Reshmi Chakraborty
Jan 30 2017
ELDERS' RIGHTS AND MAINTENANCE ACT
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Organised by Silver Talkies, an online magazine and engagement platform for senior citizens, the talk will cover the issues useful for senior citizens and families.
Aug 28 2013
TECH TOTS
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Is your child addicted to gadgets? Is it useful, or can it harm the child in any way? What should you be doing if you don't want your child to be hooked to gadgets?
Aug 22 2013
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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A mother can't wait to steal some time for herself, away from her children, while they are growing up. Once they grow up and fly away in search of their destiny, will her mindset remain the same? Reshmi Chakraborty tries exploring the subject.
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Aug 01 2013
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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No other weapon like silence, to quieten your children who bombard you with hundreds of questions and demands.
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Jul 19 2013
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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At what point do you tell your children about the importance of money? How do you stop them from making unreasonable demands?
Jul 02 2013
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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All parents should have basic knowledge of first aid, which includes what to do in case of choking, burns, cuts and wounds and the basics of CPR.
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Jun 14 2013
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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What category do the freelancers and the women who work part time fall into? Is there really a need to classify stay-at-home and working mothers? What does it achieve finally? Isn’t the work at home the ‘real’ work?
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Jun 10 2013
SINGLES’ NETWORKS
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Online matrimonial websites still rule, but some young Bangaloreans looking for a match are trying the options like single’s networks. Here’s a look at the new ways of finding a partner.
May 23 2013
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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Being a full-time mom teaches you all skills in life and makes you a better manager. Here’s why essential, everyday mommy skills would be an asset in any job.
Apr 30 2013
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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Some parents hope the schools do not see the enforcement of school bus safety rules as an opportunity to raise the fee.
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Apr 05 2013
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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Has your kid tried the S-word or F-word on you yet? How do you handle it?
Mar 11 2013
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The practice of enrolling children in after-school classes is gaining strong ground, but every parent has to take a call on where to draw the line.
Jan 29 2013
AGELESS SERVICE
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Meet Senior Citizens Bangalore, an NGO run by energetic 76 to 80-year olds, working for the empowerment of needy children.
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Jan 23 2013
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For a generation of kids adroitly handling mummy's smartphone, gadgets could well help with life skills training, but are there enough takers? Reshmi Chakraborty shares her findings.
Jan 11 2013
AGELESS PURSUITS
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At 78, Nagamani makes a herb-infused oil and has two music albums to her credit. Here is how this charming lady started it all.
Jan 04 2013
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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How does he grow up into someone who respects women. Someone who doesn’t think it’s his right to force his unwanted attention on a woman simply because he happens to be male.
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Dec 20 2012
NRI'S PARENTS
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The Non Resident Indians Parents Association (NRIPA) in Bangalore serves as an extended family to its members. This is their story.
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Dec 18 2012
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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How do we view children in this country? Is physical punishment okay because it is our “culture”?
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Nov 09 2012
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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What is all the fuss about? For most moms it seems to be a ‘if-my-kid-is-happy-I’ll-go-along’ kind of thing. Then of course there are some fence sitters like me.
Oct 26 2012
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There was a time when I packed, grabbed a book and went on vacation. Now I’m a mom. I just drag myself behind a suitcase that contains half the household.
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Oct 03 2012
DO NOT COMPARE KIDS
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The truth is that we admire a confident child when we see one and wish the same for our child. We may not get all ‘Pushy Parent’ about it, so how do we do this?
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Sep 03 2012
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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We are mostly a generation of overprotecting parents. When would I finally have the courage to let him be on his own, without parental supervision in every step of the way?
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Aug 29 2012
Column: Confessions of a second-time mom
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Parenting can turn you like that, making you tick mark stuff off your list as you get on through the day. In the process, we forget to have fun.
Aug 06 2012
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What do you do when all the media that confronts your child, the TV, newspapers and magazine, not to mention the internet, has nothing but bad news. Do you tell her as it is or do you gloss over facts and pretend you haven’t heard what she asked?
Jul 24 2012
HANDLING FUSSY EATERS
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Does your child pick mustard out of dal? Do you constantly sneak in vegetables into the child’s food? Or do you say ‘eat what’s on your plate?’ You may not be alone in this all out veggie war.