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Rebellion rewired

Jaspreet is an 18-year-old high school senior in New York City. There is a side to Jaspreet her parents don’t know about. And if they did, they might not ever speak to her again.

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Why toddlers misbehave

Toddlers around the world share the common trait of trouble. We are mortified to find that our toddler has stripped naked in front of her grand uncles, snatched the food off of a stranger’s dinner plate, or screamed profanities in the temple. Here are simplified explanations for some of the strangest behaviours we find in […]

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Dancing with daddy

Bharatanatyam is generally defined as a classical Indian dance form originating in Tamil Nadu. In my household this definition needs to be extended to include the words “and our parents make us do it”. Although my wife introduced my daughters to the class, the duty has now fallen to me.

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Behind The Veil

“It wasn’t a big thing putting a scarf on your head.” For Rabina Khan, almost twenty years ago, the choice was a simple one. But now, at a time when Muslim expressions of faith are regarded with caution, how do parents approach the issue of whether or not their daughters should be encouraged to wear […]

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