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Are you confused about raising your child?
How many hours should they spend with the TV, IPad or XboX?
Do you worry about what should they eat, drink and read?
As the urban, nuclear family is becoming the norm replacing the traditional joint-family, what happens to the children who grow up with one singular support system? In The Modern Gurukul, Sonali Bendre Behl shares her three principles of parenting that will help you find a balance between tradition and modernity, and show you how to raise your child in the digital age. Personal, anecdotal and honest, it highlights the need for a return to our roots to raise a healthy, curious, and, most importantly, a compassionate child.
About the Author
Sonali Bendre Behl began her career at a very young age as a model and then transitioned to acting. She has worked in over fifty Hindi films, and multiple Tamil, Telegu, Kannada and Marathi films. When her son Ranveer was born in 2005, she gave up her promising career to play the most important role of her life- a mother. It was only after her son started going to school and she was confident of the quality of time she spent with him that she resumed her career. She has since appeared on television as a judge on shows like Indian Idol, India's Got Talent, Hindustan Ke Hunarbaaz and India's Best Dramebaaz, and a daily sitcom with Balaji Productions called Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh. Sonali is has also been the brand ambassador for leading brands like Omega watches, Limca, Dabur Real fruit juice, Fun Foods and Prill soap among others.