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Meaningful Parenting- Forget happiness, focus on your career.

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Read a mind-boggling story of a parent who wants an IIT coaching tips for 10-Year-Old.
2015 survey done by HSBC showed that 51% of Indian parents wanted successful careers for their children. They chose a successful career over happiness and health of their children.
Good? Bad? Ugly? 
A country plagued by poverty and everyday fight for basics, the results are not surprising.  A country where Nine-year-old Pinki Paharin who lives in an isolated tribal village in Chuha Pahar, situated atop the Rajmahal Hills in Sahebganj district of Jharkhand, hunts for rats, squirrels and rabbits to eat...the results are not surprising. http://everylifecounts.ndtv.com/no-mid-day-meal-jharkhand-9-year-old-hunts-rats-squirrels-for-lunch-11291?pfrom=home-wapextra3

Do we blame parents for choices they make for their child? Not everyone has the choice to make a choice.  Or maybe there is always a choice. Sometimes one is not courageous enough to live with the consequences of the choice. A meal becomes important t…