Saturday, August 15, 2020


    With kids spending more waking hours on screens than ever, here’s what parents need...

    Millions of working parents have spent months largely trapped in their homes with their children. Many are trying to get their jobs done remotely...

    Parenting at the time of a Pandemic/ The Joy of Doing Nothing

    In this series on parenting at the time of a pandemic, here is yet another reflection that makes us see a mother's deep communion with her child. We also see the world through the child's eyes...

    Parenting at the time of a pandemic/ Don’t Romanticize Parenthood

    In this series on parenting at the time of a pandemic, Priya Naik narrates her engagement with her two children, and reflects--with a critical insight- on the meaning of being a mother at a time when the discourse of 'new-age parenting' is filled with an 'egoistic celebration of children'.

    New Lancet Study Reveals Children Likely to Have Mild COVID-19 Symptoms

    A Lancet study highlights that COVID-19 causes mild disease in most children, while fatalities are rare.
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    The Pathology of Online Education in a Hierarchical Society like India

    A steady internet connection, decent availability of space and parental support make online education a welcome proposition for the children of the elite, but what about the others?
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    Nigeria’s Baby Factories and the Complex Web of Human Trafficking in Africa

    Thousands of Nigerian women are raped and abused inside the country’s ‘Baby Factory’ and their newborns are illegally sold for exorbitant prices in the international market.

    Writing for children: An Art and an Experiment

    Writing for children is an art that requires the adult mind to transcend the limitedness of imagination and enter the child’s innocent world. It is both an experiment and an art that requires much attention and a great deal of honesty.

    Parents, you don’t always need to entertain your kids – boredom is good for...

    Boredom is an emotional state, that is temporary. A bored person has unpleasant feelings, lacks interest in completing tasks and has problems paying attention.

    Rediscovering My Nation at the Crossroads: Some Lessons for Our Times

    Young people hold the hope for the future but what if they are indoctrinated with hate, doubt and suspicion? Can we become a healthy society, with a faculty upbringing?

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