Getting ready for your (arranged) marriage
Marriage brings to the fore one important fact: all of us are not merely individuals, we are actually persons (the term “individuals” focuses on what we are by ourselves, whereas the term “persons” focuses on what we are in our interaction and relationship with others)
Identifying Your Child's Temperament
Beverly Lahaye, author of Understanding Your Child’s Temperament, says, “To assist in the proper development and training of children it is very helpful if during each child’s early years the parent learns his temperament characteristics”
Teens: No longer children
Adolescents will listen to you when you listen to them. They don’t listen when they feel you do not try to understand their point of view. Though adolescents try to behave like adults, they are neither adults nor children
The toddler years
Parenting is a journey like none other. Even with countless parents having gone before you, yours is a unique road nobody has ever travelled before or will ever travel in the future
A father of teens learns to let go
The transition from being protective parents to letting go of the reins has been difficult. Our teens, like most teens, kept pulling at the reins
Depression in Children
Two to five per cent of children suffer from depression which if untreated always results in the child becoming a full blown depressive. Here’s the good news – childhood depression has a 100 per cent cure rate
Summer Break from Parenting!
Being friends means hanging out with each other and enjoying each other’s company. How often do we just hang out with our family
Choosing the Best Marriage Partner
Traditionally, the network of relatives and friends gave you much more relevant information, including what used to be the most important matter: the family background. Nowadays, family background is, sadly, less important because we live in a more and more individualistic world, so what is more relevant is the person’s circle of friends – but no one talks about that during marriage discussions
सबसे अच्छे जीवनसाथी का चुनाव
कुछ दशकों पहले तक, मित्र और रिश्तेदार आपको कहीं अधिक प्रासंगिक जानकारियां दिया करते थे, जिनमें से सबसे महत्वपूर्ण होती थी पारिवारिक पृष्ठभूमि। यह दुख की बात है कि आज पारिवारिक पृष्ठभूमि का महत्व कम होता जा रहा है क्योंकि हमारी दुनिया व्यक्तिवादी बनती जा रही है। इसलिए, आजकल पारिवारिक पृष्ठभूमि से भी ज्यादा महत्वपूर्ण है किसी व्यक्ति के निकट के मित्रों के बारे में जानना
Will you not give me the gift of your presence?
say love is time. If you love me, spend time with me, accept me for who I am; do not clip my wings and put me into your mould; rather help me to grow wings and fly into the horizon of hope
क्या आप मुझे अपनी मौजूदगी का उपहार नहीं देंगे?
मैं कहता हूं प्रेम, समय है। अगर आप मुझसे प्यार करते हैं तो मेरे साथ समय बिताइए, मुझे वैसा ही स्वीकार कीजिए, जैसा कि मैं हूं, मेरे पंख मत कतरिए, मुझे अपने ढांचे में ढालने की कोशिश न करिए बल्कि मेरी मदद कीजिए ताकि मैं पंख लगाकर आशा के क्षितिज की ओर उड़ान भर सकूं
Bringing up a socially responsible child
Research has shown that children whose parents have volunteered for social work are twice as likely to become volunteers themselves as adults