Summing up the positive parenting skills in a parenting skills checklist : 1. Effective communication between parents and with children. 2. Make ground rules for children and yourself. Adhere to them. 3. Set routines for children to form new habits. 4. Be involved and evolve together. 5. Teach them empathy, compassion and self-respect. 6. Participate in parenting skills workshops at school and in the community. 7. Get involved in parenting skills activities with other parents and teachers. 8. Give them a stable and non-conflicted environment at home to have good self-esteem. 9. Be unconventional sometimes and teach children to live outside their comfort zones. 10. Remember, moderation is the key to effective parenting skills.
How do modern age parents avoid the pitfalls of modern times and raise sensitive global citizens of the world?
Company Act 2013 made CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) a mandate for the corporates to set up a CSR board committee and ensure at least 2 percent of the average net profits of the company from three preceding financial years is spent on CSR. This meant close to Rs. 150 billion rupees were available to be spent annually on the altruistic purposes. How does one ascertain if the mandate has been followed with the intent it was established with? Here was an opportunity to explore.
Fear jazzed with angst on the tip of my tongue. churning stomach, knots wrung. Stranded entangled, in a maze of roads, my heart rose, ticked as a clock with battery low. The curvaceous roads to NathuLa pass, surrounded by them mystical mountains echoed and forewarned at each turn; curvy Tsmago lake, can be lethal, a meandering snake.... Continue Reading →
If only he had known she was the last shaky leaf precariously clinging to a family tree barren'd by cancer, he may have been gentler in his revelation.
Serendipity ; Noun: The development of certain events accidentally in a happy way. Call it serendipity. One look at Blog Chatter's writing retreat info retweeted on my timeline & without any further reflexes, I booked a slot immediately. For years, the writing was more of a therapeutic act than a profession. The blog was an online... Continue Reading →
A serendipitous series of few events lead me to stay at Taj Resorts Damdama as a participant of Blog Chatter's Writing Retreat recently and like every other Taj hotel stay, this time again, the nostalgia returned.
It has been a month to the Blogchatter Writing Retreat at Taj Resorts Damdama, Gurgaon and it feels like yesterday. (Belated Post about the retreat and Tak experience up soon)! The lunch organised by Blogchatter and facilitated by RJ Prateek at 100% Rock at Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, Delhi today was a great opportunity to... Continue Reading →