I am Lina Ashar and I want to jointly explore the power of parenting with you. Join me on my journey to educate our children in unlocking their extraordinary human potential.

LOL: Why laughter might really be the best medicine for kids: [National Geographic] Research shows that laughter, like physical exercise, increases adrenaline and oxygen flow, releases feel-good endorphins, and pumps up heart rates. And like a good workout, that burst of energy eventually results in people feeling relaxed and calm.

Six Science-Based Reasons Why Laughter Is The Best Medicine: [Forbes] Intuitively we know that laughter is one of the…


I am Lina Ashar and I want to jointly explore the power of parenting with you. Join me on my journey to educate our children in unlocking their extraordinary human potential.

8 Powerful Ways To Mold Your Children Into Leaders: [Forbes] We all want our children to become leaders. Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to grow to be courageous, passionate and authentic. We want their actions to inspire other people to be their best, to get more out of life than they ever thought possible. …


I am Lina Ashar and I want to jointly explore the power of parenting with you. Join me on my journey to educate our children in unlocking their extraordinary human potential.

8 Ways to Encourage Creative Thinking in Children: [Entrepreneur] Since it is a key to success in nearly everything we do, creativity is a significant component and the main focus of organizations in any field. Clearly, it becomes crucial to foster such kind of thinking in kids from their formative years. That said, creativity is not limited to artistic and musical expression. It is also essential for science, mathematical…


I am Lina Ashar and I want to jointly explore the power of parenting with you. Join me on my journey to educate our children in unlocking their extraordinary human potential.

How Dungeons And Dragons Is Helping Kids Open Up: [Forbes] These days the stigma around DND as a game for social outcasts and loner men is beyond outdated. In 2017, DND had their best sales year since it was acquired by the Wizards of the Coast game publisher in 1997 with 8.6 million Americans having tried their hand at exploring dungeons and slaying dragons that same year (with 40%…


I am Lina Ashar and I want to jointly explore the power of parenting with you. Join me on my journey to educate our children in unlocking their extraordinary human potential.

Childhood Bullying Linked Strongly To Adult Depression, Study Finds: [Forbes] In recent years, bullying has come into the spotlight as a major contributor to mental health problems in young people. According to stopbullying.gov, up to 28% of kids aged 6–12 have experienced bullying, and 20% of high school students have, though other studies have reported considerably higher numbers. There are consistent links between bullying and mental health disorders like…


I am Lina Ashar and I want to jointly explore the power of parenting with you. Join me on my journey to educate our children in unlocking their extraordinary human potential.

How to Help Kids Consider Forgiveness: [University of California, Berkeley] Like adults, kids sometimes feel wronged by others — when they aren’t invited to a classmate’s birthday party or a friend divulges their secret, for example. But in the midst of their anger or hurt feelings, they may not realize that forgiveness is an option.

Teaching children the importance of forgiveness: [Stanford Medicine] Humility is a much appreciated and…


I am Lina Ashar and I want to jointly explore the power of parenting with you. Join me on my journey to educate our children in unlocking their extraordinary human potential.

Parents: It’s On You To Teach Your Kids Empathy: [Forbes] Now, more than ever, the one thing it seems our society could benefit from more of is empathy. Whether talking about protecting others during a pandemic, or the current political climate, it could be argued that empathy is at an all-time low. …


I am Lina Ashar and I want to jointly explore the power of parenting with you. Join me on my journey to educate our children in unlocking their extraordinary human potential.

Why Humble Leaders Make The Best Leaders: [Forbes] A number of research studies have concluded that humble leaders listen more effectively, inspire great teamwork and focus everyone (including themselves) on organizational goals better than leaders who don’t score high on humility.

Top 10 Ways to Teach Your Child Humility: [FirstCry Parenting] Humility is a much appreciated and a much-needed virtue in today’s world. It is one of the most…


Here is what you can do to make sure that they feel loved

Culturally, Valentine’s Day is often correlated with the celebration of love between partners, but can it also be a celebration of more than romantic love?

As a day of love, Valentine’s Day does not need to be solely restricted to the rekindling of love between couples. In the case of families, it can be a good opportunity to emphasize the aspects of a loving relationship with our children.

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kathy Buckley, an actress, speaker, author and comedian. Kathy is an exceptional…


Understanding the elements that put our happiness at risk

Society and mainstream media have altered our perception of a happy life, which is why many of us feel that the pursuit of a high-paying career is the same as the pursuit of happiness. But just as the movie ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ shows us, and as I have discussed in some of my other blogs, happiness often lies in the places we least expect to find it.

In most cases, earning more money has little to do with living a happy life. Our relationship with money may be one of…

Lina Ashar

Founder of Kangaroo Kids & Billabong High, Lina Ashar started her career as a teacher and today is one of the most renowned educators and edupreneur in India.

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