Gardening on paper

“I am too busy working on my own garden to notice if yours is more greener 🌱🌵 Beating the lockdown blues by trying my hand at water colour on paper. What are you doing to keep yourself busy ? Happiness and sunshine Nidhi

6 steps on how to praise your child.

“Never delay an expression of appreciation . . . it has a terrible shelf life.” Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D Celebrating what works for your children is another opportunity for empathetic connection.Take time to listen for: (1) the feelings they are having as a result of their accomplishments, and (2) the needs they have met by…

6 lessons after shit happens.

Shit happens! And it usually happens when we least expect it. I’ve had a lot of shit happen to me but I’m not gonna go through much detail about them. Look, I’m not here to take sympathy cards. I am here to share some lessons I’ve learned to stay on top, not just cope, but…

Once a little boy went to school …

Once a little boy went to school. One morning The teacher said: “Today we are going to make a picture.” “Good!” thought the little boy. He liked to make all kinds; Lions and tigers, Chickens and cows, Trains and boats; And he took out his box of crayons And began to draw. But the teacher…

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…

How creative are you ?

What is CREATIVITY ? “The relationship between a human being and the mysteries of inspiration defines creativity”. To understand this, you first need to understand the mysteries of inspiration. You need not sit under a tree or go to the mountains to find peace similarly inspiration can be drawn anywhere and everywhere. All you need…

 15 reasons on why you should cook with your kids !

In my post “What’s cooking”? I had spoken about the tantrums mothers face every day while feeding their little and not so little ones too. One suggestion I made was to let the kids decide on what they want to eat and help me cook I together sometimes too. Well, we took this forward and…