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Reflections – A to Z Challenge

May 3, 2018

I didn’t know what was about to hit me come 1st April. And it did, with full force. Being a part of the Blogchatter A to Z challenge has been an incredible experience. There are quite a few realizations and learnings I’ve had when I look back now. I didn’t want to participate – I had enough challenges […]

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Zip Zap Zoom

April 30, 2018

What an exciting month this has been. Maybe my happiest in a while. I set out on a challenge. A letter a day. And today, with just a few minutes to spare, I am about to reach the finish line. To be honest, I wasn’t very keen on taking up this challenge. Already pressed for […]

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United we stand, divided we crawl

When I started to blog (and micro-blog), I knew I was opening myself to the world. I knew I had to be prepared for the criticism. I wasn’t going to let that deter me from pursuing what I wanted to accomplish. People judge more than they understand. People criticise more than they appreciate. FACTS: I […]

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Quench the thirst

Summers are synonymous with scorching heat and soaring temperatures. We are already hitting a savage 41°C (105.8°F). Keeping the kids cool and well-hydrated in this terrible weather becomes essential. Especially when we factor in the lack of appetite accompanied by the terrible heat. Whether the kids brave the weather and play outdoors or prefer the cool indoors, […]

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Why YOU Matters

Dear Sej,   It’s been awhile since we met. It’s been a while since we spent some time together. I miss you. Sometimes.. I catch glimpses of you but you disappear before I can get close enough.  Do you remember the time when the world was your oyster and nothing could stop you from what […]

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Inculcating Values In Children

Education begins at home. To be able to raise a child who is not only intellectual but also compassionate, who is not only smart but kind, who is not only courageous but self-disciplined, who is not only honest but also humble is what every parent wishes for. It’s never too early to start forming good […]

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eXpectation Setting

April 29, 2018

With the arrival of a baby, comes new roles and responsibilities not just for the parents but for other members of the family too. Everyone has their own way of showing love and affection. Everyone has a different style of pampering. Each member will want to express himself/herself in his or her own way. In […]

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The Perfect Playschool

Playschool is the first step for your child in the outside world. It is the first platform where he will independently interact and learn from people other than his own family. It is probably the first time your child spends time away from you outside of your first circle. It is a crucial time for the child as well as […]

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Screen or Scream – Not Really.

April 28, 2018

My son is 2 years 4 months and has zero interest in screen – no matter what kind. When people get to know this, their response is often raised eyebrows and shocked surprise. There are also some light-hearted comments on how I am punishing my child by depriving him of screen time. Well, it is a […]

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Wearing your baby – Spoiling or Strengthening the Bond?

It is one of the most talked about topics in modern day parenting. But is it really a new concept? Not really. Babywearing has been prevalent for centuries. Work of famous artists from as far back as 18th century depict women carrying their children on them. In fact as history states, Rani Lakshmi Bai – Queen […]

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