Online Education – A different perspective

The enraging pandemic is bringing a new Normal everywhere. Work has moved to houses and those people who are not able to work from home are losing their income and livelihood. It has not even spared the students. Elder children have missed their board exams and competitive exams. Younger children have missed their year-end exams and classes. With summer vacations coming to an end, and policymakers announcing that the education would shift into the virtual model, there comes a series of questions and concerns from all the corners. This blog is purely based on my discussions with my fellow parents […]

Tips to prepare the children for Online Schooling

With the COVID-19 pandemic still continuing, the schools are opting out for going online for the next academic year. As the announcement came from the government about online schooling, more and more parents are getting concerned about the feasibility and the amount of work that would fall on them. For the elder children, joining the online classes and keeping up with the syllabus can be an easy task, but what about the toddlers and the younger children? Do they really need online schooling? Can’t they just be with their parents and learn some stuff. Well, that’s another topic for discussion, […]

ZEE5 brings Zindagi shows to cool your Summer

ZEE5 is working hard and bringing in the most promising series one after the other on to their platform. No wonder, it’s turning out to be the best family destination on the OTT platform during this lockdown. To make the hot summers cooler and happy for you, the ZEE5 family is bringing is 6 new Zindagi shows on their platform. They are converting this hot and horrid summer into a #SummerofEmotions. New Zindagi Shows on ZEE5 family ZEE5 family of shows is bringing in the new six shows from the Zindagi channel on to their OTT platform. I am listing […]

We will not accept Free Lunches!! – #WATWB

With the Corona Virus forcing us to take a refugee in our safe homes and stay closed down. But there are millions of people who are suffering out there in the real world, without a roof on their heads and no jobs/money to feed them. The media is doing their job by publishing their tired faces fleeing down from their work cities and migrating towards their home towns/villages. Which is a grim reality indeed. Government and few individuals are doing as much as they can to help these people. But still, it’s not enough. But this story is intended to […]

How to keep Sporty kids at home?

Kids are always active and energetic. So keeping them locked in the indoors would be the toughest task the parents are facing during this COVID-19 endemic across the world. While sitting at house, these high tech kids would always end up getting more and more addicted to gadgets. But we as parents know the ill effects of watching too much TV or any other gadget for that matter. So what should be our other option in that case? Involve kids in the creative work, academic work or the household chores. But there would another set of kids who are into […]

Book Review: The Patriot’s Legacy – Forbidden Treasure

If you are someone, who likes to read and get yourself immersed in historical fiction peppered with puzzles and adventures, then this book is for you. “The Patriot’s Legacy: Forbidden Treasure” will give you an adrenaline rush with quick and dashing chases and world tour while unraveling a hidden treasure. Book Title: The Patriot’s Legacy: Forbidden Treasure Author: Apurva Bhuta Publisher: The Write Place Pages: 310 Genre: Historical Fiction/Thriller Available at: Paperback/ Kindle This book “Forbidden Treasure” is the first part of the Patriot’s Legacy and it explores the journey of seven youngsters across the world while unraveling the clues […]

5 tips to engage kids during School Closure time

Though the news of school closures due to COVID-19, were all over the place, I was deep in my own Etopia of thinking that this wouldn’t happen for me here in Chennai. As there were no incidences of COVID and also Chennai being hot and humid, there is a very rare chance of the virus’s survival here. So I didn’t look beyond the upcoming activity/sports classes for my kid in Summer. But God has other plans and suddenly, I woke up to the news that all the schools in Chennai have been closed till March 31st till grade 5. Now […]

Book Review – Lady You’re Not a Man!!

The Woman’s day celebrations would be incomplete if we don’t talk about the book “Lady you’re not a Man!!”. I can confidently say that this is one book, which definitely provides the fire under your wings or let you develop the wings (if you didn’t have till now) to fly away for all the women. So I take this occasion, to present the book review of the book that I enjoyed a lot and actually got inspired to look at my inner strengths once again on this year’s Women’s day. Title: LADY YOU’RE NOT A MAN! THE ADVENTURES OF A […]

The Constitution of India for Children

It’s the Republic day weekend and my 7-year-old kid has started asking me questions about the sovereignty, constitution, republic, and all the other terms after attending a presentation on the need for the Republic day in his school. So I tried explaining to him about those terms at a high level but could see in his eyes that he is not really happy with my answers and a lot of questions started spinning in his head. That’s when I started searching for a book that would explain the Constitution of India for kids online and hit upon the book written […]

#WATWB Have you heard of Sustainable Clothing?

Right from our childhood days, we would have heard multiple clothing ranges. Cotton, Woolen, Polyester, Nylon, leather and fur etc isn’t it?. All these clothing ranges are made either from the natural, cellulose or synthetic fibres. But now a days, Organic clothing has become a fashionable trend and has become quite famous as well. But all these clothing ranges are not made up of recylable material or used the sustainable measures in their manufacturing. Slowly and steadily, another clothing range is entering into the market and that’s called Sustainable clothing. One can even find it on Amazon and other online […]