Month: January 2015

6 things to keep in mind while choosing a baby name

6 things to keep in mind while choosing a baby name

When we were expecting our first baby, the whole thought of choosing a name for our first born seemed very exciting. My husband and I had decided not to find out the baby’s sex before birth as we wanted it to be an element surprise. But, for the fun of it, I would try the…

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What Pongal means to each region of India?

Pongal is primarily a harvest festival celebrated in various parts of India. Though it is celebrated on the same day, each region has its own distinct customs and traditions. It is also known differently in each region. While it is famous as Pongal in Tamil Nadu, the people of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh celebrate it…

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How grandparents make a difference in our kids’ lives

How grandparents make a difference in our kids’ lives

Grandparents are fun to be with.  Ask any child and, he’ll agree wholeheartedly. They not only pamper a child to the hilt but also shower him with boundless love and affection.  It’s not that we parents deny them of love or affection, but when it comes from grandparents, it’s something special. But unfortunately with the…

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22 ways to bring out the best in your child!

Diya loved to paint, doodle and do craft all the time. When she was barely six years, she replicated an intricate picture of an Indian Goddess from a local city magazine. At nine she had learnt the art of glass blowing and created many unique artefacts that dot her house even today. Now, Diya is…

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7 REALISTIC PARENTING TIPS

Parenting is no easy job. Most of us just get thrown into it without knowing what’s in it for us.  Sometimes it can get so frustrating and drive us to the edge that we want to give it all up. But the reality is that parenting can never really take a break. It’s a lifelong…

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