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If you’re new here, you may want to checkout our Latest Giveaways! Thank you for visiting! Momma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood was a book that got me through the initial struggle with motherhood, when I was trying to find myself again through the haze that is the initial months of being a…

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This is a postpartum recipe from my mother. It has methi seeds in it which is supposed to help increase breast milk production and aid lactation. Also classified as galactogogues. Ingredients: 1.5 cups rice 1 tbsp Methi/Fenugreek seeds 1/2 cup Urad dal (optional) Traditionally they would not use Urad dal since dals we thought to…

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Last evening, my preschooler and I decided to draw pictures and as I told my daughter to get her color pens and paper, she protested loud and clear “no mamma no pen, I WANT iPad”. She was adamant and by way of tantrums made her wish VERY clear… I gave in. My daughter’s preschool uses technology ranging from…

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Hello people, Hope all of you are all set to celebrate the festival of lights with near and dear ones. Here is another craft with colors for the festive season. I will display two crafts here but the base materials can be used to come up with loads of variations like rangoli or any other…

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Frog & Toad are the best of friends. They have very different personalities which comes through in their attitude to things and situations. For instance Toad writes a to-do list and will not deviate from it. Frog is more easy going. When Toad manages to lose his list, he sits with him patiently till Toad…

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I am a first time mom to a 13-month old and a full-time one at that! Needless to say, my life has completely changed over the past two years. Everything I do now- eat, read, sleep, talk, is baby-centric! I am intrigued and amazed at every new word, expression, emotion that a child learns. It has…

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All these years I thought that I had learnt all that I had to from my parents, education, and later, experiences, environment and reading. But, these days I am learning principles of living life and other virtues from my young daughter as well Whenever I ask my daughter (three years old), her favorite color she says “ color purple” without…

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Hello all! How is the preparation for Diwali going on? We are yet to purchase new clothes and decide on the sweets and savouries to be prepared at home but have taken that first step by making our own DIY simple yet cute diyas. Materials Used: Plain flour – 2 cups Salt – 1 cup Luke…

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No, its not Women’s Day nor did I see Shabana Azmi host an award function for female empowerment of sorts. But from all the stories and events I have been hearing and seeing these days, I couldn’t stop myself from penning this down. So gone are those days where having a girl child was a…

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Poha or Murmura Chivda Diwali is closing in and no Diwali is complete without Chivda. All people love it, young and old and it can be modified to everyone’s taste. Ingredients Poha around 4 cups Peanuts 4-6 tbsp oil Cumin and Mustard seeds Green Chillies chopped (optional) Curry Leaves (optional) Salt Sugar (just a touch)…

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Happy Halloween everyone! Last evening, neighborhood kids came knocking at my door… TRICK or TREAT?… They screamed…there must have been at least a dozen lined up with their baskets and masks. I did dish out different chocys  to the kids. My daughter held out her hand for every basket I was placing chocolates into. Not wanting to…

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Today, we interview the absolutely delightful Deeps who blogs at http://deepsspeakingup.wordpress.com/  Mother to an adorable girl, who is famous in the blogworld by the name Namnam, we have Deeps talking to us about a variety of things, including bringing up a girl away from India, school, TV, importance of teaching finance to a child and of course,…

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Hi there! How many of you have tried to present food in an interesting way to your kid? Its one of the best way to change kid’s perception on food. It would not be possible to do it for every meal but try it on weekends or on the days you have that extra few…

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Hi, I am Chatty Wren, mommy to two little girls – who fill up my day and life. Much as I love my girls, I look forward to me-time when they are tucked in bed like two little snug bugs to catch up with life. I blog here www.wrenwarbles.blogspot.be – a mommy blog turned into a personal…

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Cross-posted from here. Remember Kajols’ dialogue in KKKG?? She tells Farida, that I have become Mom from Ma.. ?? I am just facing the same thing with Bunty trying to call me by my name, amma and mummy.. she calls amma, thinks its wrong and calls again MUMMY .. blame rest of the family for…