Life Skills

Developing Gratitude as a Family

We are good at social niceties and saying “Thank You” is a part of it. Being grateful though goes beyond it. It’s a feeling of appreciation in the heart which can be expressed outwardly in a multitude of ways. And we have a lot to be thankful for if we would take the time to count the blessings. In one…

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Imparting Financial Education to Children

Finances are a big part of our lives and often play an integral role in the decision making. It also becomes a point of discord and we often hear parents saying that this generation doesn’t understand the value of money and that their demands are endless. We may not realize it but financial education of our children starts at a…

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Keeping Sane and Thriving @Coronatimes

Corona virus has taken us all by surprise. The sudden unexpected change has brought many shifts in our lives which many of us are finding difficult to navigate. Let’s discuss what we can do in the midst of the pandemic so that we emerge victorious. Mindset change: It’s not a break from your “Normal” routine but a complete overhaul. Treat…

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Using Social Media Responsibly

With the advent of new generation smart phones literally providing  the apps on our fingertips, in discriminatory use of social media has become commonplace. The amount of time people are spending glued to their screens is alarming. According to a recent article in Economics Time Mobile addiction has shot up nearly 75%-100% in last one year alone and the problem is only going to…

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7 Rules for Kids’ Internet Use

Internet and social media are becoming a nightmare for many parents but that need not be the case. Though this article has been written keeping in mind younger children who are being introduced to internet, the principles outlined are equally valid and helpful for all age groups. Evaluate the need critically: Don’t be in a hurry to introduce gadgets and…

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