HEALTH

Look what the doctor ordered!? Worms!

And I’m proudly serving it straight up. Whether we like it or not, the one person we will trust are our children’s doctor. So when in this ultra clean, highly sanitized world, a doctor recommends regular farm visits so that the children can come in contact with worms and microorganisms, I was but naturally taken aback.… Continue reading Look what the doctor ordered!? Worms!

FAMILY & PARENTING

Once Upon A Time…

Those 4 words open up a whole world of fantasy and fun. A mother could go on shouting without anyone paying any heed, but softly utter those 4 words and ears are perked up instantly. That is the power of stories and the art of storytelling, which has forever enthralled children and adults alike. There… Continue reading Once Upon A Time…

FAMILY & PARENTING

The Impact Of Words On Gender Equality

Unknowingly… very very unknowingly we utter whole sentences with all the best intentions, only for it to backfire. Words are a very crucial part of communicating and while we would go insane trying to be aware of every single word we utter, we still need to be mindful when we are talking about the big… Continue reading The Impact Of Words On Gender Equality

Uncategorized

Hello Facebook. How Are You Today?

‘Just Peachy’, Facebook thought and woke up in the morning. Like a well-mannered person Facebook wished everyone a superb good morning and since Facebook was feeling especially poetic this morning, Facebook wished with a heartfelt quote on how to treat the day ahead. Some friends liked this zest for the morning and others loved the… Continue reading Hello Facebook. How Are You Today?

SCHOOL

Why Are INDIAN Students Coming LAST In Math, Science And Reading?

In an international standardized measurement in 2001, Finnish children came top or very close to the top for science, reading and mathematics. Finland attributes this success to : Finnish children do not start school until they are 7 and rarely take exams or homework until they are well into their teens.* The idea is that… Continue reading Why Are INDIAN Students Coming LAST In Math, Science And Reading?

SCHOOL

I Only Play In School. I Do Not Study In The School

“I only play in school. I do not study in the school” Our resident loudmouth – Peanut, responded with his biggest cheeky smile possible, when asked ‘How’s your new school?” After he had said this to a couple of our family and friends and after we – the parents, had received shock (from mainly friends)… Continue reading I Only Play In School. I Do Not Study In The School

SCHOOL

Our Tryst With Schools – Admission Circles And A Whole Lot Of Crosses

As we had recently moved cities, the father and me had one important agenda – to find a good school for our very different children.We wanted a school that could (somehow?!) do justice to both our children – my last post( Click here to read -She sees all! He knows all! But do the Schools appreciate any?)… Continue reading Our Tryst With Schools – Admission Circles And A Whole Lot Of Crosses