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 […]
I get a lot of different opinions on twinning clothes for parents and kids. Some people find find it cheesy… Some feel they make for cute photographs… Some genuinely just love twinning with their kids. I am personally a big fan of twinning and regularly team up outfits for Karma, Karan and I. Usually, 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 […]
Baby-wearing is all the rage these days and with good reason – It’s natural, convenient, comfortable and great for bonding with your child. Up until Karma was a year old, she was carried regularly for grocery runs, in the metro and on buses. We lived in Singapore then and I actually did not know much […]
Parents’ Airport Survival Guide – 10 Steps to Sanity!
So here you are at the airport – Vacation is planned, flight tickets in hand, itinerary is set, bags are packed and you are ready to go. And then BAM! Right between security and immigration, a surprise mayhem pops up like a scary clown jumping out of a cake! Yikes! Even though most parents these […]
Solo Parent Travel Tips for Mom and Toddler
Even though I consider myself quite an expert traveler, holidaying solo with my two and half year old in tow required a whole another set of skills. I got a chance to put mine to good use on our recent trip to US. While my husband Karan was around for the first half of our […]
We are so excited to be featured in Better Homes & Gardens May Issue. Imagine my surprise when I saw a FULL-PAGE layout on the kids room DIYs and furniture hacks we did for Karma’s small bedroom. And to see a big beaming photo of my little munchkin and I is icing on top! A […]