Priya Sachan

Priya Sachan is the founder and Chief editor of Shishuworld. Mother to a 5 years old girl, she is an avid reader, loves cooking and dabbles in DIY whenever time permits.


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35 Items Packing Checklist for Travel with Baby

Packing checklist for travel with baby What to pack when travelling with baby Baby essentials to carry on a trip   I still remember the first time, we travelled with my daughter. She was 6 months old and I had been thinking and planning for it for almost a month. I had then created my checklist which served me well on subsequent travels. Gone

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Coconut Oil Benefits for Babies, Kids And Adults

Coconut or nariyal is an essential in every Indian home and so is coconut oil. Whether you use coconut oil for cooking or not, it is still a staple and is present in almost every house in India. Being a tropical country, this wonder nut is grown in most coastal parts and easily available in rest of the country too. Coconut is a wonder

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Top 10 Best Books for 4 to 6 years old to Read

I have always been an avid reader and it gives me great joy to see my daughter even more in love with books. At 7 years of age, she reads way more than I did at that age. Today I share with you guys, our top picks of the best books for kids to read at the age of 5-7 years. It is impossible

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Top 10 Best Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian Protein Rich Foods for Kids

Protein Rich Foods for kids – Protein is an important nutrient for everyone but much more so for growing children. Protein is also called the body building nutrient and helps in building, maintaining and repairing the tissues of the body. Parents often worry about their kids not getting enough protein in their diet but the good news is children need much less protein in

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Why is it Important to Teach Kids About Money – When and How

We often talk about wholesome education for children. Gone are the days when kids were told to focus only on their studies and it was assumed that the only way to succeed in life was to score well in school and crack some competitive exam. Times have changed now and children need all-round education and development. It is essential to equip our children with

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Is it OK to say NO?

pic source: weeclicks.com This is an interaction between a little girl of 4 years, let us call her G and her grandmother trying to feed her near the swings. Let’s call her D. G :  “I don’t want to eat.” D: “Sit in one place.” G: No D: Aren’t you a good girl? G: No D( in raised voice): Don’t you want to grow

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5 sabudana/ sago recipes for babies, toddlers, kids

What is Sabudana? Sabudana or sago is a man-made starch extracted from cassava or tapioca roots. This starch is then processed to form small balls or spheres. Sabudana is also known as sago or tapioca pearls. It provides energy and is frequently used during religious fasting, when other grains are prohibited.   How to prepare sabudana? Sabudana is generally soaked in water for 4-5 hours

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New Mommies Dilemma- Crib sleeping or Co sleeping? Which is advantageous?

Once we get our little bundle of joy in our hand, we constantly think of how to keep him/her healthy and safe. Every decision becomes monumental. How to keep our baby safe while sleeping is another such thing that keeps revolving in our mind. Few Parents opt for crib sleeping while some for co sleeping. Now a days, many of the parents are aware

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How To Take Care Of Your Baby & Toddler In Winter?

With winter at its peak, we keep getting questions about caring for infants and young kids during the cold months. Winter brings with it seasonal colds and persistent coughs, which are heartbreaking to say the least. This is specially true in case of babies whose immune system and skin barrier are still developing making them prone to viral and bacterial infections. So, we have

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Ear Piercing for Kids: Correct Age, Precautions, Safety Tips

Ear piercing for kids  is an important ritual in India. I recently got my daughter’s ears pierced. And I had plenty of question before we took the plunge, so I realised that there must many parents across the country and the world who must be having similar questions. Ear piercing is a common ritual which has been followed through generations and it is common

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