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Little Hideaway Kids need their little hideaways, and I used to grin and bear it when they’d drag freshly washed bed sheets and throw silk (yes SILK!) cushions around to make their “caves” and “houses”. So it was with open arms and great joy that I welcomed the Thomas the Tank Engine Play Tent into [...]

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penis growth guide p>Something to Dough My 3 year old daughter has been eating on her own since she was 18 months, she can put on a pair of pants, she can wear Velcro shoes on her own and she has been threatening to do her own hair too! These developments have left me thrilled [...]

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Teeny Party Capers Birthday parties for babies can be daunting. Options are plenty based on budgets and how much energy and effort you want to expend planning them. Most invitees to a toddlers birthday will be in the range of ages 4 months to 3 / 4 years for sure. So here are a few [...]

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Flaunt your curves There are so few options when you think about trendy maternity wear in India. Now, say bye bye to the frumpy grandma frocks available down Hill Road or the lacy nighties all the expecting aunties wear. Satya Alwani’s exhibition of maternity wear labelled 9Mois came at the right time for me just [...]

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Watch your Ps and Qs baby Baby grabs, baby screams, baby wants, baby needs to learn his manners but how? Ok so learn by example and repetition. When talking about repetition, a great book is Disney Princess – A Book of Manners. We don’t limit our two year old son to gender specific toys, colours [...]

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Building brains while bathing Our baby cannot skip to the loo without a book ever. Loo and bath time require reading rituals. In fact if we seem less inclined to read to him on the couch, he sometimes makes up excuses to head to the restroom, knowing fully well that an adult will accompany him [...]

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personal essay for graduate school p>Bachha party I have always been super keen on ‘birthday parties’ whether they are for the adults of the family or the kids, everyone deserves a special time on their special day. Only thing I am not keen on is an over the top, elaborate kind of do where the [...]

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Amaze, Amuse and Appease! Wondering what to do different this weekend? Head to Innovative Film City- it will be worth your while and you’ll score major brownie points with your kids. This is an amusement park that pleases all age groups. Built to simulate a European ‘Main Street’ it is very spread out so wear [...]

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Set off to a great spurt…er… start! After the baby arrives, the most oft asked question is ‘how’s the milk coming?’ Firstly, it takes roughly 2 days to come in and secondly most of us city girls did not grow up surrounded by maternal forces where breast feeding and infant nurturing are second nature. We [...]

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Flutter-by I love butterflies; who doesn’t? These spectacular insects have the power to lift our spirits and somehow inspire our flighty dreams. So the Butterfly Park was definitely on my agenda this summer holiday. It took us around 40 minutes (from Koramangala) to get to the Park which is right next to the Bannerghatta National [...]

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