Category: Parenting

Kids Do Everything #JustLikeMom

As my husband and I drove back home, tired and worn out, I was gathering strength to tackle my 7 year old daughter‘s tantrums. I thought she might be little upset with us!  We had gone for the usual weekend grocery shopping leaving our 7 year old daughter at home. She likes going out with us in the car; listening to some of her favourite songs and chatting with her dad! But grocery shopping doesn’t excite her much and so she reluctantly decided to stay back at home with her grandparents.  I rang the door bell, expecting to see my daughter...

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A Day in the Life of a Mom – Crocs busy day contest Winner

And the shrill alarm rang at a horribly unearthly hour. Ma AllJazz rolled over, shut her phone with vehemence and slipped right back into her benign dream world. She was rudely woken up again, by what seemed like the retching sound of a week long undigested chicken. As she slowly came to life and as her brain cells powered up, Ma AllJazz discovered that the culprit was her phone, belting out her son's version of music. Perhaps, his way of getting even with her for the previous day's dinner, comprising of a very bitter gourd? Apple of her eye?...

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(The author runs a blog called NIRVANAMA at You can go to NIRVANAMA to read more posts about becoming a happy and stress free mom) We all love talking about women empowerment. We all are staunch proponents of it. Today I am going to bring your attention to a class of society whose empowerment is overlooked most of the time. Many don’t think they need empowerment. Most of us don’t KNOW they need empowerment. I am talking of our children. Children need empowerment. From day one. Whether it’s a toddler or a teenager, we need to consciously empower...

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4 ways parents and teachers can make kids learn from their mistakes

To err is human and kids are no exception. In fact, in our formative years, we all have had a history of making small and big blunders. Most of the important things that we learn in our lives do not come easy. So, one must understand that making mistakes is only the first step to learning valuable lessons in life. A child shouldn’t be termed as a failure for making a mistake as it would deter him from even trying or participating in challenging tasks. Kids are reprimanded, beaten even for failing in exams. Such behavior is not suitable...

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GurgaonMoms say #FeedToDefeat

We celebrate so many days and occasions, why not celebrate health and the importance of good health at that. October is celebrated as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month world over. With alarming number of breast cancer incidences in the Delhi/NCR region we have an added onus on our shoulder to ensure that we take charge and get checked regularly.    In order to mark the occasion, Medela India organized an awareness campaign ‘FeedToDefeat’ on Sunday, October 18, 2015, in Connaught Place, New Delhi, to encourage more and women to practice breastfeeding in order to reduce the risk of breast...

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Be and let be

I will try and make this a quick post..I have to finish the jhadu poocha and bartan for today. I, Rubina Dhankar, was born a jat, Hindu jat..out of Harpal Singh Dhankar and Prem Drall's Union. I belong to Biharipur Village in district Saharanpur. When I grew up I was married off in a good Hindu jat family from rajasthan, I had a man who rung bells for hanuman ji twice a day, without fail, 14 years I saw him do that, and saw him kill me on the side. I then divorced and married a Muslim man out...

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