“The 5 Rs of parenthood” – interactive virtual session organized by the Manipal school
Mangaluru, September 26: As part of Manipal School’s annual parent engagement activity, the school organized an interactive virtual session on September 24, 2021. The event, “The 5 Rs of Parenthood”, was presented by Aarti C Rajaratnam.
Aarti holds a Masters degree in Applied Psychology with a specialization in Clinical Psychology – Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health from the University of Delhi, South Campus. She is a Master Practitioner and Trainer in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and is trained in Transactional Analysis (TA), Dream Analysis and Consulting. She is a compassionate psychologist, innovative educator and bestselling author. She has several prestigious conferences to her credit and regular columns in major newspapers and magazines.
The session brought together around 200 participants, including parents of students from Manipal School, teachers from the school and the head of the school, Anuradha Shivaram. The event opened with a welcoming speech from the director followed by an introduction from the guests. Aarti led a hands-on session where she explained the 5 Rs of parenting – routine, thinking, regulation, relationships and restriction. She also answered various questions from parents and teachers on the psychological and developmental aspects of childhood and growth. The crucial topic of online learning and its impact on students was also discussed.
The session ended with a vote of thanks from Meghana. The event was well received and appreciated by parents and teachers. Parents had the opportunity to discuss parenting challenges and explore effective parenting skills. The lessons of this session were indeed multiple.
Here are some valuable comments received on the event:
• “I really appreciate the wealth of knowledge and ideas you shared today on parenting advice 5 A. Thank you, ma’am, this is such a fun and informative session. – Farhanaz
• “It was a good interactive session. Ms. Aarti kept attendees engaged throughout the presentation, which usually doesn’t happen in most webinars. Great practical tips for dealing with stress. Overall worth it. – Dr Sameena
• “Aarti Rajaratnam is an engaging resource person and very interesting to listen to. Her session on the 5 Rs of Parenting was very informative and stimulating and had the right mix of hands-on demonstrations. Parents’ questions were answered with patience. What I take away from the session is the connection ritual that I intend to practice every day. -Vandana S Nayak
• “The session was very informative, precise and relevant. It was wonderful to understand how the little things can make a big difference. I really enjoyed the session !! – Meghana