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Pops in a Pod

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Pops in a Pod is a weekly podcast hosted by two dads Nadir and Peter from Mumbai, India about all aspects of parenting, marriage, kids and everything in between. Episodes range from conversations with like-minded guests to stories from Nadir & Peter. Join the Pop duo on their journey from partner to… read more

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Planning Travel with Kids

January 31st, 2023

37:44

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are gearing up to travel with their kids. On this episode they discuss the different factors that they keep in mind while …

Books for Kids - Project Bibliotherapy

January 26th, 2023

50:29

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by fellow bibliophiles Nitin Goel and Nandini Swaminathan from Project Bibliotherapy. Nitin and Nandini share book recommendations for kids ages 3 to 6 and 6 to 12.

 Join the Readers …

Introducing Kids to Music - Nush Lewis

January 17th, 2023

53:32

The Pops love music and on this episode they are joined by Nush Lewis, singer-songwriter and music educator. 

Nush Lewis spoke to Peter Pop and Nadir Pop about introducing kids to music, what the right age is and also …

Kids & Sustainability - Prerna Singh

January 10th, 2023

49:35

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined on this episode by Prerna Singh to discuss sustainability. They delve into how parents can make sustainable decisions and also teach their kids to do the same. 

A writer and editor, …

Introducing kids to Martial Arts

January 3rd, 2023

46:09

The Pops kick start the year with an episode on fitness but not the traditional kind.

Aadhar Malhotra joins Nadir Pop & Peter Pop to discuss the different forms of martial arts. They also discuss the right age for …

Entrepreneur Parent - Anand Baldawa - (ThinKitchen)

December 27th, 2022

46:54

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop wrap up this year of the podcast with an episode of entrepreneur parent. Joining the Pops on this episode is Anand Baldawa, …

Science of Dads Pt. 2

December 20th, 2022

44:30

Part 2 of the Science of Dads with Dr. Rakesh Kapur, a management consultant and director of the NGO BambooTree. 

Dr. Rakesh shared the changes in …

Science of Dads

December 13th, 2022

34:16

On this throwback episode Nadir Pop & Peter Pop discuss the science of Dads, yes it exists. They are joined by Dr. Rakesh Kapur, a management …

Kerry Bajaj on Sleep, Baby, Sleep

December 6th, 2022

58:28

In this throwback episode, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop speak to Kerry Bajaj, sleep consultant and author of Sleep, Baby, Sleep. She has studied infant …

Entrepreneur parents Meghana Narayan and Shauravi Malik (Slurrp Farm)

November 29th, 2022

53:16

In this throwback episode of Entrepreneur parents, the Pops have an entertaining chat with Meghana Narayan and Shauravi Malik, the founders of Slurrp Farm. We spoke about their journey from power-suit jobs to becoming …

7 values & habits we want to teach our kids

November 23rd, 2022

29:49

On this episode, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop reflect on their childhood and identify the values and habits that are important to them. They share the 3 values and habits that they want to teach their kids.

Tune in to find …

Pops on Movies

November 15th, 2022

35:41

On this episode, the Pop duo revisit a film that  they have already watched and rewatch them with a whole new set of parenting eyes.

Nadir Pop's …

Pops on Books

November 7th, 2022

33:16

The Pop duo love to read and on this episode they picked up 1 book each and shared with each other what are some of the things that theylearnt from them. 

Nadir Pops's pick was The Book you wish your parents had read …

Prachi Vaish on relationships post Baby

November 1st, 2022

39:52

Having a child can change the fundamentals of a relationship and much more. On this episode, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop speak to Prachi Vaish about the changes in the relationship between a couple post having a child, the …

Al Booth on being a Dad in the UK

October 24th, 2022

39:05

On this episode, the Pop duo are joined by fellow podcaster Al Booth, who shares his experience as a Dad in the UK. The conversation covers delivery stories, childcare support, and everything in between.

Al Booth is a …

Aditi Wardhan Singh on life as a 3rd culture parent

October 11th, 2022

43:11

The Pops duo continue the conversation about 3rd culture kids. In this episode, they are joined by a parent who grew up as a 3rd culture kid, Aditi …

Dads discuss 3rd culture kids

October 4th, 2022

14:23

Third culture kids or third culture individuals are people who were raised in a culture other than their parents or the culture of their country of …

Musician Dad - Srikanth Panaman (Bevar Sea)

September 27th, 2022

30:26

2021 was a busy year for Srikanth Panaman, his band Bevar Sea released their 3rd album, The Timeless zone and on the personal front, his daughter was born.

Srikanth spoke to Nadir Pop and Peter Pop about how he managed …

Dads discuss Quiet Quitting

September 20th, 2022

28:10

The internet is abuzz with Quiet Quitting and the Pop duo weighs in on it. 

Nadir Pop and Peter Pops discuss their working experiences in their 20's and anecdotes from it, the ways it has changed since they become …

Anuj Gurwara breaks down the school education

September 13th, 2022

53:53

Education is one of Nadir Pop & Peter Pop's favourite topics to talk about. This week they get an insight into the behind the scenes of school …

Pops in a Pod New Trailer

September 9th, 2022

0:53

Brand new episodes of Pops in a Pod coming up. Stay tuned! 

