Dr. Tanu Shree Singh is a parent to two preteen boys, a lecturer in Psychology, and has a keen interest in the area of Positive Psychology. Most of her theories of bringing up children, however, have been violently challenged and reshaped by her two sons. She is surrounded by three clueless men (one by virtue of wedlock and two by virtue of womb), has five dogs with distinct non-canine personalities, and has an ever growing bookshelf to hide behind.
Is being positive the same as 'looking at the brighter side of things'? No, says the author, proving by example that there is so much more to living as an Indian woman today.
All odds are stacked against me as a woman, a woman in India. At every step. But I need to keep going on for all of us. We all need to keep the flames burning, undeterred.
In this era of 'manicured gardens' and 'coaching classes' for everything conceivable to 'improve' kids' skills, where is the time for the essential free play?
A patriarchal rural society, where my students showed that a #PressforProgress towards a more equal society could be made, if only one step at a time.
Recent cases of children being curious about sexuality and accessing inappropriate content only reinforce the need to talk more about sex, not less!
Raising a teenager can be baffling. Here are nine ways to raise your teenager, who needs you now more than ever.
Handling sibling rivalry is stressful for a parent who is constantly called in to ‘referee’. These tips on how to handle sibling rivalry will get you smiling.
Why do children need unstructured time? Making the case for a ‘do nothing’ summer vacation that still leaves kids with plenty.
Kids today have so much, but peer pressure makes them want even more! How can parents teach children the difference between needs and wants? Tips for parents:
Mixed-gender friendships can help develop important life skills in kids. Tips for Indian parents to teach children about friendship across the gender divide.
Children today are under tremendous pressure and are prone to disorders like depression. How can Indian moms and dads reduce stress and raise happy children?
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