Raising Techie Gen Z

Gentle soft touch

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Amy Chua, a Harvard Graduate and Yale Law Professor seem to have created quite a stir among parents. Her book, ‘Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother’ seems to be getting rave reviews from few Chinese families who can identify themselves... (Continue reading)

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Saving a year, are we?

This dilemma is often faced by parents of kids whose birthday falls past the school cut-off date. The dilemma is whether to follow the mandate and stay put or jump through hoops to ‘save a year’ by pushing the child... (Continue reading)

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Educational Websites for Kids

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I have compiled a list of educational websites that I have found very useful for enrichment of my now 8 and 5 year old boys. It has taken me some time to research and gather these from friends and people... (Continue reading)

The Pursuit Of Creativity

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A few months back, I had written a blog titled The Creative Mind, my layman perspective on the importance of creativity. I didn’t know it then, but what started off as an intriguing topic for research at first, has turned... (Continue reading)

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Parent Over Shoulder – and other tips for keeping kids safe on the web

Did you hear the recent news aboutr Myspace and Facebook finding thousands of registered sex offenders from North Carolina alone active on their sites? Here are some tips we learnt from my kids elementary school. 1. Keep the computer in... (Continue reading)

Five tips as kids start using the web

At various ages, our kids will start thinking of social networking and other such entertainment on the web. You know what, given the age we live in, we wont be able to stop them. But based on what I have learnt... (Continue reading)

Three funny stories of our Techie Gen Z kids

So ever since I thought I would write on this topic, I have been asking people I meet about stories about their kids – the techie Gen Zs who are growing up breathing technology. And today I thought I will... (Continue reading)

Rearing Tech Savvy Gen Z

My friend Shanta, when she saw the site, suggested that this would be a great topic to highlight. And I think it is a great idea. Because our kids are growing up immersed in technology. It so permeates their lives... (Continue reading)

Educational Tools for Pre-schoolers

I spent some time this week looking up learning resources for my son…he goes to a day-care and their core philosophy is to encourage children to learn through play. It is a new concept for me but I appreciate the... (Continue reading)