Parenting is Hard, Being a Teen is Harder

Being a kid isn’t easy. It wasn’t easy when we were kids. It isn’t easy when we are parents/guardians.    Just when you start getting a hang of your toddler’s behavioral pattern, their needs and wants – Boom!    Things change.   Just when you thought, “they are big enough and they have become good… Continue reading Parenting is Hard, Being a Teen is Harder

World Mental Health Day – The Parent-Child Power Struggle

While the health of the mind is as important as the health of the body, how comfortable are parents in discussing the mental wellbeing of their children?   A nationwide study of adolescents’ mental health and resilience conducted earlier this year reflected a gap in parents’ understanding of youth mental health. While only 10 parents… Continue reading World Mental Health Day – The Parent-Child Power Struggle

MOM-ents Captured: Happy Mother’s Day

Motherhood is one journey, where you will never walk alone.     TheGupCup spoke to some beautiful mothers and their kids to add some more flavour to the special day!   Watch More GupShup Interviews Listen to Guppuccino, The Podcast

Part 3 | Parenting: A Teen’s Perspective (Ep9)

“I have Instagram but I don’t use it. I have been trolled for it. But I don’t care.”   “I use to repost reels and a lot of people use to question it. I kept doing that, kept repeating. And they got comfortable with it. So I didn’t limit myself. I just let people know… Continue reading Part 3 | Parenting: A Teen’s Perspective (Ep9)

Part 2 | Parenting: A Teen’s Perspective (Ep8)

“When children end up comparing themselves to other kids, they can be hurt mentally.”   “…and it ends up creating a toxic mindset which we need to then learn to overcome.”   These were some of the thoughts that were expressed by our teenaged guests, as we continued our conversation over ‘Parenting, A Teenager’s Perspective‘.… Continue reading Part 2 | Parenting: A Teen’s Perspective (Ep8)

Part 1 | Parenting: A Teen’s Perspective (Ep7)

There is so much conversation around parenting.    ‘Dos and Don’ts of parenting.’   ‘One mistake every parent should avoid.’   ‘Are you talking to your child?’   ‘How to be your kid’s best friend?’   ‘Why isn’t my child sharing?’   …the topics are endless and so is the chat around it. But have… Continue reading Part 1 | Parenting: A Teen’s Perspective (Ep7)