Ideally, the concept of ‘feminism’ should not exist. However, sadly, there’s an indispensable need because gender inequality is a real issue plaguing our societies. While women in their roles as wives, mothers, sisters, and employees are striving to do their bit to demand equal rights and break stereotypes, there’s work to be done by men…

It is Back to school time here in the United States. And back to school means, early morning lunches! With a few days to go before first day of school here in the east-coast, I found myself browsing for recipes – quick and easy, approved by the 6 yr-old, no mess, easy to pick and eat…

Pursuing a career for a woman is a continuous balancing act. Apart from putting the same hours of work as their male colleagues they are expected to put more effort in running a house. Women are primarily thought of as nurturers and caretakers and this perhaps is the biggest reason for this obvious and rampant…

Reading a delightful or informative book opens up our mind to a world of new ideas, possibilities and options to try new things. Creativity enriches the mind and hope begins to seep in to our souls after we complete reading a good book. ~ Charles William Eliot (1834-1926), American Academic, President, Harvard University Interesting Reads Below, we…

In her book The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, American author Carson McCullers wonders how the dead can be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind. Love and happy memories reign over death, and live in hearts forever. Yet, it is inevitable that death of a loved…

Board books are the perfect way to introduce kids, rather babies, to the reading world. Here are some of our favorite board books, some popular and many that we have reviewed in the past- Board Books on Mythology My First book of Indian Gods & Goddesses  is a cute board book aimed at introducing little kids to our Indian Gods. And that…

Today’s kids are busier than a CEO of a multinational company! They attend school, come home, rush to some academic or activity classes and come back late. Their lives revolve around agendas, packed schedules and time-tables. Childhood is a time to play, dance and also get bored sometimes. Kids should go to school for few…

Are you looking for fun-filled and simple ways to spend this Father’s Day? Are you looking forward to making everlasting memories? Father’s Day is this Sunday, 18th June and here is a super quick guide to 5 amazing activities for dad’s with different interests to bond with their children this Father’s Day. Picnic with fun,…

Parenting is love. Parenting is laughter and tears. Sometimes, it’s laundry, and nagging. And at other times it’s a picky eater or picking up toys. But most often, in almost everything, it comes down to be about making choices.  Tough, nerve-wracking choices that demand time and research. When did parenting get to be mostly this…

When Mahi Gupta had her daughter, she received help from her mom and mom-in-law. Mahi had a job in an MNC and resumed work after maternity leave. It was a mad phase of planning, managing, multi-tasking, that left her stressed and worn out. She was tired of juggling career, maids and day-care, her husband’s long…

Are you all ready for a new adventurous ride with the Dev and Ollie pair? But before that, let’s recollect the first two adventures. The first time the duo flew to Gujarat to learn about the kite festival and next time they intended to travel to Delhi but they crash land in Agra, but still, they…

“Xuan Zang smiled. “I have no fear of new places. There are always kind people who help me wherever I go.” A Meeting in the Street is penned by Bharati Jagannathan and illustrated by Tapas Guha. Bharati teaches history to undergraduates at Miranda House, Delhi. She writes in such a way that children can enjoy…

“Children of color, like my own, don’t ever see themselves in mainstream books, and I want to see them in the stories they read.” I talk about this on several platforms as a children’s writer and a multicultural literacy advocate in the U.S, where I live, and gain goodwill. Not too long ago, only an awkward…