Difficult Conversations with Your Kids

Parent and professor of psychology Tanu Shree Singh helps you figure out how to have the tough conversations with your kids

Difficult Conversations with Your KidsParent and professor of psychology Tanu Shree Singh helps you figure out how to have the tough conversations with your kids
Episode 25 September 5, 2019

How to discuss terrorism with your kids

Terrorist attacks and school shootings have become a such a common feature in the news that your child is likely to be exposed to it. Parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh helps you unpack this...

Episode 24 August 29, 2019

How to recognise if your child is dealing with mental health problems

Do parents need to worry about the mental health of their kids? What are signs that that the child may be struggling? On this episode, psychologist Tanu Shree Singh dives into mental health- when should...

Episode 23 August 22, 2019

How to make your kids more social

In a world of social media and busy schedules, loneliness and social anxiety among kids are on the rise. How do you help your children build their social skills? How can you do all this...

Episode 22 August 8, 2019

How to talk to children about career options

On this episode, psychologist Tanu Shree Singh discusses how to expose your children to various career options, being open-minded about alternative fields and practical about money, and helping them find happiness in whatever they do.

Episode 21 August 1, 2019

How to talk to your child about pornography

Is it ever too early to talk to children about porn? What if you accidentally catch your child watching pornography? Here are some quick tips on how to deal with this tricky topic as a...

Episode 20 July 25, 2019

How to talk to your children about shifting cities or schools

Are you shifting cities? Does your child want to transfer from their current school? Host and editor of Express Parenting, Anuradha Verma talks to parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh about tips on how you...

Episode 19 July 18, 2019

How to discuss gender roles and stereotypes with children

As notions of gender roles evolve, how can parents play their part in helping their children avoid gender stereotypes? What are the knee-jerk patriarchal norms that we should watch out for in ourselves?

Episode 18 July 11, 2019

How to discuss money and savings with your child

Do we parents, as providers, also need to talk to children about money? When should you start giving them pocket money and how much? How do you help them set goals and budget? What can...

Episode 17 July 4, 2019

How to get your child to enjoy reading

In an era of screens and gadgets, how do you get your child to be more interested in reading? At what age can you start? How do you decide which books to read? Parent and...

Episode 16 March 28, 2019

How to talk to your kids about expensive parties

In an era of extravagant birthday parties and peer pressure, how can you discuss conscious consumption with your children? How can you help them have more meaningful parties instead of wanting to ape a trend?

Episode 15 March 21, 2019

How to talk to your children about infidelity

On this episode of the parenting podcast, Tanu Shree Singh tells you how to discuss infidelity with your kids without them taking sides or having to bear the brunt of screaming matches between you and...

Episode 14 March 14, 2019

How to talk to your kids about sex

How do you broach topics of sex, masturbation and consent with your kids? In this episode, Tanu Shree Singh talks you through topics of sex and sexuality, how to arm your teenagers to make their...

Episode 13 March 7, 2019

How to tell your child that their parent has a serious illness

Do you or your partner have a serious illness? When and how should you tell your children? On this episode, parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh helps you navigate this tricky topic.

Episode 12 February 28, 2019

When should you tell your child that they’re adopted?

When should you tell your child that they're adopted? How should you go about it? On today's episode parent and psychologist Tanu Shree Singh helps you broach the topic of adoption and how to normalise...

Episode 11 February 21, 2019

How to talk to your kids about screen time

Are you worried that your children are spending too much time watching TV or on the internet? Tanu Shree Singh tells you what to keep in mind while discussing screen time.

Episode 10 February 14, 2019

How to talk to children about body image

What do you tell your child if they're getting teased about being dark, fair, skinny, big? What do you tell your child if they are the bully? Tanu Shree Singh leads you through how to...

Episode 9 February 7, 2019

How to talk to your child about crushes

Psychologist Tanu Shree Singh talks about creating an open environment for children to talk about crushes, not forcing labels and how to be non-judgmental.

Episode 8 February 6, 2019

Difficult Conversations with your Kids: Season 2 trailer

Our parenting podcast, in which parent and professor of psychology Tanu Shree Singh helps you navigate tough conversations with your children, is back with a new season.

Episode 7 November 22, 2018

“Mom, what’s a Dalit?”

In the last episode of Season 1, Prof Tanu Shree Singh takes a dive into the trickiest territory in India: Caste. The news is full of outrage against a sign calling for the end of...

Episode 6 November 15, 2018

The stepmom conversation

Prof Tanu Shree Singh has advice on how to talk to your kids about remarriage and stepfamilies