Get in touch with the Pop duo on popsinapod@gmail.com

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EP 131 - Revisiting Parenting during festivals with Maitri Verma

August 16th, 2022

35:21

In this Throwback episode, Peter Pop and Nadir Pop revisit an episode from 2 years ago where they were joined by fellow podcaster Maitri Verma of the Little Fixes Podcast. Maitri shares how she celebrated her lockdown …

EP 130 - Marks, Results - Do they matter?

August 2nd, 2022

1:01:14

This week Nadir Pop and Peter Pop revisit an episode from 2 years ago on the impact of that marks and grade play in life and the factors that affect it. They were joined by 5 guests who share their perspectives and also …

Parenting in Films - Dil Dhadakne Do

July 19th, 2022

25:21

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are back with another episode of Parenting in Films, this time around it is a Bollywood film. 

Dil Dhadakne Do tells the …

Aditya Tiwari on being India's youngest single parent

July 5th, 2022

38:08

The Pop duo revisit a the Father's Day episode from 2 years ago. They spoke to Aditya  Tiwari - India's youngest single dad through adoption. Aditya shared his parenting experience post adopting his son Avnish and much …

EP 127 - Saheb Sahani - Fathers' month Pt. 4

June 28th, 2022

53:30

The last part of Fathers' month 2022. 

The Pop duo are joined by marketer Saheb Sahani. A father to a 4 year old, he recently released his first …

EP 126 - Roshan Abbas - Fathers' month Pt. 3

June 21st, 2022

1:08:43

Part 3 of Fathers' month is here! The Pop duo are joined by media mogul, Roshan Abbas.

Roshan Abbas wear many hats, some of them are MC, event …

Jose Covaco aka Hoezaay - Fathers' month bonus episode

June 17th, 2022

51:04

Bonus episode of Fathers' month. 

This is one of the earliest episode of Pops in a Pod, all the way back from March 2020. The Pops duo (well Nadir …

EP 125 - Tuhin Paul - Fathers' month Pt. 2

June 14th, 2022

1:03:18

In the 2nd episode of Fathers' month Nadir Pop & Peter Pop are joined by Tuhin Paul. 

Tuhin is the artist and storyteller of Menstrupedia, a …

EP 124 - Cary Edwards - Fathers' month Pt. 1

June 7th, 2022

1:10:07

Nadir Pop & Peter Pop will be curating Fathers' month all of June. 

Their guest in the first episode is Cary Edwards. Cary has played different …

Fathers' month 2022 Trailer

June 1st, 2022

0:36

It's June and the Pops are back with Fathers' month. This time around they will be bringing stories of 4 Dads from across India. 

Stay tuned for …

EP 123 - Mr. Subramani - Peter Pop's Pop

May 31st, 2022

41:18

With Father's Day coming up, the Pops will be curating Fathers' month all of June. To preface this is a special episode, Peter Pop speaks to his Pop, Mr. Subramani. 

They chat about being a parent in the Middle East in …

EP 122 - Parenting in Films - King Richard

May 17th, 2022

39:27

The Pop duo are back with another episode of Parenting in Films. On this episode they discuss the Oscar winning film, King Richard.  King Richard is a biographical sports drama film starring Will Smith as Richard …

Zehra Naqvi - The Reluctant Mother

May 3rd, 2022

49:34

In this Mother's Day special episode Nadir Pop and Peter Pop speak to Zehra Naqvi about her experience as a mother and partner.

Zehra Naqvi is an author, independent journalist and mother. She writes on gender, social …

EP 120 - World Book Day 2022

April 19th, 2022

31:28

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop both enjoy reading books a lot and have spoken to multiple authors on the podcast over the past couple years.

This Saturday, …

EP 119 - Explaining conflicts and war to kids

April 5th, 2022

1:02:31

Conflict and war are a difficult topic to discuss especially with children. Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by 2 guests on this informative …

EP 118 - Back to School

March 29th, 2022

40:04

An episode that Nadir Pop and Peter Pop were not sure would happen when they recorded Welcome to 2022 a few months ago. Their kids attended school in …

EP 117 - Buying second hand for kids - Freyan Bhujwala & Kanika Vasudeva (The Share Bear)

March 22nd, 2022

43:35

One of the realizations that Nadir Pop & Peter Pop had on the previous episode To Buy or Not to Buy - Pre school edition was that their kids have …

EP 116 - To buy or not to buy - Pre school edition

March 15th, 2022

43:18

One of the earliest episode of the podcast was To Buy or Not to Buy, where Nadir Pop and Peter Pop discussed things they had bought for their …

EP 115 - Eve World: A Web3 platform for Women - Aparna Acharekar

March 8th, 2022

40:02

Last year on Women's Day, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop spoke to Priya Krishnan, Chief Client & Experience Officer, Bright Horizons about Women in the Workforce.  This year the Pop duo are joined by Aparna Acharekar, …

EP 114 - Entrepreneur Parents - Varun Duggirala & Pooja Jauhari

February 28th, 2022

50:32

In their first in-studio episode, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by power couple Varun Duggirala and Pooja Jauhari.

