FAMILY & PARENTING · SCHOOL

Alternatives To ‘Good Touch-Bad Touch’ Lessons

Rape, molestation, wrong touch are all severe and heinous violations and when that happens to a child, the child is robbed of his/her innocence, among the many other irreversible scars! With the recent appalling Mumbai incident, Hubby and self were finally ready to sit our kids down and take them through the good-bad touch concepts! … Continue reading Alternatives To ‘Good Touch-Bad Touch’ Lessons

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Why Are INDIAN Students Coming LAST In Math, Science And Reading?

In an international standardized measurement in 2001, Finnish children came top or very close to the top for science, reading and mathematics. Finland attributes this success to : Finnish children do not start school until they are 7 and rarely take exams or homework until they are well into their teens.* The idea is that… Continue reading Why Are INDIAN Students Coming LAST In Math, Science And Reading?

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I Only Play In School. I Do Not Study In The School

“I only play in school. I do not study in the school” Our resident loudmouth – Peanut, responded with his biggest cheeky smile possible, when asked ‘How’s your new school?” After he had said this to a couple of our family and friends and after we – the parents, had received shock (from mainly friends)… Continue reading I Only Play In School. I Do Not Study In The School

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Our Tryst With Schools – Admission Circles And A Whole Lot Of Crosses

As we had recently moved cities, the father and me had one important agenda – to find a good school for our very different children.We wanted a school that could (somehow?!) do justice to both our children – my last post( Click here to read -She sees all! He knows all! But do the Schools appreciate any?)… Continue reading Our Tryst With Schools – Admission Circles And A Whole Lot Of Crosses

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She sees all! He knows all! But do the Schools appreciate any?

Buttercup is a whole lot of things sweet and spicy and each enchant and surprise us, but one that is becoming remarkable is her observation powers. For a 4.5 year old girl she’s a smart little cookie in that department. There are just so many different kinds of intelligence and as evident from my 2… Continue reading She sees all! He knows all! But do the Schools appreciate any?