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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16 TED Talks Every Parent Must Watch

16 TED Talks Every Parent Must Watch

Image Source:http://danielcoyle.com Parenting does not come with a manual, nor are parents graded on their parenting skills! Parenting styles evolve with generations and every parent needs to adapt to the change. Many parents, these days, see parenting as a complex task and get very anxious about whether they are doing it right. These TED Talks address some very crucial issues of parenting and child-rearing and are a must-watch for every parent. For parents, happiness is…

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Pink is for girls, and boys too! – A conversation with Ritu Vaishnav

Pink is for girls, and boys too! – A conversation with Ritu Vaishnav

Ritu Vaishnav’s Pink and Blue is an attempt by a mother to initiate a dialogue with her little one about gender stereotypes. It encourages kids to question these notions before they begin to shape their thinking and offers adults an opportunity to initiate this very necessary discussion. A discussion that needs to happen – it’s never too early, or too late! While we reviewed the book, there were some questions in our mind that we wanted to ask Ritu, and she agreed to answer them for us.

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First Period Kit – Welcome your little woman to Womanhood!

First Period Kit – Welcome your little woman to Womanhood!

Pic Source: fotostorm. Getty Images Most girls start their period between the ages of 9 and 15 years. The average age is 12, but every girl is different, and your daughter may start earlier or later than the average. You will need to prepare your daughter for the big changes she’s about to go through and the best way to do this is to have an open conversation. You don’t have to be detailed in the…

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Kids need to have a Balanced View towards Gender – An interview with Garima Kushwaha

Kids need to have a Balanced View towards Gender – An interview with Garima Kushwaha

Most of us will agree that Gender Equality should be something that should be a way of life, and not just a topic for essay writing competitions. However, the most instrumental thing is to make sure that we, as parents and educators, don’t fall prey to gender stereotyping, through our words or our actions. And one of the best ways to poke holes in gender stereotyping is to talk about role models.

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A Message, Gently Delivered – 4 Books that make you think

A Message, Gently Delivered – 4 Books that make you think

If you are the kind of parent who sees an opportunity to teach your child something anywhere you look, the books on this list are for you! What sets these books apart from other belligerently moral books, is the way the gently delivered message sinks in. A gentle touch, a lovely story, an intriguing narration do a great job of camouflaging the message in the story. Push these books into your child’s hands and let simmer for a little while, for best results.

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Top 9 Reasons why practicing Mindfulness is good for your child!

Top 9 Reasons why practicing Mindfulness is good for your child!

n fact, many schools, colleges, coaching institutions and health centers practice mindfulness widely and encourage the children there to practice it as much as they can. Here are a handful of benefits of mindfulness for kids and how they can change their academic and social life for good

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10 ways you can make your child’s birthday special!

10 ways you can make your child’s birthday special!

Wondering what to do for your child’s upcoming birthday? Birthdays demand celebration! And celebrate; you can, in myriad ways! Whatever way you choose, all that you intend is to make the day special for your child! Here are some super simple, adorable and fun ideas to create a bit of magic and make your kid’s birthday as special as he or she is! Transform your child’s birthday into something magical that he/she will always remember. Throw in a surprise!…

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Top Reasons Why Moms Need Friends!

Top Reasons Why Moms Need Friends!

Moms make friends not just because it’s convenient, but because it’s essential to our health and happiness. You will find that different types of friends who will meet your needs in different ways. They don’t have to all be your most loyal, best friend. Sometimes, just a good play date partner is all you need in addition to your childhood best friend.

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