Varun Duggirala is co-founder and content chief, and Pooja Jauhari is CEO of, The Glitch, India's …

113 - The Importance of Children's literature in India

February 22nd, 2022

57:46
Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by writer, illustrator and educationist, Deepa Balsavar. Winner of the 6th edition of the Big Little Book Awards (BLBA) instituted by the Parag initiative of Tata Trusts, Deepa has …

EP 112 - Children's Literature and Education in 2022 - Amrita Patwardhan (Tata Trusts)

February 15th, 2022

43:10

Nadir Pop & Peter Pop are back again talking about one of their favourite subjects, education. They are joined by Amrita Patwardhan, head of …

111 - Finding Love In The Pandemic - Anurag Tagat & Jaanam Dewan

February 8th, 2022

57:00
In the past couple years, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop attended a few parties and even weddings via Zoom because of restrictions due to Covid-19. Recently they spoke to a couple who not only got married during this pandemic …

110 - What Millenials Want - Vivan Marwah

February 1st, 2022

41:34
In August last year, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop discussed dating the Digital Age with journalist Samreen Tungekar and digital marketer Aditya Rao. On this episode they discuss dating and marriage across India with author …

109 - How to raise financially smart kids - Binal Gandhi & Soneera Sanghvi

January 25th, 2022

1:03:59
Nadir Pop & Peter Pop are back with another episode on Finance. This time they are joined by 2 moms, Binal Gandhi & Soneera Sanghvi.
Binal & Soneera are authors of the recently released book, “From Piggybank …

108 - Entrepreneur Parents - Sean Li (Clever.FM, Alumni.FM)

January 18th, 2022

1:13:19
On this episode of Entrepreneur Parents, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by serial entrepreneur Sean Li. Sean shares with the Pop duo, his entrepreneurship journey, interest into podcasting that led to launching 2 …

Trailer 2022

January 13th, 2022

0:43

New Year. New Trailer. 

Get in touch with the Pop duo on popsinapod@gmail.com

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EP 107 - Welcome to 2022

January 11th, 2022

36:07

The Pop duo are back! 

In the first episode of 2022, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop discuss how the year has been for them so far, their things there are unsure about in the coming months and also what they are really looking …

EP 106 - A Look back at 2021

December 7th, 2021

23:20

It’s December already and it’s been quite a year for Pops in a Pod. The recent Spotify Wrapped campaign gave Nadir Pop and Peter Pop quite a few data points about the podcast. They share some of it on this episode along …

105 - The Science of Dads Pt. 2

November 30th, 2021

45:25
The Pop duo are back with Part 2 of the Science of Dads with Dr. Rakesh Kapur, a management consultant and director of the NGO BambooTree. 
Dr. Rakesh …

104 - The Science of Dads Pt. 1

November 23rd, 2021

34:18
On this episode Nadir Pop & Peter Pop discuss the science of Dads, yes it exists. They are joined by Dr. Rakesh Kapur, a management consultant …

EP 103 - Always Remember Movember

November 16th, 2021

46:36

This month is observed as Movember around the world. Men are encouraged to grow moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's …

EP 102 - Changing Perceptions - Career

November 9th, 2021

52:55
Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are back with another episode of Changing Perceptions. Through the series they intend to share their experiences but at the same time ask a lot of questions and open up a conversation on the …

EP 101 - Celebrating festivals in 2021

November 2nd, 2021

32:14

Last year, 2020, Peter Pop and Nadir Pop did a two part special on celebrating festivals during a pandemic. The modern world was experiencing this for the first time and everyone was being their own version of …

EP 100 - Something Special

October 26th, 2021

20:09

After close to 2 years, numerous emails, lots of late night recording sessions, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are here with the 100th episode. 

This episode is special, you've heard the wives and many other guests and …

EP 99 - Entrepreneur Parents - Pritesh Asher (Juicy Chemistry)

October 12th, 2021

1:08:10

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are back with another episode of Entrepreneur Parents and their guest is Pritesh Asher from Juicy Chemistry. 

Juicy Chemistry was founded by Pritesh and his wife Megha in 2014. Over the past 7 …

EP 98 - Parenting in Films - The Namesake

October 5th, 2021

36:20

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are back with a new episode of Parenting in Films. The movie in focus is a Hollywood one that features actor Irfan in the …

EP 97 - Podcast Month - Celebrating podcasts

September 28th, 2021

30:53

With a couple days to go for International Podcast Day, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop bring podcast month to a close (for this year). There is trivia, podcast recommendations and even thoughts on the future of podcasting in …

EP 96 - Podcast month - Creating Fiction podcasts - Mantra (MnM Talkies)

September 21st, 2021

34:55

This month, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are taking a break from parenting, it’s not what you are thinking. 30th of September is International Podcast Day and the Pop duo thought of making a month out of it. They are going …

EP 95 - Podcast month - Anyone can be a podcaster - Neela Ingle

September 14th, 2021

23:16

This month, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are taking a break from parenting, it’s not what you are thinking. 30th of September is International Podcast Day and the Pop duo thought of making a month out of it. They are going …

EP 94 - Podcast month - Rise of podcasting in India - Ishani Dasgupta

September 7th, 2021

40:26

This month, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are taking a break from parenting, it’s not what you are thinking. 30th of September is International Podcast Day and the Pop duo thought of making a month out of it. They are going …

Podcast Month - Trailer

September 5th, 2021

0:47

This month, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are taking a break from parenting, it’s not what you are thinking. 30th of September is International Podcast Day and the Pop duo thought of making a month out of it. They are going …

EP 93 - Entrepreneur Parent - Pooja Sardana - Skoodo

August 31st, 2021

46:12

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are back with another episode of Entrepreneur parent with guest, Pooja Sardana.

