India just got its first full-time woman defence minister. It’s ironic that while women are taking on every possible challenging role and breaking the glass ceiling, crimes against women are on the rise. Women’s safety is one of the most … Continue reading Safety Apps Can Save Lives
Summer holidays have begun! It’s time for school break, family vacations and lots of travel! Klook is your best bet to save as you travel this summer! Keep this app handy to discover things to do and beat the queues. Travel-related … Continue reading Klook and Save this Summer!
Summer’s here, way too early and the kids are driving you crazy as much as the heat is? A blog is a great project they can take up to keep themselves busy. Most kids like to read and write when … Continue reading Blog away the Summer Holidays, Kids!
When I wrote about young moms at the workplace and maternity policies, I said that the next growing concern is geriatric care. Those who raised us and took care of us are now ageing and in need of our support to … Continue reading Ageing with Care
Just when you thought you had seen all there was to see in speciality chefs, food and tech and startups … there is a new trend emerging, one that aims to bring people together and not just order remotely and … Continue reading Dining at the Chef’s Home!
It was a lazy Sunday evening, and we made an impromptu decision to go out for dinner with the kids. As we got ready and shuffled into the car, all sorts of cuisine were thrown about, fully knowing the kids … Continue reading Dinner is Served… at 50% off!
I was about 8 years old, in front of a Commodore 64 and a book from the NY public library on coding in BASIC. It was addictive – drawing shapes, sorting numbers, making images appear and disappear. While that was many … Continue reading Coding – how to kickstart the kids
Diwali brings lamps, sweets, new clothes, a shine to the home and of course firecrackers. Firecrackers are a mysterious industry in India. We all know that they are manufactured only at Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu and sold under several brand … Continue reading Firecrackers and their Explosive MRP!
The Pulse Polio campaign and its success is one of India’s most impactful achievements. Through the rigorous and sustained efforts of thousands of health workers, aided by an easy to deploy mechanism of oral polio drops, millions of children have been … Continue reading Immunize India – SMS Reminder Service
Maternity leave is not a paid holiday. From what little a mother would remember of the crazy days immediately after the birth of a child, definitely missing the workplace is not a memory. A few weeks and a couple of … Continue reading Time-off for Mom: Maternity Support
Being a parent is tough. Between the two extremes in the art of parenting today, Helicopter parents seem to have declared a moral victory over the Free-Range parents (or as they called it in the old days – just parents). There seems to be ample justification to endlessly hover around your child endlessly worrying about school, hobbies, classes and such. I mean, how can it not be in the best interest of the child? And how can it not be a critical advantage in this world of spelling bees, Olympiads, 10K runs and Sainas. Inspite of this, the Parent Police … Continue reading Parent Police – Keep Kids viewing Safe