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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Diwali is one of the biggest and most celebrated festivals across India and the world. The preparations start many weeks in advance with decluttering and cleaning of the house. People get their houses spic and span in anticipation of Goddess Lakshmi to visit their homes during this auspicious occasion. It is a festival of eating, lights and joy. It is also a festival
Diwali is my most favourite festival of the year. We have just finished celebrating navratri and are now gearing up for celebrating Diwali or Deepawali at the end of this month. I had shared this post a couple of years back and you will how special this festival is for me and how sentimental I am about it. Meri Ghar Wali Diwali Diwali also
For starters, this is a personal blog, which is meant for saving these stories with my daughter for posterity. So, if you have any other expectations from this, you may stop reading right now, otherwise enjoy and relate if you have a similar smart and sassy child at home. My 8 years old is growing up too fast and she comes up with these
Navratri is my perhaps the favorite time of year for me. It rekindles loads of happy memories from my childhood. The place that I grew up in was a melting pot of many cultures of India and it was best exhibited during these nine days of festivities. image source: dealsandyou.com
Few months ago, one of my friends told me about a traditional recipe from Rajasthan called “raab“. She used to give this to her child when he was a baby and started solids. This raab is also given in Gujarat and is much similar to halwa or lapsi . This raab recipe is made with bajra or pearl millet. Benefits of bajra or Pearl
Pic courtsey:shivalaya.org Ganesh Chaturthi or Gowri Ganesha or Ganpati festival is just round the corner. In North of India, you may not find too many festivities around this time but in the western and southern parts of the country it is one of the biggest festivals of the year, specially Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.
Monsoon is here and with it has brought many big and small sicknesses. With a little care and correct food, we can protect our kids from falling sick evert now and then. Honey Honey is one of the panchamrits according to Indian beliefs and including pure honey in your child’s diet is always going to reap rich benefits. Honey is good for cough and
Spices are a storehouse of goodness and they are not just there to excite our taste buds. There is a reason why certain spices were used in different recipes and if you look closely, you will realise that it was a way to ensure we have enough of those spices in our daily diet to keep us hale and hearty. We are doing this series where
Gestational Diabetes is a kind of diabetes which is diagnosed in pregnant women, who were previously not diagnosed with diabetes. This is usually diagnosed in third trimester of pregnancy.GD usually affects between 4 to 10 percent of pregnant women. It occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin. Insulin is a hormone which breaks down body glucose to energy which is used
Vermicelli recipes for kids Mango recipes for kids Vermicelli or seviyan is a popular Indian dessert, which is made for special occasions specially Eid. There are also many varieties that can be made by using raw vermicelli like upma, kheer, dry sevaiyan etc. Today we are sharing another version of vermicelli kheer with mango. This is a simple kheer recipe which elevates the plain