Direct Dil Se (Interviews), Product Review, Product Reviews

Vimaneaa Diaper Bag – For the Moms By a Mom

Vimeneaa Diaper Bag

If you’re new here, you may want to checkout our Latest Giveaways! Thank you for visiting!Happy Women’s Day to all! On this occasion, we are excited to introduce this awesome diaper bag designed by a mom. Here comes the Vimaneaa Diaper Bag. We got an opportunity to talk to Madhu, the women behind this venture.



Society’s Unhealthy Obsession with Beauty


What is Beauty? “Beauty is not about having a pretty face. It is about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and the most importantly a beautiful soul”- Dr. Kesiraju Ram Prasad It is true. Unfortunately, we lived in a highly influential world. We are barraged with constant media streaming that influences our lifestyle. Our fascination



Cooking Esoteric and Exotic Dishes

Cooking Exotic Dishes

There is a trick for cooking esoteric dishes – dishes that will wow your guests and surprise yourself – Cook something from a distant land. Now present it and people will look at it with wonder. This surprise element is especially useful during potluck dinners. What the amateur cook can do is create his average-tasting dishes by


Age 2 -4, Age 4 - 9, Book Review, Children's Books

6 Hand-Picked Books to Read this Holi!

6 Picture Books for Holi

Holi, a festival of colors, is a spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal. It is celebrated to rejoice the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring and as a Thanksgiving for a good harvest. It lasts for two days starting on full moon day somewhere between February and March. The first day



The Day I Found a Genie


The Genie on TV Back then I was a kid, or probably a teen. The time does not really matter in my story. I used to enjoyed watching the comedy TV series, ‘I Dream of Jeannie.’ Have you seen it? In the story, an astronaut finds a genie in the bottle and the genie granted him wishes. It


Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Recipes

Yellow Moong Dal Dosa | Diabetic Friendly Recipes

Moong Dal Dosa

Diabetic Friendly Recipes I am back with the diabetic friendly recipes. I know it’s been more than three months since the last recipe, but from now you will find the recipes regularly. So today’s recipe is a simple day-to-day quintessential recipe from South India – Dosa, but not the regular rice and urad dal dosa, but moong



E-Book Release: Millet Magic Unleashed

millets cover

Gone are the days when millets were considered bird food. Millets are now the Magic food! We recently saw the revival of this magic ingredient and that was the main reason we organized a contest “Mother’s day Magic with Millets” as part of our Mother’s Day celebrations. You can find the details of the contest here and


Festival Recipes, Recipes

Holi Special Recipe to Cook with your Kids – Baked Mawa Gujiya


Cooking with kids is always fun. We discussed this in our science says post. It’s a great family activity, and in fact, science encourages us to let our children cook along with us. As per the researchers at the University of Alberta, the easiest way to get kids to eat healthy food is to give



Ways to Correct A Child without Criticising

Correct But Do Not Criticize

Correct but Don’t Criticise As a parent, we always want our children to grow up with good values and become a responsible adults. But often in our attempt to guide them, we go overboard. We try to correct our children for every little mistake they make. At times, we start criticising our children without even thinking


Direct Dil Se (Interviews)

We Speak to Anjum Rana and Sameer Kulavoor

Anjum Rana Sameer Kulavoor

Anjum Rana is a Pakistan-based interior designer who works with truck artists on furniture, walls, household objects as well as objects d’art. Through the initiative Tribal Truck Art, she has helped develop opportunities and contexts for truck artists to practise their craft in sustainable ways. She is committed to bringing this art into mainstream cultural


Age 4 - 9, Book Review

A Beautiful Book about Truck Art from Pakistan

This Truck Has Got to Be Special

About This Truck Has Got To be Special Many a times, we see kids go crazy over the huge containers that rule the road. I’m sure they would have imagined what it is like to drive a big beast  proudly around. Here comes the book, “This Truck Has Got to be Special“, written by Anjum Rana that



Confessions Of Living Far Away From Family And Making Home Away From Home


 Family like branches on a tree  grows in different directions  yet our roots remain as one. The Journey Living away from family – parents, siblings, cousins, uncles, and aunts – is a choice many of us make. We leave our homes hoping for a better future or by the will of fate and circumstances. Whatever be the reason, we leave home and



Are We Giving In To Children’s Demands Too Quickly?

Mindful Parenting

Parenting demands immense efforts and thinking before acting. Mindful parenting – doubly so. “Mummy, I want fried fish for lunch!”, he demanded. His mum thought, “It will make my son happy.” Off she went to kitchen and started to clean the fish and in no time fried fish was served in plate of her beloved


Miscellaneous, Mom's Answer, Product Review, Product Reviews

What a ‘Dishy’ idea! – Discussing Dishwashers


Jhaadu, Poocha, Bartan Morning Routine The first doorbell of the morning – it’s the newspaper! The second doorbell – it’s the milkman! The third doorbell – it’s the dhobi with freshly laundered clothes! Now, the wait begins for the most important arrival of the day – the HOUSE HELPER! Love her or hate her, she is an integral part


Book Review, Children's Books

Let’s Celebrate Holi – A Picture Book

Let's Celebrate Holi

What is Holi Holi, a festival of colors, is a spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal. It is celebrated to rejoice the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring and as a Thanksgiving for a good harvest. It lasts for two days starting on full moon day somewhere between February and March. The