Raising Children on the Spectrum
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Raising Children on the Spectrum

This June, my eldest son, who has an autism diagnosis, turned 10. He had received his diagnosis when he was around 3 years old. Initially, the diagnosis comes as a shock. One feels numb and goes into denial. This is a natural reaction before one reaches the acceptance stage. A lot of questions and ideas…

Raising Feminist Boys and Breaking Gender Stereotypes

Raising Feminist Boys and Breaking Gender Stereotypes

‘Boys don’t cry!’, ‘Scared, what are you a girl?’, ‘Pink is for girls!’ We have been hearing these statements since always. Have you ever wondered why and how statements like these have stood the test of time? The rooms, clothes, and stationery for girls is all pink and glittery and for boys it’s blue. Who…

About ScratchJr – A Conversation with The Super Creative Coding Mama
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About ScratchJr – A Conversation with The Super Creative Coding Mama

Do you want your children to know the importance of logic, strategy, and creativity from an early age? I do too and that’s why I asked this super creative coding mama all about how. The super creative coding mama is Dr. Anum Shahid Nawab, a doctor, the founder of Super Creative Mamas – Global, and most…

From the Diary of a Second-time Mommy
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From the Diary of a Second-time Mommy

When I became a mother for the first time more than four years ago, I was always under pressure to be perfect. It’s not like people were pressurizing me. It was just me. I wanted everything to be textbook-perfect. A perfect “normal” delivery. An exclusively breastfed child. Everything on schedule. Baby comes first. No to the…

Raising Tolerant Children: The Importance of Teaching Tolerance
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Raising Tolerant Children: The Importance of Teaching Tolerance

I have been keen on raising tolerant children since Zaviar, my firstborn, came into this world. The world we live in today needs a lot of tolerance and a lot more kindness than it already has. Thankfully, we are getting there because more and more people are becoming more aware and teaching tolerance to their children….

What is Considered an Unsafe Environment for a Child?
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What is Considered an Unsafe Environment for a Child?

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about what is considered an unsafe environment for a child? Is it predators and child molesters? Is it pedophiles and people with guns? Is it physical and verbal abuse? Yes, you’re spot on! It’s all of these. But all this comes so much…

So What Exactly is Respectful Parenting?
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So What Exactly is Respectful Parenting?

Respectful parenting means to seek to establish a relationship with our children instead of trying to control them. It’s the idea that simply put- love is enough! But what does that mean exactly? Learn in this article. History of Parenting Never hug and kiss [your children]. Never let them sit on your lap. If you…