A graduate of IIM - Ahmedabad, Pooja worked at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and  Hindustan Lever Ltd. before turning …

EP 92 - Relationship Status: Dating in the Digital Age

August 24th, 2021

51:16

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are back with another episode about relationships, this time from another aspect. In recent years, digital media has played …

EP 91 - Relationship Status: Married with Kids

August 17th, 2021

51:48

Nadir Pop & Peter Pop are adding a new aspect to the podcast, relationships, especially between spouses/partners. It is one of the least discussed aspects of parenting, especially online. It is assumed that …

EP 90 - Changing Perceptions - Nutrition

August 10th, 2021

36:09

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are starting a new series called Changing Perceptions on Pops in a Pod. What they intend to do via this series, as per usual, is share their experiences but at the same time ask a lot of …

EP 89 - A father's role in breastfeeding

August 3rd, 2021

32:23

This week is World Breastfeeding Week and this year is focused on how breastfeeding contributes to the survival, health and wellbeing of all, and the imperative to protect breastfeeding worldwide. Nadir Pop and Peter …

EP 88 - Three Moms & A Kid

July 27th, 2021

1:16:20

On this episode, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by someone from the LGBTQA+ community to talk about her parenting journey.  

Chitra is a mother, …

EP 87 - Our kids and the city

July 20th, 2021

50:46

A recurring discussion among Nadir Pop and Peter is that the city they grew, Bombay is no longer the same. The open spaces and play grounds have reduced in the past couple decades, public facilities are not built …

EP 86 - Entrepreneur Parent - Nikhil Kapur - Atmantan Wellness Centre

July 13th, 2021

49:18

This is a different episode of Entrepreneur parent for the Pop duo as they have an athlete as a guest. Not just an athlete, a Tri-athlete. He has taken part in the Ironman Triathlon not once but 5 times. Nadir Pop and …

EP 85 - Parenting in Films - Fatherhood

July 6th, 2021

25:09

In this episode of "Parenting in Films", Nadir Pop & Peter Pop watched Fatherhood to wrap up Fathers' month. 

Fatherhood stars Kevin Hart who plays a father that brings up his daughter as a single dad after the …

EP 84 - Pandemic Dad - Mohijit Mukerjee

June 29th, 2021

48:32

The last story from Fathers' month is here. Nadir Pop & Peter Pop curated 4 stories this month, of dads from different walks of life. The 4th story is of a pandemic dad, Mohijit Mukerjee. 

Mohijit Mukerjee is a …

EP 83 - The Expat Dad - Yan Garin

June 22nd, 2021

46:56

This past Sunday, 20th June was Father's Day. Nadir Pop & Peter Pop decided to make this month Fathers' month on the podcast. They have curated 4 stories of dads from different walks of life. The 3rd story is of an …

EP 82 - The Dad who defies the odds - Ankit Jindal

June 15th, 2021

1:08:58

20th June is Father's Day. Nadir Pop & Peter Pop decided to make this month Fathers' month on the podcast. They have curated 4 stories of dads from different walks of life. The second story is of a dad who defies …

EP 81 - The Ad dad who stayed back - Lahar Joshi

June 8th, 2021

1:09:22

20th June is Father's Day. Nadir Pop & Peter Pop decided to make this month Fathers' month on the podcast. They have curated 4 stories of dads from different walks of life. The first story is of a dad who decided to …

EP 80 - Fathers' Month - Part 2

June 5th, 2021

32:01

The Pop duo exchange roles on this episode. Tune in to know more about Peter Pop and his journey prior to becoming a parent. 

20th June is Father's …

EP 79 - Fathers' Month - Part 1

June 1st, 2021

37:20

20th June is Father's Day. Nadir Pop & Peter Pop decided to make this month Fathers' month on the podcast. They have curated 4 stories of dads from different walks of life.

To kick off Fathers' month, get to know …

Father's Month - June Trailer

May 31st, 2021

0:34

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop have curated 4 stories of Dads from different walks of like for the month of June as "Father's Month". Stay tuned!


Get in …

EP 78 - Teaching kids finance with Sandeep Suri - BirdFin

May 25th, 2021

55:08

Nadir Pop & Peter Pop are talking finance again, this time about teaching children about finance from a younger age. They are joined by Sandeep Suri, CEO & Co-Founder of Birdfin, an app that helps children …

EP 77 - Demystifying the Covid-19 Vaccine with Dr. Dheeraj Mulchandani

May 18th, 2021

48:39

Earlier this month, India opened up Covid-19 vaccinations for those in the age group 18 - 44. Nadir Pop was one of the lucky few who managed to get the vaccine last week and he shares his experience. 

