Why do we eat til laddoos on Makar Sankranti

'Til, gud ghya ni god bola', is a common expression used to greet family and guests in Marathi households during Sankranti celebrations. The expression literally means "Eat til and gur and speak well." Ever wondered why we eat Til Laddoos on Makar Sankranti. Read on to know.... Calcium and vitamin D are essential to building … Continue reading Why do we eat til laddoos on Makar Sankranti

A Mom’s Honest Thoughts As We Pivot Into 2022…PUBLISHED IN KIDSSTOPPRESS

THIS POST WAS FIRST PUBLISHED IN KIDSSTOPPRESS. CLICK TO SEE ORIGINAL ARTICLE. As the orange edge of the sun dipped into the horizon, the plethora of extraordinary sounds filled my building compound. Squeals, shrieks, giggles, howls, chuckles, mummers, chatter…the kids had come down to play. While casually sitting on the bench in the corner, I … Continue reading A Mom’s Honest Thoughts As We Pivot Into 2022…PUBLISHED IN KIDSSTOPPRESS

Eco-Friendly Seed Rakhis To Help Plant Trees …… published in Kidsstopress

THIS POST WAS FIRST PUBLISHED IN KIDSSTOPPRESS. CLICK TO SEE ORIGINAL ARTICLE. Children learn best from imitation. Also, when they are young we can easily mould them and change their habits. So if you want your child to make green choices, it is imperative that you practice rather than preach. Children understand and assimilate more … Continue reading Eco-Friendly Seed Rakhis To Help Plant Trees …… published in Kidsstopress

The Case of the Missing Christmas Cookies by Nancy Bruen

“Ahhhh, look at my hands!” yelled Seka. “They’re green like the Grinch!” “That’s from the cookies,” smiled mother. The buttery sweet aroma of the christmas cookies wafted through the kitchen. Mrs. Baker and her children, Seka and Paul, inhaled the scrumptious smell as they finished decorating the cookies. “Mmmm, can we have one?” asked Seka. … Continue reading The Case of the Missing Christmas Cookies by Nancy Bruen

Do Your Kids Know Why We Celebrate Guru Purnima…Published in Kidstoppress

THIS ARTICLE WAS FIRST PUBLISHED IN KIDSTOPPRESS. CLICK HERE TO SEE ORIGINAL ARTICLE. Can you imagine your life without a mentor, coach or guru? Be it that one school teacher who encouraged you, or that one college professor who taught you to believe in your capability, or a spiritual coach who showed you the right … Continue reading Do Your Kids Know Why We Celebrate Guru Purnima…Published in Kidstoppress