Are we telling our girls the right stories?

My daughter aged seven is excited every time someone gets her a new story book. Over time her enthusiasm has paled. She once grumbled “All stories are same”, and I tried to reason with her, with some momma jargon that she must inculcate the habit of reading. Of course, it didn’t work the way I expected. Obviously.…

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Home made organic coconut milk and coconut oil

I started including coconut milk and coconut oil in my diet a couple of months back. I started with Dabur Hommade brand of coconut milk but switched to homemade coconut milk (as and when I can), after I came to know of the dangerous additives and preservatives in it, that almost killed the goodness of coconut…

Dealing with an angry child

As parents and teachers one of the most important lessons we can impart to our children is to help them develop respect for themselves and others, and for this, we must see children as worthy human beings and be sincere in dealing with them.

Why a child resorts to anger and/or aggression?

To respond effectively to aggression and anger issues in children it is imperative to understand the underlying reasons. The incidence of anger in a child is polymorphic and could have its root in a number of emotional condition, medical issues, family environment, and life circumstances.

Product Review: Stevi0cal

I gave up sugar in my tea/coffee a year ago and I haven’t regretted it. Not having a major sweet-tooth has been an advantage. I replaced sugar with honey. However, soon I learned that honey has about 12-17 grams carbs per teaspoon, and when you are trying to restrict carb intake that really adds up…

10 Life Lessons That Cycling Taught Me

As a prelude, I’d like to mention that I have struggled with weight and body image issues for a sizable part of my adult life. But this blog is not about weight loss/obesity. I will reserve that topic for another time. I took up cycling as means to shed some extra pounds sitting on my…