Category Archives: children

Parenting the next generation

I con­tin­ue to be amazed by our pre­co­cious chil­dren. And I’m sure every gen­er­a­tion before us has gone through the same amaze­ment. What’s unique about our chil­dren? Noth­ing unique, in my opin­ion, just that as the rate of tech­no­log­i­cal advance … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Yearning for Sense Beyond the Earth

At the start of the day, I was almost sure I was going to write about how the world doesn’t seem like a place that I’m proud to be in. Depress­ing Scene The Indi­an Left want­ed India to be Left … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Impotent Initiative to Fight Feticide

This is to be read to be believed. The Indi­an Government’s Women and Child Devel­op­ment Min­is­ter Renu­ka Chowd­hury has pro­posed that all preg­nant women (and girls) in India, reg­is­ter their preg­nan­cies with the Gov­ern­ment. What is this sup­posed to achieve? … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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I’m in the queue, so I have lesser IQ?

My cousin, an eldest sib­ling, alert­ed me to this news find­ing: The eldest chil­dren in fam­i­lies tend to devel­op high­er I.Q.’s than their sib­lings, researchers are report­ing, in a large study that could set­tle more than a half-cen­­tu­ry of sci­en­tif­ic debate about the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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