Category: parenting

The three magical words..

As parents, it is our responsibility to teach them about good manners, so as to make them respectful individuals. Today’s post is about the three 3 magic words that we need to teach our kids so as to raise helpful and grateful individuals. We as parents do everything in our power to fulfill…

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Meal planning: 6 main reasons you need to start doing it now!

Meal planning simply means planning ahead what you are going to eat and when. Now, this may sound like a daunting task, well at least for me it was. But trust me it has quite a lot of pros and its totally worth it. I have seen my mother plan our meals for…

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Importance of routine in a child’s life

A set routine creates a secure, predictable environment for the child, with no fear of the unknown. It helps set our body clock and helps in the long run by making a child independent, disciplined and better at time management. Overall it leads to a happy and calm household and a happy child.

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Ways to declutter & arrange your kids toys..

If you have kid/kids you know what I mean when I say it’s very difficult to arrange and manage their toys. The toy pile is like an endless thing. How many toys are too many??? We as parents want to provide our children with everything they want. And I feel too many toys…

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FLYAWAY BOY- JANE DE SUZA

This often happens, you know. When someone we love is around, we don’t tell them how we really feel about them. We’re don’t appreciate them. And when they are gone, we wish we had. We all do it, so don’t feel bad if you do too. It’s just part of who we are….

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Kids helping with household chores..

Every household has this discussion of whether and when to involve the kids with the household chores. A coin has both sides. There are people who feel it is best to start and teach them young and there are people who believe in letting them enjoy their childhood till it lasts. I, happen…

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Engaging activities for kids that enhance their developmental skills

Children are the most curious beings. They are constantly asking questions and love to explore the world around them. Sometimes we parents actually need to refer to books and the internet to come up with an answer. Like for example, on our recent trip to Goa, my 7-year-old asked me as to how are…

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Letter from a SAHM

As upsetting as it sounds, mothers these days are categorized according to their career status. Working mom, full- time working mom, part time working mom, work from home mom, full- time work from home mom, part- time work from home mom and stay at home mom (SAHM).Seriously? I mean, what makes you think…

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Dealing with Temper Tantrums

Tantrums can be seen in kids of all ages, sometimes in adults too. However, it is more commonly seen in pre-schoolers, meaning children up to 3 years of age. According to the dictionary, tantrums are basically an uncontrolled outburst of anger and frustration, typically in a young child. I remember reading somewhere, tantrums…

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WM vs SAHM- The never ending fight.

Being a mother is much more demanding and rewarding than anyone can really anticipate. And managing home and work at the same time is even more difficult. Plus we want to excel at both. Most of us would love to work part-time. But that’s not possible for all. We have to choose between…

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