The quarantine was such a sudden announcement in my part of the world, but a much needed one too. We all had been expecting it to happen sometime, but still when it happened, it took us aback. By now most of us are aware of the safety measures to beat corona virus. Yes, quarantine is… Continue reading Safety Measures For Corona Virus: Video for Kids
Dear children Since you have more time than usual at your hand, why don't you use that to build a new skill, improve in weak areas or just to try new things. Here's one of you, trying out blogging. Do have a look and share your feedback with her. Click here to access Anaisha's blog… Continue reading Blogging in Times of Corona
True beauty goes deeper than the surface. Don't forget your worth! Keep smiling and shining! We do hold up half the sky! Have a good day!
Have a good day! Follow me on social media- Instagram Pinterest
Let bygones be bygones! Take care!
If you follow my posts here, let's connect also on Instagram. Much love and strength, everyone!
Have a happy Sunday! Much love and light!
Sometimes we focus too much on the problem and feel disheartened. We forget that everything happens for a reason. There is something good even in the difficult times. The reason for the pain and suffering will eventually dawn on you! So don't give up. Much love and light!
Dowry should not be taken or given. It makes love transactional as if it's a commodity. A person who truly loves you, will love and accept you despite the exchange of expensive "gifts" given in the name of dowry. It perpetuates subjugation of women. Why must a woman pay to be loved and cared for?… Continue reading Dowry- A Play on Love
I wonder why WordPress would give me this notification at such a strange number! Nonetheless, it is welcome and feels good. Thank you to everyone for the love you show! Have a great day!
This poem is the salute the spirit of all the people who maybe living unknown lives somewhere and facing struggles of different kinds, yet manage to find the light of the end of the tunnel. Some of these people might not even know how they inspire and illuminate the lives of so many people who… Continue reading The One who Survives and Shines- A Poem
This is for whoever needs to hear this. I say this to myself when everytime I feel like giving up. You can make it! Don't give up just yet. Take it one day at a time. You've managed things so far. You can do it again. Think about all the reasons you started. Don't give… Continue reading Keep Going!
This feels amazing! What's even more amazing is that my first post this year turned out to be my 200th one! The moment I saw the notification, I was reminded of never underestimating the power of perseverance. One never knows what's hiding behind one more step, that step before we thought about giving up. This… Continue reading 200 Posts and a Sign for This New Year!
Happy Gurupurab, everyone! Just a little something I penned a couple of days ago. Everytime I write, it feels like a message to me just as much to anyone else. Love and light! Have a great day!
Hey friends! Here's a short poem I wrote for a new start! Have started a new account on Instagram to share my poems and some general thoughts about everything. Here's the link. https://www.instagram.com/p/BykkUcphJgr/?igshid=qsk720dp3wqd Wanted to start with something very positive. Just taking the first step in the direction of where we want to go fills… Continue reading The Key to Happiness
Love your uniqueness, your loneliness. It's a gift from GOD. The one's who are trapped in the material world have a hard time walking with GOD. It's when some people are lonely that they truly acknowledge that GOD is around. Maybe you would have never felt the need for him otherwise. Loneliness is GOD's way… Continue reading View Loneliness From HIS Eyes
Here's something I wrote for the lonely and aching... Much love and light to all of you!
Perspective is everything. Instead of letting pain take over, we must remember that we are always held in GOD'S loving hands, and that the pain we feel is also a guide from the divine to something better, something we maybe don't understand yet. Hang in there! Much much love!
Yay! The first 1000 likes. It feels good to be here! Thank you to everyone for their love and appreciation. Much love!
Society has told us a series of mistruths... That pleasure is preferable to the terrifying yet majestic fact that all possibility requires hard work, regular reinvention and a dedication as deep as the sea to leaving our harbours of safety, daily. From "The 5 AM Club" by Robin Sharma. Good day to you!
The smallest of implementations is always worth more than the grandest of intentions. From "The 5 AM Club" by Robin Sharma. I guess we are back to the basics with this one. "Actions do speak louder than words" and even intentions. Have a great day!
