E is for Entrepreneurship

I do not come from an entrepreneurial background and neither has the subject been part of my academics. My partner and I started Minds Ahead backed only with the vision of bringing genuinely meaningful learning solutions to families around us. We cherry picked programs that we had personally seen benefit or thought would be beneficial…

WHY COMPETITION IS GOOD FOR KIDS

When done right, competition can help your children learn skills they’ll use throughout their lives. The 16th UCMAS National Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Competition will be held on the 5th of April. As children around the country gear up for this grueling test of mental prowess, we take a look at some of the reasons…

From One Parent to Another

Dear Parent, I hope you all have had a restful and happy break. School starts soon and I am sure you all are looking forward to another year of learning. The coming week will be a flurry of activity for all of us – buying school supplies, reworking schedules, looking up recipes and stocking for…

Understanding UCMAS Abacus

It’s been nearly a month since the kids have been  back to school. With the children settling into their new routines, most parents are now prepping to sign up kids for after-school activities. UCMAS Abacus remains a popular choice for many parents but there are some who are still not sure of the benefits the…

Discover Fortitude

Galileo Galilei faced the wrath of the clergy to follow through his scientific beliefs. Deaf and blind Helen Keller rose to become one of the 20th century’s leading humanitarians. Despite virulent opposition and discrimination Martin Luther King fought against racial discrimination in America. Nelson Mandela devoted his life to fighting against Apartheid, earning even a…