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This Mother’s Day, Here Is An Ode To My Smart Mom {Sponsored Post}

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Mother’s Day Celebration on your mind? This writer talks about her wonderful mother and why she will miss celebrating this special day. This year I am overwhelmed at the thought of a Mother’s Day celebration, not because I am planning something extravagant for my mom but because I don’t have her with me to celebrate. I lost my…

Are You Guilty Of Helicopter Parenting?

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Guilty of helicopter parenting? With characteristic wit and wisdom, this author tells us about how her sister hovered over her son continuously and the many dangers this entailed. I often talk about my parenting mantras on Indian Moms Connect. But today I’d like to share my sister’s story. For years, I have never missed an…

There is No Such Thing as a Visual Learner: 2 Neuro Myths that are Still Prevalent in Schools

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Have you ever thought of yourself as a right brained person? Has a school ever used marketing centered around “learning styles” to sell its curriculum or methodology to you? Do we use only 10% of our brain, like the movie Lucy had us believe? All these three ideas are not really backed by science. Last year, The Guardian published…

The Indelible Mark of Marks: Will the Bournvita Exam Sale Video Change Our Mindset?

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Now that exams are in full swing, did you watch the Bournvita Exam Sale Video that went viral recently? Watch the video above before reading further. SPOILERS AHEAD! The video features a clearance sale a week before exams, where students are selling their hobby artifacts for free because their parents feel that scoring marks is…

New Age Parenting Done Right! {Sponsored Post}

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We are a generation of millennials. The way our parents brought us up is very different from our new age parenting philosophies. We belong to the generation that rose beyond unconventional opportunities. We tread less conventional career paths than our parents. Today we are among the ever-so-busy parents ourselves. In the early 1980s and 1990s, limited options…

Square Pegs in a Round Hole

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This post is dedicated to all the proverbial ‘square pegs’ who refuse to fit into ‘round holes’. To all those little ones who are labelled as ‘hyperactive,’ ‘disruptive,’ ‘restless,’ and even downright ‘adamant’! This post is also dedicated to all misfits who refuse to adhere and confine themselves into any of the specific categories that…

Why #YESMom Is The New Age Parenting Technique

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This is a sponsored post Recently I saw a video about a social experiment conducted by ActivKids Immuno Boosters by Cipla. The experiment was done to evaluate how often do parents say ‘NO’ to their children and how does that affect the little ones. Before I share how profoundly the video impacted my thoughts on parenting, I’d…

Should Kareena Kapoor Khan really be the poster girl for pregnancy, delivery and post-partum recovery?

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The title obviously suggests that I think the answer should be ‘No’. For the record, I adore Kareena Kapoor. Right from her silliness in films like Kabhie Khushi Kabhi Gham and Mujhse Dosti Karoge to her characters in films like Yuva and the more recent Udta Punjab, I think there is definitely something about her.…