Nov
09

P – THE POWER OF PERSISTENCE

Posted by Jeevan D’Cunha

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I was recently invited to speak at a workshop for parents. During one of the breaks a group of mothers came up to me with a query. Perplexed, they were wondering how they could motivate their children to stay on … Read the rest

Oct
01

O – THE POWER OF OBSERVATION

Posted by Jeevan D’Cunha

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I’ve just returned from a holiday in the North-East of our country. I had a great time observing not only the amazing beauty of the land, but also the people and their culture. I was reflecting on what made it … Read the rest

Sep
19

N – THE POWER OF ‘NO’

Posted by Jeevan D’Cunha

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What did you feel when your child first began to speak? I am sure the thrill soon turned to despair when your child learnt that one word that all parents dread – “NO”! For children that age, that one word … Read the rest

Sep
10

M for MEMORIES.

Posted by Jeevan D’Cunha

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Just as negative memories acquired in our childhood have the power to scar our adult lives, positive memories have an even more powerful capacity to shape our lives. I am sure that most of … Read the rest

Aug
28

L for THE POWER OF LOVE

Posted by Jeevan D’Cunha

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The word LOVE, however clichéd it may sound, is one of the most powerful human emotional experiences. However, today there is more confusion about what love really is.

The confusion over love

Valentine’s Day is often criticised as a commercial … Read the rest

Aug
20

K for KINDNESS

Posted by Jeevan D’Cunha

Coming straight to it: Practical ways to teach our children the power of kindness

Please Use the Golden Words: The simplest way to cultivate an attitude of kindness is in our language. The golden words we learnt when we were … Read the rest

Aug
13

J for JOVIALITY

Posted by Jeevan D’Cunha

Life for our children is not the way it was for us. A child today is expected to be ahead of the curve from the time they are born. We provide lessons so that our kid can have a head-start … Read the rest

Jul
29

I FOR INSPIRATION

Posted by Jeevan D’Cunha

I for inspiration looks at how to our children will be inspired from our lives. To quote Joyce Maynard: As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching to see what we do … Read the rest

Jul
23

H for HEALING

Posted by Jeevan D’Cunha

The healing touch

In my opinion, one reason why children today experience a growing fragmentation is the crisis of touch. As parents, we are often sucked into the vortex of the world of work and this leaves us with hardly … Read the rest

Jul
18

G – THE POWER OF GRATITUDE

Posted by Jeevan D’Cunha

Have you been noticing how your child has been taken you more and more for granted lately? Has your child been making demands of you and then not acknowledging the efforts you have made? Have you caught yourself thinking: “The … Read the rest