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App Review: Story Talkies

Story Talkies Mobile App

Storytelling Now, I don’t think any parent will undermine the importance of storytelling to their kids. Storytelling helps in developing early literacy skills, builds vocabulary and language along with familiarizing sounds and words that may not be common in day to day interaction (think trenches and snowball). Storytelling encourages imagination and creativity in children. Regular storytelling…

Invited to a Baby Shower? Gift a Book!

Books for Baby Shower

Baby showers and ‘first visits’ to meet newborns come with the need to carry along the perfect gift. Clothing, bedding, towels and other ‘baby essentials’ are always popular, but run the risk of duplication – and are outgrown so quickly! More meaningful and original is a book, which should hopefully be treasured forever. Here are…

Dear Ashi… And the Journey Begins!

The Journey Begins

Continued from http://www.indianmomsconnect.com/2015/12/01/dear-ashi-past-haunts/ AND THE STORY CONTINUES …… Chapter 2 And The Journey Begins…… Dear Ashi My name is Kajal. I’m your mother’s Kochar hostel friend. You probably have heard a lot of stories about us. Well, I’m a part of those stories. One time, simply because I was bored, I decided that our hostel would be a big…

All Is Well

sivahars

Editor’s Note: Vasantha brings back those stories which we heard from our grandmothers, so that we can use them as bed time stories for our children! Read the story of King Sivarama Pandiyan and his minister Veeraramaiah! Once upon a time,there lived a King Sivarama Pandiyan. He was famous for his just rule in the…

Book Review: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett

Cloudy with a chance of meatballs

Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs Story – Judi Barrett Pictures – Ron Barrett Aladdin Picture Books Ah, rains! And the things from the childhood that are associated with rains!! The rain dance, jumping in the puddles, school holiday for ‘rainy day’, and staying indoors with the aroma of food wafting from the kitchen. In…