Money Gym by Women on Wealth

I was on the Women on Wealth WhatsApp list for close to a year without a clue as to who they are or what they do. So what’s new? Everybody wants to be rich and famous. Ok, at least rich. And everybody who is a coach, consultant, a healer has the answer to how to be rich or more “spiritually” how to attract abundance. What’s different was my question? And then one day early Feb this year I got a call from a woman who spoke to me about what the Money Gym program had done for her.  A...

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Give Me a Breath of Fresh Air!

“Rohan! Stop watching T.V. It’s time to go for some play outside.” How many of us can dare to make such a statement today? Playing in the fresh air was probably the best thing that could happen to kids, some time ago. And today’s announcement directs schools to withdraw all outdoor activities for children as the National Capital Region woke up to a thick haze blanket of hazardous air. Isn’t it sad? Human activity and existence have brought us to such a miserable condition. I was pain stricken to see little children and adults walk down the streets wearing...

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A Special Birthday: My First Solo Travel – Uttrakhand

It’s been an unusual set of recent months in my life. From taking a sabbatical to pure indulgence at home, with kids and life in general. Home, children & their exams seemed like the most meaningful, tangible goal I had. The absence of the busyness of exams by end-March was weighing me down. I was also becoming increasingly aware of a growing dissonance within me. I was beginning to reflect on my life, on the turn of recent events, on my past and how hazy the future appeared but amidst a lot of chaos and clutter. The yearning for...

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Choti Si Asha- Your Support Can Make A Difference

Gurgaonmoms celebrated Children’s day on 14th November at Excelsior American School with close to about 100 children from five schools in Gurgaon that support the less privileged kids achieve their dreams. The energy and happiness in the air were just infectious! These kids, exhibited confidence, hope, and determination against the daily challenges they see in their everyday lives.They taught us many lessons and left us humbled! With some support and a little push, we can help these kids find a better footing in life. We are listing the details of each of the schools that were a part of this...

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WHY DOLPHIN POD?

Dolphin Coaches and Pod Sessions: Why Two Fins are better than one – Dr. Shimi K Kang (Psychiatrist and Author) The National Education Association (NEA) deems collaboration as an essential skill for students to learn because it is inherent in how work is accomplished and how our workforce functions. In my research, I have found the characteristics of one of the world’s most altruistic mammals, the dolphin, to be a powerful metaphor for collaborative teaching and learning approaches. Now, if dolphins could enter the current work world, they would blow the competition out of the water no pun intended)! Dolphins are famous for...

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Growing up with Windows 10: Keep your children safe online with parental controls

Shreya Lall, an 11-year-old student at Heritage Xperiential Learning School, Gurugram and her father Alok Lall talk a lot about safety. “My parents are very concerned about my safety and security. The thing that I remember the most from my growing up years is -never talk to strangers,” says Shreya. But like millions of children around the world, an essential part of Shreya’s schooling involves stepping into the cyber world. “How does ‘never talk to strangers’ apply to the cyber world? I sometimes get emails with links from people I don’t know. Some of my friends are also on...

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’50 Films That Changed Bollywood, 1995-2015′ by Shubhra Gupta: A Gurgaonmoms Book Club Event

Gurgaonmoms Book Club brings to you a book reading session of ’50 Films That Changed Bollywood, 1995-2015′ by Shubhra Gupta. If you are a movie buff and love reading, then you should be a part of this event. Shubhra is a film critic and senior columnist with the Indian Express. She has been reviewing films for  20 years now and in her book 50 Films That Changed Bollywood, 1995-2015  she looks at the modern classics that have redefined Hindi cinema – from DDLJ and Rangeela to Satya and Dev D to Queen and Bajrangi Bhaijaan. She offers a fascinating glimpse...

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Gear Up for Krama Studio’s Mom Fitness Party with Sucheta Pal

Krama – A Lifestyle Studio   in collaboration with Gurgaonmoms is bringing the most exciting Fitness Party in Gurgaon for our members. The event has some super stuff lined up that would surely be beneficial to the attendees Zumba by Sucheta Pal Sucheta needs no introduction.She is an international Zumba Education Specialist and the selected few Master Trainers of Zumba in the world.She is currently leading India after undergoing her fitness training from the USA. She is also a trainer for the celebrity fitness program Piloxing and a Masala Bhangra Workout Ambassador. Nutrition talk by Nidhi Mohan Kamal Nidhi is a  Food Scientist...

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‘Çhoti Si Asha ‘- A Children’s Day Event by Gurgaonmoms

This Children’s Day  GurgaonMoms is inviting 100 kids from different underprivileged schools, for a Cultural Festival – ‘Choti Si Asha’.The venue is the Excelsior American School, Sector 43, Gurgaon. They would be given a stage to express, an opportunity to interact with many more kids and to leave inspired and happy! We would also be arranging snacks and lunch for the children and the teachers. We came together in 2013 for the very first Choti Si Asha event and we are doing it again this year! The participating schools are : Ecolib Foundation It works through literacy, livelihood promotion,...

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No More Fussy Eaters – An Interactive Q&A Session with Celebrity Nutritionist Pooja Makhija

Don’t know how to get your picky eater to chew on spinach or chomp down crunchy fruits? Worried if the kids are getting enough essential nutrients?  Frustrated when the dinner table becomes a battleground? Or just confused with all the information (sometimes contradictory) available on and offline? Celebrity nutritionist and noted author of Eat.Delete and Eat.Delete. Junior, Pooja Makhija, answered these and many more questions at an interactive Q&A session organized by Child Magazine with Gurgaon Moms at the Le Meridien, Gurgaon. Right of the bat, Pooja (the mother of two lovely girls) shared, “Nutrition is made out to...

