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Mother’s Day Celebration on your mind? This writer talks about her wonderful mother and why she will miss celebrating this special day. This year I am overwhelmed at the thought of a Mother’s Day celebration, not because I am planning something extravagant for my mom but because I don’t have her with me to celebrate. I lost my…

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Guilty of helicopter parenting? With characteristic wit and wisdom, this author tells us about how her sister hovered over her son continuously and the many dangers this entailed. I often talk about my parenting mantras on Indian Moms Connect. But today I’d like to share my sister’s story. For years, I have never missed an…

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We are a generation of millennials. The way our parents brought us up is very different from our new age parenting philosophies. We belong to the generation that rose beyond unconventional opportunities. We tread less conventional career paths than our parents. Today we are among the ever-so-busy parents ourselves. In the early 1980s and 1990s, limited options…

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The Valentine week is here, and the mommies have their work cut out for them. Need some simple Valentine ideas for school? Fret not, we’ve got you covered with these minimum-effort, easy card ideas from Pinterest! The Perfect Place for Valentine DIY Honest confession. I love Pinterest! My favorite board around this time of the…

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It is no secret that toddlers are the most difficult age group to handle. It is the time when habits are formed, personality and behavioral traits are built and parental influence is at the highest. There is little or no pressure from peers and is the richest period in a child’s life. They are always…

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I was so excited when I heard that Tinkle was coming out with a new edition. I was sure the book will be the perfect companion for my little boy. And Tinkle delivered! I received a free copy of Tinkle, the opinions in this post are my own Tinkle and my son My son was super excited when the book arrived.…

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Common belief and perception dictates that video games are bad for children and teenagers as they can cause addiction as well as distraction. The negatives of the gaming culture are many but few acknowledge that there’s also learning opportunity in playing video games! A small clan of researchers has shared irrevocable proof through studies that…

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This is a sponsored post Don’t we all love celebrating special days? Not just birthdays but also special days like Halloween, St. Patrick’s Day, Guy Fawkes Day and so on. These days aren’t only public holidays but they’re also days designed to make us feel appreciated and special. As a mother, I love it when…

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This is a sponsored post Recently I saw a video about a social experiment conducted by ActivKids Immuno Boosters by Cipla. The experiment was done to evaluate how often do parents say ‘NO’ to their children and how does that affect the little ones. Before I share how profoundly the video impacted my thoughts on parenting, I’d…

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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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Remember those days when the very thought of Diwali filled your heart with delight, well that changed for me last year. With the pollution rising to a dangerous level of around 300 micrograms per cubic meter (i.e. five times the standard of 60 on Diwali day last year) the very thought of the festival looming-over…