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If you’re new here, you may want to checkout our Latest Giveaways! Thank you for visiting!Yoga is a wonderful way to maintain a healthy body and mind. Here’s how you can get fit with this wonderful physical and mental discipline. I would love to blame all my gained weight on my two pregnancies, but then, who…

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My daughter is 8 and she wants to conquer the world with a lemonade stand. Sound familiar? When I was a kid, I put one up too, in our colony in Madras. It did fairly good business. Why lemonade? Well, it’s healthy, hydrating, simpe to make, yummy. Also, when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.…

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Susie Will Not Speak by Shruthi Rao is about a girl who lisps, the people who bully her for it, and the one friend who sticks up for her. What’s not to love? Susie Will Not Speak by Shruthi Rao is a book about a girl named Susie who talks with a distinctive lisp. Kids at school…

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Time flies and every day is a new day. My dormant senses have become active. I am curious, explorative, and more important living in the present. It’s never a dull day with her. Children — God’s wonderful and innate creations,  can teach us so much. They are the walking talking Wikipedia. And they can also be…

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Published by Puffin, The Curious Case of the Sweet and Spicy Sweetshop is one of those delightful books that you just cannot put down. It has everything – funny, interesting and endearing characters, a fabulous and quaint setting, a fast-paced plot, and enthralling sub-plots. It’s like JK Rowling’s Harry Potter, Neil Gaiman’s Stardust and RK Narayan’s Swami and…

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Tigers Forever! published by Katha Books by Ruskin Bond and illustrated by David Stribbling is a wonderful book to introduce your child to this magnificent animal. There was a time when the mighty dinosaurs ruled the earth. We see them only in books, toys, and cartoons now. Though its hard to imagine sharing the world with those gigantic…

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Kichadi is one of the famous and staple food of India. There are different types of kichadi, and every state of India has their signature kichadi recipe. Today, I am going to share the Vrindavan style Saatvik kichadi without any onion and garlic. Kichadi is also known as kitchari, khichuri, kichuri bhaat. This favorite Ayurvedic…

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Swear by a baby massage? Focus on these infant pressure points and maximize the great results! Baby massage is a great way to get your child to sleep, recuperate, eat and grow better. Every Indian mom has been told by her elders the virtues of massaging our babies. Be it with coconut oil or almond oil or sesame…

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Bravo Bruno! tells a story about Bruno, a monkey with a veeerrry long tail! Bruno is constantly teased about his tail but one day, it comes to his rescue. Bruno the monkey has an unusually long tail. No, he has “a veerrry long tail!” All the animals in the forest make fun of him for…

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All my life, my mother saved all her sweets and savouries for me. When I was pregnant and she came to help me, I made an astonishing discovery. As my sister and I wished mom on our WhatsApp group on Mother’s day, and showered her with fond lines, dad faked offense. “You girls never wish me with…

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Do you talk to your infant everyday in the hopes that he or she will say that memorable first word or start speaking soon? Here are a few mistakes you could be making.  So my ten month old seems to have caught on to this word ‘ta-ta’ That’s it..she just says that. I thought her first word…

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The Emilia Romagna province in Northern Italy has a major contribution towards education in the early childhood years. The town revolutionized education in the age group of under 6-years in a dramatic way. The community set up schools and the schools are said to be among the best in the world. The schools were initiated…

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The Garden of My Imaan by Farhana Zia is a beautiful book that centers around Aliya, a Muslim middle-grader living in post 9-11 America.  The 9-11 incident changed the lives of all Americans, especially the lives of Muslims living in America. What is it like to be an American Muslim, especially a teenager girl? Dealing with…

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Baby blues, hmm. It is quite a tough word to even put together. This is a world where people try to get pregnant, keep their babies as healthy as possible, pray for the good health and well being of their child. And here I am holding a perfect little healthy baby girl writing about the…

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The Ammuchi Puchi by Sharanya Manivannan is a book that the children will love reading again and again! Every reading brings back new meaning and fresh delights. “When Anjali and I were really little, we were sort of afraid of our grandmother, Ammuchi.” Want a children’s book that combines a great plot, powerful storytelling and gorgeous…