Episode 119 – Dr. Swati Popat Vats & Dr. Wilona Annunciation – Explaining Conflict and War to kids

Conflict and war are a difficult topic to discuss especially with children. Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by 2 guests on this informative episode to better understand how to explain the topic of conflict and war to children, pre-schoolers as well as teenagers. Dr. Swati Popat Vats and Dr. Wilona Annunciation share with the Pop duo their experiences as an educator and psychiatrist respectively.

Dr. Swati Popat Vats, President of Podar Education Network, is a global educator with over 32 years of experience and holds many important positions in the field of early childhood education, currently she is the President of the Early Childhood Association of India.
Dr. Wilona Annunciation is a practicing psychiatrist who has worked with kids and geriatrics alike.

Highlights from the chat are :-

  • Children’s understanding of War through education and schools
  • The right age to speak to children about the topic of war
  • The Impact of social media on pre teen and teenagers and how to sensitize them
  • The role of video games
  • How to create a safe space for children at home

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Pops in a Pod is parenting podcast produced by first time dads Nadir Kanthawala (content and digital marketing professional) and Peter Kotikalapudi (marketing professional). Nadir has a daughter and Peter has a son. They currently reside in Mumbai, India

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