Many of us grow the lovely large leaved green and red amaranth in summer. But did you know that the not so attractive wild amaranth is equally delicious? It’s great in dals, curries, saag and even raw.
Happy Raksha Bandhan 2018: "Most of the time, siblings bond over doing things together. In some cases, one among the siblings assumes the role of a parent, a guide or friend and takes care of the other. A child's maturity develops from such relationships."
Family does not need to limit itself to blood, but can extend to mean all those that need us, and support us in return.
"We have even hosted spa parties for four-year-olds where pedicure and make-up stations were set up for both the moms and kids."
When my son was five years old and was asked to stop crying, he said, "You’ve got to cry till all the sadness comes out."
If a child likes building, help them expand on their interest by introducing them to building blocks. If a child likes sculpting with clay, help them explore structures that animals sculpt in nature.
"I feel there are many people living inside me (laughs), so I do not know which one wakes up on which day. Some days I am cool, on other days irate."
You thought your child is nagging you a lot? At least, they haven’t asked you for the following expensive items, some of which could burn a massive hole in your pocket.
Sridevi is not just remembered for her contribution to movies but also for being a doting mother to her children Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor.
"I was never a big star. The roles dried up further once I became pregnant. This made me think of a work format that would let me be around my children as well as work."
“Tastes are mostly learned; in a single generation we can change the relationship with the food we eat.”
Keeping screen time minimal can go a long way in giving the child time and opportunity to hone his or her creative instincts.
She would ask why her parents no longer stay together. I had to sit down one day and explain things to her in a manner that a five-year-old would understand.
"Only a woman could take care of a child," Tiwari was told when he decided to adopt a child with special needs. The youngest single adoptive parent in India eventually proved he was no less than any mother.
Happy Friendship Day 2018: Kids who are constantly in adult company are in danger of starting to dissociate with their peers.
As the mother of two boys, I feel I have an additional responsibility. I try to undo all that they learn when they step out.
‘It’s been a month since you had your period here. Have you had it again this month?’
“Some of the immediate effects of passive smoking include eye irritation, headache, cough or sore throat, dizziness and nausea. Asthma may be induced in children whose parents smoke.”
Parks and roads are littered with silk cotton leaves, Amaltas leaves and Ashok leaves. This, my friends, is treasure!
Children can go wild making collages of family photographs, which one can convert into frames and hang on the wall.