8 Reasons for children to engage with Puzzles – Toys and Learning Tools!

8 Reasons for children to engage with Puzzles – Toys and Learning Tools!

It has been long known that puzzles play a major role in a child’s learning and development.  From early childhood right through to adulthood people of all ages can engage with puzzles.  Puzzles challenge our thinking and exercise our minds. As much as being an important educational tool, they provide many skills and learning benefits and opportunities. They are also a great source of entertainment. What we may take for granted as a “toy” is…

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Celebrate Childhood! 15 ways to create happy memories for your children

Celebrate Childhood! 15 ways to create happy memories for your children

Childhood is a fascinating thing. Children have this magical ability to brighten our day, see the good in the world, and believe that anything is possible. Childhood is a celebration of curiosity. It is magical and full of wonder! According to many child development experts, childhood must be a time of enjoyment, exploration, and play. Children have only one childhood. Yes, we all know that kids grow up in the blink of an eye! And…

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How To Help Children Balance School and Fun

How To Help Children Balance School and Fun

Going to school can be fun when balanced with lighter and more motivating activities. Often times, kids have a negative image of the school. This is especially true when the school opening looming closer right after a long vacation. So as a parent, what do you do to make things better? Well, the easiest thing you can do is help your kids learn how to find a great balance between school and fun. This will help…

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The Preschool Pangs II – Is your child ready for preschool?

The Preschool Pangs II – Is your child ready for preschool?

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…

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The Preschool Pangs

The Preschool Pangs

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…

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Light up lives – Values to inculcate in children this Diwali

Light up lives – Values to inculcate in children this Diwali

Diwali is here! It is a time for celebration and happiness for all. This joyous festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil brings families and friends together. Celebrate the true meaning of Diwali Children learn from experiences in everyday situations and this shapes their character and teaches them values that they can carry into adulthood. As parents, it is our responsibility that we take the effort of explaining the meaning behind celebrating festivals,…

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Fruity, Yummy Cooking with Kids this Diwali

Fruity, Yummy Cooking with Kids this Diwali

Celebrate Diwali with these fruity, delicious, healthy and yummy recipes that kids can make by themselves. Cooking is sure to become a delight this Diwali for little munchkins. From washing the fruits to plating the dish, it is simple, engaging, colorful and exciting for kids.

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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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The Complete Guide to The Best Dasara Camps in Hyderabad

The Complete Guide to The Best Dasara Camps in Hyderabad

To assert the victory of good over evil, Dasara is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the country. The first term of many schools end on a high note with Dusshera holidays. Kids love to keep up the festive spirit and enjoy the vacation with friends and family dancing to the tunes of Dandiya and Garba programs organized around the city. Parents, help the kids make effective use of their time and look for various camps to enroll their kids. Here is a complete guide to the best camps in Hyderabad for your little ones. Take your pick and click on the link to book your favourite.

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From Barter to Bitcoin: The Story of Money

From Barter to Bitcoin: The Story of Money

Be it the tinkling coins or the soft hues of the new currency, money has never seized to allure us, ruling almost every aspect of our lives. Ever wondered how it all began? Exchange of goods for gold or cattle, copper coins and the glittery gold pennies for the Royals, metallic coins and then crisp paper notes; money has witnessed an illustrious journey.
We take a look at the century-long evolution of the monetary system and what the future holds in store.

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