• Cookingwithkids

    Three Breakfast recipes kids can make themselves!

    Welcome back to third week of #Cookingwithkids series.  I am so excited to share this week’s recipes and this week has a theme of “Healthy breakfast that kids can make by themselves”.  As we all know, breakfast is most important meal of the day and a great way to give the body the refueling it needs. It has been proved scientifically that kids who eat healthy breakfast have better mood and energy and are more likely to participate in physical activities. Additionally, Breakfast also help in keep kid’s weight in check.  Common struggle that parents faced regarding breakfast    Kids always want new varieties and different options. They get bored easily…

  • Random thoughts

    Is Social media a curse or a boon? let’s explore both ways?

    According to a recent survey , nearly 50 % of the world’s population uses social media (that is over 3 billion users worldwide). The survey claims that approximate 86% of people use social media at least once in a day. And about 72% of people use it multiple times a day.  Another study shows that Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms worldwide and in 2020, the global number of Facebook users is expected to reach 1.69 billion, up from 1.34 million in 2014.  This data is not only limited to personal use or making social communication but meant a lot for business purpose as well.  Nowadays…

  • Book review

    #Bookreview- It is all called love by Dipika Singh- A remarkable tales of love!

    Hello everyone!  I am back with another book review, this time I am reviewing one of the most promising books from #Blogchatterebook named “It is all called love” written by Dipika Singh.  What is the book all about? And what is my take on this book? Read on to know more.  It is all called love  Name of book: It is all called love  Author: Dipika Singh  Pages: 32  Genra: fiction   Format: e book  Available on: Blogchatter website  Rating: 4/5  Summary  True love is hard to find and even harder to hide. ‘Successful lawyer Shalini Taneja meets attractive Samar Kumar, past holds them back but their chemistry is electric’ –…

  • Cookingwithkids

    #Cookingwithkids- Gujrati Khichdi and Kadhi- A healthy and tasty one pot meal!

    Hi everyone!  Excited to share second post for #Cookingwithkids  And in this post, I am sharing a healthy and tasty Gujrati recipe, “Gujrati Khichdi and Kadhi”.  Angel just loved this recipe combo and, in my household, it is a routine meal and I make it mostly during busy weekends.  So, let’s get started with this recipe.  First begin with “Gujrati khichdi”  Gujrati Khichdi  Ingredients  Rice and split pigeon pea ( Tuar dal) mixture- 4 cup (take in 2:1 ratio)  Finely chopped onion-potato ½ cup  Curry leaves 3-4  Green chilies (finely chopped) 3-4  Mixed veggies of your choice (like cauliflower, peas)- ½ cup  Peanut (optional)- ½ cup  Cumin and mustard seeds…

  • Book review

    #Bookreview- Childhood obesity and adult life, by Dr. Amrita Basu – An informative book that will tell you powerful secrets no one told you!

     Do you know “Childhood obesity” is world’s leading health problem, and around 30% of world’s population is overweight. It is a serious health problem that put children and adult at the risk of poor health.  Look at these statistics:  According to CDC (USA data), for children and adolescents aged 2-19 years, the prevalence of obesity was 18.5% and affected about 13.7% million children and adolescents.  In India, 19.3 percent of children are fall in the category of overweight and suffer from childhood obesity.  Both developed and developing countries have not so welcoming data of childhood obesity and indeed it is a condition that alarm us to make healthy lifestyle changes…

  • Cookingwithkids

    #Cookingwithkids- Homemade “Paneer Masala”- A Rich gravy veg for you and your family!

    Happy summer everyone!  Though this summer and summer vacation is little different than our routine and exciting summer (due to corona virus pandemic), but still it is the time to spend some quality time together as a family.  Here in California, state is re-opening slowly but most of the people avoiding social gatherings and frequent outdoor activities to be on safer side.   In my household, girls had finished their online learning for their respective grades and now, we are trying to make this “Not so exciting” summer vacation to exciting and creative summer vacation.   When I had asked them, “what they want to learn from me during this summer vacation”?…

  • Book review

    #Bookreview-“Bolly Talkies”- A Fun Bollywood ride with Impressive Movie Analysis!

    I was a big movie buff during my teenage and collage days.  during those days, I had a great capability to intricate different aspects of movies like story, screenplay, direction, editing and even set design. I still remember those golden days of my college time, when movies and their magic was integral part of my lives.   With changing time, my priorities also get changed and now, I get less chance and time to watch movies or making any analysis about the actors or movie plot.   Recently, I got a chance to read and reviewed an amazing book from #BlogchatterEbook that has reminded me, mine past Bollywood memories. This book has…

  • Book review

    Keep your kids creatively engaged with these two amazing books!

    Motherhood is one of the most beautiful experience of any woman’s life but another side, it is equally challenging too. Along with other mothering responsibilities, managing screen time is a big challenge for new age mothers. Nowadays, we had plenty of digital options and gadgets and kids may get gadget addiction, if parents did not pay enough attention to keeping them creatively engaged.  As this is the time of summer vacation and due to corona virus pandemic, we all have limited outdoor activity options for our kids. In this challenging scenario, we need some handy options that help us in keeping our kids creatively engaged.   During my recent participation in…

  • Guest Post

    “Why Should you Travel with your kids?” Guest Post by Arushi Seth!

    Travel with kids is looked at by many parents as the most cumbersome task. There are many who feel restricted when they travel with kids. There are others who think it is wasting money as they might not remember many things. But, the fact is, when you travel with kids, you not only give them an exposure to a new world but also them grow. Travel has a great impact on child development and thus, is an important part of their growing up.  Travel with Kids is Important  There are many benefits of travelling with kids. You introduce them to a various cultures, new food, beautiful landscapes and of course,…

  • Book review

    “To my grandchild with love”- By Roma Gupta Sinha- A Book that is breath of fresh air during challenging time of Corona-virus Pandemic!

    The year 2020 is insanely hard year for all of us. we all had faced tremendous amount of fear and anxiety due to corona virus pandemic. Of course, it is a time that is testing our patience up to highest level. Unfortunately, despite passing of long 4 months, we are still in a struggling condition and waiting for the time, when we get back to our normal lives. Personal level, I am trying hard to keep myself creatively engaged to reduce fear, anxiety and panic associated with this dreadful situation. in this process, participating in blogchatterA2Z and blogchatterebook carnival were two major positive steps that has helped me stay busy…