Formulating Interpersonal Relationships with Children by Barsha Bharati

By Volunteer Barsha Bharati, FHI Bhubaneswar Interpersonal relationships formulate over time. Researchers have recommended a life-cycle comprising four stages for these development periods.  Acquaintance stage. The relationship normally initiates in this stage. This is where first impressions are made. First impressions last long. So these impressions can lead to either continued interactions or a perpetual…

Happy Relations, Happy Kids! by Lathika Jain

By Volunteer Lathika Jain, FHI Chennai A bond that a child makes with a fellow being is what he carries in future. The interpersonal relations of a child effect his emotional well-being. If the relation between a guardian and a child is not so good and mentally tortured, then the quality of their relation is…

The Hidden Pillar – Life Skills by Jay Laddha

By Volunteer Jay Laddha, FHI Ahmedabad The day was 3rd February 2018. India had defeated Australia in the finals and won the Under-19 cricket world cup under the impressive captaincy of Prithvi Shaw. Incidentally, a lot of attention was gravitated towards the coach of their team and former Indian captain, Rahul Dravid. Being a country…

Building a strong foundation by Nidhi Lohia

By Volunteer Nidhi Lohia, FHI Kolkata Childhood is considered to be that stage of life where an individual undergoes maximum mental development. A child’s mannerism, thoughts, behaviour etc. are all immensely influenced by what he perceives from all his senses. These incorporate every single aspect; whether conversations among adults or the treatment meted out to…

Inspiring Children through Meaningful Relations by Mitali Kulkarni

By Volunteer Mitali Kulkarni, FHI Mumbai For all of us, the fondest of memories of our childhood are those with our parents, siblings, grandparents or other relatives, followed by those of our school and college wherein we meet a lot of people including friends, teachers, colleagues, mentors and so many other people. The relations which…