Episode 59 – We turn 1

It’s one year since Nadir Kanthawala & Peter Kotikalapudi released the first episode of Pops in a Pod To mark this occasion, they decided to make their debut on video. Nadir Pop and Peter Pop look back at the unforgettable episodes, their learnings and everything in between. Here are the episodes they spoke about TheContinue reading “Episode 59 – We turn 1”

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 54 – Musician Dad – Gaurav Chintamani (Advaita, The Dirt Machine)

In the past year, we’ve had only one musician guest on the podcast so far, ace guitarist Warren Mendonsa . He told us about Bedtime with The Beatles an album where musician Jason Falkner transformed The Beatles songs into lullabies. This episode is also connected with the The Beatles. Earlier this year in June, PeterContinue reading “Episode 54 – Musician Dad – Gaurav Chintamani (Advaita, The Dirt Machine)”

35 book recommendations for kids between 5 to 10 years

This is a guest post from Sabiha Ghiasi. You can read more from her here We have an almost 4 year old! The last time I wrote about what she was reading, she was a wee little one with the attention span of a spoon. She may have that of a spatula now but IContinue reading “35 book recommendations for kids between 5 to 10 years”

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 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 41 – Parenting during the festive season Pt.2

In Part 2 of Parenting During Festivals Peter Pop and Nadir Pop are joined by fellow podcaster Maitri Verma of the Little Fixes Podcast. Maitri shares how she celebrated her lockdown birthday, her experiences with her daughter during the festive season and more. Little Fixes Podcast talks to experts from various fields and chat aboutContinue reading “Episode 41 – Parenting during the festive season Pt.2”

Episode 40 – Parenting during the festive season

This season is going to be a strange one as far as festivals is concerned, especially for a country like India, where its people just needs an excuse to celebrate, make merry and get out of their homes. 2020 will be the year of non-celebratory celebrations. The spirit is there but heavily waned. Nadir PopContinue reading “Episode 40 – Parenting during the festive season”

Episode 39 – Entrepreneur Parents – Meghana Narayan and Shauravi Malik – Slurrp Farm

In this edition of Entrepreneur Parents we have a really fun chat with Meghana Narayan and Shauravi Malik, founders of Slurrp Farm. Meghana and Shauravi were such delightful guests to talk to. Their brand image is a clear extension of their gregarious personality. They spoke to us in detail about their journey moving from aContinue reading “Episode 39 – Entrepreneur Parents – Meghana Narayan and Shauravi Malik – Slurrp Farm”