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Why life skills are essential for kids

  This article was first published on #Womensweb and won me the Orange Flower award for 2020 for parent blogging Essential Life Skills for your kids  When my kids turned 10, my husband and I decided to start giving them monthly pocket money. Oh, it was a paltry sum of …

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The BDB rule of self planning a vacation

“I travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson Anyone who has been bitten by the wanderlust bug would know for sure that the joy of travel does not commence once you reach the destination. …

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Why picnics are important for families

Most of us, maybe in fact all of us at some point or the other in our childhood have gone on picnics. Some may have just gone on school excursions and others with more adventurous parents would probably have gone on outings with parents or family friends. Whatever the reason …

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Why I love beach combing

For as long as I can remember, I have felt an irresistible draw to water. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that I spent my childhood either in hill towns or in close proximity to them. All our vacations (and there were many!) would also be to …

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The Kechak – a symphony of seductive movements

Most of us, in our childhood and particularly People residing in North India must have at one time or another seen the Ramleela performance. And, NO! I am not talking about Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s iconic celluloid dramatization – Ramleela. I am talking about the actual dance drama event that takes …

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