Episode 36 – National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 – Bright future for India?

The new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 is a massive update to India’s education policy. The last time a new education policy was brought into effect was back in 1986 before India’s economy was liberalised. That’s the broad framework on which our current education system rests on. 5 years in the making, it went throughContinue reading “Episode 36 – National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 – Bright future for India?”

Episode 33 – Selecting Schools

Choosing a school for your kid is a dreaded experience nowadays. There is no comfort in seeing your child grow up to go to school one day. It’s more of a race, it’s the biggest thing that you will have to do as a parent and just thinking of that destroys whatever little joy thereContinue reading “Episode 33 – Selecting Schools”

Episode 32 – Pre-School Education – In conversation with Jeetu Karsan, CEO Safari Kid India

In this episode we discuss the importance of pre-school with the CEO of Safari Kid India, Jeetu Karsan. He has over 20 years of experience across the fields of IT, advertising and education. Jeetu is an avid writer on various subjects ranging from education, business to parenting. But above all he is a dad toContinue reading “Episode 32 – Pre-School Education – In conversation with Jeetu Karsan, CEO Safari Kid India”

Episode 26 – Expat Dad – Switzerland

Our very first international guest and it’s none other than Peter Pop ’s childhood friend Rahul Donde. They’ve known each other since they were 8 years old and are still very good friends. Rahul is a lawyer by profession, lives with his wife and 2 year old son in Geneva, Switzerland. From Rahul we learnContinue reading “Episode 26 – Expat Dad – Switzerland”

Episode 24 – Do dads experience Postpartum Depression? In conversation with Dr. Munjaal Kapadia

We’ve all heard about postpartum blues or depression, well at least the parents have, especially mothers. Postpartum depression is something which is very relatable to mothers. But what if we told you that even dads go through it in their own way but they are perhaps unaware of it or even if they are awareContinue reading “Episode 24 – Do dads experience Postpartum Depression? In conversation with Dr. Munjaal Kapadia”

Episode 22 – Mother’s Day Special Learnings from Mom

The less we write about the better. Peter Pop and Nadir Pop pay tribute to their moms. In the second and final part of Mother’s Day Special they share the learnings that they from our respective mothers and how they plan to pass it on to their own kids. Go ahead and have a listenContinue reading “Episode 22 – Mother’s Day Special Learnings from Mom”

Episode 18 – Mental Health during Lockdown Pt. 2

This is the final half of the two part series on Mental Health. Last week we were in conversation with Mrs. Swati Deepak who is a counsellor and psychotherapist and specialises in parenting. And this week we have a psychologist Mrs. Shobhika Jaju who specialises in children. It’s nice to hear from someone who isContinue reading “Episode 18 – Mental Health during Lockdown Pt. 2”

Episode 16 – Mental Health during Lockdown Pt.1

This is that episode where Peter Pop and Nadir Pop barely spoke because the two guests who shared the stage gave us such a thought-provoking perspective on the India lockdown that we are still pondering on a number of things. We start the podcast with our first guest, Sudha Ravishankar who has been associated withContinue reading “Episode 16 – Mental Health during Lockdown Pt.1”

Episode 14 – Parents in Bollywood films

This week we did something different. A month in complete lockdown in Mumbai, India and four episodes on Coronavirus/COVID-19, we decided to take a departure and decided to delve into Bollywood films. One of the three most favoured indulgences for Indians, the other two being the sport of cricket and politics. This episode is notContinue reading “Episode 14 – Parents in Bollywood films”

Episode 10 – Sleep Baby Sleep – Kerry Bajaj

The Pop duo speak to Mumbai based sleep consultant, author of Sleep, Baby, Sleep – Kerry Bajaj. She has studied infant and child sleep in America anda member of the Indian Society for Sleep Research. They spoke to her about kids and sleep, her book and much more. NADIR’s BABY SLEEP STORY I wish IContinue reading “Episode 10 – Sleep Baby Sleep – Kerry Bajaj”