The truth is that every challenging event you've experienced, each toxic person that you've encountered and all the trials you've endured have been perfect preparation to make you into the person that you now are. You needed these lessons to activate the treasures, talents and powers that are now awakening within you. Nothing was an… Continue reading Snippet of Wisdom #3
Hi everyone! I wanted to share something amazing I have started to read. I haven't even finished the second chapter and I am already blown away by the reservoir of wisdom this book contains. In case you're wondering, I am talking about "The 5 AM Club" by Robin Sharma. I thought since it's so useful… Continue reading Snippet of Wisdom #1
I cannot begin to tell you how excited I am feeling to be sharing this- to see my students following in my footsteps and taking forward what was started many months back. A couple of weeks ago, as India was celebrating its Independence Day, I had urged some of my students to free themselves of… Continue reading A Book Review By a 5th Grader!
This truly has been an amazing week! I have something amazing to share! A poem I had submitted a week ago got published on Sunday! The magazine is called - "Indian Periodical." It has been posted in their latest issue, Twitter and Facebook page. Here are the links: The poem's called "Her and Me". Indian… Continue reading I Got Published for the First Time!
Language can be a tricky business sometimes, especially when we have been hearing and watching the wrong thing without someone correcting it. Fortunately, with a little caution, we can always undo the mistakes that have become a part of our learning. Therefore, here's a list of some common errors even adults make. Article Do try… Continue reading 18 Grammatical Errors Even Smart People Make
It's time for the next reveal! I know most of you have been asking for this. I got a higher number of entries this time as many children from various sections took part. Some of them came quite close to winning. However, the one that stood out was this one. Any guesses who it was… Continue reading Winner of the Micro Story Competition!
My first 500 likes! Yay! Thanks guys for leaving so much love on the blog! Yet another memorable moment for me. Thanks for making my blogging experience so special. Much much love and light!
Just something I have been living lately. Do let me know what you think. Have a good day!
Happy Independence Day, everyone! Before we get into this blog post, here's the inspiration I was talking about in my last blog post. Click here to read the last blog. I teach grade 4 and 5 students. Today India is celebrating its Independence Day. We generally discuss about what freedom truly means to them. They… Continue reading Tenderquill: A Blog by a Nine Year Old Plus India’s Independence Day!
It's not always a lack of money and resources that can bring a place down. Time wrecks havoc on a place in many ways. Don't you think it's important to adapt to changing times? Yes, we need to preserve cultural heritage, but that does not mean we can't move ahead with the new and positive… Continue reading Change with Time (Short Poem)
Been a while since I posted. Have been too busy with work and admittedly was having a hard time dealing with my emotions... of various kinds. Well I must say, it has been an uphill battle for a while. But, I am deeply thankful to GOD for helping me to make sense of my mess… Continue reading To Feel Free
Many a time students don't do well in school because they don't know where to go or what to aim for. They wander aimlessly through their curriculum without identifying weakness and setting SMART goals for themselves. This is especially true for the age group I teach which comprises of 9 and 10 year olds. However,… Continue reading Easy Goal-setting Tips and Activities for Children
The blog on July 3rd featured the word "exotic". I received a lot of brilliant sentences on the word. (Click here in case you want to read that post again.) However, there was one comment that stood out for me. Here are the reasons why: 1. Due to the effort put in by the person.… Continue reading A Special Comment on the Word of the Day- July 3, 2019
Wow! What amazing sentences I got on the last Vocabulary post! Indeed all of you are becoming better at framing sentences. In case you don't know what I am talking about, click here. The rules of the Word Hunt were: You had to find the synonym of "devour". The child who would find the word… Continue reading Winner of the Word Hunt
Here's another micro poem as some food for thought. Don't you think this is so important to move forward in life? If you want to become who you want to be, you have to change your toxic habits. How can you start a new, positive habit, without leaving the old one? If you can't, then… Continue reading Habits and the Law of Nature
How does our mindset affect us? Are you trying to change it? How can you change it? Read this article to find answers to all these questions.
There are still some misconceptions about blogging as teachers. Here is a blog post to tell you how despite being an additional responsibility, blogging can be an aid to the teaching-learning process, rather than a chore or hinderance.
I was reminded of a quote from the movie "Rough book"- "Padhaane se sabse zyada fayda padhaane wale ko hota hai." So which level are you on? Think of some ways you can teach others what you have learnt yourself. Can simply teach everything to ourselves again or our parents? Group studies can also help… Continue reading Some Food for Thought
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton