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An open letter to Rap singers by a Mother

March 29, 2017

Ever cringed at the meanings of Lyrics in the latest songs belted out by Rappers or worry that Rap Music for Kids may be destructive? ~A LETTER TO RAPPERS~ Whats up Rappers, I am a Mother of a Toddler who wish to share her concern with you all on behalf of every Parent. The other day while I was driving back Home, my 2 YO wished turning on the Radio to tune in to FM. This has become our routine…

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Storytelling with Colgate

March 10, 2017

Storytelling for kids is a skill you can imbibe in your Kids from a very small age as  Storytelling is something which a Kid of every age enjoys. It improves their language skills, imaginative power and help them gain confidence. Its also a great way to engage with Kids and spend some constructive time together. Storytelling for Kids can encourage development of emotions and feelings in a child while they try to express their imaginative characters.   Colgate packs are…

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PARENTING

How Mustard oil is beneficial for the Infants and toddlers

March 3, 2017

Being a Mother to a Toddler, I am sharing the uses of Mustard oil for Babies as now I use it myself for my Kid. Mustard oil  is also known as “sarson ka tel” in Hindi, “sorshe tel” in Bengali, “rai ka tel” in Punjabi, “Kadugu Ennai” in Tamil. It has lots of medicinal benefits and is used extensively for babies and kids in South Asia.   Note: Do not use mustard oil before your Baby turns 6 months old.…

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PARENTING

How I inspired myself to be a working Mother and keep it stress free

February 6, 2017

Mothers are same around the globe. Being a full-time working Mother myself, I believe every working Mother in the world must be visited by a thought of quitting her Job once she step into the world of Coos and Gigglez. No wonder because the world of Mothers is so vivid and beautiful that every other luxury or privilege seems less. Who does not love her Career, its something where we all reach with lots of struggle. Not only us but…

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He is entering into a new phase and I am full of beans

January 31, 2017

Choosing a Preschool is like cracking a tough nut. Its always difficult for Parents to leave their Child in someone’s hands who is not a part of the Nest. For some this phase comes very early where a Mother is working and there is no one to take care of a child. I am one of them.  I had to leave my Baby as soon as my leave ended after 3 months. Yes, it wasn’t easy but I had convinced…

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PARENTING

Dangal- on living dreams through our Children

December 6, 2016

Dangal movie is set to release on December 23 but has already created so much buzz all around. I am not here reviewing the movie- It must be good and will exceed all the expectations. I am here to discuss an underlying parenting issue. Its about parents who could not fulfill their dreams due to any reason and try to live those unfulfilled dreams through their Kids. Who doesn’t have a dream? Everyone but same answer goes for this question…

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PARENTING

An art we can never be PERFECT at

December 5, 2016

Do you dream to be a perfect Parent? What is Perfect in this world. Nothing. No human, no animal or any creature. Its just a myth. Then how can we dream of being perfect when it comes to Parenting. When I became a Mother 2 years back, I pledged myself for not giving unhealthy and nutrition-less food to my Kiddo. No toffees, no chocolates, no chips or cold drinks. I promised myself to never hurt him. I promised myself to…

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Creativity is as important as Literacy

November 21, 2016

Did you ever find it difficult to choose a perfect gift for Kids? Now being a Mother myself, I have figured out some creative gifts, Kids will play with over and over and are worth every penny spent. Its been almost 6 months we are trying our hands at Messy play. Once in a week works perfectly for us.   Messy Play time A photo posted by upasna (@life_through_my_bioscope) on Sep 29, 2016 at 10:52am PDT Every weekend, my Toddler…

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PARENTING STORY

BABA- A renowned scary creature

October 24, 2016

Do you fear from dark? Yesterday, my Son woke up midnight crying and shouting “Baba Baba” That moment, I was full of anger and guilt. Childhood memories started flashing across my mind- How we used to fear the dark. How my Brother did not like to close washroom door. How we used to fear getting up for a glass of water in the night. I cursed myself for letting it happen but I am thankful as it ignited me to…

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Welcome new phase of Life with these essentials

October 14, 2016

Are you a New Mother? You must be going through mood swings and depressing phases. Why I am saying this is because I myself experienced these changes. Amidst all the sleep deprived nights and tantrum handling days, we need to calm ourselves. Only if we are content, we can devote our mind and heart towards the tiny ones without any stress. Essentials for a new Mother There are few things I feel must for new Mothers. I would be glad…

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Happiness is…getting read

October 12, 2016

A featured post– “In Conversation With”: on Over Heaven’s Hill which is an Award Winning Irish Parenting and Lifestyle blog by Geraldine. Geraldine have been writing for years – poetry and short stories are her favorite. Her Blog has so much to offer and can inspire anyone who wants to start their Blogging journey. Here is a peek-a-boo: How many children do you have? I am a Mother to a boy who turned two in September. Sometimes, it seems that time has…

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Little dose of self-care : ME time

October 3, 2016

Yes, I am a Mother who need some ME time, some fun time and some relax time. Sounds selfish? Its something I am not guilty for- Why should I if I give my 100% to my Kid when I am along with him. I want to brighten up each moment I spend with my Kid. This won’t happen if I am not happy. I need ME time to make myself HAPPY and in return, to make my KID happy. First…

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What if those toys had feelings! #Fiction

September 26, 2016

Last week, I de-cluttered my Kids’s toy world. I got a prompt – What if toys had feelings! and here is the toy story.   A Fictional Toy story I scattered them all over the bed and a white squeaky Fish screeched- “Ouch! It hurts”- Heavy Yellow car hit her on his head. I announced – “Today, I will clean the clutter”. A wave of panic spread in the room. Every toy started making noise. I  picked the little fish…

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LIFESTYLE PARENTING

Learning to reduce Toy clutter

September 19, 2016

Are you a Parent who feels drowned in a pool of toys? I am raising a Toddler who like all other of his age, love his toys . He exclaims with Joy when he see these rainbow colored toys. But on the other hand, he gets bored of them quickly and love playing with utensils and sticks instead. Moreover, having lots of toys create only clutter which stresses me out. Declutter toys in these 5 simple ways: Stack them Sometimes,…

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DIY PARENTING STORY

He is not my Infant anymore

September 16, 2016

My baby boy is turning 2 this week and I just can’t believe it. Second year passed so quickly and I am still in new-born hangover. He has transformed from Infant to Toddler. He is doing things independently. He wants me to set him free. I remember the days when I could cuddle him for hours but now, he turns jumpy when I kiss him non-stop on his cheeks. He likes a cuddle but only for a short time. His…

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