Without a nurturing eco-system in our schools that questions structural inequalities and recognises diversity, the foundation of our children’s lives will remain shaky
What steps are we ready to take now that will invite children to resist arid, oppressive, dominant ideas?
The art of compassionate curiosity in the face of adversity
Mental health struggles among women conceal issues of social injustice.
It’s easy to guess how the book ends; as I said at the outset, it’s a book with a rather in-your-face messaging, and not something I take to kindly in books for children.
Rules of Summer is a book for children, yes, but it’s also one that roots the adults in their past and in their now. Between ‘never wait for an apology’ and ‘always know the way home’ lies the universe that some relationships traverse with ease while in which some others falter and wither away
As the philosopher Alexander Herzen said, a child’s purpose is to be a child
Today’s fathers actively seek to become a well-rounded influence in the lives of their children and are fully cognizant of their role in how their children are raised.
What a powerful picture book to say in the simplest of ways what philosophers and spiritual gurus take pages to propound. That we have it in us to change the course of our thoughts.
The insidious social-media messaging is engineering a steady dose of language of misery in the garb of social justice and robbing people of a sense of agency in responding to life’s hardships
Ovarian ageing is a fact, and it starts taking place very early in the life of a woman.
So, Mother's Day or not, we want society to know that a mom doesn't need to be a high achieving superwoman to be celebrated
It’s a book about being an unafraid reader. What I ‘took away’ from it would be very different from what you may see in it. Remember, it is a book without a blurb, right?
It is the marvel that picture books are, gathering the deepest life lessons within their folds in the simplest of ways. If only we care to read between the powerful lines and visuals.
"When impressionable adolescent girls see their parents invested in their welfare and betterment, they are likely to do the same for their own daughters" said Meera Satpathy, founder of Sukarya, an NGO working to uplift and empower young women in slum communities.
We are not just accountable for our children, we have to be accountable to them
"The first 2000 days of a child are very critical for overall learning and development", said Arshleen Kalra, Head of Curriculum, KLAY Preschools and Daycare.
This picture book is an astute comment on how we adults allow our roles, power, position, titles to define who we are with those around us
New-age ideas of self-love and self-acceptance ring hollow if we don’t build relationships
"The most common cancer in children is usually blood cancer, followed by brain tumors and other solid organ cancers" said Dr Dr.Divya Agarwal
The measure of a fine, sublime one is in how closely the book reflects on true human emotions, and in the different layers that a reader can peel off each time one revisits the book.
It’s in the white spaces that we find our epiphanies, where sparks of life happen — do less to do more
"Spend as much time as possible amidst nature with your children", said environmentalist and children’s book author Abhishek Talwar.
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is critical for helping preschool children understand and manage their emotions, demonstrate empathy, form healthy relationships etc, said Tracy Cardoz, Director of Education, Square Panda India.
A letter to young people living with Attention Deficit Disorder