces known or in forms unknown.Sometimes reasons known or … Continue reading Fear

Big Skills 8.- “Teaching Skills”

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Teaching is a noble profession and the reason known to all as we had our teachers in our life -people who have the conviction to nurture young minds and mold them into something great .Teachers are our nation builder the strength of every proffession in our country grows out of the knowledge and skills that teachers help to … Continue reading Big Skills 8.- “Teaching Skills”

My Journal 24. – Nonverbal

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Hi dear friends , if you know me from past 10 months i have been blogging i write a lot about parenting and many other things .Also have started journaling where i talk about those topics from life and around i think about or feel , But what after all this I tell you I … Continue reading My Journal 24. – Nonverbal

Success

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Success It takes focus , dedication and hardwork.Still factors beyond control, That work for success or as hurdles to overcome. Sometimes its about being, at the right place.at the right time.having the right opportunity.having right resources and facilities. Success cant be measured by achievements alone , But how long it keeps going.Till you check your … Continue reading Success

My Journal 22. – Forces of Life

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There are various types of forces as described in physics gravity , friction , applied , magnetic, spring, normal... . But in real life in human experience too I have seen and experienced around many forces though i tried to name them according to their existence in human life. There could be more type of … Continue reading My Journal 22. – Forces of Life

My Journal 21. – Something vs Nothing

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This post is actually inspired by a science video of one of my favorite science video creator "The action Lab", i find more meaning than science and connections in the way science is explained. In one of the videos he talks about "do nothing grinder" and what is difference between that seems nothing and is … Continue reading My Journal 21. – Something vs Nothing

Behind Closed Doors

Behind closed doors. Secrets Hidden, Lonely Minds, Broken hearts, Tears Broke, Agreements made , Realities unmasked, Suppressed feelings, Outburst released, Promises Broken, Words Lost, Untold stories, Courage crushed, Fear Instilled. These are not just doors.Sometimes a never ending hole, one sinks into.Sometimes invisible bounds, pushed into.Sometimes pushed by power or numbers greater.Sometimes by thoughts or … Continue reading Behind Closed Doors

My Journal 19. – Humor and Me

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What makes one laugh or what humor means or what is your sense of humor defines a lot about the persons take on life , his mentality , his sensitivity to others and self .Some people think me and humor are not at good relation , which is not true only that I don't have … Continue reading My Journal 19. – Humor and Me

Bad Childhood

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In one of my previous post i have spoken of realities of motherhood, challenges and reflections as parents.One more thing that also holds true is not everybody has a good childhood due to poverty ,bad parenting , childhood abuse or broken homes , to substance abuse and homes with frequent clashes or quarrels. Growing up … Continue reading Bad Childhood

My Journal 18. The Slide

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One thing we miss a lot after the pandemic in the visit to community gardens especially overcrowded in those kids play area during weekends . The kids were unknown to each other but they enjoyed running around those equipment's , climbing and hanging and the rush sliding down. These don't make that much fun , … Continue reading My Journal 18. The Slide

My Journal 16.- The Question

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I have come with my version of the answer to the question that most of us have had some point in our life . Sometimes we followed what was told or taught us , at times we had those versions where we wanted to make our choices seem right , then we have those versions … Continue reading My Journal 16.- The Question

My Journal 15. – Timeout

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Something that has come around everybody's life with these new normal is "timeout". A break from those regular lifestyle those parts that formed parts of routine of our life and some of them which were real big parts of life suddenly went out and we found those time and energies introduced to many new areas … Continue reading My Journal 15. – Timeout

My Journal 14. – Journey

One truth about life all agree to especially if they have seen and lived life in every aspect, know that its all about the journey not the destination. Yes i have known people who have skipped the journey , sometimes found shortcuts to reach the same destination , but i tell you it was totally … Continue reading My Journal 14. – Journey

Transformation

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Transformation. When the old ways no more serves purpose,With changing times it outgrows,One needs to grow leave behind a comfortable point,Sometimes you are swayed by the winds of change,Sometimes It comes with necessity of time. Transformation takes its effect,Its not an easy path.The one that changes old norms.The one that defines new all.The one that … Continue reading Transformation

My Journal.13- Unspoken Words

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No matter how great writer , speaker , orator or artist one are there are areas of life or living one never speaks of or sometimes left unspoken of .These are part of the unspoken words of life sometimes of the community at large we are a part of. Sometimes these are feeling long lost … Continue reading My Journal.13- Unspoken Words

