Re-engineered Meal Time: An Evolutionary Intervention

Like all parents, we have also had our fair share of tantrums and complaints from our toddler – when it comes to feeding. These include the usual aspects like quantity, timing, taste, colour, and the like. Initially, we were insistent on making him understand the value of nutrition, growth, family time, dinner table meeting, andContinue reading “Re-engineered Meal Time: An Evolutionary Intervention”

Screen Time Agreement: A Strength-Based Approach

Today was a lazy Sunday afternoon. I was browsing through one of the textbooks in the living room and my wife was taking rest in the bedroom after a long week of tireless and long office hours of work (that included Saturday as a working day too). Usually, our boy is always jumping and chirpingContinue reading “Screen Time Agreement: A Strength-Based Approach”

Optimal Use of Strengths

Dear #Friends & #Parents,After introducing yourself and children to the 24 #VIA #CharacterStrengths, it is further important to find an appropriate time to be informed and let them know of their #Optimal usage. With enhanced vocabulary of #Opposite #Absence and #Excess, below is my graphical interpretation. If we are a #dot, then: 1. Positive RightContinue reading “Optimal Use of Strengths”

Prevention of A Negative Emotional Contagion

Dear Friends, today, we are going to share a strategy around the less-discussed aspect of parenting. We are referring to the rare moments when children use emotionally inflicting words with parents, causing distress, that most likely ruins the mood of the family. The usual way of handling such instances, considered to be an age-old, easy-to-goContinue reading “Prevention of A Negative Emotional Contagion”

The Wonders of a Strength Focused Life

A brief anecdote of talks between parents During some of our recent interactions with parents, we hear them discuss about their child, complaining on ‘missing skills’, ‘not having talent’, and ‘which class to enroll’, ‘books to read’ to fix the gap. Well, as a Positive Psychology student, it becomes my responsibility to educate them inContinue reading “The Wonders of a Strength Focused Life”