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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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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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Rang Barse? I have just come across a few recipes that I have to share even before trying them out. They sound easy enough and better still are the perfect antidote to every paranoid mums justified fears about synthetic colours that will be a part of the revelry on Monday. Ah, Holi! This will be [...]

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Santa’s going green Christmas has not been so exciting for a long time. That’s because for the first time we are experiencing little joys through the eyes of a 3 year old. The tree is actually out and trimmed, the carols are playing, the Christmas stories are being read and I can’t ever remember going [...]

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Activities to do when it’s raining My friends in Mumbai are whining about the rains while we in Delhi are complaining about the lack of them. Yet, we have been getting a random day of rain here and there and when it’s erratic like this, it’s best to keep the kids indoors. Rats, more indoors [...]

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