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If you’re new here, you may want to checkout our Latest Giveaways! Thank you for visiting!I love Mahabharata, the most magnificent Indian epic. Every time I watch or read Mahabharata, it never fails to fascinate me, especially the sub tales. We all know Mahabharata is a story within another story and with infinite myths. It’s…

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This is a sponsored post Don’t we all love celebrating special days? Not just birthdays but also special days like Halloween, St. Patrick’s Day, Guy Fawkes Day and so on. These days aren’t only public holidays but they’re also days designed to make us feel appreciated and special. As a mother, I love it when…

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I had come across a poster, “Dishonest Indians – is the school teaching your child good values?” It became an open discussion and invariably the question raised was the role of schools in teaching good values. Role models for our children I believe that with the focus on academics and material success, the niceties of being…

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Please circle as applicable: FORWARD / BACKWARD / MOST BACKWARD / SCHEDULED CASTE / SCHEDULED TRIBE. That was my first introduction to the social activism in everyday life. I wanted to know what each of those categories meant. I wanted to know why our maid could not enter our kitchen and I wanted to know…

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This is a sponsored post Recently I saw a video about a social experiment conducted by ActivKids Immuno Boosters by Cipla. The experiment was done to evaluate how often do parents say ‘NO’ to their children and how does that affect the little ones. Before I share how profoundly the video impacted my thoughts on parenting, I’d…

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My daughter just started first grade this year and has so far not been an early reader. She reads at what I think is grade level. And I am happy with grade level. Now. But wait, there is a long story of anxiety, worry, pushing, push back and then finally giving up. My daughter always…

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Most grownups would agree that they found math a little difficult to understand during their school days. However, it is important to know that math can be an interesting and enlightening subject if it is taught and understood in the right way. Here are a few simple ways to make math fun and enjoyable for…

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Sandhya Acharya, author of ‘Big Red Firetruck’ is back with another interesting book, ‘10 Gulab Jamuns‘, just in time for Diwali.  Kids have an instinctive sweet tooth and festivals are the time that make them go crazy as the kitchen is filled with sugary desserts. It’s definitely hard to deny them a treat when it’s…

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The average age when women in the United States have their first child is 26.3 years, and this age has risen slightly over the last few decades. Some couples will wait until just after they graduate college and are starting to establish their adult lives to have a baby. Their intent is to have children…

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Children enjoy doing ‘grown-up’ work. And when that adult is more of a friend, the bonding they share with them is magical. Grandparents are a boon to a child and vice versa. With grandpa, there’s always something new to learn, stories to be heard and most of all, unconditional love shared. About The Book ‘Tiny…

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The Emilia Romagna province in Northern Italy has a major contribution towards education in the early childhood years. The town revolutionized education in the age group of under 6-years in a dramatic way. The community set up schools and the schools are said to be among the best in the world. The schools were initiated…

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Have you been missing home? This letter will make you miss it even more. Sunayna Pal moved to the US in 2014 and hasn’t been back home. This letter is to her jaan – Mumbai. Mumbai, Mumbai Meri Jaan You are the only home I have ever known. I was born and brought and I…

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Diwali is already here and will be quickly followed by Halloween! And if like us, you have been putting off the decor and other Diwali related chores for another day, we have some quick ideas for you, easily done on a weekday! And above all, you can get the kids excited and get them to help out…

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Parathas are an excellent option for kids’ lunchbox – nutritious, fresh and non-messy. My daughter loves aloo parathas, which features atleast once a week in my menu. The recipe for carrot cabbage millet paratha I’m sharing now is also a favorite of hers. A healthy lunch box recipe with veggies sneaked in – carrot cabbage millet paratha.…