This Vacation – Doing Nothing

To do list are long and mostly not achievable in given time. Why not to have doing nothing list. Which will be empty. Let child fill this list with the way he wants, at least during the vacation πŸ™‚

I am not your DREAM GIRL

We have high expectation from the words like “Parenting”, childhood. We take them too seriously and it is biggest killjoy of relationship. Instead of dreaming about dream child can we see the dreams which child sees.

Create a self-directed learning environment

Self-Directed learning provides a deep understanding of self. This connection with helps to live the life of a direction. Can we provide such environment to children which foster self directed learning?

Travel to Learn

Travel is the biggest book to learn from. Here we learn from our own experience and also from other’s experience. It creates an enriching memory to be used for life time. Read how Aarohi children understand travel.

The Learning Energy – Creativity

Can learning be imparted by others? Learning is a well inside, you dig and find your pot of gold. To dig one needs energy to do the work of digging. The passion and purpose of getting that gold pot will provide the energy. This is creative energy.

Lessons from my Father

Why we need the term like parenting. Isn’t it natural that once we become parents, parenting becomes part of life. Then why so much stress around. Be what you are and create same environment, mindset for child is best parenting tip my father left for me.

Do you PLAY with your child?

Play – one of the biggest source of learning. But why we need to associate everything with learning? Learning happens automatically. Just be the child with your child and experience the fun of being with children.

The Myths of Quality Time

Parents conveniently define quality time as per their need. At times it is also exchanged with quantity. Quality time is intention oriented time spend with child not for the child.

Five VALUES I would Definitely Develop in My Child

My friend Sridhar has been behind me with this question – what are the COREVALUES one should develop in one’s child?One of the day a father in geniekids told a lie to his child who was unwillingto leave, “Uncle is closing office, so let’s go” – which wasn’t true! What isthe point of developing conventional […]

Alternatives to Rewards and Punishments

Rewards and Punishments are two sides of same coin. Both work on extrinsic control. Shall we control the child by the means of rewards and punishments or shall we sensitize the child to have better intrinsic controls.


Affirmations, positive or negative , if repeated over time becomes the part of belief system. Lets create affirmations which help the child to see his own potential.

Help by Not Helping

Unwarranted help may create resource handicapped children. The power of struggle will plant the seeds of independent problem solving.

Excellence is a Habit

Repetition creates the habit loop, then why not repeat the traits which are needed to live a good life. Stimulate children to build these traits. To know how, read on.

Every Bad news is a Good news

Good stems from bad. Goodness does not have any meaning without tasting the bad. Parents can celebrate all their worries of bad behavior of children. This is an opportunity to create good.

25 Keys to Developing Success Skills and Values in Children

Questioning helps thinking. Thinking leads to discovery. Question about self leads to self – discovery. Self awareness is the best formula for success.

How to Help Discover Child’s True Potential

Is parenting about solving children’s problems in the name of support or is it about letting children bask in the glory of their own solutions? Questioning children can help them to peel layers and see inside.

Independent Learner

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish, and you feed him for a life time. Few years back I was reprimanded by my daughter’s teacher for not making my daughter learn her spellings for the dictation. Yes, I had seen the entry in her diary […]

Letting Succeed

Success is made of two things – one, to find what is one’s strength . Two, to strengthen those strengths continuously.

Letting Grow

Any growth is a change. Children also go through this change in various ways not just age. Question is are we growing as parents?

Value Education

Values help in travelling the journey of life. We don’t develop them automatically but through experience and observation. Child is not different. Let’s coach the child to set his compass.

A Moral Story

Values help in travelling the journey of life. We don’t develop them automatically but through experience and observation. Child is not different. Let’s coach the child to set his compass.