Getty Images/Brand X
Mike Segar / Reuters
One of the most gratifying milestones for many parents is when their child is finally able to read independently. It is a joy to see them pore over books. As a book-loving parent myself, I was delight...
Anindito Mukherjee / Reuters
Two powerful women -- two very different speeches. One clearly has a lot to lose and a lot to win. It was a very important speech for Melania. Technically, Michelle didn't have anything to lose. And she has had spadefuls of experience doing this sort of thing. As a very tentative speaker myself, I was honestly more interested in seeing how Melania handled her speaking job. These are some of the things that I took away from watching and re-watching the two Ms speak.
Our driver Vinod and most of the domestic workers I have spoken to have no qualms about spending even half of what they earn on their children’s education. Which is what got me wondering -- why is our aspiring middle class willing to pay such a price premium for their kids' education in private schools? Here are some of the things that came up through the conversations that I had.