Episode 74 – Mental Health during Lockdown Pt. 3

TW: This episode features anxiety and depression. Listener discretion is advised. Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are currently in lockdown again in Mumbai with the recent rise in the number of Covid19 cases. Last year they spoke to 2 mental health professionals about dealing with the lockdown as parents and also kids. It is differentContinue reading “Episode 74 – Mental Health during Lockdown Pt. 3”

Episode 73 – Challenging Gender Stereotypes – Rajat Mittal

This Friday, 23rd April is World Book Day, we’ve done a few episodes on books earlier, we spoke to Pratha Shetty, author of When I Grow up, book was a part of our engaging kids series and also The Little Prince. This time around Nadir Pop & Peter Pop decided to speak to another author, Rajat Mittal.Continue reading “Episode 73 – Challenging Gender Stereotypes – Rajat Mittal”

Episode 72 – Learning with Kutuki – Sneha Sundaram

Kutuki  is a kids learning app that teaches students through their proprietary stories and songs-based curriculum. Founded by the duo of  Sneha Sundaram and Bharath Bevinahally, the couple have combined their love for the creative arts with teaching. They won the AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge last year Sneha Sundaram shares with the Pop duoContinue reading “Episode 72 – Learning with Kutuki – Sneha Sundaram”

Episode 71 – Parenting in Crazy Rich Asians

In the new episode of “Parenting in Films“, Nadir Pop & Peter Pop watched Crazy Rich Asians. The movie features Constance Wu as Rachel Chu, an Economics professor and Henry Goulding as Nick Young, a couple living in New York. They take a trip to Nick’s childhood friend’s wedding and also to meet his family.Continue reading “Episode 71 – Parenting in Crazy Rich Asians”

Episode 70 – The Lockdown: A Year Later

On 23 March 2020, India went into lockdown. Initially for 21 days, the lockdown continued for over 3 months. Described by many as one of the harshest lockdowns in the world. A year later, Nadir Pop & Peter Pop look back and discuss their learnings as parents and also individuals. Some of the highlights fromContinue reading “Episode 70 – The Lockdown: A Year Later”

Episode 69 – Importance of Sleep for Parents – Dr. Manvir Bhatia

India is the most sleep-starved country in the world -93% of the population have complained about broken sleep.  Last week 19th of March was World Sleep Day and the slogan was Regular Sleep, Healthy Future. Nadir Pop and Peter Pop did an episode on sleep for children last year with Kerry Bajaj, author of SleepContinue reading “Episode 69 – Importance of Sleep for Parents – Dr. Manvir Bhatia”

Episode 67 – Women in the Workforce – Priya Krishnan

In the past week or so, the Pop duo have noticed a variety of companies sharing their women’s day and in some instances week long campaigns and offers. Instead of promoting their products, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop feel that it is important for companies to review the environment that they created for their womenContinue reading “Episode 67 – Women in the Workforce – Priya Krishnan”

Episode 65 – Money and Parenting – Mrinal Ghosh

The phrase ‘money makes the world go round’ was first used in the 1960’s in a musical play ‘ Cabaret’. It stands true 50 years later, every parent will agree. Nadir Pop has touched upon the aspect of financial planning before becoming a parent in Episode 3 – Planning Pt. 2 A year later, hereContinue reading “Episode 65 – Money and Parenting – Mrinal Ghosh”

Episode 64 – Valentine’s Day (Not) Part 2 – Shruti Seth & Danish Aslam

In Part 2 of Valentine’s day, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by another couple, Shruti Seth & Danish Aslam. Actor Shruti Seth has starred in films like – Slumdog Millionaire, Fanaa and Rajneeti, TV shows like Shrarat, Suite Life of Karan and Kabir, Comedy Circus and recently in Mentalhood a show on parenting.Continue reading “Episode 64 – Valentine’s Day (Not) Part 2 – Shruti Seth & Danish Aslam”

Episode 63 – Valentine’s Day (Not) Part 1 – Jishnu & Shreya Dasgupta

Come February, and the colour red takes over shops no matter where you live and it is hard to ignore that feeling of love in the air thanks to Valentine’s Day being just around the corner. On Pops in a Pod last year, we didn’t have a Valentine’s day special episode but had 2 episodesContinue reading “Episode 63 – Valentine’s Day (Not) Part 1 – Jishnu & Shreya Dasgupta”