A lot of the time we reckon it would only take a few seconds to respond to that text…change the music playing while driving… but unfortunately, a few seconds of distraction can make the difference between life & death. Continue reading Only A Few Seconds…
Every once in a while, it’s important to just slow down from all the hustle and bustle and think about what is really important. This struck a chord. I’d like to share excerpts from a story someone sent to me purportedly shared by a very successful gentleman who had risen to the zenith of the corporate ladder… He said when he was still a manager, he was very active and rarely at home. He was making good money and providing for all his children’s need. One morning, as he was rushing off as usual, his little son was walking out of … Continue reading At The End of The Day, What Really Matters?
I realized after my last post on parenting in a digital world, that there were a few more tips to be shared so that we avoid potential technology-related accidents. Most of us have probably seen images or videos making the rounds on … Continue reading Safety Tips – Parenting In A Digital Age
By loading kids with high expectations and micromanaging their lives at every turn, parents aren’t actually helping. At least, that’s how Julie Lythcott-Haims sees it. With passion and wry humor, the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford makes the case for parents to stop defining their children’s success via grades and test scores. Instead, she says, they should focus on providing the oldest idea of all: unconditional love. Here is an excerpt from the video…It’s definitely worth watching. ….But if you look at what we’ve done, if you have the courage to really look at it, you’ll see that not … Continue reading How To Raise Successful Children without Over-parenting
Recently I stumbled on information that set me thinking about how much parents really know about what our children are learning from various sources – school, TV, internet, friends, family members, domestic help, teachers, religious leaders / organisations… There is … Continue reading Vigilant Parenting – Sex Education??
These are the kind of stories that warm my heart. Enjoy! Continue reading From Gateman…Your Gift Will Make A Way