I truly believe you learn a lot while playing. Now that Mahira is a preschooler I believe it's even more important to make everything fun, as the schools have a certain way of teaching them and I try to improvise it in my own way. We have started reading books with a twist now, mix and match some activities always, for e.g today we read … Continue reading The Selfish crocodile: Book review and activities
First thought that comes into our minds when we think of Valentine’s Day is to celebrate it with the loved ones. It’s always another person, could be friends of family, but does that mean we can’t celebrate the love for ourselves. I truly believe loving yourself is the most difficult thing and needs a lot of practice, so what better time than the month of … Continue reading 10 ways to practice self-love this Valentine’s
And I admit it ♥ “One day you will understand what I am saying, just wait and watch”, I don’t even remember how many times I have heard that from my mom while growing up and finally I admit it she was so right. Although deep down in some corner of my heart I knew she is telling the right thing, but who cares until you … Continue reading My mom was right
“You can find magic wherever you look, all you need is a book in your hand” Reading is the best thing for a child’s brain it makes them creative, inquisitive, enhances their vocabulary, improves concentration, enhances the attention span and most of all takes their imagination to another level. Reading a book for my little has been my favorite activity, I really look forward … Continue reading Ten books you should read to your one-year-old
Definitely one of the most debated topics on a number of parenting forums, honestly I always thought toys are made only for kids so why not, after all it’s so much fun. I have done my share of research on whether kid needs toys or no? Everyone has a different opinion, some truly believe that toys will make kids materialistic, reduce their attention span, limit … Continue reading Do babies need toys???
Another road trip with the little one (16 months old), very non adventurous one in terms of meltdowns :). She was much more prepared and so was mommy, we got her very excited for the car ride and promised her that we can spot a number of red buses (current favorite) on the way. She enjoyed the trip thoroughly, playing on the grass, the swimming … Continue reading Walk on the grass baby !!!
My little one doesn’t play with toys, as in those toys which I buy for her from these super swanky toy stores!!! Oh wait may be everything is a toy for a 9 month old :). It happens very rarely that the store brought toy is able to hold her attention for more than 10 minutes. She has just started showing interest in “playing” and most … Continue reading Arghhh! My baby doesn’t play with toys!!!
I am among those who calculate how much sleep I can get before going to bed. This number freaked me out every night during the first month after my daughter was born. Of course with time I realized this habit needs to go away for me to feel a little sane. Three of my friends delivered around the same time as me and this used to … Continue reading Momma’s battle with baby sleep troubles !!!!
One of the quickest recipes, my little one simply loves this one 🙂 Recipe: Cut the apple in small pieces and steam it Puree it in a blender Take baby oatmeal powder and mix it with apple puree Change the consistency by adding breast milk or fomula Continue reading Oats and Apple Puree
These are my mini me’s favourite recipes. In my experience south Indian dishes never fail, the little one really loves it and these mini uttapam’s are really twice a week preparation in our home. The second recipe is a super healthy mango smoothie oh I am salivating just thinking about it, do try it. Mini Rava Oats Uttapam Ingredients: 1 cup semolina 1 cup oats … Continue reading Toddler snack recipes
Mog the forgetful cat by Judith Kerr. One of our all time favourites, love this cute cat who keeps forgetting everything including her cat flap. It's such an endearing story of unconditional love between Debbie and Mog. Illustrations are just awesome. Must read for pet lovers. The book is a little long but I have been reading it to my little one since she was … Continue reading Book Review: Mog the forgetful cat
I love you blue kangaroo by Emma Chichester Clark. A beautiful tale of an old toy and what it feels when the new toys come in, the insecurities beautifully illustrated. Friendship of Lily and the blue kangaroo, their love and loyalty is what makes the book so special. Must read for toddlers, we are loving it ❤️❤️ #raisingareader #youngreader #toddlerbook #toddlerbooks #bookstagram #loveforbooks #bookworm #bookreview … Continue reading Must read for a three year old
Lets keep the toddlers busy 😉😉. Winter vacation calls for many many activities 😊😊😊. #holidayactivity #holidayactivities #keepthetoddlerbusy #flashcards #flashcardsforkids #homeactivitieswithkids #homeactivities #toddlerlife #toddlerfun #winterholidays #busytoddler #parentinglife #parentinghacks #busybee #colors🎨 #momblogger #mommyideas #indianmomblogger #gurgaonmoms #finemotor #stimulatethechild #stimulatemymind#hinkler A post shared by Ankita Raj 💐 (@momtoamunchkin) on Jan 2, 2018 at 10:24pm PST Continue reading Flash cards for toddlers: Hinkler jig saw review
Aurodo's pocket zoo is the new favourite currently. Really love how it makes the little one learn so much in a fun way. What's even more interesting is the augmented reality experience, she kept looking behind the phone trying to catch the animals 😁😁. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••There are 32 animal flash cards and size of the cards are just perfect for their hands, they can learn about … Continue reading Aurodo’s pocket zoo: Toy review
Mamma let's have a tea party!!! This is what she wants to do post her dinner, anything to push the bedtime but it's just sooo cute and adorable that all of us actually had a tea-party at night. #twoyearold #instababy #momlife #mom #momblogger #toddler #toddlerfashion #twoyearold #love #lovemylife #beautiful #cute #adorable A post shared by Ankita Raj 💐 (@momtoamunchkin) on May 18, 2017 at 8:00am … Continue reading Power of pretend play
"Mamma look at my phone, can you see a wild animal??" ❤️ I think she only wants to imitate mamma all day, in that phase where everything that mamma does is interesting rest all is boring play. #pretend play #twoyearold#momlife #momblogger #summer #toddler #activities #instababy #instagood #mom #play #playtime #cute #instafollow #followme #followforfollow A post shared by Ankita Raj 💐 (@momtoamunchkin) on May 23, 2017 … Continue reading Lets look at some wild animals