Let’s Say it with Kites- 22 Books for the Kite Lovers this Sankranti!

Let’s Say it with Kites- 22 Books for the Kite Lovers this Sankranti!

Kite flying is an exciting adventure for children, spark their interest in reading by sharing a kite book together. Read some stories about kites, build a kite with your child and spend time together this Sankranti! Here is a list of wonderful “Kite” reads for children.

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8 Simple and Easy DIY Kites for Sankranti

8 Simple and Easy DIY Kites for Sankranti

The joy of Kite Flying Makara Sankranti is based on the solar calendar and celebrates the sun. Basically, it marks the transition from the cold winter into warmer weather. Kite flying is popular during this time and that is to encourage people to step outside and get some fresh air and sunshine after the chilling winter. And did you know that Makar Sankranti coincides with International Kite Day? Isn’t it amazing? Have you experienced the…

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10 Motivating Books About and By Swami Vivekananda for children

10 Motivating Books About and By Swami Vivekananda for children

Swami Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda not only inspired Indians but also lit the lamp of enlightenment abroad. Although he lived a short life, Swami touched the hearts and minds of people even after his demise.  His lectures, writings, and teachings are the major source of inspiration for most of the youth study circles, organizations and service projects. This is why his birthday – 12th of January – is celebrated every year as the National Youth Day…

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10 Life Lessons From Swami Vivekananda – A Must For Every Child

10 Life Lessons From Swami Vivekananda – A Must For Every Child

The most important concern for every parent is always to ensure bringing up the children in the right manner, imbibing them with good manners and high moral values. Children must be taught to handle failures, disappointments, conflicts, and struggles that life may hurl at them. At the end of the day, all parents want children to be happy, well mannered, humble and successful. Here are some life lessons from Swami Vivekananda that we can imbibe…

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There’s never a bad time to start a good habit!

There’s never a bad time to start a good habit!

It’s time to shake off 2018 and transform yourself, expand your perspective and face the challenges that lie ahead in 2019. There’s never a bad time to start a good habit! As we step in the new year, let us set the framework for a healthier, happier life. These TED Talks could be your inspiration! Here are a few TED Talks to help you form better habits this year!

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Simple and Practical ways to help your children make and keep New Year Resolutions

Simple and Practical ways to help your children make and keep New Year Resolutions

New Year is just around the corner New Year celebrates a new beginning and provides a great opportunity to start things afresh! Why not use this opportunity to inculcate some good habits in your children? Children can be taught to make and keep resolutions for the coming year. The practice of making resolutions can be quite effective if you live up to them. This can be a very fruitful exercise and can lead to the…

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Ideas for Children’s New Year Resolutions

Ideas for Children’s New Year Resolutions

The New Year is always a good time to begin anew. This is the time when we make resolutions to try and improve things about ourselves. This year, why not get your children to make resolutions? Read about some simple and practical ways to help children make resolutions. Here are some ideas for areas children can explore to set their resolutions.   Eat healthy – Resolve to eat less junk and avoid sugary drinks. Develop…

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Fun Facts for New Year’s: Wear Red Underwear and Eat Black-Eyed Peas!

Fun Facts for New Year’s: Wear Red Underwear and Eat Black-Eyed Peas!

New Year’s Eve is one of the favorite celebration days for many people. Parties aside, the impending New Year typically brings hope for a more prosperous and happy 365 days. Check out these fun facts and trivia associated with the celebration.

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6 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays with your Children – Fun Activities for Parents and Kids

6 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays with your Children – Fun Activities for Parents and Kids

Pic Source: Shutterstock Are your children’s schools closed for vacation? Wondering what to do to keep your kids constructively occupied during the holidays? Are you concerned that the children will be bouncing off the walls in sheer boredom during the school holidays? Or they’ll be glued to the telly or gadgets all day long? Here are some ways to keep them entertained, active and out of trouble and at the same time spend time with…

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Holiday Activity – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Holiday Activity – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Source: masterfile.com Grandparents love grandchildren unconditionally. They are the children they can enjoy and return at the end of a good visit. They are the children they did not have to raise and worry about 24/7.  Grandchildren are their legacy, continuing the family story long after they have gone. Grandparents are full of memories of their childhood and children love listening to their stories. Why not put this to good use? Encourage your children to talk…

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