Nadir Pop & …

EP 76 - Entrepreneur Parent - Tammy Vinokur - Treatz Plz

May 11th, 2021

37:37

This week the Pop duo continue their  focus on women entrepreneurs. In Part 1 last week, they spoke to Pooja Goyal, a serial entrepreneur and currently co-founder & COO of Avishkaar, a platform for children where …

EP 75 - Women in Tech - Pooja Goyal

May 4th, 2021

52:15

Over the next 2 weeks, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop will celebrate mothers who are crushing it in the professional world and bringing much needed …

EP 74 - Mental Health during lockdown Pt. 3

April 27th, 2021

51:30

TW: This episode features anxiety and depression. Listener discretion is advised. 

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are currently in lockdown again in Mumbai with the recent rise in the number of Covid-19 cases. It is different …

EP 73 - Challenging Gender Stereotypes - Rajat Mittal

April 20th, 2021

54:56

This Friday, 23rd April is World Book Day and the Pop duo have an author on this episode, Rajat Mittal. Rajat Mittal is an engineer turned creative & author. He has co-authored three books for young women, namely

Episode 72 - Learning with Kutuki - Sneha Sundaram

April 13th, 2021

1:07:41

This week Nadir Pop & Peter Pop find out more about learning with Kutuki.  

Kutuki is a kids learning app that teaches students through their …

EP 71 - Parenting in Crazy Rich Asians

April 6th, 2021

29:54

In the new episode of "Parenting in Films", Nadir Pop & Peter Pop watched Crazy Rich Asians. 

The movie features Constance Wu as Rachel Chu, an …

Ep 70 - The Lockdown: A Year Later

March 30th, 2021

34:30

On 23 March 2020, India went into lockdown. Initially for 21 days, the lockdown continued for over 3 months. A year later, Nadir Pop & Peter Pop look back and discuss their learnings as parents and also individuals. 

EP 69 - Importance of Sleep for Parents - Dr. Manvir Bhatia

March 23rd, 2021

53:11
Are you a morning lark or a night owl? 
Do you co-sleep with your kid? 
How long do are you on the mobile before sleeping? 
Are you aware of an unwinding process before sleeping? 
India is the most sleep-starved country in …

EP 68 - Parenting a special needs child - Kavita Baluni

March 16th, 2021

1:07:33
Did you know that each person that has down syndrome is unique?
21st March is World Down Syndrome Day and Nadir Pop & Peter Pop fully support this …

Episode 67 - Women in the Workforce - Priya Krishnan

March 9th, 2021

53:58
This week, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are discussing the current realities of women in the workforce and are joined by Priya Krishnan who sheds more light on it along with some ways that business leaders can encourage more …

Episode 66 - Entrepreneur Parents - Basel Anabtawi - Rising Giants Network

March 2nd, 2021

55:01

A new episode of Entrepreneur Parents, this time with an international guest. Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by Basel Anabtawi, CEO, Rising Giants Network, a podcast network based in Dubai, UAE.

Basel shared with …

EP 65 - Money and Parenting with Mrinal Ghosh

February 23rd, 2021

49:53

Every has heard the phrase "Money makes the world go around" and parents would definitely agree with the statement. A year ago Nadir Pop and Peter …

EP 64 - Valentine's Day (Not) Part 2 - Shruti Seth & Danish Aslam

February 16th, 2021

1:13:29
In Part 2 of Valentine's day special, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by another couple, Shruti Seth & Danish Aslam. The episode can also be viewed here - https://youtu.be/9EueCGoMAcg  
Actor Shruti Seth has …

EP 63 - Valentine's Day (Not) Part 1 - Jishnu & Shreya Dasgupta

February 9th, 2021

1:03:15

For Valentine's day, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop decided to do something a bit differently and get couples as guests. To talk about not  just their love stories but also their relationship post becoming parents.

 The first …

EP 62 - Parenting in 'Kapoor & Sons' film

February 2nd, 2021

41:03
On the first episode of Parenting in Bollywood Films this year, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop watched the 2016 release Kapoor & Sons. The Pop duo …

EP 61 - Entrepreneur Parents - Priyanka Loonker - Mycoup.in

January 26th, 2021

27:42

The Pop duo are join on this episode of Entrepreneur Parents by Priyanka Loonker of MyCoup - mycoup.in, a platform with news and current affairs for children.  Priyanka shares with Nadir Pop and Peter her journey from a …

EP 60 - Parenting and Fitness

January 19th, 2021

53:17

Fitness resolutions are synonymous with the new year. Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by fitness trainer Ishav Mehta Lamba to discuss ways that …

EP 59 - We turn 1!

January 12th, 2021

32:37

It's been a year since Pop duo released the first episode of Pops in a Pod.

To celebrate this occasion, they also make their debut on video. You can this episode here - https://youtu.be/Z8vrj6GPOV8

On this episode, …

EP 58 - Parenting in Cobra Kai Pt. 2

January 5th, 2021

37:07

New year and new season of Cobra Kai. 

