Category: Lifestyle

No screen. No scream

September 9, 2018

Rey is 2 years, 8 months. And he’s had no exposure to screens to now – NO mobile, NO TV, NO iPads, NO laptops, NO movie halls, NO video games, NOTHING. The only time he sees a mobile screen is during video calls which happen once in a while, supervised and limited to a couple […]

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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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Quench the thirst

April 30, 2018

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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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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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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Twinning is Winning!

April 27, 2018

One of the many reasons I wished for a baby girl (apart from the fact that they are their mom’s best friend) was the adorable and gorgeous girl merchandise such as dresses, hair accessories, ballerinas, hats, which are now available on the stands. The thought of dressing up my baby girl and myself in the […]

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Like Father, Like Son

April 24, 2018

Have you noticed how boys usually pick up habits their fathers have or girls trying to imitate their moms? And although these children love both their parents just the same, they often tend to look up to their own gender as role models to follow. Parents are the biggest influencers in a child’s early age. […]

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Hair-owing Tales

April 12, 2018

The crowning glory its called. For a reason, a very good one. They define our good and bad days. They can give you confidence and a bounce in your step and they can make you feel years older than you are. What am I talking about? HAIR. MANE. TRESSES. They say you realize the worth […]

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Pasta in Pulses Sauce

March 27, 2018

Pasta please! My son loves pasta. I guess most kids do. That’s the only one thing he’ll ever ‘demand’.. if ever. So once a week I prepare it for him. I’ve tried various combinations and ingredients. Sharing with you all one of the recipes which was an instant hit with him. It’s super easy, simple […]

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