Category Archives: children

Imaginative Parenting with Fictional Characters

Kids are the fastest evolving species on this planet. Parenting techniques become outdated faster and faster. However, I think many underlying principles remain the same. I think good parenting is not an acquired skill – because it needs constant acquiring. … Continue reading

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Mentally Challenged, Raped, Pregnant. Abort?

While Barack Obama proclaims White House support to the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities to which India is a signatory, the Indian Supreme Court has delivered a landmark judgment in a unique case of young woman … Continue reading

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The Power Of One

A conversation between a small girl (Scout) and her father (Atticus) from To Kill A Mockingbird: “Do you defend niggers, Atticus?” I asked him that evening. “Of course I do. Don’t say nigger, Scout. That’s common.” “ ‘s what everybody … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Atheism in Parenting

A few weeks back, I read Richard Dawkins in The God Delusion say: I want us to flinch when we hear of a ‘Christian child’ or a ‘Muslim child’. Small children are too young to know their views on life, … Continue reading

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