Christmas is only a few days away and then there will be the New Year. With the advent of internet and emails, e-cards, phone calls, Facebook have replaced the traditional exchange of cards on these occasions. But they have their own charm and nothing can replace the joy of receiving a lovely card. One of the most distinct memories that I have as a
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
Holi, the festival of colors is just round the corner and it is one of the most-waited festivals in India. It is a fun festival specially for kids since they can get wet to their heart’s desire and play with color with their friends. But there are common and justified worries of parents related to this wonderful festival. Let us take a
Teacher’s day card Teachers appreciation card A DIY Chalk Box Craft for teacher’s Day 5th of September is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in India in the memory of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Teacher’s day was a special day while we were growing up. It was not a holiday but a celebration at schools. We used to carry small gifts, most often flowers for teachers
It is true that children learn by experiencing and not everything need be spelled out in front of them. I love doing activities with my daughter and recently we did a cyclone experiment together which we had seen on toddler TV.
Travel with Homemade baby food Travel food for babies – Travelling with a baby or a toddler has its challenges and you have to be extra-careful while packing stuff for your child. Gone are the days when you could take up a trip at a moment’s notice, now it is essential to plan your outing to the last detail. One of the major concerns once
Children’s day is round the corner and what better way to make it special for your child and his/her friends than by hosting a fun party for them. Children’s Day in India is celebrated on 14th of November every year on the occasion of Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru’s birth anniversary who was fondly called chacha Nehru or uncle Nehru by kids. Here we give
My little girl is enamored with aquariums. She can watch fishes swim for hours. Once we could not enter a restaurant for a long time even though there was place available, because they had a large aquarium in the waiting area. She finally relented after much cajoling but dinner was interspersed with many breaks to see the fishes. I have been toying with
You do not need to spend a bomb on keeping your baby happy, as discussed in another article on using regular household stuff to create innovative toys for babies and toddlers. On many requests, here we present a full tutorial on making your own rattles.
Make a Playhouse for your toddler from recycled cardboard boxes Playhouses are a favourite with toddlers. It gives them a place of their own and wings to their imagination. See your baby taking care of the house, decorate it and make it truly her own.