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 […]

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 […]

Letter to my Kid about a Decade!!

Dear Son, A Decade is a very long time if you look at the number of days, minutes and seconds. But honestly, time just flies and within no time the 10 years would pass in front of you in a jiffy. Though it might sound paradoxical to you at this 7 years age, that’s the honest truth. Haven’t you heard from your granddad that “Kaalpurush never stays at a single place and keeps running”? So for the so called Kaalpurush a decade is nothing by what a day signifies for us. So standing at the doorsteps (of course you may […]

4 Parenting Tips from ‘The Family Man’

‘The Family Man’ on Amazon Prime has taken the country by a storm and you can see a lot of people discussing and reading the reviews about this Amazon Prime video web series. This blog post is not another review of ‘The Family Man’. I am not going to talk about the storyline or the characters, but going to concentrate on the parenting tips that ‘The Family Man’ brings to our attention. The entire series is worth binge-watching through the tightly knit story and good actors who assayed their roles with relative ease. The story is relatable to our everyday […]

Happiness is when Good News Comes in Doubles!!!

This weekend is one of the best weekends in the recent past in our family. Can you imagine the reason? My cousin in UK delivered twins and we were all excited with the arrival of the two tiny little people into our family. Though we couldn’t welcome them personally by being near to my cousin during the time of delivery, we all wanted to share our happiness with her on the arrival of the twins. It’s like Good News came in Doubles into my household. Even my grandparents were so excited and wanted to see their great grandchildren immediately. But […]

The Greatest ICC World Cup and its lessons

After the long 7 week schedule of 48 matches between the world’s best teams and the nail-biting, wonderful neck to neck final in Lords on last Sunday with super overs and super excitement, the cricket fever has gone down and cricket conversations have been replaced with other trending and burning topics. But that’s not the case in my house, as the cricket is still going on and all thanks to #Hotstar, the highlights and replays are still being played 24X7 in my house and my kid is still crying along with Virat and Kane. So thought of listing down the […]

My top 5 reasons to watch Jersey Movie with Kids

Yesterday,  we went to a Telugu movie “Jersey” after a really long time. This time we took my kid also along with us, as my kid is a cricket fanatic and his love for cricket grew along with him. Movie: Jersey Rating: 4.5/5 Banner: Sithara Entertainments Cast: Nani, Shraddha Srinath, Sathya Raj, Praveen, Sampath, and others Written and direction: Gowtam Tinnanuri Release date: April 19, 2019 Genre: Sports Movie Normally my kid would sleep off in most of the movies after having his share of popcorn and french fries. I can very confidently say that this may be his first movie, where he was awake […]

From the Man in the Woman to her!

Women’s day has come and gone already. So obviously, the Women’s day sales pitch is also decreasing, so as the number of the articles/wishes appearing on the Social Media. These days, the Women’s day celebrations have turned into more of the marketing gimmick rather than teaching and practising why this movement has started.   “A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.”    by Gloria Steinem Our Indian mythology has in fact stated this fact long time back itself, with the various forms of the gods. Ardhanariswara rupam is one such proof of […]