Bringing back the fun in summer vacation (Summer Series)

By Chaitali Shroff, Parent Coach, Social Emotional Learning Educator

We can’t escape the sweltering summer but let’s not sweat about summer vacation. All kids look forward to their summer vacation, and summer vacations are tough for the parents. With temperature soaring high outside as well inside the home!! Kids getting bored at home …Watching TV endlessly…Fighting big time…Troubling grandparents or care taker etc. The list goes on and on. Parents are busy at either home or work.

How do parents navigate these tough tides and ensure that they swim well at both home and office. Small things make a World of difference.

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Mother’s Day Series – In Conversation with a Working Mother (Part 3)

Article by: Kanakadurga Ramani, Manager – Consulting Services at Avtar with Dr. Suja.M.K. – Associate.Professor & Chairperson, Department of  Social Work, Amrita  Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore.

1. Please tell us about yourself, your passions and dreams.

I am very passionate about my profession that is Social Work. At 50 my dream is to help people especially women and adolescents come out of their mental barriers and short comings to live their life to the fullest. All they need is a little push.

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3 practical tips for Working Moms this summer (Summer Series)



Article by: Jayati Chakraborty (Executive Vice President – Business and Operations at Teleperformance).

Summer vacation, a source of great delight to all school children and looked forward to eagerly by them, poses a challenge to working mothers as they have to organize child care and devise innovative ways of keeping their brood busy and entertained.

Since I have had to wade through dozens of summer breaks with my child whilst working in the fast paced world of business, I regard myself as a near expert in terms of managing these challenges. Here are some tips and tricks that I have accumulated over the last few years to survive summer vacation:

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PCOS Awareness month

Today’s working women experience a lot of hormonal issues and the commonest of which is PCOS or poly cystic ovarian syndrome which is now also known as the metabolic reproductive syndrome. This can affect your overall health and appearance, anybody who has attained puberty can have PCOS. It is a health problem that affects one in 10 women of childbearing age. Even though most of us are familiar with the term. Do we know enough about it?  Read More » “PCOS Awareness month”

What Does It Take To Be A Successful Woman Professional ?

Article By  Shruti M – Presales Consultant, Team AVTAR

This Mother’s Day, we pay a tribute to all family members, friends and workplace colleagues who empowered and enabled women to work, by wholeheartedly supporting them.

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Tips For Moms With Newborn Babies

Here are useful tips for moms with newborns !

Article Credits: Dr. Mrs. Rani Nandakumar, M.D., D.G.O., MICOG, Retired Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Senior Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, & Sonologist, Laparoscopic Surgeon and Specialised in Reproductive Medicine. She has 40 years of experience in obstetrics and gynaecology. Read More » “Tips For Moms With Newborn Babies”

Morning Sickness in Pregnancy and How to Minimise Discomfort to the Mother

Morning sickness occurs commonly in early pregnancy. Morning sickness can occur any time of the day or all day long. This condition affects a large portion of pregnant women.  Read More » “Morning Sickness in Pregnancy and How to Minimise Discomfort to the Mother”