Stay in touch with the child in you!

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

'While we try to teach children all about life, children teach us what life is all about.' We could learn a lot of things by observing them closely. Here are some of the lessons I've learnt in principle from my daughter, Prishaa :-) Be happy [...]

Every day is a new beginning!

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

A child gives meaning to our life. One of the most valuable lessons that I have learnt from my six-year-old son Peramuthan is to be friends with everyone and don’t keep malice towards anyone in your heart. As adults, we often forget to follow that [...]

Winning is not everything!

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

My memories with Vani, my daughter, are countless, and we share a great togetherness. The one which I am writing here is her participating in a singing contest in Warsaw, where she was schooling in Poland in grade 3. She was qualified for the singing [...]

Direct and Indirect Lessons

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

My little munchkin will be seven in a few days. It feels like yesterday, when I got her home from the nursing home, six and a half years ago. If I think about the lessons she has taught me, well, I would say I have [...]

Parenthood – A Bliss!

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

We wish everyone a Happy Children’s day. Ever since our kids came into our lives, it has changed. After Karthikeya and Karthika were born, my wife and I turned a new chapter of life as parents. It has been a great journey to watch them [...]

A life not lived for others is not a life

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

William Wordsworth truly said, 'Child is the father of Man', While I often am the preacher at home like a typically obsessed mom, it's my girls, however, who really bring out life lessons. I am a mother of two girls, Diya (9 years ) and Gauri (2.5 yrs). [...]

‘Mother’ is a verb!

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

Being a parent has been a journey of understanding my self better. It has been the most exhilarating and exasperating experience - all at the same time. I have learnt that there are no boundaries - for the depth of love I can feel and the patience [...]

There is no need of reasons to be happy!

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

Being a parent is a lifelong commitment. It is a journey full of responsibilities, fun, love, and caring. Of course, knowingly or unknowingly, we tend to take the role of preacher, assuming we know everything in the world. All of a sudden, we become masters - [...]

Learn and Unlearn!

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

On 3 Dec 2016, on ISB’s Mohali campus, my Wife Deepika & I experienced the toughest day of our lives. This was the day my four-year-old daughter fell from the swings and broke her left elbow into two pieces. After 6 hours of surgery, 16 [...]

Unlikely Tutors

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

For parents, the demands of parenthood often obscure the little things we learn along the way. Yes, learn from those very human beings whom we constantly help with their daily essentials! Tiny they are but come with a refreshing outlook on life, priorities, and what [...]

Celebrate Every Moment!

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

I don’t even know how to describe you in words without breaking into a smile at every word which is why I am writing this when nobody is watching me, lest people think of me as crazy :-) As 10 months old, you have taught [...]

Oorja – The Power Within!

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

It’s amazing how we grow from carefree kids to careless teens to extra careful parents!  As I sat down, silently thinking about my journey, the blinking cursor on the blank word document transported me to the night before the day I was supposed to join [...]

Happy Children’s Day

By | November 14, 2019|Children's Day|

Being a mother is one of the greatest blessings of my life! Every moment that I spent with my son Abhiram brings nothing but Joy and Peace. One thing that I have learnt from my 1-year-old is determination. I am somewhat surprised at times by [...]

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