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Keep Calm and Mommy On: Raising Responsible Boys

August 2, 2018 9:42:06 am

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.

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When trying to get pregnant is a family affair

August 1, 2018 5:35:16 pm

‘It’s been a month since you had your period here. Have you had it again this month?’

pakoras, rains, monsoon recipes

Enjoy the monsoon with these recipes from the hills of Mussoorie!

August 2, 2018 9:53:51 am

Kandali is also known as nettle grass or Bicchu Boot. Nettle grass helps keep us warm during the monsoon and winter seasons. It also helps to increase immunity.

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Manage juvenile diabetes holistically with diet and yoga

August 3, 2018 5:44:26 pm

Ayurveda allows all fruits and vegetables, in limited portions, and some fruits like berries and pomegranates are extremely good for diabetics.

10 books to read aloud to your four-year-old, picked by a mom

August 2, 2018 9:51:11 am

After reading The Library Lion, Tisya told me, “I wish I had a tail, Mumma, then I could swish and wipe my chalkboard without having to search for the duster.”

Get your kids to exercise, bone health

Help your kids have strong bones, with these tips from a doc!

August 2, 2018 10:04:16 am

Avoid feeding them processed foods, because it robs them of nutrients required by the body, creating a bad impact on bones.

Happy birthday Harry Potter, Potterheads

12 Harry Potter facts you probably didn’t know, for Potterheads

April 5, 2019 2:07:19 pm

When Rowling wrote the first book in the series, she was broke, divorced and a single mother. She was also mourning the death of her mother, who died after years of suffering from multiple sclerosis.

Passive smoking affects the whole family, passive smoking and kids

Parents, don’t bring the smoking habit home!

July 31, 2018 1:31:45 pm

“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.”

The Gran View: Her smile said, ‘Mama, I will stand, walk and dance one day!’

October 8, 2018 3:48:01 pm

The doctors in India declared 40 years ago that she was born spastic with cerebral palsy and nothing much could be done. My husband and I refused to give up.

Owl-themed books, kids love owls

5 cute and fuzzy owl books for kids

July 30, 2018 5:39:52 pm

Does your child hate being cuddled? They’re sure to relate to the baby owl in this delightful book. The Baby Owl he isn’t cute, even when all the animals in the woods want to hug the cute and fluffy little thing.

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World Toilet Day: Teach kids the life-skill of good toilet habits

November 19, 2018 2:08:34 pm

World Toilet Day: Learning to use toilet is a core developmental skill that every child must adapt at a young age.

BBQ Barley, Beets, Quinoa Salad, Chef Sahil Arora, super grains, super foods

Cook these healthy mood-lifters for the family!

July 30, 2018 11:54:49 am

"I love these fritters, which my grandmother used to make for me, and now cook it for my daughter, who enjoys it thoroughly.”

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‘Mom, Dad, what does rape mean?’

October 12, 2018 2:57:32 pm

We live in cruel world, a world where rape culture is prevalent. Victims are blamed for sexual abuse and male sexual violence is normalised. Violence against anyone can never be normal and children need to know that.

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Make balanced meals for kids a reality

July 29, 2018 11:20:23 am

Teach your children about portions and also let them understand that there are many who do not get even one proper meal in a day.

5 dinosaur movies to watch with your child

July 29, 2018 10:02:00 am

We’ve put forth a list of movies on cute, not-so-little dinosaurs that won’t give your kid the nightmares.

Short Story: The Tic-Tic-Tic Trouble by Pavithra Sankaran

October 12, 2018 1:51:42 pm

‘I know who stole the watch. I know the thief!’ she whispered fiercely. She told him everything she had figured out.

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Get creative with these dim sum recipes!

July 28, 2018 9:35:02 am

Try out these dimsum recipes with your kids, courtesy Ho Chi Ming, Chef de Cuisine Zega, Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel Gachibowli. Children would enjoy these dim sum recipes, as they are non-spicy and you can vary the ingredients with meat or vegetables, depending on your family’s choice. It’s also an easy way to trick children into […]

Moth Lady V Shubhalaxmi, National Moth Week, moths and butterflies

Moths are great mimics and some even feed on tears, says the Moth Lady!

July 30, 2018 10:10:06 am

Though they lack noses, moths are expert sniffers. A male moth can smell a female more than 10 km away.

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Kinder Garden: Compost, from garbage to gold

July 27, 2018 2:29:20 pm

Parks and roads are littered with silk cotton leaves, Amaltas leaves and Ashok leaves. This, my friends, is treasure!

Parenthesis: Managing parent and teacher relationships

July 27, 2018 11:40:57 am

For both parties, the meeting can be either constructive or a complete waste of time. But the onus of the same does not depend on the teacher alone. As a parent, we have a role to play too.

Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse 2018

Lunar Eclipse 2018: Pregnancy myths and beliefs

July 27, 2018 11:54:28 am

Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse 2018 Effects on Pregnant Woman: Dr. Mitali Madhusmita, Senior Doctor, Sri Sri Tattva Panchakarma breaks down some of the beliefs and traditions that pregnant women are advised to follow during an eclipse.

World Egg Day: Burger to biryani, make these yummy dishes for kids

October 12, 2018 11:56:01 am

World Egg Day: Try these delicious egg-based recipes for your family, whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner!

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Essential monsoon baby care tips

July 26, 2018 3:28:50 pm

While it’s highly advisable to use diapers while outdoors, make sure to let your baby’s skin breathe freely without diapers once inside the house.

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Lunar Eclipse: Safety tips and how to watch it with the kids

January 21, 2019 10:03:20 am

Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse: A lunar eclipse is caused by the alignment of Sun, Earth and the Moon in the same order and the alignment has to be very precise. An eclipse is a painfully slow process, check its progress once every 5-10 minutes to see a visible difference.

Know Your Monument: Rani ki Vav, which is on the new Rs 100 note!

October 29, 2018 11:21:54 am

Among the largest stepwells in Gujarat, the sculptural wealth of Rani ki Vav surpasses all others. Built during the 11th century by the Solanki-dynasty Queen Udayamati to commemorate her husband Bhimadeva I, the stepwell is testimony to the exemplary craftsmanship of the time.