Verbal abuse in parenting is lot more common than you know. Some parents do it completely out of ignorance not knowing the effects of it on the child, some do not even agree that these simple statements have permanent emotional burns on the child, some are too wound up in abuse themselves, passing it on… Read More 5 THINGS A PARENT SHOULD NEVER SAY TO A CHILD
This article is for moms who feel OVERWHELMED by the vast demands of their roles as wife, mom, daughter in law, employee where there is no room for self-care. I have been there, done that and have emerged with healthy solutions and BOUNDARIES for myself. I share those practical, super cool tips from my practice as… Read More IS TIME RUNNING OUT OR ME?
… So are you ready to hear the magic? Maybe you won’t believe us or you have never heard before but it is true. We called on our ‘ANGELS’ to help the plane take-off within 5 minutes. Finally, we reached LA after 1 hour and stayed overnight. At the LA airport, we waited a loooooooot […]… Read More MY TRIP TO… Part 2 — Welcome to my travel adventures
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It is so hard to really ‘sip a moment of life’ in all the parenting hustle bustle. It takes us a parent to realize that when we were unmarried and even when we were married but did not have kids, our notion of being busy was so stupid. Become a parent and then we realize,… Read More THE HAPPINESS CLOUD SYNDROME
This is an EXCELLENT GAME to get to know if anything WRONG is going on in your child’s life outside your knowledge. This game also brings a lot of closeness and bonding amongst family members and helps you discover things about each other you probably did not know. #mustplay #GAMES#family #parenting … Read More FAMILY GAME TIME
It is no surprise that parenting comes with huge lessons of ‘overwhelm’ – the common feeling shared by almost all parents if not all. Life feels like an overflowing fountain of ‘demands’ – not demands from children all the time but demands from life. Come to think of it, parenting is a wonderful SPIRITUAL JOURNEY.… Read More FIVE WAYS TO MAKE YOUR PARENTING LIFE EASY
Rima Desai BLOGGER The chase of the morning to night routines is going to soon some relief for us moms in USA. Unlike India, schools end here by almost June, last week of May. Summer holidays begin in June through August 1st week. Before being a parent, summer, winter or rain – seasons did not… Read More HOW TO BE A GREAT PARENT EVERY SUMMER…
Planets and their one word descriptions by me: Moon=Monday=Mother=Emotions/Mind=Nurturer=Flow Sun=Sunday=Father=Soul=Purpose=Bright=Hot Mars=Tuesday=Brother/Male Friends=Warrior=Aggressive=Muscle Mercury=Wed=Friends or Younger sibling=Intellect=Brain=Tact Jupiter=Thu=Guru/teacher/kids/husband=Knowledge=Preacher Venus=Fri=Women/Beauty=Art=Love/Relationships=Skin Saturn=Saturday=Old=mature=Wisdom=Hard work=realistic
The most important worry or question any parent has is – “How can I make my child so confident that s/he can face anything in this world and be successful?” This is a million dollar question and here is your million dollar answer. You do not need to do anything fancy and carry a worry… Read More TOP 10 WAYS TO TEACH YOUR KIDS TO LOVE THEMSELVES
ow do some parents get it ‘right’, their kids don’t throw tantrums and they seem to have the best bond, is it just about having an easy kid or good luck? I want to share MY RECIPE OF SUCCESS which involves ZERO TIME-OUTS. Put in simple words it is called MINDFUL DISCIPLINE. I want you… Read More NO MORE TIME-OUTS @ mindful parenting
Today I am sharing a very quick, easy smoothie recipe for you. It is perfect for anyone who needs to have more nutrition run down their gut; and can be used for those allergic to dairy. You may use dairy or non-dairy milk for this smoothie. Make it a part of your daily snack, breakfast… Read More THE SIMPLE SMOOTHIE SOLUTION – for Kids, Parties and You!
