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 […]
Category: Modern Parenting
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 […]
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 […]
Your Baby, Your Way! – A first-timer’s guide for first-timers
When I was pregnant, we decided not to have parents over to help out once our baby was born and do everything ourselves. Lot of couples are making that choice these days as it helps them bond with their baby. Most people were very surprised by our decision since it’s quite unheard of back home. […]