Another year has flown by, and here we are, looking back at what we did or did not do in the past year! While putting my 7 year old to bed, I thought this would be a good time to get him to understand reflecting and planning for the year ahead. And we’ve come up with this list. Will you share your list with us?Read More
Freshly baked cookies have a charm of their own – the fresh taste, the crumbling texture, and the aroma that awakens your senses! Truly the stuff that the childhood dreams are made of. To make their childhood sweeter, here are two easy-peasy and healthy cookies recipes for the junior chefs so that they can do their own baking! Don your chef hat, and start off!Read More
An experimental movie session was such a superhit with the kid, that we have resolved to make this a regular thing once a week. Here is my list of movies that we have lined up. Maybe you would like to try them too?Read More
So, you’ve decided to go down the route of enrolling your child in a preschool over homeschooling. One box ticked, one major decision taken, so that should make your life easy. Does it? If you’re anything like me, you would start worrying over the next decision point – is my child really ready for preschool? And this question is probably tougher to answer than the previous one. (As an aside, isn’t that the trickiest part…Read More
As far as cliches go, the most cliched of the lot would probably be – Time really flies! And it does, indeed. Especially when you have entered the world of parenthood, and each of your minute in the day is accounted for. In spite of being super-efficient at everything that you do, your little one keeps running hand-in-hand with the time. And you’re left gaping at the birthday candles every year, wondering where did the…Read More
Most of the schools have broken for the term, and being in India, the break always coincides with the festivals – born multitaskers that we are! And if it’s holidays, and holidays for a reason, you can always expect the curiosity about the mythology getting to the fore.We put together a list of some beautiful books that will give the children a good peek into the world of Indian mythology.Read More
The music of raindrops falling, the sweet smell of the earth, the cool breeze and the greenery all around – what do you need apart from a cup of hot chocolate and a good book to curl up on the couch with on a rainy day! Here we are, with a list of some super picks of the books based on rains. Bet the kids are going to enjoy them immensely!Read More
But does yelling really make you a bad parent? There are times when you end up doing it unconsciously, and there are times when you realise you could have done without it. But is it fair to weigh yourself down with the guilt of damaging their psyche on a permanent basis? After all, there are enough and more articles and opinions that talk about how detrimental it is to yell at our kids, and that there is no bigger villain than a parent who shouts! While I am in no way encouraging or justifying yelling, I
want us to take a more realistic look at it, and the implications of yelling for the parent and for the child. And here are my few bits.
It is Summer Vacation time again. KidEngage blogger Richa offers tips for making the most of the summer vacation time for children.Read More
We’re so excited to welcome you to the all-new KidEngage – and it is Social now!
With all the encouragement, and the interactions that we had with the parents, we felt the need to connect the parents to each other and to the passionate people driving the various activities, events, educational initiatives and hand-picked products. And we want to do this for cities all across India. Enter KidEngage Social – where a parent can add a post, share her views, or seek opinions. As step one in this growth, we are launching KidEngage Social in the cities of Hyderabad and Bangalore, where we are already present. Very soon, we will be opening up the platform to ALL the major cities in India – our next step in the growth of the platform.
Go ahead, check it out now!Read More