#fieldnotesfromamuminprogress: Framing The Talk

#fieldnotesfromamuminprogress: Framing The Talk

So...I thought that writing this blog post would be a breeze. Or, as the children I teach have learned to say - easy peasy lemon squeezy (they’ve learned that from me, of course) but I digress... Where were we? Oh yes, I thought that writing this article would be a breeze. After all, puberty hit [...]

Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2: Being Kind To Ourselves as Parents

Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2: Being Kind To Ourselves as Parents

In a world, where you can be anything, be kind. Isn’t that what the message below reads? Be kind. My Swiss Story, Field Notes from #amuminprogress Vol 2, Pic Credit: Unsplash Simple. So simple, so effective that it is a powerful social media hashtag. The phrase ‘Be Kind’ is so ubiquitous that sometimes it cancels [...]

Field Notes From #amuminprogress Vol.1: Between One Thing And The Next

Field Notes From #amuminprogress Vol.1: Between One Thing And The Next

Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor Ok, so I have a confession. I love Reels. I don’t get them. I can’t make them but I can waste hours on them. It saves me from doom scrolling and I can just pretend that my life, just like everyone else’s will one day make for a great [...]

Love From Your Friendly Neighbourhood Auntybody

Love From Your Friendly Neighbourhood Auntybody

By Nayana Chakrabarti, Parenting and Education Editor Dear Young Person, I’m 35. Soon to be 36. At 15 - when I was just keen on surviving - I couldn’t even see 35. It seemed like a silly number - not real, occupied by those who were well past it. Ah, the arrogance of youth, eh? [...]