Puu, a children’s book on manual scavenging, was born of ‘anger’

While manual scavenging has been officially prohibited by law in India since 1993, instances of the dehumanising practice continue to be recorded, due to its deep-seated roots in society. Sensitively written, children’s picture book Puu is about a little girl who faces discrimination at her school because of her parents’ occupation. “Most people ignore me. It’s not like I care,” […]

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6 fun classic parenting movies to watch

Bringing up kids can be a rollercoaster ride, filled with moments of fun and madness. These movies offer a peek into the highs and lows of parenting, with a strong dose of humour. Snuggle up and enjoy! Cheaper by the Dozen (2003) This family comedy gets its name from an autobiographical book by Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, […]

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What to Do if Your Teen Is Cutting Class

Algebra = not fun. Nipping out to McDonald’s = fun. AP history = so not fun. Hiding in the woods with friends during third block = extra fun. Chemistry = torture. Sleeping through the snooze button in a soft, warm bed = absolute bliss. Your average high schooler might use these equations to explain why they ditch class. Don’t believe […]

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