Par­ent­ing is such a dif­fi­cult but all-en­com­pass­ing sub­ject that we had to de­vote an en­tire is­sue to it. I’m glad you liked it! Karen, edi­tor. You are right, Par­vathi. We need to make sure that tech­nol­ogy is used to help us to evolve rather than re­place pa


was re­ally en­thralled read­ing the ar­ti­cle about the dan­gers of the tech­nol­ogy-ob­sessed gen­er­a­tion (‘Dan­gers of dig­i­tal ad­dic­tion’, May 23).

Be­ing a teen, I was able to re­late the ar­ti­cle to my own life and sur­round­ings, where people are so techno-ad­dicted. Every­where we go, we see people glued to screens.

I also feel it is our duty to un­der­stand the dan­gers that lurk when we use such tech­nol­ogy. We should cre­ate aware­ness among our­selves to pro­tect our fu­ture his week’s is­sue of Fri­day caused quite a stir as par­ents, stu­dents and well-wish­ers alike read Shiva Ku­mar Thekkepat’s vivid ac­count of our ex­pe­di­tion to Antarc­tica. It was a life-chang­ing ex­pe­ri­ence that we will cher­ish for a long time to come and have come back from with prom­ises to keep.

I would like to draw your at­ten­tion to our school be­ing men­tioned in the ar­ti­cle as Dubai Mod­ern Academy. Most people make this er­ror, as that was ex­tremely moved af­ter read­ing the fea­ture on the seven-year-old boy who has Alzheimer’s. My only hope is that no other woman should ever have to ex­pe­ri­ence what this boy’s mother is go­ing through.

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