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Today we will be sharing an intense story that moved us and inspired us, made us value and cherish relationships, taught us to celebrate the small wins in life and most importantly reminded us to avoid focussing on the trivial issues which unknowingly are given too much importance.

It is about bereaved parenting  – an act of regeneration — picking up the pieces in the face of the devastation, and regenerating both a sense of self, and a sense of the family.

 It's a story of Mrinal Athavale Patwardhan who lost her husband and 2 daughters who lost their father unexpectedly due to a rare disease – Vasculitis. And in a span of 6 months, their life turned upside down. It's A story of how these 3 women held each other's hands and stood strong for each other to heal and move forward..

We discussed

  • Breaking the news to children 
  • From being a Mother to a Parent
  • Calling the shots
  • Understanding the kids better
  • Escaping self victimisation 
  • Dealing with grief
  • Asking for 'HELP' without hesitation
  • Life lessons & wisdom

To listen to this full conversation, tune in to Partners in Upbringing on Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts or on FB and IG @partnersinupbringing.

Do share this podcast with all the wonderful father's around you…

Partners in UpBringing is a parenting podcast hosted by two mums Himani & Kalyani, based in Singapore. They address a variety of parenting topics in their casual and candid conversation with subject matter experts and fellow parents from across the globe. Each podcast episode provides a holistic perspective on the chosen topic. It’s a platform to  exchange tips, ideas and share experiences related to parenting. So if you would like to reach us, please email upbringing.podcast@gmail.com.

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