Am I becoming a pressure parent?

With vacations over and the school reopened with full fervor, the home has become relatively quieter and dull. The kids have got busy with schoolwork. It’s every (Indian) parents dream to see their kids busy with books (at all times!). Our pride in our kids (and on our value system) is directly proportional to the…

Dealing with an angry child

As parents and teachers one of the most important lessons we can impart to our children is to help them develop respect for themselves and others, and for this, we must see children as worthy human beings and be sincere in dealing with them.

Why do women stay in abusive relationships?

The recent news of unthinkable and gut-wrenching abuse of an IT professional in the US, by her Silicon Valley CEO husband, has prompted me to write on the issue of domestic abuse, both verbal and physical, which is far more prevalent around us than we may like to assume. Neha Rastogi, is a clearly brilliant…

How to cope with an abusive partner?

Now that you have realized that you are in an abusive relationship beyond salvaging, what are you going to do? How will you get out of it? Will you be able to get out of it at all? What will you do after that? “Irrational fear feeds on itself and grows. You must deny it.”…