I have fond childhood memories of this day- Pola Every year my father took us to our shet (farm) for Pola. We would buy gifts for the shetkari (farmers) and help them to decorate the bulls. At times, we got to see the Paat or Sharyat (bull cart race); which is banned now. Big thanks to the PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals … Continue reading Pola
With the global awareness of kids today, the religious and regional boundaries have started blurring with regards to festival celebrations. So, here’s we celebrating an exotic foreign festival on special demand.
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Can we define KRA and KPI for the lockdown home chores? !
I tried to put my thoughts around this,following an usual-casual-common-cute-small household family drama! Continue reading Can we define KRA and KPI for Lockdown home chores ? !
Kunwara Bhimsen, Parsheoni, Nagpur, Maharashtra,India. Roughly 80 kms from zero mile, on Jabalpur highway. A serene spot for hiking! We are in the middle of a pandemic. It’s been over 5 months that we haven’t been on any vacation or even a weekend getaway. We badly needed a break from the monotonous schedules of work from home, home school and the home chores. A friend … Continue reading Trekking trail near Nagpur – Kunwara Bhimsen
The onset of monsoon makes me nostalgic about our Kerala ( India) trip. Kerala has always been on our vacation bucket list. But we kept pushing it down the list specifically for two reasons a. We need a relaxing break from the hustle bustle of our super busy day to day schedule; and going through a typical Kerala travel itinerary would made us feel as … Continue reading Coconut Lagoon
Father has an engineering mind. He needs DIY projects to keep it keen. Mother is in love with green; needs plants to style the home garden serene. Son is a hyper being, needs his father’s time, away from any screen, with no one in between, Weekend is the time, to create something together, something simple and clean! Objective : To make a planter stand. Material … Continue reading Do It Yourself Planter Stand by Father- Son duo!
So many Opportunities come and go Which one’ll stick, you never know All you can do is give your best When each one of them, puts you to the test You might be a smooth operator, multi-skilled even Got the gift of the gab, success almost a given But your work and skills are nothing more than dust If the foundation is not built on … Continue reading Corporate Learnings
Just before his 8th Birthday, we asked our son NEEV, what presents he would like on his birthday? Just like any other kid, he had a long list of usual toys – LEGO, NERF, X-box, cricket kit and so on… But also, he sheepishly asked us, “Can you buy me a bookstore?I’d love to read all the books I can!” We exclaimed, ” Why not!!! … Continue reading Good reads for 6-9 year olds !
After the outbreak of Covid 19 this year, lock down was imposed across the nation. While most of us stayed home, stayed safe; many were out there in the line of duty. We named them Corona Warriors. On top of the list, were the ilk of doctors, nurses, ward boys, pathologists and pharmacists. Then came the policemen, the sanitary workers, the essential service providers: milk, … Continue reading they kept the blue flame burning…
The online teaching methodology, is it a stop-gap arrangement or the only and long-term way forward? Will it build the life skills in my kid, that the real school would do? Let us park that discussion for some other time. For now, let’s embrace what clearly is the need of the hour. Here are a few details we looked into, to make the online learning … Continue reading back to school..in the year 2020..
The world is facing a pandemic COVID -19 and hence a global lock-down since March this year. My husband had returned from International travel, so we had to undergo a 28-day home quarantine. The quarantine, the home isolation, the social distancing, the lockdown, the fear of uncertainty, no school, no tennis, no outdoor play, no friends, no nani-nanu; it was too much for my boy … Continue reading the lockdown birthday party story…