What stuff I bring from the US to India

This question has been coming up a lot lately!  I keep whatsapping my friends pics of the fish oil and elderberry syrup we like from the US!  If you are going to the US this summer and are able to pick up some goodies, here are some of my favorites for keeping my kids...
Magic Trick to Get your Kid to Eat More Veggies

Magic Trick to Get your Kid to Eat More Veggies

Eureka!  I found a magic trick to get my kids to eat more veggies.  It is SUPER SIMPLE.  You can start doing this TODAY. All you have to do is put some veggies in front of your kid while you’re getting the rest of their dinner ready.  Pretend you are serving a...
Teaching our Toddler to Play Independently

Teaching our Toddler to Play Independently

Independent play. I knew in the back of my mind that it was important, but it never happened for us with Leela. Partly because we moved to India and now there is always a nanny around. Plus, we had baby Rumi, so I felt it was important for there always to be an adult...

Starting Chapter Books with my Toddler

Hello everyone, Leela is age 3.5 and in a flash of inspiration I started reading chapter books with her.  It all started when I got Pippi Longstocking as a gift for a friend but she made it her own. She only liked when I read the pages with pictures though, so that...

Teaching my toddler about the body parts

I decided when I had kids that we’re going to be a very straightforward, non-awkward family and that I would start their sexual education early in an age-appropriate way.  I attended a talk called “Right from the Start: Talking to your Kids about Sexuality...