I am rushed with disappointment and anger right now and this leads me to write this article. My anger is not only to this shocking incident questioning my cousin’s life but also to the woman who wrote a more dramatic version of my cousin’s death, on her Fb page. This incident occured in 2011, I shared… Read More The Screaming Story of a Silent Death ~ true story of my cousin and what follows thereafter
I am not the mom who hands my daughter an i-pad or phone but neither am I the mom who is the bandit queen against T.V. In this tech. world, T.V. is more of a companion than a luxury 😉 Today I want to share with you some amazing T.V. ‘pop culture’ for your toddlers… Read More 25 Awesome Cartoons / pop culture for your kids – The no guilt zone
Umm, sugar is so yum. How can anyone have coffee or tea without ‘S-U-G-A-R’!! But it is also the most contagious ingredient and the biggest enemy of the heart! So let’s ‘manage’ it. Bring a balance. 1. DIAGNOSE IT CORRECTLY: sugar cravings are a lot more about something else and a lot less about… Read More Top 12 Ways to Beat Your Sugar Cravings
5 primary reasons for sibling rivalry: Gain your attention:Do your kids miss getting ‘real’ emotional care and time from you? If they do, boom, sibling rivalry is a SYMPTOM to that, not a problem! Stress at home:Getting along is an emotional problem. If there is emotional instability at home, this is one way it will… Read More THE SIBLING RIVALRY REVOLVER
Why do kids throw tantrums and easy ways to manage them. Love your life as parents @ parenting made easy!… Read More THE TEMPER TANTRUM MYSTERY SOLVED
Hey All You COFFEE LOVERS. I had all 4 people LOVE my cold-coffee who drank it from yesterday to today. For years now my friends have asked me for my coffee recipe and so here is how I make it and why you won’t find it elsewhere! LOVE: I make it with immense love. I love… Read More COLD COFFEE – UNIQUE RECIPE
Prep. + cooking time is just 10 mins! Early morning nuisances is a Ghar Ghar ki Kahani. “Jaldi Khao!” Well, this recipe is for that naughty rebellion, the slow eater or the typical kid who eats with his eyes. I enjoy oats thoroughly. I use them in several ways and here is a recipe inspired… Read More OATMEAL – NUTTY & FRUITY
This article has been read by 2,66,6500 readers, shared at more than 400 Facebook pages and liked by thousands. Who were we before our kids were born and even before we got married? Are there just millions of mothers who look at their college or pre-marriage picture and say – “I miss being that”. We… Read More 12 SIMPLE WAYS TO LOVE OURSELVES AGAIN
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This is part 1 of 3 part series. In these 3 parts I will share with you will get to know what is Life-Coaching, Counseling, Psychotherapy and Psychiatry. When, why and how to use it. Why to use it is the most important part. I will go over many details about each of these and… Read More What Is Life-Coaching, Counseling Or Psychotherapy? Who Needs It, Who Deserves It, Why Or Why Not?
It is so easy to say – “You should meditate” but it is so hard to actually do it, in fact, even want to do it. Meditation has that boring, serious or ‘difficult’ connotation to it which gets us to push it to – “Maybe someday I will do it, but not today!” If you… Read More Zero Membership, Full Benefit!
From Parenting Booth by Rima Desai TIP OF THE DAY: Child Psychology: Teaching Your Children the Importance of taking your words seriously. Every now and then we come across children who have ‘LEARNT’ to test our limits and not follow instructions. You can see these are kids who have learnt to OVERHEAR for Example the word… Read More
Here is the recipe of Typical Indian tea that most west-east, north and south Indians drink daily morning and evening. You are lucky! This article comes with my YouTube tutorial on the same:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GV8kFMDzQI INGREDIENTS TO MAKE FOR ONE PERSON: 11/4 cup drinking water 1 inch piece of ginger 2 pinches of tea spice 1 Tbsp of… Read More INDIAN TEA by Rima
Are you worried to have just ONE CHILD? Read my article below to know how it is O-K-A-Y to have NONE, ONE or MORE CHILDREN. You are not the one WHO DECIDES THEIR DESTINY.. read the powerful article by me from my other blog link below: http://www.mycity4kids.com/parenting/parenting-booth/article/single-child-or-more-a-powerful-and-introspective-message
#Religion #Fanatic beliefs #Meat or No meat? Who is #God? Very annoyed with a Parent who has been teaching this Child all kinds of DONT- DOs because GOD WILL GET ANGRY if you DO!! What is the concept of God you paint in a child’s mind? And the reasons you give a child for not… Read More who is god
Midnight empty roads – the time when the damp air is caressing the exhausted roads while the walls SCREAM out the Stories of the Day ~ everything becomes CLEAR in Stillness … ~ I could hear it all, how beautiful are the roads rt now 🙂 …Kinda like the Sub-Conscious Mind which starts SPEAKING OUT while… Read More SILENCE, SUB-CONSCIOUS and SCREAMS
