Once Upon a Time – Must See Heritage Sites in Mumbai

Once Upon a Time – Must See Heritage Sites in Mumbai

Ancient monuments and buildings make a city stand out and its citizens proud of their history. These places are assets and must be protected and conserved. #WorldHeritageDay is a collective effort of the communities in the world to do the needful for these invaluable assets. The day celebrates the diversity of heritage throughout the world. This World Heritage Day, we bring to you a list of heritage sites in Mumbai, a city that has attracted, and keeps attracting the natives and travelers alike!

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Does Yelling Make You a Bad Parent?

Does Yelling Make You a Bad Parent?

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.

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Stir the Passion, Stew the Fun at The Culinary Lounge

Stir the Passion, Stew the Fun at The Culinary Lounge

The team at the Culinary Lounge want the children to enjoy the process of cooking and eating, and have a variety of experiences to offer them. At the classroom of flavors and tastes, you can choose a Kids Cooking Class, enroll into Young Chef Program, and host a Kids private birthday party or sign up for a Culinary Summer camp.

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Are you a Listening Parent?

Are you a Listening Parent?

A listening ear from someone close to us is what we all urge for! As a parent, are we listening to our children?

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Fostering Lifelong Learning in Children

Fostering Lifelong Learning in Children

Lifelong learning is defined as the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons”. This translates to our children, or even us, for that matter, being students for life. In order to ensure lifelong learning, we need to keep learning fun and exciting.

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Holi Hai – 5 Books about Holi that you must read!!

Holi Hai – 5 Books about Holi that you must read!!

Known as the festival of colors, Holi is celebrated on the last full moon in the lunar month of Phalguna. This ancient tradition marks the end of winter and honors the triumph of good over evil. Celebrants light bonfires, throw colorful powder called gulal, eat sweets, and dance to traditional music. Watch this video about the Story of Holi. Or read from one of these books about Holi.

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How to Make Natural Colors for Holi at Home – A fun DIY

How to Make Natural Colors for Holi at Home – A fun DIY

Holi, the Festival of colours is here, and we bet that you can actually see and smell the excitement around you – in the colorful flowers blooming everywhere, the bright sun and the awesome weather that makes us all so cheerful! Holi is one of the oldest Hindu festivals. It marks the celebration of spring that says goodbye to winters. Earlier, Holi colors used to be made from flowers of ‘tesu’ or ‘palash’ tree and so, were called…

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For the Love of Reading

For the Love of Reading

Looking back, I think the reading aloud was the biggest contributor in making him a reader. He hardly ever went to sleep without having a story read to him, and I saw my husband happily taking over the bedtime ritual of reading. It’s the sacrosanct father-son bonding time, but the roles have been reversed – it’s the boy who reads the story for his dad now.

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5 reasons you should hug your child everyday

5 reasons you should hug your child everyday

Not that hugging needs any reason, but it helps if we know that hugging the children is also scientifically proven to be beneficial for them. So, anytime you find yourself or your child stressed, recount these benefits to their physical and emotional well-being, and pause for a cuddle!

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