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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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Koobandhee written by the witty Arundhati Venkatesh and illustrated by the super talented Priya Kuriyan is the second book in the Bookasura series. Bala, the protagonist, has to go back to his grandparents place, Melagam, for vacations, but along with him, this time is his baby sister Meera. Meera has now grown into a crawling,…

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When I was growing up, Enid Blyton was my favorite author. (Still is in some cases!) While reading ‘Naughtiest Girl In School’ I read about how the girls in Elizabeth’s school got an allowance from the parents. She used to put it all into the school box and get a specific allowance every week. For…

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The Green Guide to Environmental Courses & Careers,  Published by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI Press), New Delhi , 2016 I usually do not review books. However, I decided to do so, because the subject is extremely dear to me and important to future generations. Such a useful compendium comes rarely. I am a…

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I have heard the Ramayana from my grandmother when I was a kid. My mother used to work as a teacher and my grandmother (nani) had come to stay with us for a few months, to take care of me as a child. I think I was three years old. She would make me stand on…

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Breastfeeding has not been a much talked about topic, many mothers have struggled alone. Mothers at IMC, decided to share their experiences so that it might benefit another mother going through the same issue. She may find shared experience or even solutions, or at least a feeling that she is not alone in this –…

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IMC interviewed Lynn Croneberger, CEO of SOS Children’s Villages – USA, about the SOS Children’s Villages venture and how can we help our children learn the art of ‘giving’.   SOS Children’s Villages builds families for orphaned, abandoned and other vulnerable children in 134 countries, including India. Founded in 1949, we provide children with the love and long-term…

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We all love handmade gifts. It shows how much we are loved and cherished and what lovely thoughts have gone behind creating that gift. This Father’s Day, create these lovely gifts for dad and watch them break into lovely smiles 🙂 DIY Luggage Tag DIY Watch Case DIY Storage Box Image credits: individual posts

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June 19th is Father’s Day in USA. Its wonderful that we celebrate Father’s Day as well as Mother’s Day because it is just a day to make parents feel special for what they are anyways 🙂 We collected five posts from our archives where fathers talk about parenthood, love and bringing up their children. Love You…

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I always believe a book can never be adapted really well into a movie. A lot of nuances in the book, scenes which you would create with your imagination, a lot of subtle emotions get lost in translating a book into a movie! But when it is the other way round, and it is the first…

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We came across a very interesting research article published in the journal ‘Current Biology’ which says that Caregivers whose eyes wander during playtime — due to distractions such as smartphones or other technology, for example — may raise children with shorter attention spans, according to a new study by psychologists at Indiana University. While at first…

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I really love the God Ganesh. There is something about him that attracts all of us to him, whether its his cute face, his love for food or the fact that most stories around him are so cool! We all have heard various Ganesh stories but when you come across a book which is written…

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Every year, we celebrate World Environment Day on June 5th, trying to spread messages about how we can protect our environment and do our little bit to get the world to become greener and a better place to  live for our future generations! This year, we came up with a list of five books which…

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Kids are bored at home as it is vacations. For Mumbaikars, taking kids out means mainly going to malls.And how many times can we take them there? After a while, I am sure even kids get bored of malls. Native Biodiversity Garden! Here is a lovely place we came across, called the ‘Native Biodiversity Garden’…

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If you are not a parent, you may be put off by the title of the post, but trust me, as a parent of two kids, I have spent hours on the internet trying to find out the right way to potty train my kids! And I must admit, there is no one ‘right’ way to…