Travel

A Visit to Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal

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During my recent trip to Madurai, I took the time to walk around the beautiful 17th century palace aka Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal sitting right in the middle of the city along with my daughter. Growing up with tales of princess dressed in pinks and purples, wearing tiaras and dancing at balls living in palaces on

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Parenting, Travel

Top 7 Parenting Car Seat Mistakes and How to Avoid them?

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When I look back at my childhood years, I always remember memories of playing with friends and my sibling. I am so thankful that I had a childhood that was filled with exploring nature and using my imagination. I was fortunate enough to have hours of adventures and free play that we all need for healthy

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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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Travel

10 Must-Visit places in New York City- “A Dream Journey”

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It was just 1 and ½ year age when we moved from India to the USA and we had a nostalgic and thrilling experience during this time. And our life has turned into a powerful mix of emotions. New habits, new challenges, distinct culture and of course, visiting new places is one of the most

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Travel

4 Weekend Travel Ideas In and Around The Bay Area!

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We’re all connected by a love for travel! Whether you have an extended three-day weekend or just two free days, whatever your mood—energetic or lazy, self-indulgent or adventurous, here are some of the weekend destinations in and around San-Francisco Bay Area. Monterey Bay A perfect place to travel along the pacific coast and hang out

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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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Parenting, Travel

10 Amazing Benefits of Traveling With Kids! – Kidskintha Corner

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Summer is the time when kids(and parents) from all over the world look forward to some great travel experience. Something to look forward to outside of their own realm of experience. And to carry as precious memories all their lives. Millennial parenting puts a lot of emphasis on travel- much more than older generations. I

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Activity Corner, Travel

3 Great Family Activities to Spend Quality Time Together

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We all love our family and want to spend more and more quality time together. Spending quality time together is the best way to create a long lasting and loving relationship with our family. It is great for boosting happiness. But during routine life, hectic work schedules, ever-growing list of household chores, school, appointments and

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Travel

Travelogue: San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach with Kids

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We seem to have fallen in love with San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach, right at the middle of Southern and Northern California. Our daughter, as it turns out is a beach baby. She loves the ocean and of course, the sand. And being from Northern California where the Big Blue of the Pacific Ocean is

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Featured, Newborn, Travel

Travelling With An Infant On a Flight

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Ten tips for traveling with an infant on a flight….. If you are reading this article, then I am sure that you are planning to travel with your baby soon, so first of all “Happy and safe journey” and secondly “Don’t worry”. My experience is – “it is not as difficult as it seems”. Ten handy tips based

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Travel

Raising a Little Traveller

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Amma, for my 7th birthday can we go to Holland and see the tulips? The ones that spread out like a magic carpet? Red and pink and yellow and blue? My 5 year old daughter’s questions made my heart sing. I was so happy that she was ready to explore the world and open herself

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Perspectives, Travel

Ten Things I Wish I had Known As a New Immigrant to Canada

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My husband and I moved to Canada 11 years ago BK (Before Kids), when we were responsible only for each other. Our biggest decision was around where to dine and the latest movie out that weekend. You remember those days! So when we immigrated to Canada, it was still a very big change from where we

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Bilingual Products, Story Time, Tech Reviews, Toddler, Travel

Story Truck – Library of Storybooks in Indian Languages : App Review

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Srividhya talks with Mohan Rao, Founder of StoryTruck. Mohan, a dad of two boys, talks about how a lack of indian language books being easily available in the US for his sons sparked the idea for Story Truck, how he added 700  books to the App, got them narrated, advantages of bilingualism and his favorites

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Travel

Visit to Mani Bhavan

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When my daughter’s school vacation got extended,, we decided to utilize this opportunity to visit places in Mumbai that we do not really get a chance to explore due to lack of time. First up on my husband’s wish list was Mani Bhavan. I was looking forward too since I had not been there before,

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Travel

Weekend Picnic Fun

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Last weekend we planned for a quick getaway to Lonavala, a hill station close to Mumbai. We (along with another family) had decided to make this short trip just before school and normal routine started. A much needed break for everyone before the usual rigmarole. We all took off together to Lonavala post breakfast. Thankfully

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