via Be Mindful, Your kid is watching how you treat that Bhutta Guy on the road!
It is that time of the year, plants seem to have gotten a makeover and road side pavements are all dotted with street vendors. The little rain North India gets is once again making my world look pretty. Bhutta( corn on the cobs) Season is on. All the trips that I make around the city [...]
Another year of heart break is here. Am again seeing parents go through pain, plethora of emotions , constant worrying and loads of loads of anxiety. Time for our kids to go conquer the world on their own... Ok ...cutting out the drama, let's just simply say it's time for them to go to College. [...]
Parenting is TOUGH and BITTERSWEET in all it’s stages. But what is the toughest part of being a parent? Many would argue child birth and seeing their kids going through pain..something on which they have no control on. And that’s what I thought till I took my kids … okay not kids- my young adults for their driving lessons.
Metaphorically kids being in the driving seats is what every parent is waiting for. But literally, kids in the driving seat and you in the navigator seat means the kid is in control of his and your precious life. And that in my opinion is the scariest and toughest part of parenting.
Before every driving lesson I have to prepare , prepare hard and push myself out of my comfort zone, wear my brave armour …tell myself ….if I can teach them to talk and walk, how much difficult can this be?…
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Parenting is TOUGH and BITTERSWEET in all it's stages. But what is the toughest part of being a parent? Many would argue child birth and seeing their kids going through pain..something on which they have no control on. And that's what I thought till I took my kids ... okay not kids- my young adults for [...]
“Boys will be Boys “and “Girls poor Girls ” are the longest withstanding cliche’s that we know of in our world…Stereotypes that we resented when we were growing up and stereotypes that our kids resent when they have grown up enough to make sense of the above two phrases.”Boys will Be Boys ” cliche has for centuries absolved men from many wrong doings and it’s time to stop that and make them accountable too. ” Girls are Girls …poor girls “cliche has stopped the women from going after their dreams for far too long, and given them also a reason to not work hard enough … Again for far too too long!
Times are changing , so is the world around us , there are a few strong and sensitive leaders , both men and women who are emerging and breaking the cliches , giving us and our children a…
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We are forever wanting to teach our kids ...something or the other.The problem is just because we are older , we parents sometimes feel we are in a position of authority to put down our opinions about life and how it should be lived ...as rules. Rules which should get redundant because times, exposure and [...]