Age 4 - 9, Book Review

Book Review | TED, The Fire Engine – Book 3 in the series!

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Ronny the Bully, is the 3rd  book in TED, The Fire Engine series by Lakshmi Mitter. IMC has had Ted, The Fire Engine with us for sometime now . Lakshmi Mitter had first put up her book, as a video story on IMC and later when the series became a book. We are glad that Ted has been a

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Age 4 - 9, Book Review, Giveaways

Chalo, Mumbai Ki Sehar Karein (Let’s Visit Mumbai)!

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My daughter and I recently visited Mumbai for a few weeks. And when we returned, I got this children’s book about Mumbai –  Let’s Visit Mumbai, for review! And as I started reading it I felt, wait a minute, did I write this book! That feeling of been there, done that really hit me hard and it brought a

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Age 4 - 9, Book Review, Children's Books, Education

The Lion’s Feast by Karadi Tales | Book Review

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Karadi Tales‘ latest book The Lion’s Feast is an irreverent tale with really funny illustrations. IMC was delighted to receive a copy of this fun children’s book for review. The Story The Lion’s Feast is a story about an old couple who are forced to invite a ravenous lion to their home for a meal. What

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Age 4 - 9, Book Review, Preschoolers, Travel

Princess Easy Pleasy – A Fussy Princess from India

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Does your family travel a lot or take vacations on and off? And do you have little ones with you when you do! If yes, you are sure to love Princess Easy Pleasy from Karadi Tales!  Princess Easy Pleasy is about a fussy little princess, who is anything but easy to please. This Indian Princess, with her parents- the King

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Education, Inspiration, Interesting Find, Product Reviews, Tech Reviews

Katha Kids- Stories for your kid and the kid in you!

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Katha Kids, as the name suggests is a place for children’s stories . In today’s digital age, Katha kids is a great initiative, an online platform where one find a variety of children’s stories, mythological stories, folk tales, bedtime stories and much more. Most of us would have heard/read these stories growing up and they are stuck in our

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Activity Corner, Product Reviews

MILLK (Kamala Mills) – Play and Recreation Centre for Kids in Mumbai

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Kids love to run and play. They always want to head out and play. As adults, it is our responsibility to provide space and a safe environment for them to play. In bustling cities like Mumbai, playing outside the house is next to impossible. It is the need of the hour to have spacious recreation centres where kids

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Age 2 -4, Book Review, Children's Books, Education, Preschoolers

A Cute Book About Indian Gods and Goddesses!

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After Trishala’s Dream (giveaway coming soon), Beanstalk Cottage are back with their new book. ‘My First book of Indian Gods & Goddesses‘ by Sonila Prashant, illustrated by Alankrita and published by Beanstalk Cottage, is a cute board book aimed at introducing our little ones to our Indian Gods. And that is exactly what it does, oh so perfectly! Some would argue, there

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Behaviour, Food, Perspectives

The Hungry People!

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Periodically the kitchen is invaded by hungry people. These simple folks correlate hunger with food. In their hungry eyes, anything within the kitchen walls is eatable. It is “I am hungry, something is eatable and it is in the kitchen”. All the esoteric plans of the cook means nothing to them. They come in ready to eat cooked,

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Discussions, Inspiration, Perspectives

5 Things ‘Back to School’ Moms Can Do!

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It is back to school time here in the US! So, if you are a ‘back to school’ mom who stays at home, you may now have a few hours to yourself, in peace and quiet, where you can actually hear yourself think! Or you may sit and worry about your child’s first days in school -I

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Featured, Mom's Answer, Perspectives

Featured Blog Pick of The Month for September 2016

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Tips for Oral Hygiene After having my teeth extracted, I understand the pain and frustration that a person has to go through because of poor dental hygiene. Before you make some nasty judgments about my oral health, let me clarify that I am a pretty strict person when it comes to hygiene. I brush two

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After school snack, Food, Quick N Easy, Recipes

Super Simple Braised Baby Potatoes | Healthy Way of Eating Potatoes

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Most kids love potatoes, don’t they! From French fries to tater-torts to hash browns, potatoes are a favorite snack! However, as a mom the unhealthiness of the deep-fried and store bought form is a concern. Well, why not try braising them instead, at home, a better alternative for sure and it does taste super yummy! And what’s more its an

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Mom's Answer, Parenting, Perspectives, Travel

Featured Blog Pick of The Month for August 2016

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6 FEARS ABOUT TRAVELING WITH A BABY- Rashi Agrawal I am writing this on our way back from our Sri Lanka vacation – Saurabh and I are both tired of keeping up with our energizer bunny who refuses to eat anything today so is both energetic and cranky all at once. I will post about

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Age 4 - 9, Book Review, Children's Books

Fish Stories for Preschoolers and Kindergarten Kids

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So, ‘Finding Nemo’ was one of the first movies my daughter took to really well! And then, she remembered Dory from that, and we went and watched the recently released sequel ‘Finding Dory’ as well. Basically, we love fishy tales in our household and really enjoyed reading Triangle Fish Goes Missing! Written by Lakshmi Mitter, the book is about friendship

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Fitness, sports

Getting Kids Into The Olympic Spirit!

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Recreating The Magic Of Olympics – Sapna Satagopan There is a magic to Olympics. I believed that then, I believe it now. No other event literally brings countries all over the world together in such a joyful and victorious fashion. I hardly remember any wins from the Indian Olympics team, but I lustfully cheered for

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Age 9+, Book Review

Book Review – Oddbird by Anupa Lal | Nothing ‘Odd’ about this one!

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When I was asked if I would do a book review for IMC, I was excited and said to myself, I want my first review to be a children’s book. I somehow thought that a children’s book might be simple and easy to review! Well when ‘Oddbird‘ landed on my lap, was I in for a

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