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Our Friday Favourite Fives- Toys for 6-12 months old

Did you read our previous post on favt fives- Instagram mom accounts who inspire? This week let me express my favorite 5 toys for babies( 6-12 months). This favorite listings are based on the interests of both my sons during that period. Also this post might come in handy, if you choose to pick only the essentials for your baby 😊 1.Balls– This simple toy has been our looked-for toy right from the beginning. Balls of different sizes and textures… Read More

Why should moms get enough sleep? And how do I do it?

I have been a night owl, all through my life. It was January and it was time I did something to change that. With the changes I have made I can swear ‘early to bed- early to rise’ is making me a better person. Why stress on sleep, one may ask? Read it in reverse – Sleep, no stress. Well, for a person like me it defines how my family functions the whole day. Less sleep makes me irritable and… Read More

Book Review Series 1- Bedtime Picture Books

We have a huge bookshelf and it is a shame we haven’t spoken about all those wonderful books either in our website or on our Instagram page, yet! It only made sense to have all our book reviews in one place, making  it easy for others to get a closer look at the books. And that is the reason How about we start with our favorite ones 😊 Time for Bed: I am not really a fan of illustrated books… Read More

Friday Favorite Fives- Indian Instagram Moms

Yay it is Friday. For many Friday is the fun day, it is the gateway to the weekend when all the fun begins. Fridays from now is FF for me….Favorite FIVEs. Wondered what are my favorite five things, when I started counting there were many. Thought will share it as a series…sounds ok!! This week wanted to share my Favorite Five Instagram profiles. These five women’s Insta stories cheers, inspires, warms up my day…if nothing else they leave a smile… Read More

10 Tips to Make Reading a Habit for your Little One

We all love books. Don’t we? And we secretly deep inside our heart wish our children become well versed readers. So, what is the best age to introduce books? Well, as early as you can start; however, an inclination towards books does not happen naturally to every child. But as a parent, we can make ways to help them pick books over screentime or when bored. And there is no harm trying isn’t it? At least you would have tried…. Read More

8 Ways How Slow Parenting Helps the Mom in Me

I am 30 today. With age, I am starting to look at my life in a different angle. When I look back, I see that I have always been running a race aka what others call it living a life. But the last few months have been different. I am trying to slow down and thereby being mindful. I celebrate each day like it is a gift. I take things slow. I do not rush myself nor my children. I… Read More

5 Reasons why You Should Place Your Books Front Facing

Have you ever thought of why front facing books are the best? Without much ado, lets get on to the reasons 1. The image on the book covers are seen instead of the books’ side view. It makes picking a book easier instead of surfing for the books. 2. The front facing looks tidier, inviting and there is more probability children will pick up those books. 3. You can place only a limited number of books and that way there… Read More

Our Tryst with Bridges- Types of Bridges and Bridge Building

Queens Hat has been one of our recent preferred reads. It is my husband’s favorite book as well…sshhhh This book with simple illustrations take us through the city of London starting with the Buckingham Palace. That is the whole blessing of books isn’t- to take you to a different world through its pages? Yes. This book shows pictures of Big Ben, London Zoo, the underground, the London eye, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge. The bridge got our attention. We quickly wanted… Read More

Our Butterfly Study

We once spotted one of the prettiest butterflies in the garden when D was close to 2 years old or so. Ever since we loved spotting butterflies in all places. It instantly lifts D and me up even on bad days. A week back we had gone to Guindy national park and they even had a huge butterfly garden which is a  must watch sight if you happen to be in Chennai. At this stage we aren’t exploring butterfly identification… Read More

Tracing my Diwali Memories

My folks did not celebrate Diwali as a family. Yet Diwali festival remains close to my heart. I grew up in a small coastal town and all festivals were taken seriously. They had traditions and customs guarded and followed year after year, generation after generation. My Diwali memories start from when I was 10 years or so. Sis and I started with a bath, wore our new dresses. Sometimes, the dress which was worn earlier and then saved( not worn… Read More

Here’s to New Beginnings

I have been missing in action for ages. I have been racking my brain with my online shop and it had me clocked up. Packing the orders and dealing with customer support took all my time away from my kids and I missed out on the things I loved like baking, doing activities for my lo and blogging about it. Now that the business is built and exponentially growing steadily, we are moving on to the next level. I do have… Read More

What does a newborn baby really needs?

Note: This blog post has some shop finds and links listed below. These are all my personal opinion and I am no way paid to write this. All products have been shopped by me for my personal use . If you have been reading my blog you would have known that we are slowly embracing minimalism and we also have a new baby at home. We are not super-minimalist yet we haven’t fallen prey to the baby consumer market. I… Read More

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