In spite of being brought up in a not so conservative family, things like –“amma, water”,”amma, my uniform”, “amma, my shoes” or “akka, my books”, “akka, my homework!”(demands from my brother who was always pampered by his two doting sisters!) were a part of the daily routine. As if these were less to address to,... Continue Reading →
Gender traits – Changing trends…
Avoid stereotyping your kids... Yesterday at the kitty party, I heard Mrs. Ahuja saying, "Can you guess what happened yesterday? I got a call from my son's school. His teacher had lost it. She holds my son responsible for all the indiscipline in the class! She also accuses him of teasing and bullying the... Continue Reading →
Do Girls Love To Play With Dolls??
Girls love to play with dolls and boys with guns!!! Is it true? I fail to understand, from where this theory originated. I remember the days when I used to shop toys for my daughter, dolls as a requirement was never on my mind! Right from the time my baby was a toddler, we would... Continue Reading →
Love your planet!
See It To Believe It! It was celebration time... an evening full of fun, food n frolic awaited me, at the block party! I was holidaying at my sister's place in California. The party was to start, with a water balloon fight at 3:00 pm. Being in a foreign land, I had my apprehensions... which... Continue Reading →
Making The Right Career Choices…
The road not taken.. Life provides us with ample opportunities to learn. It is up to us to make the best of it. Travelling in a school bus has been one such enriched journey for me over the years. It has helped me get a better insight into the lives of the kids, being in... Continue Reading →
PLAY HOLI WITH NATURE
Holi – colours, colours and more colours!! A splash of colours, a dash of colours, a burst of colours; Vibrant colours! Irresistible aren’t they?? Nature has the best of colours – Colours of the birds and bees, flowers and leaves; Spring and fall, not to forget, the rainbow of all! Today’s kids are deprived of... Continue Reading →