While growing up, I was not a regular breakfast eater. Despite my dad insisting on a proper meal every morning, I would skip it many times a week or just grab a toast on my way out to school. At that time, it didn’t occur to me that the reason I felt tired by second […]
What YOU Need To Know About Influenza: #MomVsFlu
A few months ago, I attended an Influenza Awareness Meet held at St. Regis here in Mumbai. I also hosted the event and moderated the panel discussions held during it. Ask any mother what she wants most in life, the answer will be the same across board – A healthy, happy child. And in order […]
Advantages Of Playing With Lego For Toddlers
Did you know that the name ‘Lego’ is derived from the Danish phrase leg godt which means play well? The Lego Group began in the workshop of Ole Kirk Christiansen, a carpenter from Billund, Denmark, who began making wooden toys in 1932. In 1934, his company came to be called Lego. In 1947, Lego expanded […]
Building LGBTQ Sensitivity In Kids – Start Young!
June is celebrated as LGBTQ Pride Month to honour the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. Those riots sparked the LGBTQ Liberation Movement in the United States. The last Sunday in June is celebrated as Gay Pride Day. There are many countries across the world that are making solid attempts to create awareness, openness & acceptance towards […]
Rediscover Yourself – 5 Steps To Awesomeness! ;)
2017 has been an incredible year for me. I feel like I found myself all over again and I truly wasn’t prepared for how I would feel about me by the end of the year. Most of you reading this would agree with the fact that we, as women, tend to get lost in our […]
10 Ways a Yes Today Prepares Your Kid for a No Tomorrow!
We’ve been traveling so much recently that all my latest blog posts are on travel tips. But since modern parenting is the heart of my blog, I’ve been thinking about what particular aspect to write about now that the travel posts are done. And then it hit me! While I was going through photos of […]
Growing up, my plan for my life was very clear. I was gonna become a journalist, travel a lot, never get married and no motherhood. My parents never put any pressure on me. I was never told about any rishta. My dad would politely tell them she’s too young or she has to settle down […]
Hello there! The new and improved Raising Karma Blog is now up! Thank you for being so patient and I hope you like it as much as I liked putting it together (barring a few times I banged my head on the wall!) 😉 I will keep fine tuning it over the next week […]
Outdoor Birthday Party or Baby Shower Decoration Ideas
I love outdoor parties… They’re easy to set up, decorate and clean up! That’s why when it came to planning a party for Karma’s 2nd birthday, we decided to go with a Garden Tea Birthday Party theme. It’s simple to implement, looks very grand and the timings are suitable for kids (afternoon or early evening). […]
The longest Karan and I have lived in one house is 1.5 years. After that, we invariably move apartments (or countries)! But this time, it looks like we aren’t going anywhere anytime soon and neither is our 1.5-year-itch. 😉 I just got so bored of the way my apartment looked. Not to mention the amount […]