My Journal 12. – Patterns , Phases and Pursuit

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I am more kind of spiritual person to the extent i believe in the existence and purpose of life only on spirituality. But i refrain from sharing my thoughts or knowledge on spirituality because i think its a personal journey one experiences through life and cant be learnt or taught and sought through another's viewpoint … Continue reading My Journal 12. – Patterns , Phases and Pursuit

My Journal 11. Small Things

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There are many small things around us in home or at work that have great value despite their size or value of existence . These acts , things , expressions serve their purpose so important that most of them are irreplaceable. These small things are so valuable when needed we almost go on a hunt … Continue reading My Journal 11. Small Things

My Journal 10. The Masala Box

Every Indian home has this spice box in their kitchen which contains a variety of spices either as whole or as powdered mixture called masalas . Each masala has different combination of spices for different taste for different foods. Sometimes a combination of these masalas are used in different proportion to get the required taste. … Continue reading My Journal 10. The Masala Box

Conflict Resolution

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Conflicts are a part of life you cant always expect things to go your way or the right way nor will you always give in the face of you don't want to accept or be a part of or you want to solve a problem to avoid any more troubles. Sometimes you don't want to … Continue reading Conflict Resolution

My Journal 8. – Superhumans

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We all have been in this phase or point which push us beyond our limits and we feel like superhumans. I am not exaggerating actually when we remember those memories even we are shocked how could we do something like this. Human mind is beyond comprehension. May be that's what about humans when time or … Continue reading My Journal 8. – Superhumans

Big Skills – 6. Random Acts of Kindness

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There is too much of negativity around with the challenges and struggles and so may obstacles to the normal routine which was very easy once .Everybody is learning or coping or figuring out ways. The only thing to avoid the most is to add to this negativity and spread it around. Something that can do … Continue reading Big Skills – 6. Random Acts of Kindness

My Journal – 7.A Birthday Post

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Hi Dear friends , Today is my birthday .Astrologically i am a cusp of Capricorn and Aquarius.That makes me the complicated and dual person i am ,displaying the traits of a hardworking and focused Capricorn and intellectual mindset of a Aquarian . I do believe in astrological influences and stuff, have even given a much … Continue reading My Journal – 7.A Birthday Post

My Journal 6. – The Makeup Box

I have never been much of a beauty conscious or look focused person , due to struggles at my personal front and ambitions to achieve, the only aim and I was very focused . Yes this left me out of the crowd , then i didn't give much importance to it or it never bothered … Continue reading My Journal 6. – The Makeup Box

Innocence and Arrogance

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Innocence in a Childs play.Arrogance is a Tricksters play. Innocence is Beauty.Arrogance is Filthy. Innocence is questions with Curiosity.Arrogance is to question with Authority. Innocence is laughter that adds sparkle to your eyes.Arrogance is laughter that breaks the inside. Innocence needs no Justification.Arrogance needs Correction. Innocence needs Guidance.Arrogance needs Repentance. Innocence is like clear water … Continue reading Innocence and Arrogance

Sides

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People takes sides that suits their type.Sometimes that benefits them in time.Sometimes to coverup for their lapse.Sometimes for their own gains.Sometimes for another's pain.Sometimes seeing beyond ones sight.Sometimes knowing what's right.Sometimes scores to settle.Sometimes a clear battle.Sometimes carefully thought.Sometimes manipulated and sought. Both sides look alike, Both put up an equal fight. Take a side, … Continue reading Sides

What it takes to win

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To win,You need to be skilled.You need to train.You need think out of the bin.You should be able to strike a deal. More than that, You need endurance.To take the blows when your time is down in the ring.You need resilience, A hope and strength you will rise again after it.You need humility, To keep … Continue reading What it takes to win

My Journal 4. The eagle and the crow

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From my younger days I have been more of spiritual person .At that time when many of them at my age were discovering life i was questioning life and reason with my greatest teacher "google and soul searching" . I started to read about many practices to text to religions around the world , their … Continue reading My Journal 4. The eagle and the crow

My Journal 3. The Lamppost

It is always late bed time for me with finishing all the left work , to putting kids to sleep and then some time out for myself. During this hour of night when i look out of my window which is at a higher floor , i see the lamp post the one with the … Continue reading My Journal 3. The Lamppost

A Boasting King

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The self declared king ,In his palace of dreams.Treating his subjects ,like his slaves.As they bow down,to attend his meeting.His power at peakOnly In his courtrooms.Where he puts up a show, of his stupidityand vain ego. They praise him,Fear his wrath,Put up an act,For his tyranny,A self made story. The boasting kingSits in his throne,never … Continue reading A Boasting King

