Episode 61 – Entrepreneur Parents – Priyanka Loonker (MyCoup)

The Pop duo are back with another episode of Entrepreneur Parents Nadir Pop and Peter Pop joined by Priyanka Loonker of MyCoup , a platform with news and current affairs for children. Updated every Friday with a wide range of topics. Priyanka shares her journey of self discovery from a fashion writer to entrepreneur, startingContinue reading “Episode 61 – Entrepreneur Parents – Priyanka Loonker (MyCoup)”

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 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 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.