6 Important things you should teach your children before they turn 5

Education is very important for our children and there is no greater powerful tool to survive in this world than knowledge. The knowledge they gain from school, books and teachers can help them land in a decent job, establish a successful career and grow their bank balance but are we really focusing on what they…

Paint the pebbles – Toddler activity

I collected few beautiful pebbles, when we were on our trip to Erie, PA. Presque Isle State Park is the major attraction in that area and it has many beaches and every beach has something special for everyone. There are beaches for kids, teens, twenty somethings, romantic couples, fitness freaks, you name it! The experience…

Let them make messes!

I love it when my daughter is busy making a mess. Yes, you read it right! The knowledge they gain when they are allowed to make a mess is immense. She learnt to name the fruits and veggies by exploring the fridge and while grocery shopping. I don’t sit and teach with flash card and…

Babies and emotions

I slowly opened my eyes and reached for my phone to check the time. It showed 11:25 am. I still felt very tired. I could feel that my neck pain has grown worse than the previous day. My shoulder was hurting too. Why wouldn’t it? I had walked for almost 40 minutes carrying my toddler…

Screen time – How it all began and what did I learn

OK, I am going to be super honest in this post. I agree that I allow my 18 month old daughter to have little screen time everyday. I still vividly remember the day, I let her watch TV. I felt very selfish and I thought I had acted like the most irresponsible mom ever. I…