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If you’re new here, you may want to checkout our Latest Giveaways! Thank you for visiting!2012 saw us move from Wisconsin to California.We got to actually see husband at home on weekends after a grueling training in Wisconsin, where we hardly saw him, if at all, and so we had some weekends to plan trips. My…

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  Now that R is 4.5, I try and ask her to ‘help’ me out as much as possible for daily chores 🙂 Of course, this recipe she wanted, she irritated me till we made… Easy Chiku milkshake 1. Cut the chiku (we took 5 medium sized chikus) into small pieces. I dont let R…

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Techie2Mom  wrote to us asking us to add this to our blog if we found it relevant.. I found it extremely cute that she actually managed to think of a line corresponding to her lovely daughter, Zini, in every line of the song… Here  is where this was originally published.. ======= Recently this Billy Joel…

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At my place my daughter and I sing rhymes often…like all kids and mothers. I don’t have a singing voice, never did but my three-year old doesn’t judge …I’m not complaining. Earlier this week, my daughter told me that she had learnt a new bumble bee song. You probably know it. It’s about bringing a…

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One of our fun-filled outings as a family with young kids has been to Efteling Theme Park, in the Netherlands. Efteling is one of the oldest theme parks in the world (rumour has it that the Disney parks have been inspired by Efteling). It is a fantasy-based theme park and all rides, attractions are based on…

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Happy New Year Everyone! Holiday break meant that we had to come up with interesting activities for the entire time, especially since not all days were warm and sunny! We visited the library to pick up some books to read during the break when the library shuts down. And there was a wonderful play kitchen…

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…IMC hopes to get stronger, get more contributors and have more fun bringing up our kids… Wishing everyone who reads IMC, has supported IMC and has given us encouragement, a wonderful New Year… Hoping 2013 brings along with loads of fun, great experiences and super parenting ideas!!! From IMC to all of you 1. Have…

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It’s the holidays and kids everywhere have 10 days off! Here is a bunch of stuff we baked this week for the holidays, my daughter loves to help out, mixing the dough, cutting the cookies, decorating the cookies, watching the oven, informing me when the timer goes off etc.So it was a good activity to…

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We are inching closer to the end of 2012 and the beginning of a brand new year. It is the holiday season so this is a short note: Wishes to all readers, mommies, the IMC team and well-wishers! I have had a great time sharing my stories. A big Thank you for your comments, encouragement…

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Jingle bells jingle bells jingle all the way ho ho ho ho ho!!!!!!!! Hope everyone is making the most of the holiday season.. Adi’s school is closed for ten days and I am trying my best to keep the girl busy inside the four walls. So, on Sunday we made these Christmas ornaments and we…

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Our garden grew this season and this being California we ended up with a decent harvest of Spinach and Cilantro ( Coriander) even in December. So given that it was a bowlful of Spinach and not a bagful, paranthas seemed the way to go. Ingredients 1. Spinach (a bowlful) 2. Cilantro ( a handful) 3.…

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Merry Christmas… Last evening, as soon as my daughter came home from preschool, she declared that she is a good girl. -I’m a good girl mamma -Yes darling, you are -Santa is going to give me a pink Barbie -Oh really? She ran off. I was wondering about what had just happened. In one line…

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  Before I review this book, let me confess, this is one book, I was looking forward to, but didnt really make an effort to buy. RD got this book for R via flipkart when he was ordering it. and this is a book which I am definitely going to keep for my grandchildren. This…

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It has been established that the iDevices are here to stay. Younger and younger kids are experts at the iPhone and the iPad. When we can’t beat them, we parents might as well join them. Now finding the right Apps is a minefield, there are so many out there and not curated well. Some Apps…

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So my daughter knows the word Guacamole thanks to this video: Here is a quick and easy toddler Guacamole: 1. Half an Avocado 2. A pinch of Salt 3. A pinch of Black Pepper Mush and Mix them all and Serve with Whole Wheat Pita Chips or chips of any kind or plain carrot sticks.…