Parenting

The mystery of Childhood Amnesia

I really do not know how ‘Abhimanyu’ in ‘Mahabharat’ was capable of remembering the technique of entering the ‘Chakravyuh’ which was heard by him while being in his mother’s womb. I can’t even seem to remember what I did while being 3 years old. Am I the odd one out? Well, not really.  ‘Amnesia’. Most…

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4 activities to make learning fun for your Nursery kid

I was never a topper during my school days; an average performer and that’s it. There were n number of concepts that were explained to us by those thick and bulky textbooks yet my mind (many-a-times) refused to digest or even register them. Among all those concepts are a few which are as fresh as…

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Football Doesn’t Judge You By Your Gender

The ground was dusty and the scorching heat was unbearable. The stands at the ground, with coolers installed, were still a better place to sit and wait for the practice to get over. While the June sun was killing us, there were a few who didn’t seem to be bothered about it. Among those few…

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One and We’re done

The ink on my daughter’s birth certificate was yet to dry when the people around me started asking me when the next one was coming. The drill started at the delivery table itself when the doc, before exiting the room, said “See you soon with your next due” and I, just in that moment, wanted…

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Pregnancy: – A journey of myths and truth

For many women, powerful food cravings for certain foods come with the territory during pregnancy. You often have had heard of your friends or family member in hunt for a specific food during their pregnancy journey. For me, the struggle was a little different one. All my cravings were for chalk. Yes, you read it…

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10 Infant Care Tips For First-Time Parents

Giving birth to a new life is a complete rollercoaster of emotions – anxiety, happiness, fear and concern – for both parents. While as adults, you are well equipped to take care of yourself, having a newborn at home completely changes the equation. Of course, the mother is much more involved, since she is the…

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How to develop reading habit in kids

Reading is more than a mere hobby. Books fuel the reader’s imagination, keep their brain active and make them more creative. Books have the power to transport the reader into a world of fantasy. There is no right age to introduce books in a child’s routine. The sooner it is, the better is it for…

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Trick to meet daily nutritional requirement of your kid

Learning and development is a continuous process for growing kids. There are many times when we tend to underestimate the caliber of our child. These little bundles of joy are loaded with a lot to potential; it’s just the matter of right guidance and nutrition to enhance it. Thanks to the dramatic amount of growth…

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How I managed my kid’s Diarrhoea while being on a vacation

Holiday travel plans are always exciting, but the one we took on Kyara’s 1st birthday was special. We decided on Singapore and traveled with 3 other couples – 2 of us had kids. There was a lot to pack: Tons of clothes, bibs, diapers, and medicines were stocked for the trip, leaving little room for…

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How my father-in-law’s response changed my outlook towards life…

“So this is about an event that is happening in Mumbai and we would love you to be a part of it. This event is about the launch of the new range of a brand and you are invited to be a part of this event”. These lines from the other end of the phone…

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You’ll Always Be Waiting For A Surprise

#MyFirstEverBlog #Throwback I am in my “newly turned mommy” phase. We didn’t plan it, but it came as a surprise to us. Unlike other women, I was not that confident for the same, but gradually I accepted the fact. Very soon, I completed 7 months of my pregnancy and entered into 8th. I am a…

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I Wish I Too Had A PC Enabled-Learning Experience

“Ma’am! I have a question.” I said it out loud while attending a workshop organized by my daughter’s school. “While we as parents & you as teachers always say that minimal screen time should be allotted to the child; why are your classrooms equipped with the Dell computers? I have seen teachers making kids watch rhymes and…

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Creativity At Its Best Means Learning At Its Best

Educating a child isn’t a child’s play and I’m sure all of you would agree with me on this. But with the old school method of STEM education fading away, parents are now focusing on the creative learning approach for their kids. While creative play is a vital part of childhood and child development, through…

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It was a meet to remember

It has often been asked to me that what motivated me to become a blogger. Well, I’ll be honest in saying that I’m an accidental blogger. It was during my post-partum phase that I was introduced to the world of blogging and then I was unstoppable. Motherhood is one of the most beautiful stages of…

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When education becomes fun, learning is immense

Selecting the right school for your kid is probably the most crucial decision of every parent’s life. This is the time when we take the first step towards shaping our child’s future. Being in the same race, I am looking for a school that focuses on education for life that not just focuses on knowledge…

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