Tag: mommy

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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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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Wearing your baby – Spoiling or Strengthening the Bond?

April 28, 2018

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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Only child?

April 27, 2018

Even though the world has progressed, some things still remain the same. Like unsolicited advice. Once you graduate, the constant pressure to get married (especially for women) starts piling up. When you get married, the next barrage of well-meaning advice is to have a baby – complete your family – they say. Oh well, alright. […]

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Hello Hills and Babywearing!

November 23, 2017

A week back, we were breathing in fresh air, basking in the sun and exploring the hills. This was Rey’s fifth vacation and the second one to the hills. 13-20 Nov, 2017 Manali . So a few of you asked me how we managed to explore and walk so much with a toddler. The answer […]

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Toy Station – DIY

October 28, 2017

Given my obsession with redoing Rey’s playroom every couple of months, this post shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone! I had always wanted a toy station or corner for Rey’s room from where he could access all his toys and books. I had a few ideas in mind. But didn’t find anything that got me excited. Needless to […]

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Early START to STEM

October 23, 2017

Did you know that the first five years of a child’s life form the foundation to how he will function later on in life? They learn rapidly and grasp more quickly in these formative years than at any other time throughout their life. Early learning, therefore, plays a pivotal role in the development of the […]

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This Diwali – Gift Learning

October 13, 2017

It’s the festive season with Diwali (one of India’s biggest and most celebrated festivals) just around the corner. Diwali or Deepavali – meaning a row of lamps, known as the Festival of Lights is celebrated with great aplomb and fanfare in India. It is the time when preparations start weeks ahead. A time when we […]

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Barber Black Sheep

September 20, 2017

What is more dreadful for a parent to a toddler than a vaccination shot? A toddler’s haircut! Its 15 agonizing minutes of the child screaming bloody murder! Rehaan was born with a full head and at 20 months has already had 5 haircuts. It wasn’t all smiles till a while back. Each passing visit meant […]

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When the mountains call!

September 19, 2017

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”   ― Augustine of Hippo ..And that is what we truly believe in. Rey has been on a few holidays in his 20 months, but mainly to the beaches and to the cities. Never to the hills. What is life if not […]

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