A Crucial “Moment” in Parenting: For A Child’s Positive Psychological Belief System

Today, we (my son and myself) were doing some math problems, and as we were progressing, he slowed down substantially on a problem with three single digit number whose addition was totalling to 10, which he usually does fairly fast. And it immediately struck to me that this is the “moment”. I attribute this decisionContinue reading “A Crucial “Moment” in Parenting: For A Child’s Positive Psychological Belief System”

Active Constructive Inquiry-Based Communication: A Childfulness Anecdote

We were always fascinated by the benefits of an Inquiry-Based Learning, as supported by multiple studies. However, we never had a chance to witness and experience it with today’s intensity, in-person, until today. Our morning today started with a series of questions and answers with Ivan, where he showed us some strange looking figures heContinue reading “Active Constructive Inquiry-Based Communication: A Childfulness Anecdote”

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”

Role & Journey of A Belief Consultant

As our children keep growing and start making sense of their surroundings, observations, awareness, safety and to some extent in making everyday choices, there is a background process that runs in their brain, that is of building beliefs. It is these beliefs that help them in shaping up their journey of life and making futureContinue reading “Role & Journey of A Belief Consultant”

An Introduction To GRIT

Today, was the first open day for the public of the Singapore Maker Extravaganza at The Science Centre Singapore. Being science students ourselves, we reminisce naturally about the school projects, when we are apprised of such events. Considering next 11 years of our son’s school life would be dedicated to learning, research and practice ofContinue reading “An Introduction To GRIT”

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”