Pulling Another Down

Pulling Down Another, If that makes you feel superior. If that retains your power. If that defines your position. If that certifies your talent. Well go ahead, Pulling another down, Is just to mask your insecurities. Is To cover up for your weakness. Is the lack of self belief. Is to thrive on others failure. … Continue reading Pulling Another Down

My Journal 2. Routine

One problem being a homemaker is getting bored of the same routine and tasks that too in a continuous manner without any change or breaks . It becomes such a routine after sometime even when your mind is occupied , still a part of brain easily controls your movements to keep the work going .These … Continue reading My Journal 2. Routine

Walk Away

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Walk Away When you don't want to be a part of itWhen you don't wan to be at the receiving endWhen you have had enough of itWhen you heart says it does not feel right You don't have to stand for mannersYou don't have to show togethernessYou don't have to stand for fear of being … Continue reading Walk Away

Battle or Revolution

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Battle isto settle scoreto conquerto expand Revolution isfor mankindfor preservingfor sustaining Battle is thinking for selfRevolution is for everybody else been there Battle involves strategiesRevolution involves complexities Battle is to meet ones endRevolution is to end and start a new Battles are written in historyRevolution lives forever in victory

Reality Check

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Sometimes we expose our children only to goodness, to the experience of perfect things around ,keeping them in comfort zones , exposing them only to one part of reality or their small good world. This can be a disadvantage when they are on their own to face the real world . We train them to … Continue reading Reality Check

Raw or Refined

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They say don't judge a book by its coverYet speak of first impressions make the everlasting opinions They say Just be yourself And be acceptedYet everybody refined to put their best foot forward Raw is simplicityRefined is polished.Simplicity connects to the heartAs Polished to the sense. When Raw,Not having to impressto get complimentsto get approvalto … Continue reading Raw or Refined

Endurance

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Its strength when facing power so strongIts the wait when you are running outIts the experience that makes you resistantIts the power to bear and rise before dawnIts to keep going when you are all doneIts the power behind superhumans Enduranceis staring in the face of strugglesAnd pain causes no more pain is surviving the … Continue reading Endurance

Life Beyond Self

Learn to see beyond selfTo see those roads where you have never beenTo be able to see beyond what your eyes dreamTo know you have much to be grateful aboutTo accept there are pains greater than your whereaboutsTo give life a fair chanceTo build those muscles strongfor there are more fights alongTo rise from the … Continue reading Life Beyond Self

Sports and Life

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I have had this opportunity and fortunate enough to have played a sport through my young years to college, though i have also got to learnt swimming and been able to access to a setup that provides a complete varied setup of various sports. I played badminton for really long time in a proper court … Continue reading Sports and Life

Ego

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Ego is self harmis sitting in self created bed of thornsis denying help at hands lengthcos you are always at the right end.is when victory is alone yours to savorlosses always because of others.is unable to hear or seefor you are in blind belief.is forgetting the journeyremembering the trophy. Ego is stupiditycutting the branch you … Continue reading Ego

Define Love

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Love streams in every realmWhen it originates from a spring Give yours all the love they wantfor it breathes life in all Expect love only from themwho knows love above all Love has no boundariesNor time nor distanceMakes it less effective With duties and rulesIts still waters in pool collectingIts love that keep moving, to … Continue reading Define Love

Sometimes Being me, Thats not me

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Keeping Everything under control right under my breathSometimesLetting out so that I can breathe free Standing strong like nothing moves meSometimesLooking for someone to hold me Living as if never looking backSometimesThe past peeps through teary eyes Long let gone those dreams that gleamYetWishing for those dream once seen Now its for those who are … Continue reading Sometimes Being me, Thats not me

Look for it , In the right place

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Look for everything in the right place Love ,where it exists, Trust, where it was never broken, Respect, for your thoughts and not medals, Friends, when you need a boost, Strength, when in troubled waters, Weakness, when clouded by apprehension, God, when you know you are just not enough. Look for it in the right … Continue reading Look for it , In the right place

Learn to Stand Alone

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When you know its rightFor the right When, Your own will stand up against youYour besties will doubt youOnes you look up to will ignore youYou will be all that is left with you Some will say to demotivate youSome will call you names to demoralize youSome will make you a joke and mock youSome … Continue reading Learn to Stand Alone

Truth is Liberating

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Truth helps you calmAs it clearswhat's being put up.what's just a set up.what's only a get-up.For now that its outyou know it is not what it was. It clears the linebetweenwhat we perceivewhat we receivewhat we deceiveyet in back of the mind we made a truce Now you knowWhy all the effortsnever reached those goalsWhy … Continue reading Truth is Liberating

