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If you’re new here, you may want to checkout our Latest Giveaways! Thank you for visiting!Sunday morning was always special as we would laze in our bed and wake up to hot Appam and Stew break-fast. We need coconut milk for this recipe and my mom would painstakingly grate coconut and then crush it too take…

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IMC_Mother's_Day
May 8

My amma

The lady who is still a child at heart with grays on hair. Sshhh don’t ask her about the grays okay? She was brought up like an apple inside a fridge with her brother pampering with goodies from every town visit, mother not letting her to do any housework in spite of fellow village girls slogging to…

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  As part of our motherhood celebration, IMC interviewed young mothers who explain their motherhood experience ‘Direct Dil Se’… The mother interviewed here is Namrata Mehta (NM), mother to a ‘masti’ filled two and a bit year old boy …Here goes… IMC: What is it like being a mom? Can you explain the feeling? NM:…

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We would always be very hungry while returning from school and mom always made sure that she had cooked some special snack for us. This is one of her eaasy peeasy snacks. Maida – 1 cup Elaichi – 3-4 pieces Jaggery – Half cup made in water form Mix everything till you get the consistency…

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This musical toy has surely been an amazing find for my musically inclined 16 month old! Well it’s basically a toy casio/piano! The main keys play 7 different song tunes..and then there are few animal keys as you can see! So this has taught her the animal sounds as well! It has 3 modes to make things…

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Motherhood in India has traditionally been revered- Matru Devo Bhava… We don’t take kindly to jokes about our mother, and the worst insult or gaali is something said against the mother. Heros can kill people for an insult about the mother.Next in line is the sister, of course. But is all this changing? For me…

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you realise parenting is no child’s play literally! Here are few tips from a mother who is trying to maintain her sanity and her black hair and not succeeding in either! 1. Be Honest – I think its very important to be honest to kids…if you don’t like something they do, just say it truthfully..don’t…

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This one is RD’s favorite..and my dad’s too..especially when Amma makes it on a holiday. I wanted to put up Amma’s Rasam recipe because I always fight with her that my Amma’s rasam is better than her Amma’s 😉 But she said this would be more interesting and she had made this recently… So for…

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Motherhood to me means – Lots of selfless love,sacrifices,learning in every step,nurturing and a lot of counseling to a Tween. Mom made this a lot for breakfast. I was always amazed by the taste and more by the shape. Mom made it for breakfast and I substitute it for lunch too. Just as I loved…

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The first moment I held my baby in my arms is indelible from my memory. I knew my future, my life; my very being was going to change from that point on. I was looking forward to the journey. Some told me it was going to be hard, others said it would be a joy,…

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MotherChildBond
May 1

Mom & Me

Mom is someone who could put things right. Her mere presence guaranteed an aura of calmness and contentment and attention. As a child I only ever wanted to be like my Mom. Her long black hair, big eyes, wide smile and those lovely printed cottons – that was the just the physical manifestation of her.…

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You guessed it! Mother’s Day is on May 12, 2013. What better month than May for us to celebrate our Mothers, Grandmothers and Motherhood. Announcing the Maa ke haath ka khana contest! Send us a recipe that reminds you of your mother or grandmother! Also send us 10 words of your thoughts on motherhood, your mother,…

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Do you find yourself with not enough time to read? Even if you do read, not really enough time to discuss it with someone else who has also read the same book as you? We hope IMC Book Club will get us all reading and discussing. A little break for all of us busy parents.…