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Happy Mother’s Day! If you are on Twitter and Instagram, we highly recommend following these mums. From fitness advice, writing and food, to parenting and humor, these mums tweet or Instagram in style! Some of them post tweets that melt our hearts or have us convulsed with laughter. They capture moments that all of us can relate to…

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Have you ever felt the need to have a musical representation of your culture that was not just Bollywood, Carnatic or Hindustani music? Something that could be shared with your children and perhaps even their friends? Then you shouldn’t miss Falu’s Bazaar! Falu’s Bazaar is a delightful and fun album from Falu (Falguni Shah), a…

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Thinking of using a pacifier? You are tired of being a human pacifier while putting your baby to sleep and your baby is starting to suck her thumb. Baby’s grandmother probably says no, because of possible dental issues. We investigate how much that is true, all according to science. Should I give my baby a…

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Winter Holidays are upon us! And… you do not have travel plans, no family visiting and you are scratching your head thinking about what to do with the kids at home! Worry not we have you covered! First of all, be positive and you can survive it! A little bit of planning and positive thinking…

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Holiday season rolls around and we start wondering – Are there any standard protocols for Christmas gifts to school teachers and other folks who help our children?  What to give them and how to give them? We know these are a lot of questions, but I bet every mom will have this issue during the initial school years…

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We picked our top board books and top chapter books for 2017. How can we miss our favorite part – picture books! Girl Power One of the very first books we review for 2017 was Sonia Panigrahy’s Nina the Neighborhood Ninja. Picture books sorely lack girls having adventures and being represented as smart and courageous and more. When it…

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Please circle as applicable: FORWARD / BACKWARD / MOST BACKWARD / SCHEDULED CASTE / SCHEDULED TRIBE. That was my first introduction to the social activism in everyday life. I wanted to know what each of those categories meant. I wanted to know why our maid could not enter our kitchen and I wanted to know…

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Diwali is already here and will be quickly followed by Halloween! And if like us, you have been putting off the decor and other Diwali related chores for another day, we have some quick ideas for you, easily done on a weekday! And above all, you can get the kids excited and get them to help out…

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Celebrating Diwali is fun with picture books that show us Why Diwali is Celebrated and How it is Celebrated! And if you are looking for one for your child, look no further! With so many lovely new books on Diwali this time around, we surely have you covered – 1. Festival of Light Recommended Age 5+…

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Whether you are in India or living outside India, Diwali is one festival you can easily introduce to your child’s class. While Diwali stems from Hindu Mythology, from stories of the Ramayana as well as Goddess Lakshmi – too much mythology and religion may not be the best bet for your child’s school or day care. Keeping it simple…

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Whether it’s Ram Nami, Diwali or Hanuman Jayanthi, these 7 books on the Ramayana will thrill you and the kids! Junior Kumbhakarna Recommended Age 2-6 yrs  Written by Arundhati Venkatesh and illustrated by Shreya Sen, the book is about a boy Kukku who wants the story of Kumbhakarna again and again and again. This so resonated with…

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This is a sponsored post The moment a child is born, the new parents are concerned about the care of the baby. Many questions start to pop up in their mind. The main one being – How to protect and care for the tender, sensitive skin of the baby. How to give the baby a…