When I hear “don’t cry,” I see the crowds of people standing, jeering, watching with satisfaction, and even smiling as one young person turns away in defeat. Here’s why we need a world where it is safe to cry.
When we say “don’t cry” it does not take away the sorrow but makes us “them” — the people who should not see you cry.
Srihari, Nanna to 6 month old Vibha in Pune, writes about the looks and gestures that help him and his … More
Every one around me wonders, when I say, my son doesn’t cry much or he just wakes up only once during night for … More
Since babies learn languages easily, I want to fill my home with languages. My husband and I speak three languages, and … More
What do you think of baby sign language? Will it delay our baby’s ability to learn to speak? – expectant … More
I may have jinxed my ec fun. [My newborn] peed and pooped several times in the sink after a feed … More
Last night was a bad one. When it was time to go to bed, my 7-year old flat out told … More
Letting her help will slow down the pace of your work, but it will meet her (and your!) need for play, which to her is not different from work. The work is not only “your” work. It is her work too.
I feel I am often losing my patience these days. I end up raising my voice, or at least having … More