Tag Archives: Parenting

Kahlil Gibran: On Children

  Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.   You … Continue reading

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ONE OF A KIND

    If individuality is a valuable asset in the  man, then a first maxim for the teacher must be: “Respect the individuality of the pupil.”    Each child is unique and has a special set of skills that can … Continue reading

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Happy Children’s Day!!!

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. ~Stacia Tauscher   When I was growing up, there used to be a joke about a child reading book titled “How to take good … Continue reading

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On Being a Mother

As I watch my daughter, my heart is filled with love, pride and gratitude. I loved her even before I ever held her in my arms and I know that I will always love her, no matter what….But what has … Continue reading

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Let’s live life…Childlike!!

“All Children, except one, grow up.”  And that,of course, would be Peter Pan. As for the rest of us, the ever-increasing intrusions of the world on our minds seem to frighten that little child inside us into full-blown retreat. As … Continue reading

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STILL HUMAN

What exactly is this thing called “Mommy Guilt”, I want to know. Women’s Web is using  it as the theme for a contest . I wonder, why and how did I manage to escape this affliction that seems to plague the majority of present day moms?  … Continue reading

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HOMEWORK!!!…

I have been more absent than present online during the past month, and this has not been without reason. I am going to put the blame squarely on the summer vacations. 👿 👿 Summer vacations mean that my daughter is … Continue reading

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Little Miss Claus

I helped my s-in-law knit this frock for my daughter when she was studying in the nursery school…. and incidentaly completed it just before Christmas…in time for the Christmas Party held at her school that year. There was a matching … Continue reading

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To abort or not to abort

That is the question which a would-be-parent would never want to be confronted with. But Haresh and Niketa Mehta wanted an abortion of their 25-week-old foetus that doctors have prenatally diagnosed as having serious heart problem. But the Mumbai High … Continue reading

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