The Calling

I have always been drawn towards inspirational reads but I shy away from picking books of this genre because they are usually preachy and fail to keep me hooked for long. When I chanced upon The Calling: Unleash Your True Self one look at the blurb and my attention was hooked onto the fact that …

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Fables from India

The past few months sped past in a blur leaving little time for me to read books other than what I needed for my assignments. For the few that I read, I have plans to review soon. Though reading was slow, I was still fanning my love for books by adding to the pile of unread …

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The India I Love

I have read many books by Ruskin Bond lately as part of my venture of reading many books by one author. I picked this one to get a view of our motherland from Ruskin Bond's point of view. Though the book is beyond what the title seems to promise. The book is a collection of …

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School Times

Ever since Pari stepped in school, I have been interested in reading a lot of books talking about school life to get an insight of what all goes on in the minds of young children at school, the various challenges they face and how they hope to alter their outcome. I know, I have my …

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My Favorite Nature Stories

These days I'm in the middle of reading books by Ruskin Bond and I will be reviewing as many I can to share the joy I've experienced. I am a nature lover, I love spending time watching the birds, bugs, bees, leaves, clouds and the swaying trees without worrying about the time. Having grown up …

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The Story of Hanuman & Ganesh

This summer, I brought home a number of books to enjoy with Pari as we tried to beat the heat, staying indoors. The one thing I particularly look out for while picking books for my 4-year-old are the illustrations. Besides, their known goodness in helping the child grasp the story better, Pari loves flipping through …

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Gumrah

The alarming rise in 'teen' crimes have encouraged me to look at my role as a parent in a new light. There is no denying that prevention and awareness are only sure ways to keep our children safe. But over-protecting our children or forcing them to stay away from the world is no way going …

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Parenting in the age of Mc Donald’s

If you were to visit my home at meal times, you'd sense tension in the air. It's nothing short of a war-zone with the parent in me trying hard to feed my child. Mind you, we are aiming to feed a few morsels and not platefuls of food. Pari can be seen armed with a …

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