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Is there a perfect recipe for a happy childhood?

April 15, 2018
How to have a happy childhood

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is having a happy childhood. ~ Agatha Christie   A happy childhood is something I was blessed with and now I wish the same for my Kid too. But how to ensure this? Happy memories create a happy childhood. So, being a Parent, it’s our responsibility to create happy memories for them, to cherish. There is no perfect recipe for a happy childhood but there are few things…

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PARENTING PREGNANCY

A welcome letter to my soon to be born child

April 11, 2018
letter to my unborn child

When I became a Parent for the first time, I didn’t know how it is to be a primary caregiver to someone so tiny, so fragile. With my first, I was reborn, this time as a Parent. And then one day, I decided to add another one to the mix. My friends call me Braveheart but I do have reasons to go for a second child.   Read- Why I convinced my partner for a second child.   Now I know…

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KIDS PARENTING

Parenting rude Toddler behavior – Tried Tips to tackle

March 30, 2018
rude toddler

You are out with your Kid and suddenly bump into one of your Friends. What is the first thing you do? You ask your Kid to say Hello. But rather than saying hello, your Kid says something that hits you hard on your face. OMG!   How would you react? There are 3 things you can do: You can punish your Kid. You can feel sorry for your Kid’s behavior. You can laugh out his reply.   When I was…

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PARENTING PREGNANCY

How to ensure baby brain development as a Working Mother?

March 22, 2018
mom going back to work

Among many dilemmas faced by a working mom going back to work is the development of the baby: physically and emotionally.   At this early stage of their life, parents need to be vigilant so that we can ensure proper development of both receptive skills and expressive skills. Receptive skill is the ability to understand words and language whereas expressive skill is how one expresses his or her wants and needs.   6 factors that can help working mom going…

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KIDS PARENTING

How to raise Kids as Nature lovers? Activities your Kids can engage in.

March 14, 2018
nature activities for kids

When we were Kids, we used to run behind butterflies, catch fireflies, dig a hole to find Dwarfs, play with stray puppies, get dirty while playing with mud, lie under the stars for hours. What not! It came naturally to us as we did not have access to Screens and Entertainment meant to be Outdoors.   But now when the whole definition of Entertainment is transformed, getting Kids Outdoors has become an art every Parent need to learn. But Why?…

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KIDS LIFESTYLE PARENTING

Do our Kids need AC in Schools?

March 6, 2018
air conditioning in schools

Should Schools have air conditioning or not, is a total another question. I am writing this article as a Parent discussing whether our Kids need AC in Schools or not?   As a Parent who can afford to send her child in air-conditioned School, I prefer not to send my Kid to the one. If you have already started judging me or calling me unfair. It is not only because I myself went to the School without air conditioning.  …

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KIDS PARENTING

5 ways to enjoy Holi with Toddlers

February 27, 2018
holi with Toddlers

Holi is around the corner and why don’t we as Parents of Toddlers have some fun? Holi being the festival of colors is the favorite among children. Let’s make this festival more fun for them.   Activities to enjoy Holi with Toddlers You can enjoy these easy fun activities with your Kids.   Say it with Flowers Flowers perfect for Hoil are- Marigold, Rose, Petunia, Golden Shower Crush them in your hands to add colors or sprinkle them over each…

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KIDS PARENTING

Funny things Kids say – From the mouth of a 3 year old

February 7, 2018
Kids say the funniest things

Kids say the funniest things! They make the most honest remarks and express openly with innocence. Sometimes the things they say have no meaning, sometimes they’re extremely funny, and sometimes they awe us with their smartness and truthfulness. I love to store memories but It’s not possible to express everything through photos so I keep the record of quirky things my Toddler say or innocent acts he does.   CURIOUSITY– One Day while we were sitting together: Me: ” Ek…

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PARENTING

Why “Time out” did not work for my Kid & What worked out!

January 30, 2018
Time out for Toddlers failed

If you are a Parent, you must have come across Time out for Toddlers to handle the tantrums thrown by them. When I came across it, I was so excited to try it with the assurance that it will resolve all the issues with my Kid. But I was wrong.   Alone is not a good place to be. It never was. If I go back into my childhood, I never felt good when my Mother said I do not…

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KIDS PARENTING

Why I convinced my partner to add 1 more to the mix?

January 18, 2018
having a second baby

The topic of having a second baby is always as debatable as having a baby at all.   Ever since I remember, I wanted to have 2 children but it’s not easy to convince your partner who feels just the opposite. When our first one was about to be 3, I shared the idea of having a second baby to the mix, with my husband. As expected, he clearly said NO.   But I did not settle there but tried…

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