22 Jun · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

5 Steps to Speed Up Your Child’s Communication

5 Steps to Speed Up Your Child's Communication You’ve tried everything, but your child still doesn’t string words together. You’ve worked hard to teach him to repeat words, identify objects and express his needs. But it hasn’t translated to independent, thoughtful speech.   Yes, he has picked up many words, but even after months of ...

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8 Jun · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

Accept. Breathe. Expand.

Accept. Breathe. Expand. Leena ji, my yoga teacher is a hard taskmaster.   This particular morning was exceptionally strenuous. I had missed a couple of sessions and had to push myself to get into rhythm.   I decided to hold each asana for at least 2 minutes. Little did I know one of the asanas ...

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1 Jun · Kamini Lakhani · 2 Comments

What It Really Means to Presume Competence in Your Child

What It Really Means to Presume Competence in Your Child Child 1   He sings and hums beautiful songs. He has an uncanny ear for music. He sings in the exact pitch and so melodiously too!   How does he do this? He can barely speak. At most, he strings together 3 word sentences about ...

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26 May · Kamini Lakhani · No Comments

5 Steps to Make Your Child a Compassionate, Well-Rounded Human Being

5 Steps to Make Your Child a Compassionate, Well-Rounded Human Being As you drop your 6-year-old to school, you notice another boy. He flaps his hands oddly and covers one ear. Your little boy turns around to say ‘bye’ to you. But this boy doesn’t turn around despite his mother calling out his name many ...

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11 May · Kamini Lakhani · 6 Comments

3 Steps to Discover What Success Means to You and Achieve It

3 Steps to Discover What Success Means to You and Achieve It How this father-son duo changed my view about success   25 years ago…   My son, Mohit, was diagnosed with autism.   At that time, if I was asked, “What does success mean to you?”, I would have said, “recovery from autism.”   ...

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