Have we forgotten to smile?

Have we forgotten to smile?

Parents often feed their toddlers by scaring them with stories of men who take away bad children. From a very young age they are advised to not talk to strangers or take food from them. The mounting stories of violence towards children around us add to the woes. Our constant fear and suspicion about people is passed on to the […]

Welcome Summer!

Welcome Summer!

The annual exams are over, the new academic session has begun and students are settling into the new curriculum and books in schools across India. As soon as the month of May approaches, a sense of excitement and joy is visible as it the month everyone has been waiting for. Yes, it’s time for summer vacation! Children are bound to […]

Face Everything and Rise – The choice is yours!

Face Everything and Rise – The choice is yours!

There are certain moments in students’ lives when they experience extreme nervousness and varying degrees of fearfulness during their academic career. Whether it’s the beginning of a new academic session or the tense period before annual exams, students often come across many stressful situations. These fears may not necessarily be about the curriculum or the grades, but also regarding other […]

Read, Lead, Succeed

Read, Lead, Succeed

Popular British Actress Emilia Clarke who plays Daenerys Targaryen in the most watched fantasy TV series of the recent times Game of Thrones says: “Never trust a person whose TV is bigger than his/her bookshelf, so I make sure I read.” We’re taught from a very young age that reading as much as possible is the pathway to success and […]

Why is developing book-reading  habits among school kids necessary

Why is developing book-reading habits among school kids necessary

Award-winning English author Bali Rai, a hugely popular author within children and young-adult genres believes:  “Reading for pleasure is the single biggest factor for success in life, outside of an education. Many studies have revealed that children who read for pleasure are most likely to fulfill their ambitions. If your child reads, they will succeed- it’s that simple!” The one […]