Tag Archives: Children


A phenomenon worth headlines is that many young people are moving back in with their parents due to the current economic conditions. These youngsters returning to empty nests are called the Boomerangers. I like that term. Our son boomeranged after … Continue reading

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Tiger Mom – Indian Version

When I wrote my post Children following the hue and cry about Amy Chua’s book, little did I expect that it will resonate in a big way in India’s press. The cartoon above leads readers to a very interesting article … Continue reading

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I cannot read any newspaper without some comment on Amy Chua now. My own take on pushing our children or not is well known to my readers. I just want to revive a memory. Your children are not your children, … Continue reading

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Lies – II

I draw the attention of my readers to my earlier post on Lies and from there to the two links given to Nick’s blog on the same subject. Now, I draw the attention of my readers to this article in … Continue reading

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The Empty Nest Syndrome.

“Kids aren’t ruining parents’ lives,” Dr. Gorchoff said. “It’s just that they’re making it more difficult to have enjoyable interactions together.” I came across this fascinating article which caught my eye because we went through the empty nest syndrome on … Continue reading

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