The Screaming Story of a Silent Death ~ true story of my cousin and what follows thereafter

I am rushed with disappointment and anger right now and this leads me to write this article. My anger is not only to this shocking incident questioning my cousin’s life but also to the woman who wrote a more dramatic version of my cousin’s death, on her Fb page. This incident occured in 2011, I shared… Read More The Screaming Story of a Silent Death ~ true story of my cousin and what follows thereafter

From Parenting Booth by Rima Desai TIP OF THE DAY: Child Psychology: Teaching Your Children the Importance of taking your words seriously. Every now and then we come across children who have ‘LEARNT’ to test our limits and not follow instructions. You can see these are kids who have learnt to OVERHEAR for Example the word… Read More

The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Math Skills, Part 1

This is a re-post of my article from Parent-Edge Magazine: Sep 28, 2015 http://parentedge.in/the-numbers-magician-teaching-children-math-skills-part-1/ Math is one subject we cannot distance ourselves from – whether we make a career out of it or not, Math is an essential part of life. Math is more than just mastery over basic number functions. It is not all about… Read More The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Math Skills, Part 1

The Numbers Magician Part 2: Teaching Children Maths Skills through Board Games

This is a re-post of Oct 28-2015 article from ParentEdge magazine. http://parentedge.in/the-numbers-magician-teaching-children-maths-skills-through-board-games-part-2/ ——————————————————————– The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Maths Skills through Board Games, Part 2 Last month we learnt about introducing ‘Singapore Math’ and ‘Hands-on Math’ concepts to toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners (Age 2 to 6 primarily). Today we shall explore some excellent board games… Read More The Numbers Magician Part 2: Teaching Children Maths Skills through Board Games

Danny Carvalho – June 2015 Young Dad

This article is brought to you by Rima Desai ~ Copyrights reserved. It aims to appreciate young dads for their contribution in caring for their kid/s. You may also read it here: https://www.facebook.com/parentingbooth My       Dad is        years Today! “Dad You are the Best!” Words by themselves cannot describe my amazing dad. The day I was born… Read More Danny Carvalho – June 2015 Young Dad

Fun with Phonics: Teach Phonics in a Fun Way (Re-post from ParentEdge)

This is a RE-POST of my article from The Indian Magazine: ParentEdge: http://parentedge.in/fun-with-phonics-teach-phonics-in-a-fun-way/ Ideal Age: 3.5 years – 6.5 years It is fascinating to see our children grow through their different phases and one such thrilling phase is when they begin to put words together into sentences. Next, they begin picking up sounds of letters… Read More Fun with Phonics: Teach Phonics in a Fun Way (Re-post from ParentEdge)

Fun and Educational Games for Kids

This is re-post, it is my article from Parent-Edge Magazine: http://parentedge.in/blogs/fun-and-educational-games-for-kids/ Feb 28, 2015Rima Desai Activity-Led Learning, Last week I came across a post on Facebook that reminded me of a game my dad used to play with us. Dad has always been great with kids. He attracts kids the way magnets attract paper clips. Besides fun, play,… Read More Fun and Educational Games for Kids

Holiday Art – A magic art for kids from Scrap!

This article has been written by me and re-posted with permission from Parentedge: http://parentedge.in/holiday-art-create-from-scrap/ Christmas or any another festival, we humans pretty much imitate the busy activity of a beehive during festive seasons. However, before the crowd attacks the shopping centers, newspapers speak out the Christmas Cheer loud and clear as a flurry of toys, lights,… Read More Holiday Art – A magic art for kids from Scrap!

Six Easy Activities for an Emotionally Robust Kid!

This is my first article for Parent-Edge Magazine, India. It am reposting it with permission from them: http://parentedge.in/blogs/activities-to-build-your-childs-emotional-quotient/  https://www.facebook.com/Parentedge                              Introduction This blog post has been contributed by our new Parent Blogger Rima Desai. Rima has a Masters Degree in Psychology from Mumbai University. She wrote numerous articles for Parents, Women and creating Self-Awareness in a leading… Read More Six Easy Activities for an Emotionally Robust Kid!