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 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 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)”

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.

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 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.