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Nature activities for Kids to raise Nature lovers

<b>When we were Kids, we used to run behind butterflies, catch fireflies, dig a hole to find Dwarfs, play with stray puppies, get dirty while playing</b> …

Kids

Air Conditioning in Schools - Do our Kids really need it?

Should Schools have air conditioning or not, is a total another question.<p>I am writing this article as a Parent discussing whether our <b>Kids need AC in</b> …

Kids

10 things that hold us back from living our dreams [Get Inspired]

I am not perfect but yes, I had been there. Now, I know what are the things that were holding me back.<p>A problem identified is half-solved. Right?<p><b>“We</b> …

Motivation

Why Time-out did not work for my Toddler | Parenting Help

If you are a Parent, you must have come across <b>Time out for Toddlers</b> to handle the tantrums thrown by them.<p>When I came across it, I was so excited to …

Parenting

My first Crowdfunding Campaign

Today, I launched my first crowdfunding campaign using Bitgiving. It all started with an idea to create “A happy self”.<p>With the beginning of the new …

Crowd Funding

Things that you should be proud of yourself | Inspirational

We all feel down at some point in Life. Irrespective of the struggles we all went through, there are times when we do not feel enough.<p>If you ever …

Motivation

Children's day celebration ideas for Toddlers - Simple Outdoor activities

After becoming a Parent, our every day is Children’s day.<p>What we do, what we earn, what we cook- We do it for them, for their happiness, good health, …

I wanted a baby girl but God knew I need a boy- Gender preference

Even before we planned our first baby, I wanted a Baby girl. Even till the last push, I wished for a girl.<p>As soon as the baby was out, I asked my …

Teaching kindness to kids - Random acts of kindness

In a world full of hatred and criticism, teaching kindness to Kids is a must for the World to be a better place to live.<p>But have you ever thought, …

Defining gender roles in society - The fault in our upbringing

When I observe the evolution both Genders have experienced in the past few years- I see Men lagging behind. Do not take me wrong but really, this is …

Am I selfish? or Self-serving?

At any point of Life, when I look back, I see that – <b>It was all about me.</b> The decisions I made, the path I took and the people I chose- I did it for …

Host migration to Siteground - My Migration experience

Why I Transferred to SiteGround<p>Recently I decided to change hosting providers from Hostgator after having a few security issues with them. Once I …

Easy and creative ways for preserving memories of Childhood

“Why to collect memories when you are happily spending time being a Parent?”<p><b>Ask me and I will tell you that preserving memories has hidden …

Quick and Healthy road trip snacks for toddlers

When hunger strike Kids, they convert into little tantrum machines.<p>We did not travel a lot with our Kid but whenever we do, I ensured carrying his …

Snacks

Parental skills we need

My Toddler is growing up fast and will turn 3 next week. As a first time parent, I started learning parental skills too but suddenly I am stuck with …

Parenting

What do you want to be known for

Ask a child “What do you want to become when grown up?” and you will find different answers each time.<p>When I was a child and someone would ask me …

Things I realize being a mom

He scratches me while his anger is at its peak. Sometimes, his tantrums know no bounds.<p>I do not remember how many times he does this to me.<p>It hurts …

How to be a minimalist : A

There is no destination to arrive at in this journey of Minimalism. No one will tell you the magic formula for how to be a minimalist.<p>Being a …

Dealing with criticism as a Minimalist : A-Z of Minimalism

We all should learn the art of dealing with criticism. Whenever anyone tried to tread a different path, world is ready to criticize.<p>Whether a success …

Self-help

How to be free from being busy all the day : A-Z of Minimalism

How to be free in this Era when we like being overwhelmed all the time? First thing- Stop using to-do lists and filling up every single minute of …

Habit to unplug from technology makes you a Happy person : A-Z of Minimalism

I always remember my Father saying “Excess of everything is bad”. I realize this fact is true everywhere – Be it Food, Exercise or Technology.<p>In …

6 Ways to reduce unhealthy wants and Needs for Kids : A-Z of Minimalism

As parents, we naturally want to give our children what they want but it does not work that way because it does not ensure true happiness. To keep a …

Remove negative energy around you : A-Z of Minimalism

Why each one of us strive to remove negative energy around us? Because it makes us feel sick, less efficient, doubt our own potential and fill us …

Happiness

How to let go Sentimental things : A-Z of Minimalism

There is always a part of ourselves which try to cling to the past, no matter sad or happy. This is the reason we all keep sentimental things with us.<p>…

Minimalism

Is quitting a Job a right decision : A-Z of Minimalism

<b>Quitting a Job is never easy.</b><p>I had been there. Those who already read my Blog must know that I quit my MNC Job long ago to settle peacefully in my …

Why emotional sad music is good

My first tryst with slow-moving emotional sad music was back to my childhood when my Mother used to hum or listen them on the audio tape recorder.<p>I …

How to celebrate simple and joyful : A-Z of Minimalism

When I recall childhood celebrations, I remember how individual Families used to get together.<p>It was togetherness that was celebrated.<p>Then When and …

How to avoid Excessive Consumerism: A-Z of Minimalism

<b>Excessive Consumerism is becoming the tool of happiness without letting us realize this.</b><p><i>Do you feel the wave of happiness when you buy new stuff,</i> …

Minimalist journey starts with right Approach: A-Z of becoming a Minimalist

Minimalist journey starts with deciding your approach towards the simplified Life.<p>Each one of us cannot apply this Minimalism theory in the same way …

5 ways to cure chlorine rash after visiting water parks

It was our first visit to Water park after we became Parents. It was fun to enjoy Water on a sunny summer day but Chlorine in the water made the skin …