Relationships

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Relationships for a reasonfor common intentionfor sharing emotions Relations that think alikethat don't attachthat serve purpose Relationships of every type ones that last lifetimeones that dont stand test of timethose that are ties of bloodthose that are stronger than bonds of blood ones that need attentionones that need interventionones that thrive on loveones that keep … Continue reading Relationships

Violence At Home

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Violence at home Is a weaknessto unable to connectto unable to reflectto cover up the flawsto cover up for they will reveal Violence at home is a weaknessnot willing to accept others opinionfear of losing ones positioninability to handle human emotionssuppressing those questioning your intentions Violence at home is a weaknessThat defines ones mental strengththat … Continue reading Violence At Home

Need to Slowdown

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The race has kept all busythe race to moneythe race to famethe race to be part of the gamethe race to stand outthe race to survival What if this wasn't a raceThere would be more timeto reflectto be more resourcefulto be contentto be more connectableto be collectiveFor wealth alone cant keep the ones comingIf the … Continue reading Need to Slowdown

Moments of Holding on and Leting go

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The moment of holding on, And the moment of letting go. The moment one feels weak , helpless and in pain for another's plan for gains, And the moment one decides not to sink in and take control for your loss is their gain. The moment one feels nothing left cos all is lost, And … Continue reading Moments of Holding on and Leting go

A heart to connect to

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Rushing through choresThe same routine everyday. The in and out so familiarWorks like a background score. Though at times its different Someimes pushing hardSometimes drawing short pathsSometimes late than the fixed slotSometimes learning to keep up with the lot Then to find timefor others to attend to. When all go to rest in the nestShe … Continue reading A heart to connect to

Shadows of Art

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Anger , jealousy , revenge , resentmentShadows your true self. When you are engrossed in these thoughtsyour art reflects themMore than your soul. These are shadows that blind your thoughtsSo much filled with anothersyour work and life reflects the other. Once shadowed you are no more yourselfAll your energy depeleted criticising the other self. Its … Continue reading Shadows of Art

What feeds your soul

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If its jealousyyour grass will always be less green. If its revengeyou will never have time to grow. If its competitionyou will always need compliments and trophies. If its intoleranceyou will never be at peace. If its greedyour glass will always be empty. What if its empathyyou will be more human. What if its self … Continue reading What feeds your soul

Are Both Right?

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Teaching tolerance or Not to tolerate that is unacceptable. Punishing the culprits or Sharing the responsibility to bring in change. Parenting takes responsibility of child development or the Child living up to the expectations. Femininsm and equality or Feminine yet equal. Beauty in the eyes of the beholder or Beauty as an art to boost … Continue reading Are Both Right?

Dealing Negativity

There will always be negativity around , there is no need to try to fit in because there will always be reservations , insecurities or beneficiaries. Which ever side of the line you are you will always have others on the other side .Never spend an extra effort proving how right you are or expect … Continue reading Dealing Negativity

Double Standard

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Its very common to have people preach very high morals and practice exactly the opposite without letting it even be doubted. Its in this generation which holds a face and feels or thinks exactly opposite within , without changes in lines of face. This has made it even difficult to judge people just by their … Continue reading Double Standard

My Journal 17. – Belief System

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We all have a belief system based on culture, religion , values, priorities. Some believe in the existence of supreme power so do I , some believe in the control of their life and power of their action, some believe the power is around us and everywhere . There are innumerable variations and theories and … Continue reading My Journal 17. – Belief System

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

Bullying – Being Aware and Being Prepared

Bullying is a silent killer which breaks more than mind , strength and courage of the victim to fight back also it has its effect long after those episodes are over in life. The only way is to tackle them to avoid carrying the burden always. But its not easy as said there are various … Continue reading Bullying – Being Aware and Being Prepared

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

Pages from My Life Parenting-3

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Being a person who has always been into books most of life reason may be the way i was brought up or then my curiosity to study the same topic from many different books thinking it would make it even more easier or simpler to understand and ended up it getting even more complex. I … Continue reading Pages from My Life Parenting-3

The Process not the Point in Progress

Time plays an important aspect when teaching a difficult child: understanding all these aspects helps us to maintain the confidence , patience and perseverance when teaching the child. Time shouldn't be measured in terms of milestones achieved but the process to be used to reach the milestone. Some children may require more efforts to get … Continue reading The Process not the Point in Progress

New Parental Challenges with Covid-19

New Parental Challenges with Covid-19

Already being a parent has its challenges to undertake but with COVID-19 and followed lockdown the life of parenting has turned upside down for many. In normal life before, if both parents were working all requirements heeded for the child were very well in place. The time table for the day of the child was … Continue reading New Parental Challenges with Covid-19