Episode 57 – 2020 Wrap Up

It’s the last episode of 2020. Nadir Pop and Peter Pop look back at the year. They also reflect on an important question What would 2020 look like if COVID did not happen? Last year before launching the podcast, we had a list over of 50+ topics ready however due to the pandemic we coveredContinue reading “Episode 57 – 2020 Wrap Up”

Episode 56 – Entrepreneur Parents – Sanjay Chakrabarti – Tag8

The year 2020 has passed by quickly, we are on our 56th episode and already in the last week of 2020. Our guest this week is another Entrepreneur Parent. In July we started the monthly series with guests who started a business post becoming parents. We have a variety of guests who have shared theirContinue reading “Episode 56 – Entrepreneur Parents – Sanjay Chakrabarti – Tag8”

Episode 55 – The Little Prince

Earlier this month, Peter Pop and Nadir Pop read the French classic novella, the Little Prince/Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, released in 1943. Now the novella is classified for children but take it from them, this book is meant for adults

Episode 53 – Travel in the time of a pandemic

This was the most “looking-forward-to” event in 2020 – going away for a short trip over a long weekend. We would get excited to go for coffee run before this happened to us. So you can imagine what a huge upgrade it felt like; leaving behind the city vistas and going to a place closer to nature.

Episode 52 – Games People Play – Lalit Parmar – Hasbro India

As kids we played a lot of games and I just don’t mean outdoor games but also indoor ones. I personally had a huge collection of G.I. JOEs and HE-MAN and conjured up some crazy imaginative worlds within the confines of my home. But the one that really challenged me and my imagination was Monopoly. This game has broken friendships and family ties more than diplomatic breakdowns between two countries.

Episode 51 – Paternity Leave needs to be normalised

Recently the Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli was in the news for all the right non-cricketing reasons. His wife, famous actor and producer, Anushka Sharma is in her final trimester and Virat has requested the BCCI (the cricketing body in India) for a paternity leave. To start off with, it’s a great move. ViratContinue reading “Episode 51 – Paternity Leave needs to be normalised”

Episode 50 – Entrepreneur Parents – Aswani Chaitanya – Timios

We have hit 50 episodes in just under a year! And what a to celebrate it, we got a really cool dad to talk about his entrepreneurial journey into starting a kids health food company. Especially after spending 15 odd years in the USA and UK working with top brands like Goldman Sachs, Deutsche BankContinue reading “Episode 50 – Entrepreneur Parents – Aswani Chaitanya – Timios”

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 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”