Episode 48 – Engaging Kids – Books

What we have realised is that books are something will not go out of style, no matter how much evolution you see in technology, even though it means “picking up” an audiobook. It might seem like a shortcut but her at least kids are getting engaged.

Episode 47 – Engaging Kids – Online Content

Screen time has dominated conversations in the recent past every time parents get together. Even on Pops In A Pod, somehow our discussions veer off on a tangent and we end up talking about screen time. So we decided to dedicate an entire episode on it, by calling it Online Content… but really it’s allContinue reading “Episode 47 – Engaging Kids – Online Content”

Episode 46 – Engaging Kids – MUSIC

We continue with our ENGAGING KIDS theme for the month of October and in the second part of the series we will discuss music and it’s influence on kids. For this episode once again we are joined by Dr. Wilona Annunciation and along with her we also invited Vaishali Sudan Sharma, a marketing professional and a mother to a 6-year-old son.

Episode 45 – Engaging Kids – Play Time

One of the biggest challenges that parents face is engaging their kids. And it has become more pronounced during this pandemic, especially with work-from-home, house work and online schooling. All of this bundled up in a not-so-fun package, especially for us parents.

Episode 44 – Online Education – The Journey so far

I think it is safe to assume that none of us, and I mean NONE OF US, saw online education coming, at least in the primary sector. Yes, we have the new ed tech companies mushrooming everywhere but your very own brick and mortar schools going digital that was hard to digest. And yet it was the need to the hour.

Episode 31 – Indian Dads abroad – UK

In the last instalment of the Indian Dads Abroad series we are joined by Nadir Pop’s good friend Sandeep Asrani who immigrated to London just a year ago with his wife and seven year old daughter. Nadir Pop has known Sandeep for close to 20 years now and if you had told him then thatContinue reading “Episode 31 – Indian Dads abroad – UK”

Episode 30 – India’s youngest single dad – Aditya Tiwari

On 1st Jan 2016, Aditya Tiwari won a long drawn struggle to adopt his son Avnish. What is so special about this case? Well for starters he was not married to begin with and the Indian law saw this as a huge impediment. The child he wanted to adopt (and eventually did) was born withContinue reading “Episode 30 – India’s youngest single dad – Aditya Tiwari”

Episode 29 – Indian Dads Abroad – USA

He has spent over a decade in the US and we really wanted to understand his journey of staying married in a foreign land, figuring our livelihood and planning to have children.

Episode 26 – Expat Dad – Switzerland

Our very first international guest and it’s none other than Peter Pop ’s childhood friend Rahul Donde. They’ve known each other since they were 8 years old and are still very good friends. Rahul is a lawyer by profession, lives with his wife and 2 year old son in Geneva, Switzerland. From Rahul we learnContinue reading “Episode 26 – Expat Dad – Switzerland”