How to explain diversity to a child

How to explain diversity to children

‘Mom I won’t be playing with Maya anymore,’ quipped my kid of 6 years. ‘Hmm.. Did you have a fight with her,’ I asked disinterested? ‘No, Mona says she doesn’t like playing with dark skinned people and as Mona is my best friend, I will have to let go of Maya’ I was jolted by […]

Mental health – An open letter to my children

Why do some deaths affect us more than the other? Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide has sent shockwaves across the country. It is being said that he killed himself because of mental health issues. He was apparently in depression and was under medication. He was a bright student, an astronomy enthusiast, a reader, an actor, a […]

Less painful vaccine is my reason to be happy at vaccination time

We recently got my son vaccinated. My in-laws were visiting during that time and once we were back MIL was looking at the kids with concern. “Is it paining? Do you have any swelling? What did the doctor say?” she went on a questioning spree. While I answered her questions, I found it a bit […]

Gerber Organic Snacks – a healthy range of snacks for toddlers

Snack times are always stressful for me because it is a time when children don’t want a meal, but they want something that is fun and quick to eat. My focus is on giving them something healthy, but kids want something entirely different. This is when I came across Gerber animal crackers. They are so […]

5 Reasons why Mentalhood needs to be on your binge list

It is summer, all are home, so this must be a time for moms to chill right? Absolutely wrong! On the contrary, moms are facing mentalhood! You ask why? With corona scare turning very real and most of us being confined indoors, things are going crazy at home. Kids can’t stay still, husbands can’t work […]

Multiple vaccines are safe for babies – here’s what you should know

The other day I went to my pediatrician to get my 5-year-old vaccinated. The vaccination schedule showed a long list of 5 vaccinations to be done! I couldn’t bear to think about the kind of pain this would generate and how my kiddo would react to it. But when we went to the doctor, only […]

Do this one thing to protect your child from flu

Flu and the common cold are something that is easily confused by people. I was one of them and never realized that the flu can be dangerous. Recently, as I was helping my daughter with a science project I came to know about the difference.  We were to collect statistics about common illnesses and that […]