World Book Day 2022

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop both enjoy reading books a lot and have spoken to multiple authors on the podcast over the past couple years. This Saturday, the 23rd is World Book and copyright day Day by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to promote reading, publishing, and copyright.  Last year, theContinue reading “World Book Day 2022”

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

Episode 118 – Back to School

An episode that Nadir Pop and Peter Pop were not sure would happen when they recorded Welcome to 2022 a few months ago. Their kids attended school in person. The Pop duo discuss expectations before school started, the initial days of school and also how their kids are now. Highlights from the chat are :-Continue reading “Episode 118 – Back to School”

Episode 117 – Buying second-hand for kids – The Share Bear – Freyan Bhujwala & Kanika Vasudeva

One of the realizations that Nadir Pop & Peter Pop had on the previous episode To Buy or Not to Buy – Pre school edition was that their kids have too much stuff. This week the Pop Duo speak to Freyan Bhujwala & Kanika Vasudeva from The Share Bear http://www.thesharebear.in on sustainable living, mindful parentingContinue reading “Episode 117 – Buying second-hand for kids – The Share Bear – Freyan Bhujwala & Kanika Vasudeva”

Episode 116 – To Buy or Not to Buy – Pre school edition

One of the earliest episode of the podcast was To Buy or Not to Buy, where Nadir Pop and Peter Pop discussed things they had bought for their newborns. Now that their children are in pre school, the Pop duo discuss the expected & unexpected expenses and also learnings that they have had so far.  AContinue reading “Episode 116 – To Buy or Not to Buy – Pre school edition”

Episode 115 – Aparna Acharekar – coto by Eve World: A Web3 platform for Women –

Last year on Women’s Day, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop spoke to Priya Krishnan, Chief Client & Experience Officer, Bright Horizons about Women in the Workforce.  This year the Pop duo are joined by Aparna Acharekar, co-founder of coto by Eve World, a Web3 platform for women.  Aparna spoke to the Pops about the insight behind the platform,Continue reading “Episode 115 – Aparna Acharekar – coto by Eve World: A Web3 platform for Women –”

Episode 114 – Entrepreneur Parents – Varun Duggirala and Pooja Jauhari.

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop recorded the podcast for the first time in a studio last month. They were joined by power couple Varun Duggirala and Pooja Jauhari. Varun Duggirala is co-founder and content chief, and Pooja Jauhari is CEO of, The Glitch, India’s leading full-service creative agency. Varun also hosts 3 podcasts, and isContinue reading “Episode 114 – Entrepreneur Parents – Varun Duggirala and Pooja Jauhari.”

Episode 113 – The Importance of Children’s literature in India

Last week Nadir Pop and Peter Pop spoke to Amrita Patwardhan, head of education portfolio at Tata Trusts. One of the topics they spoke about was the 6th edition of the Big Little Book Awards (BLBA) instituted by the Parag initiative of Tata Trusts. This week they are joined by one of the winners of theContinue reading “Episode 113 – The Importance of Children’s literature in India”

Episode 112 – Children’s Literature and Education in 2022 – Amrita Patwardhan (Tata Trusts)

Nadir Pop & Peter Pop are back again talking about one of their favourite subjects, education. They are joined by Amrita Patwardhan, head of education portfolio at Tata Trusts.  The Pop duo spoke to Amrita Patwardhan about the recently announced 6th Big Little Book Awards (BLBA), organised by the Parag initiative of Tata Trust, the proposedContinue reading “Episode 112 – Children’s Literature and Education in 2022 – Amrita Patwardhan (Tata Trusts)”

Episode 111 – Finding Love In The Pandemic – Anurag Tagat & Jaanam Dewan

In the past couple years, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop attended a few parties and even weddings via Zoom because of restrictions due to Covid-19. Recently they spoke to a couple who not only got married during this pandemic but met and fell in love during it.  Meet Anurag Tagat and Jaanam Dewan. The PopContinue reading “Episode 111 – Finding Love In The Pandemic – Anurag Tagat & Jaanam Dewan”