What’s inside Ganesha’s big belly?

  Known by over 108 names, Ganesha the lord of warding off evils is welcomed in every house in India with a lot of cheer. Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated to mark his birthday with celebrations everywhere. Talking of Ganesha, his very existence is a mystery. There are many myths and stories around him. Like everyone…

Understanding Krishna

My younger one is one curious soul. She has heard all stories in the bhajan “Achyutam keshavam” countless times from either me or my mother in law and every time she has something new to add. Her questions never dry up. And last night to my horror these questions were thrown at me. Why is…

Dance of JOY !

8:00 am,Today: I turn on the radio and while it connects I go to my dresser to comb my hair. The music plays … I feel love.. When I look into your eyes . ( as I happen to look at myself in the mirror ) . I believe.. If you move out from my…

Calling Kindness!

The mother nurses her ailing son, The clouds collide to quench the earth, The seeds sprout birthing green twins, The sun shines on snowy tops, Why do they have to do this? Is it not kind of them to do their part? Where do they get this kindness from? How do they make themselves so…

20 promising tips when travelling with kids aged 5 to 10 yrs.

Oh, I love this, As I write this as I am also packing for my next vacation to Thailand to mark my father’s 60th birthday. While I cannot wait to board, I am equally excited to share these 20 most promising and effective tips to keep in mind while travelling with young children. Food, snacks…

10 ways in which water influences human behaviour!

Sugar or salt,water takes it all … My then 6 yr old was asked to do some experiments with water to understand what floats , sinks or dissolves in water. She took an A4 sheet and started to pen down her observations. While she was only interested in the outcomes and finish her assignment it…

Why patience and speed are two sides of a same coin…

“Why are you so lazy? Get up and complete your task” said a mom to her 9 yr old son with frustration in her tone. “Paint patiently , else you will ruin your drawing ” she told  her 11 yr old concerned,while the 9 yr old overlooks. Now , analyse this from the child’s perspective….

Why you should be celebrating parenting!

Summer holidays calls for some indoor workshops. This time in kolkata I was invited to be a part of one along with my children. This was an art and craft  workshop teaching different forms of art . Day 1 was about glass painting and day 2 was dedicated to worli art. Being in a group with…

A short film on happiness !

  The most amazing video on happiness and its fulfillment . Do read and leave your thoughts for me in the comments below. I know you will love it. How could I not share this. Happiness and sunshine Nidhi P.S: watch it till the end . pause , think and then comment  

Why mistakes are better than achievements !

A mistake has the potential of teaching a lesson. A mistake might not give you popularity and success but a lesson learned from a mistake will surely do the needful. Ever got a chance to meet some leaders and pioneers ? You will always find them down to earth , full of love and inspiration…