But, road trips with your children don’t have to be difficult ordeals filled with repeated shouts of,”Are we there yet?” There are plenty of ways to make time in the car fun for both you and your child. Here are eight fun games to try the next time you’re on the road again. Your kids will love them, (these require no huge board games or toys that you have to lug around). The best part, most of them will take you down memory lane to your own childhood trips.Read More
To understand the benefits of eco-tourism for kids and families we spoke to Shyam Penubolu who is
an avid trekker and a nature lover. He has done several high-altitude and low-altitude treks in the Himalayas, Sahayadris and the Western ghats since the age of 14. After almost two decades in the corporate world, Shyam decided to follow his heart and set up an adventure outfit, Outdoers, that enables city folks to tread the road less traveled and visit some of the most beautiful, unexplored places in the mountains.
Summer is the time when children anticipate eight weeks of freedom, fun, and memory-making while parents anticipate eight weeks of juggling schedules and keeping the kids busy! School is out and Summer is in! And this means children are home! Yes, summers are fun – you can enjoy lazy days by the pool, go on vacations, stumble on adventures and do things that you will not be able to do during school days. But summers…Read More
Are you frustrated when store bought playdough/clay dries out? Surely, you are tired of buying something that can be easily made at home? With several household ingredients, you can not only save money but also create a fun activity. This easy project is fun for kids. The clay can be moulded into many different shapes for an endless number of crafts during summer break. Homemade clay recipes are perfect for modeling clay projects or other clay crafts. And making clay and playdough is easy and fun!Read More
Mommies always battle to please their little one’s taste buds. What better than a yummy sandwich to satisfy the hunger pangs? They are easy to make, get ready in no time and the best thing is that they are healthy and loved by people of all ages. Looking for some creative twist to the regular sandwiches? Here are few tasty ideas to make lunch boxes or kids’ party more fun! What’s more – these are just the…Read More
Image Source: Unsplash If your child is complaining of painful cramps in the muscles, fatigue, headaches, vomiting after being out in the hot sun throughout the day, it could be a sign that he is falling prey to the heat syndrome. There is a lot that we can do apart from keeping them well hydrated to combat the heat illness in our children. Our bodies are maintained at a consistent core temperature of 37 degree…Read More
Summer is the one time in the year when a child is free from the timetable of a school, free from expectations to study, and free to do whatever they want. Summer is also the time when children have the time and space to play, have new experiences, face new challenges and ultimately learn about themselves and grow to be independent. Is this expectation-free space important for a child? Absolutely. Especially in today’s world, it is crucial.Read More
Summers are here!
Summer is at its peak, and the magazines and publications are all flooded with “summer detox” ideas and similar articles. But most things that we read will either be a rehash of what we read last year, or stuff that doesn’t apply to our temperament or palate. So, let’s use our common sense and look at things that care for the environment both outside and inside our system. It’s about supporting our local farmers and relishing our home grown recipes.Read More
As a summer camp organiser, you might be fraught with anxiety – what if the children don’t like the plan you have put together? What if the parents are not happy? What if you do not have enough staff? And the worst – what if you don’t have enough children to run your camp?! While these questions are enough to give even a seasoned summer camp organiser some sleepless nights, there are a few basics that you can follow to organise a successful summer camp.Read More
When it comes to our health, most of us make a fresh start with the new year. But summers may be an even better time to focus on wellness. With a bit of effort now, you can go into the hottest season feeling energized and fit. To help you kick things off, I have chalked out a few tips which will help make sure that you are taking good care of your family and children.Read More