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop discussed parenting in the first 2 seasons of Cobra Kai in September last year on Episode 42. 

The Pop duo binge watched the karate themed series over the …

Episode 57 - 2020 Wrap Up

December 29th, 2020

31:48
When you look back, can you imagine what 2020 would have been IF COVID-19 hadn't struck us. This last episode of 2020 and Peter Pop and Nadir Pop …

EP 56 - Entrepreneur Parent - Sanjay Chakrabarti - Tag8

December 22nd, 2020

43:35

On he last Entrepreneur Parent episode of 2020, Nadir Pop & Peter Pop are joined by Sanjay Chakrabarti founding partner of tag8. He spoke to the Pop duo about starting a business on the other side of 40, being a …

EP 55 - The Little Prince

December 15th, 2020

38:34

Earlier this month, the Pops read the French classic novella, the Little Prince/Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Released in 1943, the novella is classified for children.  Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined …

EP 54 - Musician Dad - Gaurav Chintamani (Advaita, The Dirt Machine)

December 8th, 2020

1:14:39

On this episode, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are joined by Gaurav Chintamani. Known as the bassist of Indian fusion rock band Advaita, he is also a music producer, teacher, husband and a dad of two. In recent months, Gaurav …

EP 53 - Travel in the time of a pandemic

December 1st, 2020

37:36

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop took a leisure trip last month with the respective families. On this episode they discuss how they went about planning the trip and the experience of finally staying away from home during the …

EP 52 - Games people play - Lalit Parmar - Hasbro

November 24th, 2020

58:48

On this episode Nadir Pop and Peter Pop talk about toys and games, from their childhood and also ones that their kids play with. 

The Pop duo are joined by Lalit Parmar, Head of Marketing, Hasbro India who shares about …

EP 51 - Paternity Leave

November 17th, 2020

31:57

The new of the Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli taking paternity leave and not participating in a part of the upcoming tour of Australia got the Pop duo discussing Paternity Leave. They also discuss their own …

EP 50 - Entrepreneur Parent - Aswani Chaitanya - Timios

November 10th, 2020

44:14

In this edition of Entrepreneur Parents the Pops speak to Aswani Chaitanya, CEO and founder of Timios. A  dad of 2, he worked in major investment banks before starting Timios which offers a range of healthy products for …

EP 49 - Parenting in 'Angrezi Medium' film

November 3rd, 2020

32:22
The Pop duo are back with another episode of Parenting in Bollywood Films. This time they are discussing parenting in the film Angrezi Medium …

EP 48 - Engaging Kids - Books

October 27th, 2020

34:52

One of the biggest challenges for parents recently being housebound and also working from home has been engaging kids. This month, the Pop duo have produced a four-part series under the theme of ENGAGING KIDS. Each …

EP 47 - Engaging Kids - Online Content

October 20th, 2020

51:55

One of the biggest challenges for parents recently being housebound and also working from home has been engaging kids. This month, the Pop duo have produced a four-part series under the theme of ENGAGING KIDS. Each …

EP 46 - Engaging Kids - Music

October 13th, 2020

42:15

One of the biggest challenges for parents recently being housebound and also working from home has been engaging kids.

This month, the Pop duo have produced a four-part series under the theme of ENGAGING KIDS. Each …

EP 45 - Engaging Kids - Play time

October 6th, 2020

42:35

One of the biggest challenges for parents recently being housebound and also working from home has been engaging kids.

This October month, the Pop duo have produced a four-part series under the theme of ENGAGING KIDS. …

EP 44 - Online education - The Journey so far with Rohit Sarma

September 29th, 2020

51:16

The Pops continue their discussion on Education, this time with a focus on online education. They are joined by fellow dad Rohit Sarma to discuss …

EP 43 - Entrepreneur Parent - Shradha Sud - Mama Couture

September 22nd, 2020

33:55

In this edition of Entrepreneur Parents the Pops speak to Shradha Sud,  founder of Mama Couture. A former corporate lawyer turned entrepreneur, she started Mama Couture when she found a gap in fashionable maternity wear …

EP 42 - Parenting in 'Cobra Kai' Series

September 15th, 2020

38:15
The Pops have binge watched the 2 seasons of the web series Cobra Kai over the past week and on this episode discuss the parent characters in the series mainly - Johnny Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso.  
Nadir currently …

EP 41 - Parenting during the festive season Pt. 2

September 8th, 2020

35:16

In Part 2 of parenting during the festive season the Pop duo are joined by fellow podcaster Maitri Verma of the Little Fixes Podcast. Maitri shares how she celebrated her lockdown birthday, her experiences with her …

EP 40 - Parenting during the festive season

September 1st, 2020

27:47

The festive season has kicked off in India. On this episode the Pop duo share their stories and experiences of parenting during the season of family, lights, food and more. 

