“Moon’s guide to Parenting”

This lock down has given me the opportunity to be with family 24/7. This does gets overwhelming at times and feels like I am being watched constantly. The kids are always in my radar and I in theirs. This was leading to frustrations and conflict of interests. Juggling between work , household and family I…

Mindful nurture ❤️

When you speak of “parent-centric” parenting it is highly rebuked by both parents and children calling you mean. Next came “child- centric” parenting which presented its challenges too, here the child became the centre of the universe and got into your head. Coming to parenting style, there are many from helicopter parents to snow plough…

“Your words matter” says the pineapple to the peach.

“You are such a mean mother, I hate you!” “You don’t wear branded clothes?” Or “Agra, how middle class, we went to Switzerland for our holidays” Well, you cannot blame rude behaviour or back answering entirely on the child alone. We assist them with countless distractions that they have forgotten to value their own words….

Bring out the ordinary ..

Do I need to say anything else? It’s time for reflection and embracing the gap. Nurturing the mundane and letting the seeds warm up naturally . Happiness and sunshine 🌼 Nidhi

“What IS”

Anaya: “Why have you made roti sabzi for dinner? We could have called for pizza today” Sparsh: “ I don’t like to share the room with Anaya, why can’t I have my own room?” Man: “ Why do we have only one television? Can you not get us one for our room?” Wife: “ Can…

To follow or not ..

Follow the recipe called the chef, follow my instructions cried the teacher, Follow the orbit says the earth, Follow the god claims religion. Follow my blog shouts the blogger, Follow my moves claims the leader, Follow the series shares Netflix, Follow my account says social media. It’s all about following sometimes at will and sometimes…

Are you a “Snowplow” parent?

Confused? I was also taken back when I first read about it. While we all know about the different forms of parenting namely helicopter parenting, permissive parenting, authoritarian parenting, and tiger parenting, to name a few. This parenting style goes one step further. Snowplow parents clear a path, much like a snowplow clears the snow…

6 steps on how to praise your child.

“Never delay an expression of appreciation . . . it has a terrible shelf life.” Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D Celebrating what works for your children is another opportunity for empathetic connection.Take time to listen for: (1) the feelings they are having as a result of their accomplishments, and (2) the needs they have met by…

Do you agree with this?

I met with this image scrolling on Instagram and now I am curious. How many of you really agree to this? Is this not a bribe? What are we doing? Yes they will agree to do the chores but on compulsion and not by choice. They will never value them or understand their importance in…

Who is slow? Your child or YOU?

Why did I yell When she fell ? Why did I get angry When he were hangry ? Why did I punish When she got selfish ? Why did I hit When he was already in a pit ? I should have taken a chill pill, Every time the milk spilled, I am so sorry…