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Children & Gadgets: How to Help Children to Use Gadgets Judiciously

When the number of likes on your post gets the power to control your reaction, you may realize something is not okay. For instance, if your child’s mood fluctuates with the number of connections, you may be at alert that something is just not right. No doubt, technology has immense benefits. However, it also comes …

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The Essence of Human Touch: Does It Matter So Much?

Touch has a unique language of its own, to communicate our emotions which cannot be expressed in words always. A touch conveys loud and clear whether it's love, care, anger, disgust, repulsion-everything! It helps us to express ourselves in our own ways-it could be a simple hug to our parents, to our child, a peck …

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Why were we not taught about this?

Institution of marriage and the role of being a parent From the moment you are born, you anticipate passing through numerous stages of overall development through learning. From learning to hold the neck firmly to walking, from babbles to sentences, from chewing objects to turning them around. You are always learning something, even if not …

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An Invisible Girl

One fine day, while walking towards my home, I felt as if someone is crying. I walked towards the meek sound. I saw a girl with long shiny hair and with beautiful big eyes filled with tears. Tears that might have burst out without her permission. I sat beside her without uttering a word. She …

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Why is it important to imbibe silence in our day-to-day lives?

We are surrounded by sounds or noises almost all the time - the whistle from a pressure cooker, loud sound from television, or unbearable noise from repeated honking. We are not only addicted to noise but to hurry also. Due to our rushed lives, we fail to acknowledge the value of a silence. For ages, …

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ENTER MY WORLD-A CHILD TO A PARENT

By Pallavi Sahu The story of the potato, the eggs, and the bean is a famous story of life lessons given by a father to his daughter when she came defeated and lost all hopes in life. In this story, the father took three different pots of boiling water- to put the potato, the eggs, …

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Way of Life: When No One Is Watching

By Pallavi Sahu, Psychologist Wait for a second to pause to think about this unornamented yet profound question, who are you when no one is watching? I figure out that the complete essence of a person, who he/she is, lies in this question. Do we really do what we preach? For instance, many famous personalities …

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Child Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse by itself is an uncomfortable subject. It often elicits silence. Child sexual abuse generally can be of two types: contact abuse and non contact abuse. Contact abuse refers to such physical contact as penetration of the child’s vagina or anus with the perpetrator’s penis, fingers, or other object. It also extends to non …

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