Nadir currently leads the Business …

EP 39 - Entrepreneur Parents: Meghana & Shauravi - Slurrp Farm

August 25th, 2020

54:07

In this edition of entrepreneur parents the Pops have a really fun chat with Meghana Narayan and Shauravi Malik, the founders of Slurrp Farm. We spoke about  their journey from power-suit jobs to becoming entrepreneurs …

EP 38 - When I Grow Up by Pratha Shetty

August 18th, 2020

56:31
The Pops are joined on this episode by author Pratha Shetty. She spoke to the them about her latest book When I grow up, gender equality and much …

EP 37 - Parenting in 'Hindi Medium' film

August 11th, 2020

39:12
Go check out EP 49, after this episode, here we reviewed ANGREZI MEDIUM. 
Films are a great source of entertainment, especially Bollywood films. But …

EP 36 - New Education Policy 2020

August 4th, 2020

45:46

It’s a massive update to India’s education policy. The last time a new education policy was brought into effect was back in 1986 before India’s …

EP 35 - Entrepreneur Parent: Vijay Basrur - OK Listen

July 28th, 2020

33:32
Introducing entrepreneur parents, where we speak to moms and dads who started their ventures post having children.
First up is Vijay Basrur! He has over 17 years of experience with various startups like Baazee.com (now …

EP 33 - Selecting Schools - Yusuf Lokhandwala

July 10th, 2020

53:19

The Pop duo discuss the important factors involved while selecting schools for their children. They are joined by Nadir's childhood friend Yusuf …

EP 32 - Pre school education - Jeetu Karsan

July 3rd, 2020

55:42

This week, the Pop duo discuss Pre school education with Jeetu Karsan, CEO of Safari Kid India. With over 20 years of experience in the fields of IT, …

EP 31 - Indian Dads Abroad - UK

June 26th, 2020

43:14

The Pop duo wrap up father's month with another Indian dad abroad, Sandeep Asrani. Sandeep is the Head of Mobile at The Economist and recently moved …

EP 30 - India's Youngest Single Dad - Aditya Tiwari

June 19th, 2020

39:29

On this Father's Day Special episode, the Pop duo are in conversation with Aditya  Tiwari - India's youngest single dad through adoption. He shares his parenting experience post adopting his son Avnish and much more. 

#Throwback - The Planning Pt. 1

June 18th, 2020

25:50
A #ThrowbackThursday on Father's day month, here is one of our early episodes. 
On this episode, the Pop duo discuss the stages before they became Dads - finding the perfect partner and the right time to become parents. …

#ThrowbackThursday - The musician dad - Warren Mendonsa

June 18th, 2020

36:56

A #ThrowbackThursday on Father's day month, here is our chat with, Warren Mendonsa.

Warren Mendonsa is a Mumbai based guitarist known for his band Blackstratblues. In a candid conversation with Nadir Pop & Peter …

#ThrowbackThursday - Funny Dad - Jose Covaco

June 18th, 2020

50:21

A #ThrowbackThursday on Father's day month, here is our chat with Funny Dad, José Covaco.

José Covaco is a media personality popular on social media …

EP 29 - Indian Dads Abroad - USA

June 12th, 2020

55:39

This week the Pop duo, from the city of Bollywood - Mumbai, speak to a dad from the city of Hollywood - Los Angeles. Here is Yunus Daginawala, father …

EP 28 - Indian Dads Abroad - Canada

June 5th, 2020

50:23

The Pop duo continue their journey of speaking to Dads from around the world. On this episode, they speak to Shabbir Motiwala currently based in Canada. He is a father to twins and also Nadir Pop's childhood friend. 

EP27 - Quarantine Catch Up Pt. 7 - Unlock 1.0

June 3rd, 2020

11:44

In this episode Peter Pop and Nadir Pop talk about the easing of the lockdown in India, especially their own city, Mumbai. And quick peek into what guests to expect in the month of June. 

Nadir currently leads the …

EP 26 - Expat Dad - Switzerland

May 29th, 2020

48:24

 The Pop duo get their first international guest! Rahul Donde is a lawyer based in Geneva, Switzerland. A Dad to a 2 year old, Rahul is Peter Pop's …

EP 24 - Do dads experience Postpartum depression? - Dr. Munjaal Kapadia

May 22nd, 2020

49:29
This episode the Pop duo are joined by gynecologist Dr. Munjaal Kapadia to discuss Postpartum depression and if it occurs among Dads too. 
The article …

EP 23 - Quarantine Catch Up Pt. 5

May 20th, 2020

22:00

In this episode of the Quarantine Catch Up, the Pop go through the Nationwide Survey On Parents' Response To Coronavirus by Parentcircle  and discuss …

EP 22 - Mother's Day Special - Learnings from Mom

May 15th, 2020

25:39

In Part 2 of Mother's Day special episode, the Pop duo share learnings from their mothers. 

Nadir currently leads the Business Development division at a digital agency. Prior to this Nadir spent a decade in TV and …

EP 21 - Quarantine Catch Up Pt. 4

May 12th, 2020

10:04

One month of the Quarantine Catch Up! In this mid-week episode the Pop duo discuss the tiny things they have noticed at home during this lockdown period. 

Nadir currently leads the Business Development division at a …

EP 20 - Mother's Day Special - Army Moms

May 8th, 2020

1:02:53

The Pop duo are joined on this Mother's Day special episode by writer, Prerna Singh https://www.instagram.com/looneypenny/ and supermodel, Lakshmi Rana https://www.instagram.com/lakshmirana/ . They share their …

EP 19 - Quarantine Catch Up Pt. 3

May 5th, 2020

12:50

Another mid-week catch up from the Pop duo during this lockdown period. This week they share the simple things that have become a novelty during the Quarantine. 

