What is Parenting Education& why is it relevant in today’s times ?

Parenting education refers to organized and planned efforts designed to enhance the understanding of and performance in the parental role. The relationship between parents and their infants/toddlers/children is important because it builds the foundations for the world view that the child grows up with. The child who develops within this kind of relationship can explore the[…]

Online Sexual Exploitation of Adolescents

Presenting here a twisted case of CSA online which happened in 2016 in Bangalore : Sextortion involving the teenager and his parents In Feb 2016 13-year-old Akshay* from Bengaluru’s Bomanhalli*, became friends with a person named Tejal Patel on Facebook. They chatted every day for months. After a few months Tejal Patel began sending pornographic images of a[…]

The deafening silence of Child Sexual Abuse

Stories of abuse are strange. Sometimes they are blazing headlines — ’18 month old raped in Kolkata’, ‘Teenagers rape toddler in Delhi — but mostly, they silently wrap up inside themselves. This is the story of some of those untold stories, the ones that were desperately locked away in the dusty attics of childhood, untouched and[…]

Why Parents Should Talk to their Kids About Sex?

Starting early with age-appropriate information about sex is a good idea Curiosity about sex is a natural step from learning about the body. Sex education helps kids understand about the body and helps them feel positive about their own bodies. Younger kids are interested in pregnancy and babies, rather than the mechanics of sex. Discussing sex[…]

Helpful Ways to Create Interest In Child’s Reading and Writing Activities

Reading opens doors to a world of diverse cultures, adventures, ideas and instills the thirst for knowledge and curiosity in a child. Fluency in reading also makes it easy for children to comprehend text in other subjects too. It is an art that can be mastered with repetitive rehearsal and has the ability to broaden[…]


Bullying at school Bullying can be devastating for children’s confidence and self-esteem. If your child is being bullied, he/she needs lots of guidance, love and support, both at home and wherever the bullying is happening. Your child also needs to know that you’ll take action to prevent any further bullying. Talking with your child about[…]

Grades/Marks do more Harm than Good !

For decades, grades have been the primary form of communicating and reflecting student mastery. A myth that has taken hold, but ironically no one thinks grades are able to communicate learning with any sort of accuracy or consistency. Teachers feel compelled to “grade,” (the verb form) any and all student work, believing that a letter[…]

Why is Parenting Education important?

Because children acquire the abilities to become responsible, caring adults and citizens of their society from the people who are most intensely involved with them, parenting is the most important and challenging job any of us can have; yet, it receives little support or recognition in our society.  There is very little formal training for[…]