With every passing day, and the lockdown, this debate will get intensify. Why is there such a trust gap between parents and teachers these days? Should fees be waived off? Aren’t teachers to run their homes? How are parents going to afford if their businesses shut down?
My mother often tells me that,”You can’t control what happens to you in life, but you can always control what you will feel and do about what happens to you”.
Quarantine has improved my relation with mom. From not being to talk much to doing every other thing together it has certainly bridged the gap between us.
All leftovers must be finished in the next meal. You are allowed to cover them in cheese.
We would soon be hanging down the monkey bars at the playground we so dearly miss, play hide-and-go seek with our friends, and continue our education with our favourite teachers. Till then, here is what has worked for our family:
I wake up with a more set resolve to absolutely not give in and am ready for my son! How will I survive until 31st March?
Can we change how we look at a mother for all the things she does?
Bonding with an infant, even if they are your flesh and blood takes time and hard work. Mothers don’t come programmed in understanding the unsaid.
“I want my parents to understand that mental health is as important as physical health and that taking your child to a therapist/counsellor is completely okay, and not a taboo. Taking your child for mental help doesn’t make her/him pagal or crazy.” says a teen.
A research has revealed that fathers today are spending three times as much time with their children as men did two generations ago. Where do Indian fathers stand?
The mother should get time to be just a woman, carrying not a baby, but a purse, canvas or books that have been left untouched for a long while.
Parents should understand that the child is just expressing the irritation and has no sense about public and private space. In this situation, the child needs kindness and patience.