Nadir currently leads the Business Development division …

EP 18 - Mental Health during lockdown Part 2

May 1st, 2020

33:40

In Part 2 of Experts Speak on Lockdown, we shift attention towards, the children. 

The Pop duo are joined by their first out of state guest -

EP 17 Quarantine Catch Up Pt. 2

April 28th, 2020

8:45

The Pop duo continue with the new format, a mid-week catch-up episode during this lockdown period. Aptly titled the Quarantine Catch Up. 

This week they discuss how those with vices are dealing with this lockdown and …

EP 16 - Mental Health during Lockdown Part 1

April 24th, 2020

48:53

The Pop duo are joined by a two prominent experts in their own right, who share their perspectives on the Indian lockdown and effects of the same on mental health. 


Sudha Ravishankar, is a media professor who has been …

EP 15 - Quarantine Catch Up Pt.1

April 22nd, 2020

12:03

The Pop duo have started a new format during this lockdown period, Quarantine Catch Up. Find out what is happening in their lives this week and also what's coming on the next episode. 

Listen to aswekeepsearching - …

EP 14 - Parents in Bollywood films

April 19th, 2020

58:10
This week the Pop duo try something different. One month into the lockdown in Mumbai, India and 4 episodes on COVID-19 later, they decided to take a …

EP 13 - Covid-19 India Lockdown Pt. 3

April 10th, 2020

39:38

It's week 3 of the lockdown in India. The Pop duo speak to a couple of guest parents about how they are dealing with the situation. They also speak to an activist on how one can make a difference to society at large …

EP 12 - Covid-19 India Lockdown Pt. 2

April 3rd, 2020

48:30

As week 2 of the The COVID-19 Lockdown in India continues, the Pop duo discuss how they are coping with the situation. They are joined by a few guests who share their experience during these trying times. 

Share with us …

EP 11 - Covid-19 India Lockdown

March 27th, 2020

21:58

On Episode 9, the Pop duo ended with an optimistic take on Covid-19, 2 weeks later they are now home bound with a lock down implemented across India.

On this episode, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop discuss how they manage …

EP 10 - Sleep Baby Sleep - Kerry Bajaj

March 20th, 2020

1:03:52

Our guest is a Mumbai based sleep consultant, author of Sleep, Baby, Sleep - Kerry Bajaj. She has studied infant and child sleep in America and a …

EP 9 - Kids in the time of Coronavirus

March 13th, 2020

24:53

As concern has spread across the world due to the Coronavirus aka Covid-19, Nadir Pop and Peter Pop discuss the impact it has had on their lives in Mumbai, India where the virus is finding its way in. They also discuss …

EP 8 - Fun(ny) Dad - Jose Covaco

March 6th, 2020

50:21

José Covaco is a media personality popular on social media for his funny videos. He is also a DAD, to his 5 year old daughter. José speaks to Nadir …

EP 7 - The musician dad - Warren Mendonsa

February 28th, 2020

36:56

Warren Mendonsa is a Mumbai based guitarist known for his band Blackstratblues. In a candid conversation with Nadir Pop & Peter Pop, he shares his journey as a Dad, balancing his career and his family and much more. 

EP 6 - The Wives - Post Pregnancy

February 21st, 2020

28:49

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are back again in the second part of THE WIVES with their significant others Sabiha and Karen to discuss their parenting journey post delivery. The highs and lows of bringing the baby home, …

EP 5 - The Wives - Pre Pregnancy

February 14th, 2020

57:27

Presenting our very first guests, our better halves Sabiha and Karen. Listen to their side of the journey of parenting with the Pop duo from the joy of finding out about the pregnancy to the delivery and everything in …

EP 4 - To Buy or Not to Buy

February 7th, 2020

30:45

To buy or not to buy that is the question, whether it's ok to subject your mind to outrageous baby product prices or to just sit back and wait. This week, Nadir and Peter discuss their experiences buying (or not) baby …

EP 3 - The Planning Pt. 2

January 31st, 2020

42:10

Nadir & Peter pick up the story from where they left off. In the final part of 'The Planning' they delve deeper into other aspects of pre-parenting life like finance, emotional, mental and more. But is so much …

EP 2 - The Planning Pt. 1

January 24th, 2020

25:50

On this episode, Nadir & Peter discuss the stages before they became Dads - finding the perfect partner and the right time to become parents. The Pop duo go through the initial stages of togetherness and how they …

EP 1 - The Delivery

January 17th, 2020

19:48

In this episode, Nadir Pop & Peter Pop share stories from the biggest days in their lives (so far). Listen to what made this day one of the most memorable day, the one that will be etched in their memory forever. 

EP 0 - How it All Began

January 11th, 2020

4:00

Nadir Pop and Peter Pop are finally here with Pops in a Pod! In this one the pop duo discuss how the podcast came into existence. Unsurprisingly, it has everything to do with moms... ALL MOMS

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