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Be and let be

I will try and make this a quick post..I have to finish the jhadu poocha and bartan for today. I, Rubina Dhankar, was born a jat, Hindu jat..out of Harpal Singh Dhankar and Prem Drall's Union. I belong to Biharipur Village in district Saharanpur. When I grew up I was married off in a good Hindu jat family from rajasthan, I had a man who rung bells for hanuman ji twice a day, without fail, 14 years I saw him do that, and saw him kill me on the side. I then divorced and married a Muslim man out...

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For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction

Newton never thought that he would be doling out such awesome parenting advice when he stated his Third Law of Motion- “To every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” This is undoubtedly the best policy for not only becoming a Nirvanama but also for bringing up a disciplined balanced kid. Can something be so powerful to have some awesome outcome? You bet! Someone very wise once told me that you can’t always control your kids’ actions, but how you react to those actions is the defining moment in parenting. Imagine a scenario (in fact a scenario that...

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AWARENESS AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

These days many women are going through Domestic Violence. Emotional & Physical violence from their husbands, and yet do not have the courage to speak up. Some Facts: Amnesty International: 33% of women across the globe will be the victim of some form of domestic violence. U.S. Department of Justice: 25% of women in the U.S. will experience an abusive relationship in their lifetime Centers for Disease Control (CDC): An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year. Boys who witness domestic violence are twice as likely to abuse What is Abuse- Abuse constitutes verbal, physical, emotional, where a husband would hit his wife giving her physical pain, emotionally blackmailing her & verbally saying insane abusive words to her. Turn around & see if there is anyone in your neighborhood or friend circle who is going through this? Maybe you can make a difference. Many women bear this through silently. Abuse on any level – verbal, physical, emotional – all constitutes “ Foul”. DO not tolerate any of these. An abusive person will always try to show you down in front of people at every opportunity. An abusive husband will either have a drinking problem, a false ego problem or a feeling that he is superior in everything. Do not put up with abuse, no matter how contrite your partner is later....

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New born screening – Facts

1.    Need for Universal New Born Screening in India In India, an estimated 27 million babies are born every year.  Various studies across the world indicate that one in every 2000 babies born has a genetic disorder at birth.  In India, population studies carried out by a number of leading national centers indicate the incidence to be higher in the range of 1 for every 1500 births. Diseases like Congenital hypothyroidism, Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Glucose 6- phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, Phenylketonuria, to name a few, are treatable if diagnosed early at birth and the lifelong damage and disability ranging from...

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5 ways to improve your child’s critical thinking, logic and problem solving skills

Often, just sending kids to school is not enough to build their aptitude. Most schools follow a monotonous routine which dull the student’s innate abilities. Parents need to go an extra mile to help their kids improve their potential so that they become dexterous and competent enough for the world outside their schools and colleges. Real world needs one to be equipped skills that can be applied to solving the real world problems. Children need to learn how to observe, interpret and deal with real world situations. And so, developing hobbies helps a lot with respect to personality development....

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