Author: preethi

Mother. Gardener. App Developer. Random Idea generator. Founder & CTO, Indian Moms Connect. Check me out at the App store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/preethi-chandrasekhar/id348828977
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Ever wonder how many hours of sleep your child needs? Sleep habits are different in each family – based on the parents work hours and general habits of waking early or waking late. My personal experience has been that in the US my daughter’s bed time would be around 8 to 8:30 pm. On vacations…

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It seems like children are transitioning out of picture books too soon. The visual delight of a well-made picture book is something that is lost in the rush to chapter books and advanced reading. Encouraging a budding writer to put their ideas on paper to make their own picture book is even more fun. Besides…

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Every year my daughter asks for something specific from Santa but she is most excited to receive the surprise, however small, that will be in her stocking that she so lovingly hangs up near the fireplace. Usually my husband makes a quick trip to the store to buy something for the stocking. In the past,…

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This summer my daughter’s agenda, set by yours truly, is to get bored. My agenda is to not interfere in that process by coming up with projects and other ideas as far as possible. There are times when I have to break this rule, but we are trying.  Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls has been on…

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This week a widely shared study has found that as early as 6 yrs old, girls already believe that they are less smart than boys! As a mother to a 6 yr old daughter, this is obviously awful news! It is heartbreaking to me to think that my daughter might potentially be feeling this way!…