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If museums make your kids groan about how boring they are, here is a round up of 5 of our favorite hands-on museums for kids in California. Psst…….You can touch everything here 🙂 1. Exploratorium                           pic credit: Exploratorium Located in San Francisco’s Pier…

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Water, while it may make some people excited, I for one, get scared to bits at the very thought of stepping into a swimming pool. I personally, had my own experiences with water (bad ones as you might have guessed). I didn’t realize this before my husband pointed out that I was imposing my fear…

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Ladoo books are a series of fun books for young learners from Vaibhav Malankar and Ankita Sagar. These bilingual books are ideal for kids aged 2-4. Ladoo Books The series of four books titled ‘Ladoo and Chai Time‘,’Ladoo and Pooja Day‘, ‘Ladoo and Counting to Ten‘, ‘Ladoo and Farm Friends‘ are bilingual. Ladoo books are…

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We are turning out to be a road-tripping family. My husband loves to drive, so every chance we get, we get on the road to go to new and familiar places. This usually involves the iPad as the entertainment for our 6 yr old daughter. Now anyone who lives with children knows that cartoon sounds…

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We have seen dishwashers and robomaids in the past on our website. Now that you are familiar with the pros and cons and several other aspects of Dishwashers and Robomaids, here are some product reviews for both gadgets. Free-Standing Dishwashers Currently, IFB, Samsung, Siemens, LG, Bosch are leading manufacturers of free-standing dishwashing machines. The prices…

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My kid is now 2.5 yrs old. I have waited too long to ‘begin’ potty training for him. The internet supplies a surfeit of  information, and it’s hard to find the right practice. This book, The Ultimate Parenting Guide to Potty Training, by Kiwi Family Media came handy just in time. What is in the…

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Team IMC thanks, Bingo’s Mom for this amazing review. We (the husband and I) began living with fewer plastics and more eco-friendly items. As a part of that decision, I started using cloth diapers for Baby A when she was three months old. When I explored the internet for cloth diapers, I came across the…

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My daughter, all of 1. 5 years is a bundle of joy to watch.  In the last few weeks, she has taken to copying everything that she sees around.  She learns a new word and she wants to say it non-stop. Now her two new muses are to be noted.  Her muses are a very obvious reflections of  vanity…

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Very soon students appearing for their Board Exams this year will be facing this question – “What next?” The answer to this question would determine their career in the long run. The sooner they figure out their career plan, the better. Career planning should ideally start from Class 9th and 10th. By this time, students have…

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When Mahi Gupta had her daughter, she received help from her mom and mom-in-law. Mahi had a job in an MNC and resumed work after maternity leave. It was a mad phase of planning, managing, multi-tasking, that left her stressed and worn out. She was tired of juggling career, maids and day-care, her husband’s long…

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Kitten, the Dog written by Priyanka Garegrat and illustrated by Archana Rajagopal is a book for children aged 9 and above. The narrator is a cute little chihuahua dog called Kitten. The story is about how the adventures of Kitten leads to solving the mystery about a pet thief. This book has illustrations and is a…

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We all want to know what future holds for us. A bit of prediction always helps huh? No wonder all the newspapers and TV channels have a horoscope section. 🙂  Nalini Sorensen has weaved a fantastic plot around this theme, and she has delivered a delightful read – The Star That Saved The Day for…

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Can kids make bread all by themselves? Oh yes! with the Ice Cream Bread. The month of May at Toka Box is all about Mother’s day and so is the recipe! Try this two ingredient bread recipe and wow your mom! A No Yeast, No knead Ice Cream bread – all you need is two main ingredients:…