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If you’re new here, you may want to checkout our Latest Giveaways! Thank you for visiting!Did you know that 1 out of every 7 new mums has postpartum depression? Here are 7 simple yet powerful things that helped me ease into motherhood. Childbirth is perhaps one of the most physically, mentally and emotionally challenging events for…

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Looking for meditation apps to beat that stress? Our list has some great choices that can really turn your routine around. Modern life is all about running, escaping, restlessness, and multitasking. We never have a moment to sit and stare, literally and figuratively. If anytime we have some free time, it makes us restless, fidgety and all…

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A much-needed Indian take on school fiction, Alone has all the ingredients of boarding school literature that we love, and more. If you have ever traveled to a foreign land or shifted houses, the transition is sure a strange phase! For some it might be exciting but for the rest it might be dreadful. Either way, it is understandable…

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It is Earth Day today. We share everything on earth with every living thing on the planet. So what happens in one area affects everything else too, no matter how far away. We cause most of the pollution and we will suffer the consequences if we don’t stop. We are already seeing its effects in…

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This is a sponsored post. Every child is born with the ability to learn any language. It is also true that young children can learn multiple languages at the same time with remarkable ease. Learning multiple languages challenges the brain and improves cognitive and social-emotional development, learning, and the chances for long-term success. I liked the…

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Our May Toka Junior Box focuses on Process Art for preschoolers! So, what is Process Art? Process Art emphasizes the process of making art; where the means of making the art project is more important than the end result! It is not about teaching kids how to do art, but all about the experience kids…

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A master of satire and wit, Chandrika Krishnan makes us introspect the relentless and empty lives we lead in the era of Facebook, Instagram and instant gratification. Whoever says that the present generation has it easy, must either be talking through their hat or to use the present day lingo, must ‘be high!’ Being a…

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As soon as you start reading  The Paradise Flycatcher by Deepak Dalal, you are plunged into a story combines plot, character, and details perfectly. It’s hard to stop reading when the writing is engrossing and the setting is irresistible. In The Paradise Flycatcher, a rare white-headed squirrel named Shikar vanishes without a trace. The garden…

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National Safe Motherhood Day is observed on April 11 of every year to enforce that women must have the availability and adequate access to care during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal services. Every minute of every day, somewhere in the world and most often in a developing country, a woman dies from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth. A woman’s…

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of empowering kids. I spoke about the meaning of empowerment and why it is important for us, as parents, to empower our children. But merely knowing what empowerment is, and its importance, is not enough. We actually need to take action. We need to really do…

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Guilty of helicopter parenting? With characteristic wit and wisdom, this author tells us about how her sister hovered over her son continuously and the many dangers this entailed. I often talk about my parenting mantras on Indian Moms Connect. But today I’d like to share my sister’s story. For years, I have never missed an…

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We moms always look for a well-balanced meal, especially for breakfast. This month, Toka Chef features a recipe for a food item that is filling, yummy, protein-rich and easy to make as well. Wondering what it is? It is the Avocado toast or the Avocado sandwich recipe! Avocados are one of the wonderful fruits of…