Author: Anindita Mishra

Anindita Mishra Cybermum India. Like any other parent, Anindita wants to make sure that her children are safe wherever they go, in the real or virtual world. The Pune-based freelance writer, teacher and mother of two has always been a vocal advocate for issues tied to children's welfare and development. Now she will blog about the dangers children face online as well as her ideas for steering clear of them. As part of the campaign to educate parents, teachers and children on this topic, Anindita will also conduct information sessions in schools and further share her insights on Facebook and Twitter. To learn more about Internet safety for your family, go to You may also contact her via: Email id: --- Twitter handle: @Cybermum_India --- Facebook page: Cybermum India

After I gave away my old laptop to my housekeeper, I was happy to see the excitement showcased by her kids as they began to experiment with laptop. Needless to say our dear friend was left completely spellbound. But the joy was short-lived as the laptop soon started facing issues and wouldn’t respond to their […]

Apps! They help us make the most of our time and bring ease in our busy lifestyle with just a few clicks on our smartphone. Everyone has that one app that they just can’t do without. Be it an indispensable communication app, or to hail a cab in the end of an exhaustive party, or […]

“So how about going to Vishal’s place over the weekend?” asked my son’s friend as the boys walked in last afternoon. My ears perked up. “Why, what’s on the weekend?” I enquired, as I handed each of them a glass of juice. “Mom, our group of friends are planning to have a lengthy gaming session […]

With a bit of mentoring, kids can become good digital citizens. This mentoring will help them stay safe online and empower them to make the most of technology. It is safe to say that gadget addiction can affect the health of a student as well as their academic life. The job of training responsible and […]

Ask a teen what’s the best thing about life is and 9/10 times the answer would be ‘friends.’ To teens, friends are EVERYTHING! They may as well quote Virginia Woolf and say: “Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.” Friendship in the Internet age has stretched beyond the borders of […]