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Infertility Issues ? Here’s a Website that Facilitates Couples to Brave It with Support and Knowledge

It is believed that nearly 15% of the Indian population suffers from some form of infertility. Research, in fact, indicates that India has witnessed a 20-30% surge in infertility cases in the past 5 years. The volume of people affected by it sums up to be more than 150 million. Every year 10 million new cases are adding up in India. The global IVF market is expected to grow to $21.6 billion by 2020, fuelled by an increasing demand for treatment. InfertilityDost is at its nascent stage but with burgeoning market of IVF it is sure to make an...

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CRITTERATI-India’s First Luxury Hotel For Pets in Gurgaon

Welcome to the “CRITTERATI” family. India’s first luxury hotel for pets. “CRITTERATI” is the first and one of its kind DOG HOTEL with ultra-modern FIVE STAR facilities for your Poochie. From boarding facilities to grooming to spa and cafe to clinic to shopping, it is the one-stop luxury destination for your pets. A new place for boarding happiness that will redefine pet culture.  CRITTERATI takes utmost care with regard to the safety concerns of the pet. Let be a day boarding, a day’s stay or long stay they make sure that your pet has the most rocking time with them....

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I am a Housewife : Really ‘Just’ a Housewife?

How many women are often questioned about what is it that they do? Being a woman I can say a number of times. And what if your answer is ‘I am a housewife’.I am sure most of us are considered almost worthless if we are just a housewife. Considered doing nothing at all by almost everyone around be it our husband, our relatives, friends, and even mere acquaintances too. But the key the is do you feel worthless but what these people think? Taking care of your home is one of the most worthy and privileged jobs. That’s what I...

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Secret Superstar-Film Review

#SecretSuperstar This review is as timely as yesterday’s newspaper. Most of us have either seen the movie already or are biding our time till Amazon prime delivers. AK productions have hit upon a winning formula – Tell stirring stories of insuppressible talents from the hinterland, who make it against all odds. Throw in some angst like domestic violence, dyslexia or parochial mindsets. Add in an utterly gooey hearted mom and a wonky dad. Tug at the heartstrings of audience, with the family’s conflicts and trauma. Show them succeed. Voila, You have your hit movie ready. ( e.g. Taare Zameen Par, Dangal and the...

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Madame Tussauds Delhi Opens on 1st December 2017- Launches Pre-Booking Offers

New Delhi, 26th October 2017: Madame Tussauds Delhi announces the much-awaited opening dates of the attraction slated for 1st December 2017. Located in the heart of Delhi’s – Connaught Place, the attraction is set to introduce a whole new world of entertainment to Indian audiences. Madame Tussauds opens its online portal booking of tickets for the attraction with exciting pre-booking offers where guest can visit anytime or day of their choice within 365 days. The tickets to the attraction will be available at https://www.madametussauds.com/delhi/en/. Madame Tussauds tickets can also be booked at nearby, cleartrip, goeventz and bookmyshow. To indulge...

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Can you love two people at a time?

Can you love two people at a time? This has been a topic of never-ending debate…. But this was not the case with him….he loved both of them equally…. He couldn’t do without either of them….his life had no meaning without their presence…. He always tried to keep both of them separate….so that the creeper of jealous doesn’t climb up the wall of love…… He even provided them separate abode…… This was that unfortunate day when despite all the efforts…he left them both together in his car….,n that opened the can of worms…. There was this spiteful conversation between...

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4 Muscle-Moms Breaking the Stereotypes

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” This is a famous quote by C.S Lewis and I felt exactly the same when I interviewed these 4 amazing moms who are actually living their dream. Their dedication and hard work in staying fit are truly commendable. Read on as they share their journey with all of us and I am sure that their life story would motivate many of us. Kudos to the muscle moms!   Shweta Rai Bajaj     Please tell us something about yourself    I am a  fitness professional...

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Victory Over Life by Srishti Pandey

Srishti Pandey has completed her class 12th this year by securing 94.75%n now she is pursuing psychology Hons from Lady Shriram College.She is jovial by nature and likes to read and watch romcoms.Srishti is kind-hearted, very positive about herself and cares for elderly people.She loves to pamper herself too. Her mother Gunjan, a Gurgaonmoms member shared these beautiful lines written by Shristi which is a reflection of her positive and go-getter attitude in spite of all the challenges.More power and light to you...

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Halloween Fun Ideas for Kids

Halloween is celebrated each year on October 31. It originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts.Halloween is celebrated globally now and has evolved into a day of activities like trick-or-treating and carving jack-o-lanterns. So if you are looking forward to dressing your kids this Halloween then here are some costume ideas for your little munchkins You may get creative and get them stitched or visit these sites to order one www.costumekart.com www.madcapspartyshop.com www.ebay.in www.amazon.in www.firstcry.com   4 clever ways to fright and delight with these not...

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7 Ways in which a Parent’s Infidelity Impacts Kids

It was Rakshabandhan day – a festival that families typically celebrate together – that ended in tragedy for a family. The mother consumed poison, the father was taken into police custody, and three teenaged children were left to fend for themselves. All because the father had an affair and the photographs of him and the other woman having sex went viral. This incident did not take place in the big, bad city but in a small, sleepy hamlet in Kumaon.  Impulsive decisions can be made by anyone, anywhere. However, when such decisions are made by parents, children get sucked...

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