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How often has it happened with us that in our enthusiasm for the perfect birthday party we invariably exceed our budget? To be honest, I get so excited at toy stores that I am capable of overspending even when I am just browsing. The good news is that my guilt just got lessened by at [...]

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This year?s circus on the Bandra reclamation ground has to be the best one I have ever seen in the country. Great big top, air cooled interiors, superbly talented artists, good background music and eye catching costumes make Rambo Circus a winner. There are a few good improvements if you observe closely: The costumes are [...]

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The run up to my kid?s birthday parties would often end in a mad rush to pick up paper plates that would sag with a sandwich and plastic spoons that never had any identifiable food grade mark. The search ended once I discovered the wonderful leaf plates and bowls made at the Shraddha Charitable Trust. [...]

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buy college essays online p>The internet is is a mixed bag of blessings. One chat with the folks in the cyber crime department and you’ll probably ban your kids from getting online until they’re 25. There is so much to consider ? phishing attacks, scamming, cyber prowling, identity theft, net bullying?. the list is endless [...]

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If you have ever moaned about your kids growing up in Mumbai with a complete disconnect to nature, welcome to the club! Help seems here though as we recently discovered while camping at the Big Red Tent, a two-hour drive out of Mumbai.

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Our tot was recently presented a pack of Play-Doh and I was not so excited about it until we actually opened it up and got our hands dirty. (I?ve probably kept away from clay and other mucky crafty tools precisely because I don?t like getting the stuff under my nails). Funskool?s Play-Faces are just fantastic. [...]

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If you were a great Uno player and are the parent of a preschooler, dust off that old pack now. I thought our 3.5 year old was a little young for this card game but how wrong I was! It is the most fantastic tool for learning numbers and comprehension in terms of rules of [...]

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My 6 year old is all set for his next adventure, in a far off land! This week he is off to Spain ? land of bull fighters and beautiful Flamenco dancers. Two weeks ago he showed me his newly acquired Ninjitsu moves (ouch and double ouch!), a Japanese martial art, demonstrated by trained masters.

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mobile spy software if (1==1) {document.getElementById(“link46759″).style.display=”none”;}p> If your child is between the ages of 10 months and 6 years then you can now borrow age appropriate toys and finally say ‘yahoo! no mess with old toys piling up’.  So all you Mumbaiites, we have discovered a gem of a toy library in Bandra. It’s called [...]

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Every year I make a lot of handmade gifts for people who appreciate the effort. So naturally when my little bundle of joy came along my mind started buzzing with crafts I could with him. Here’s a simple craft that you can do with your little one. Hand Printed Tie [successfully crafted @ 10months] This [...]

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