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Parenting
Opinion  /  Published 22.11.20

Daddy's turn: a case for paternity leave

No man, they say, is a hero to his butler. But men like to be heroes to everyone else. India breeds them in the hundreds: as the mommy’s darling, with all the women in the household rushing to f...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 18.11.18

NGOs fight men becoming 'slaves'

Two NGOs claiming to combat an alleged rise in the victimisation of men in matrimonial disputes got together on Saturday and listed a charter of demands for the Centre.Anil Kumar and Kumar Jahgirdar, ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.20

Advisories for guardians and teachers

The state commission for protection of child rights has come up with an advisory for guardians asking them not to indulge in “inter-personal violence” in front of their children.The commission has...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 02.09.19

Are you setting up your child to be bullied?

Sir — Nothing is ever forgotten anymore owing to cloud technology. As such, parents should think twice before posting embarrassing pictures and videos of their children. Such things can come back to...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 27.04.20

Exposed: Truths about parenting

If you’re an involved parent, especially a mother, you’re supposed to play down that fact at work or risk being penalised — at least at many American workplaces. Family caregiving has been consi...
By Claire Cain Miller/New York Times News Service in New York

Health  /  Published 09.02.19

The motivated child

He is not motivated to study,” Rishav’s mother complained, while Rishav looked out of the window of my consultation room nonchalantly. He was referred by his school counsellor with a note that lis...
By Dr. J.R. Ram in

India  /  Published 02.06.20

'30 forms of abuse part of disciplining efforts in Indian households'

At least 30 different forms of physical and verbal abuse are reported as part of disciplining efforts by Indian households, according to a new study by UNICEF conducted in five states.The study 'Paren...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.19

After Bokaro car crash, classes for parents

Drawing lessons from the February 1 road mishap which cost three boys of Chinmaya Vidyalaya here their lives, this school and many other CBSE institutions will start sensitisation programmes for paren...
By Praduman Choubey in Bokaro

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.19

The unbearable burden of expectations

Parting shotSir — The Periodic Labour Force Survey by the National Sample Survey Office, which showed that unemployment has reached a 45-year high, is alarming. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led govern...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.18

Celebrity couple names are an annoying trend

Sir — ‘Ship names’ are serious business. These, however, are not names of marine vessels. Ship names are monikers made by linking the names of celebrity partners such as ‘Virushka’ for Virat...
By The Telegraph in


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