Sangitha Krishnamurthi is a special educator, blogger and mother of three. Her interests include living a mindful and organic life as much as possible in addition to reading and writing about the reading.
Why is my hair curly? Asks a tween daughter to her mother, because the others in the family don't. Lakshmi Iyer's book Why Is My Hair Curly? addresses this conundrum.
Nadya: A Graphic Novel by Debasmita Dasgupta is an excellent first-line-of-help introductory book for kids whose parents may be going through, or have gone through a divorce.
What should we NOT do while dealing with an adopted child? Here are 13 pointers on how to talk to kids about adoption.
Imagine being a child, a teenager, thrown out of the only home you have ever known, persecuted, and left to the mercies of others. Malala Yousafzai's new book We Are Displaced tells us the real stories of such girls.
Ahimsa looks at the Indian Freedom Movement from the eyes of 10 year old Anjali. What sets this book apart from other books set in the independence movement are the several strands deftly woven into the plot.
Far From The Tree by Robin Benway is a YA book that can start important conversations on adoption, fiction with children in the adoptive and foster care system at its centre.
Today, April 2nd, is #AutismAwarenessDay. Here is something about being more inclusive to mull over, as told by a special educator for children with autism.
As an educator who works with the differently abled, I was very excited to see Hichki show a character with different life needs.
I am raising an introvert - and parenting one can be really difficult in a world that celebrates extroversion. Here's what I do as a parent.
The challenges and triumphs of homeschooling in India are many. It needs a level of dedication from at least one parent, but there is so much to be gained!
Clarification reg a post alleged to be Chetan Bhagat's - 'let her'.
Do you, as a thinking, responsible parent, do your bit towards teaching kids empathy for those with special needs? Being really inclusive yourself is the way forward.
We investigate wellness through adequate protein intake for women in India, with special love for the International Day of the Girl Child, 11th October.
The recent Maternity Benefits Bill discriminates against adoptive mothers, completely disregarding the ground realities of any adoption procedure and requirements.
Teaching a daughter to be safe yet free, we often walk a thin line, balancing between empowerment and practical safety for our kids.
Ace Against Odds, Sania Mirza's autobiography chronicles her journey against odds, as an Indian woman athlete who became No. 1 worldwide.
Raising sons goes way beyond teaching them not to rape. It takes looking at the whole human being and prioritizing life skills and empathy.
When parents understand the causes behind children's behaviour problems, the overall happiness quotient increases. Read on to find out how.
A few tweaks to your routine is all it takes for living with and managing PCOS. Many women suffer from this - often ignored/ not diagnosed, leading to a lot of grief.
Prospective adoptive parents need to prepare themselves and get informed on the new Indian adoption rules and procedures.
Is ‘just a mother’ high praise from a child? A contrary view of Chanda Kochhar’s letter to her daughter and parenting through conversations.
Rujuta Diwekar's The PCOD Thyroid Book throws light on a baffling and complex disorder that affects women's lives in very fundamental ways - physical and social.
Adoption is still unfamiliar to most Indian women; here we bust some myths about adopting a child in India.
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