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Wednesday, July 08, 2020

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 34 April 30, 2020

Why you should encourage your kids to take up dance, with Revanta Sarabhai

On this episode, Indian classical dancer Revanta Sarabhai talks about growing up with dance all around him, how dance helps children, especially boys, express themselves, and why parents must encourage their kids to take up...

Episode 33 April 28, 2020

How to keep kids engaged during the lockdown

How can we use the lockdown to mindfully spend time and bond with our children? On this episode we detail activity ideas for quality time, involving them with chores, whether screen time should be limited...

Episode 32 March 26, 2020

A doctor on keeping children safe during the coronavirus pandemic

What should I be doing differently to keep my child safe? Should I change their diet? What and how often should I be cleaning? A doctor answers all your questions about parenting during the COVID-19...

Episode 31 February 4, 2020

Kids’ books on cancer and other challenging themes

For the occasion of World Cancer Day, this episode of our parenting podcast deals with books that help children understand terminal illness and other challenging themes.

Episode 30 January 7, 2020

The importance of storytelling and mythology, with Sudha Murty

On this episode, we are joined by none other than acclaimed author Sudha Murthy. She joins us to discuss the importance of storytelling, why mythology is still relevant for children and what values she aims...

Episode 29 December 3, 2019

Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey on growing up with ADHD and dyslexia

Dav Pilkey, the acclaimed author and cartoonist who is known best for his award winning children's series Captain Underpants and Dog Man, joins us to discuss his experiences growing up as a child with dyslexia...

Episode 27 November 27, 2019

How emotional and physical abuse affects children, with UNICEF

What should parents know about physical, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect? How can they spot the signs of their child being victimised? On this special episode with UNICEF, we break down everything parents need to...

Episode 26 October 18, 2019

Parenting in the modern age, with Dr Amit Sen

On this special episode of the parenting podcast, Express Parenting head Anuradha Verma is in conversation with Dr. Amit Sen, Child and Adolescent psychiatrist and co-founder of Children First, about how children and adolescents in...

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...