I had a PTM (Parent Teacher Meeting) of my 4-year old kid in school. My kid was feverish that day but the meeting was important and I couldn’t avoid going. As I walked into the classroom, I saw a familiar face. A friend who is also a doctor was waiting for her turn. I told […]
Myopia awareness week was celebrated recently. Dr. Anushree shares her insights and tips to avoid myopia in kids. What is Myopia? Myopia, commonly known as short sightedness, is a disorder of the eye leading to defective vision for distance and normal vision for near.It is one of the most common eye disorders in childhood and […]
Makar Sankranti is a harvest festival. It is called Sankranti in Maharashtra and Gujarat but it is known by various names in various states. The idea of celebrating the festival is the same – thanking mother nature for the fresh harvest and cooking a meal with it. Sankranti and Children As we get more urbanized, […]
Summer vacation means life without rules and though it is fun for children, it does mean managing a mad house for mom’s. Earlier, summer vacation simply meant being ready early and taking off with friends on cycles or playing out the whole day. Today, things are different and it is just not possible. Most parents […]
Many parents find it difficult to set up good communication channels with their child. Many parents find that they spend the majority of their time yelling at their child in hopes to change their behavior. When a parent yells over many days, then the child starts to just tune it out. If this is happening […]
How many of you dreaded Maths in school? I know I did! I found it extremely boring and unimaginative. The whole tables, and equations and BODMAS etc. etc. made my head hurt and I always looked at ways to not do Mathematics. I don’t think it was to do with the understanding level of the […]
This is a series where I give a peek into my family – A gang of doers I am a Digital Marketer who works from home and at any given point in time is oscillating between being a supermom and a train wreck. Hubby dear is a cool guy with a mean neatness streak! On […]
Being a mother is tough, but you do learn a lot while at it.Here are a few of my learnings.
So you will be the ‘Satark’ Mom! she said. And I loved the sound of that.
I am a mom of two. Anyone expecting a mushy, joyous Johnson baby advertisement kinds of anecdotes or stories, should quit reading right away. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. So, I am a mother of two and am on a continuous guilt trip! Not joking, and the fact that it feels like a roller […]