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”

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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 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 49 – Parenting in Bollywood Films – Angrezi Medium

We are back with another episode of Parenting in Bollywood films. This time we are talking about Angrezi Medium, the last released feature film of actor Irrfan Khan Irrfan plays Champak Bansal, the single parent to teenage daughter Tarika (Radhika Madan). Tarika wants to go abroad to study in London, UK and the movie isContinue reading “Episode 49 – Parenting in Bollywood Films – Angrezi Medium”

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.

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”