This is a re-post of my article from Parent-Edge Magazine: Sep 28, 2015 http://parentedge.in/the-numbers-magician-teaching-children-math-skills-part-1/ Math is one subject we cannot distance ourselves from – whether we make a career out of it or not, Math is an essential part of life. Math is more than just mastery over basic number functions. It is not all about… Read More The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Math Skills, Part 1
This is a re-post of Oct 28-2015 article from ParentEdge magazine. http://parentedge.in/the-numbers-magician-teaching-children-maths-skills-through-board-games-part-2/ ——————————————————————– The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Maths Skills through Board Games, Part 2 Last month we learnt about introducing ‘Singapore Math’ and ‘Hands-on Math’ concepts to toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners (Age 2 to 6 primarily). Today we shall explore some excellent board games… Read More The Numbers Magician Part 2: Teaching Children Maths Skills through Board Games
~ This is a post by Rima Desai. All copyrights reserved. You may also read this post on my fb page: ParentingBooth: https://www.facebook.com/parentingbooth ~ Today, Atharv wishing his Super Daddy a Super Birthday! Mom asked me – “What are the 3 best things about daddy?” I thought and thought like a Great Scientist, yet, I could not think… Read More Hiren Hariani ~ October 2015
There are tons of eggless cake recipes online but there is one major problem with many of them – They are not uniform, different recipes can have so many different methods and ingredients that it can make us wonder which one to experiment. Trial and error is something I don’t enjoy while making cakes. Cakes… Read More The Perfect Eggless Cake Recipe
Freshly chopped vegetables of your choice + salt + rest of the three ingredients shown. I added 1 tsp. flax seeds and chia seeds, 3 Tbsps boondi, 1/2 tsp Tuscan Italian dressing. I had carrots, purple cabbage, and green peppers left in my empty cold box (refrigerator) and so I didn’t have many of the veggies I would… Read More Quick, Easy, Yummy and Healthy!
# Original recipe #Chappati #Roti #Rotli #Tortilla #Pancakes #Indian #Asian INGREDIENTS: Boiled potato = 1 Whole Oatmeal flour = 1 cup Millet or Bajri flour = 1 cup Whole wheat flour = 1.5 cups Oil = 1.5 Tbsp total Salt to taste Cinnamon powder = 2 tsp. Cilantro finely chopped 3 Tbsp. (optional) Water to… Read More Indian Tortilla Dough – Simple and Nutritous
~ This post is brought to You by Rima Desai. All rights reserved. You may also read this post on my fb page: Parenting Booth: https://www.facebook.com/parentingbooth ~ Dearest Dad, on your birthday we wanted you to know that you are We know that your age is Well, whatever, we think you are 41 so you are!!… Read More Mayur Chheda ~ September 2015
A few days ago, I was lucky to have the chance to make this special dish for a very special person and my husband loves paneer dishes too! Paneer is a popular North Indian delicacy enjoyed in several meals especially during special occasions or treats. It is a dairy product and hence very high in… Read More MATAR PANEER – Veg. High Protein Fresh Cheese and Peas!
Advantage of Introducing Toddlers/Children to Sports and Physical Fitness… Read More 13 Reasons to Introduce your Toddler to Physical Fitness
Someone asked me a smart and relevant question related to Astrology: How does astrology help in marriage prospects because I have seen people match their horoscopes and be very unhappy and vice versa? Let us get to the answer. We will talk on why horoscope matches don’t work and the correct method to match horoscopes.… Read More Top 10 Questions to ask your astrologer regarding compatibility
Khicdi is a mix of rice and legumes. I add as many veggies I can to make it a wholesome dish. The spices and herbs you see in the dish have great health benefits. The dish by itself is Vegan. Tastes best with Yogurt on the side or mixed into it but I am a… Read More VEGETABLE KHICDI – West Indian High Protein Vegan Dish
This recipe comes from Public Request. Many of you have requested this, so here it is. Email me or write to me here with any questions. For the base, I follow a certain recipe, I have posted the link below and then I re-form it my style. I have shared sweet with many friends from different… Read More PEDA / PENDA – Indian Sweet / Dessert
It was helpful for me to know this, hence sharing this with others – one of the big reason why astrology pulls us towards it is that we ‘believe’ that it will give us HOPE for a better future. That is 99% the reason we show our charts to astrologers. This is not a post… Read More Astrology – Want to show your chart? Why?
This is a Re-post of my article from ParentEdge magazine http://parentedge.in/teaching-your-children-about-the-natural-world/2/ Note that this article has been edited. Teaching your children about the natural world We introduce our kids to some common animals at a very young age. Which child will not know Cat, Dog, Monkey, Lion and birds like Crow, Pigeon, or Parrots? However,… Read More Children and Nature
Click on the picture or the title below to read how this parent fearlessly faced all the challenges that life threw upon him. Get inspired!!… Read More The Biography of a Fearless Parent