Out of all the significant things we do in our adult lives from acquiring an education to establishing ourselves in a career and tö achieving financial stability, the task that is probably most close to everyone’s heart is that of raising children. Nothing
else evokes the kind of tremendous sense of responsibility and commitment as parenting our
It is therefore not surprising that it also brings in a lot of anxiety and stress along, where in, we question and introspect everything that we do and wonder whether we are doing enough and whether we are doing it right.
With joint families slowly giving way to more and more nuclear families we all miss the presence of the older generation as our role models and their voice of experience and guidance. The changing times and the accelerating pace of llfe also bring in their set of challenges and we are all left grappling with many questions and self doubt.
In this context, every parent looks to some space where they can share their anxieties and fears and ask questions and raise doubts without the fear of them and their children being judged or branded.
She believes in holistic enabing support systems for psychological
well-being and to achieve this reaching out to families is her vehicle. She believes that family is a complete unit to teach and learn relationships, understand roles and bond with
feeling to be a fully functioning social being.
We conduct seminars and workshops for parents to create awareness so that each parent ensure a physically as well as mentally healthy family and then families can come together to form enabled communities that will help the children lead a better life in future.
Her two resource persons are her two sons now 17 and 19 years young and she feels she is learning as a parent every day.
Founder Director, UMMEED
Ummeed conducts workshops which are interactive wherein paticipants can delibarate and discuss on their concerns and learn from each other.
Ummeed makes this platform for sharing and learning possible through its “Positive Parenting Workshops".
The workshops are need based and customized depending on the age group of the children as each developing stage has its own unique set of issues and challenges.
Parenting workshops conducted by UMMEED at various schools and play
schools in the city and suburbs have been highly appreciated.
Schools iike The Heritage and DPS Megacity in Kolkata, Loreto in Asansol and GEMS School of Kathmandu are among the many schools where Parenting Workshops have been held.
UMMEED is also in partnership with Reliance Mutual Fund and through this CSR initiative, UMMEED has been conducting Art of Parenting’ workshops across several cities in India.
Such workshops are also conducted at UMMEEDs centre to enable parents to handle day to day challenges with ease.
It is in line with UMMEEDs positive living initiative where in we Enable people to gain insight in to their life situations, Empower them to look for and find solutions and Energize so that they can lead a stress free and balanced life.
The workshops are conducted by Psychologists who are experienced and specialized in Child Psychology and Parenting Strategies.