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12 Valuable Parenting Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

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Parents want to be perfect. I was no exception. As I attempted to be perfect, I learned 12 valuable parenting lessons the hard way. I also learned perfection is a myth. I always go into reflection mode during summer—when it is vacation time. When my son was in school, the transition from one academic year to another always made me wonder—is he on the right track? What will be different this year? Now that he is in college and is…

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Why every parent should consider STEM toys for their children and the benefits of STEM toys for children

How to inspire children through play with STEM toys

STEM toys and STEM education are very popular in today’s competitive world and help encourage kids to develop skills in the core disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Playtime is not what it used to be. Let’s face…

Parenting Travel

How to enjoy stress free travel with kids

During my childhood—we’re talking about the 60s—we usually traveled by train and bus. Joint families, traveling with kids. My Mom always made sure I carried a blank notebook to write down my experiences—essays about the trip. And that kept…

What the parenting books wont teach you . Vidya Sury

What the parenting books won’t teach you

Parenting is like a roller coaster ride – exciting, adventurous, fun punctuated with a healthy dose of nervousness. It is demanding, stressful and challenging. Most of us secretly worry about whether we’ll make a good parent the moment we…