DiscoverNew Indian WomanHow to help your child to get ready to be an adult - Episode 16
How to help your child to get ready to be an adult - Episode 16

How to help your child to get ready to be an adult - Episode 16

Update: 2020-04-24
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Aren't you interesting in finding out how you could best help your child to get ready to become an adult ? Giving education, inculcating the right values, importance of responsible living, yes, you may be doing all this. Have you forgotten an important component ? Yes, about the day to day living ! Regardless of the role your child is going to perform in future w.r.t career, role in the society, he/she should know these things. And in the process you may be teaching beyond the basic skills - yes, research says so!!

What the New Indian Woman podcast is about

As you may already be aware, this podcast has 2 focus areas. One, We examine the challenges faced by today's Indian woman and propose ACTIONABLE strategies in the Indian context, on a wide variety of topics - right from identifying their passion to better productivity and parenting.  Second,  We meet women who chose to aspire or have a dream beyond their defined roles  and facilitates sharing of what worked and what didn’t, for them. Today's episode falls in the first category.

And in the process, my aim is to help  you, the new Indian woman, to realize your potential, chase your dreams and aspirations, utilize the wonderful opportunities available in today's world.

What's in this episode:

We explore questions around day to day living, more particularly, about running a house. We assume our children will be ready to do this one fine morning. Is that true ? What are the challenges they face when they start to live on their own ? How can you help them and when do you start ?

We examine a few stories and see what we tell ourselves about our children and what we do for them and the consequences. We discuss how we can play a role in rearing the child on these aspects without gender playing a role.

We examine the pros and cons of the different views around rearing children in the context of household chores. We also discuss research findings in this regard. And surprising ones at that - yes, doing chores is not only about developing skills to do these chores - it helps them even in their career and in their interactions with people!! Did you know that ?

Finally, we come to actionable steps w.r.t different age groups of children.

Listen and share with the women in your life..

Interested to know more on this topic ?

https://thewire.in/health/why-its-important-for-children-to-do-household-chores

https://indianexpress.com/article/parenting/blog/parenthesis-the-importance-of-doing-chores-5167665/

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Comments (2)

Dilis Antony

Agree with you Krishna. Very apt Topic during this time. I am so Thankful to my parents especially my mother making us help in most of the house chores. This helped me to involve my children as well. This helped them to be so independent.

Jun 1st
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Manasa Hegde

loved it and completely agree with your thoughts in this regard. It's true that over parenting that spoils kid.

Apr 29th
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How to help your child to get ready to be an adult - Episode 16

How to help your child to get ready to be an adult - Episode 16

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