Allow animals to be your child’s teacher and see life’s lessons unfold

To see a published version of this article on elephantjournal, click on http://www.elephantjournal.com/2016/03/animals-are-the-teachers-children-need-to-see-lifes-lessons/   Every morning, when my daughter sits at the breakfast table, her eyes search the clear horizon outside our french windows. She is looking for our crow who turns up expectantly each morning, waiting for a morsel of egg yolk from her. The days… Continue reading Allow animals to be your child’s teacher and see life’s lessons unfold

Let’s give credit to our children for what’s in their head

Let’s give credit to our children for what’s in their head I grew up in Mumbai, India. In the eighties and nineties, when I was in high school and college, I experienced the education process to be fiercely competitive. It was often portrayed to us as our only ticket to success. Even though my family… Continue reading Let’s give credit to our children for what’s in their head

Just a girl

There are a zillion words written about being a woman. This is not an ode to womanhood. It is rather, a tribute to the fiery Yin that gives birth to it. A girl is her father’s trophy, her mother’s mirror, her brother’s favorite toy and her pet’s pet. A girl is Beauty on a catwalk,… Continue reading Just a girl