Namaste, I stay in an apartment in Bangalore, Karnataka. There are...
Confessions of a second-time mom
Aug 22 2013
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.
Aug 01 2013
No other weapon like silence, to quieten your children who bombard you with hundreds of questions and demands.
Jul 19 2013
Jul 02 2013
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.
Jun 14 2013
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?
May 23 2013
Apr 30 2013
Some parents hope the schools do not see the enforcement of school bus safety rules as an opportunity to raise the fee.
Apr 05 2013
Mar 11 2013
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 23 2013
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 04 2013
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.
Dec 18 20121
Nov 09 2012
Sep 03 2012
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?
Aug 29 2012
Aug 06 2012
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 16 2012
You do have a thought there but hold on for a second, especially if children aren't part of the picture in your life at this moment. Once they are around, you may often have to eat words spoken in the pre-child era.
Jun 21 2012
Jun 06 2012
What was it that the mothers did, staying in this mysterious place called home where there really wasn’t much to do except manage a kid or two, keep them clean and well fed and keep the house looking like it wasn’t rummaged by a tornado.
May 10 2012
Mar 26 2012
Mar 12 2012
Mar 03 2012
We often remark 'how could she do that!' on the other mothers' parenting methods. But perhaps there is a very good reason behind that.
Feb 15 2012
Feb 14 2012