If your child has been through the ‘why’ stage and never seemed to have knocked it off; help is at hand. This one is specially for parents and young adults who love science and can’t get enough of the how’s and why’s. TIFR (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) has started a forum called Chai and [...]
It’s a tonic that helps boost the immune system. The moment the weather fluctuates one way or another, all or some of us start sniveling. When the mild cold, turns into a full blown flu it’s really no fun. Especially when the flu victim is a 4 year old who is most susceptible to picking [...]
For this one, lay your hands on a fresh uncut loaf of white bread. Get a sharp long knife or a baker with one. Get the loaf cut into long horizontal slices instead of the regular vertical small ones. Take one slice and evenly spread butter on it.
Velvet is the name of a new brand of homemade fine chocolates and we were lucky to sample some of the products at a party recently. Created out of the kitchen of Mrs. Pallavi Ved, come the most delicious, smooth chocolates in flavours that have my mouth watering as I think of them: Hazelnut and [...]
If you don’t want to use an actual egg for the traditional Easter-egg-painting part of the festivities, here’s an easy to do Easter craft that doesn’t require much in terms of materials. You’ll need: Some coloured kite paper strips Fevicol A blown up balloon Paints
If you are always on the lookout for organic food options, you are going to LOVE this place. “Down to Earth” has been around for almost two years now, but appeared recently on my radar. I walked in and was bowled over by the well laid out, brilliantly stocked store.
Batik Eggs Supplies: • Fresh, raw eggs or whole hard boiled eggs • Crepe paper • Hot water • 1 tablespoon of white vinegar • Candle and matches • Leaves • Stocking
A minor accident has forced my husband stay at home. He loves watching movies and that’s what we did for the first few weeks to pass the time. But then after a while that got boring too. We had tired of playing our regular board games. We needed something new – enter Scattergories by Parker [...]
Most often, the best gifts are handmade ones and when a child presents his/her crafty idea to doting grandparents, uncles and aunts; the present takes on a priceless quality. My grandmother recently gave my four year old son an Easter egg basket that I had decorated for her 26 years ago. Here are a few [...]
My 5 year old has wanted a ‘scooter’ since she was 3! She had a fascination for watching the older kids zoom past her swing park and it looked like the whole process needed minimal effort, that’s when the demand for ‘my own scooty’ started. This year we decided we would get her one, the [...]