When topics such as elections, unemployment, caste or industrial pollution come up, children often ask questions such as why did…? who said… ? what is …? how about …?
After celebrating Christmas as only the Town of Bel Air can, I gravitated towards the library to get some goodies. After feasting on a nine-course spree of picture books, I have a
question: Why is it that orphaned animals shine through with more character than orphaned children?
As I was roaming the picture book aisles of our public library I thought, “I haven’t read any new picture … More
Learning to read unlocks access to our multilingual and cultural heritage and with the wit and wisdom expressed in our mother tongues.
Just because a child has started reading well, you should not leave the picture book section. Alongside early chapter books, newly fluent readers and their families have a wealth of literature to explore.
Picking up from my earlier Books for Baby by Indian Authors, as my daughter has grown she has introduced me to … More
Every time I clean the bookshelves, there are some children’s books I can never give away. I read them again … More
Though I was surrounded, as a young mother, by people who, like the indigenous people Liedloff described, did not use diapers, I got key support for going diaper-free from online sources. Why rely on internet help to get back to nature?
I was wondering whether this problem is with my own kids or is it more generic. We keep forgetting what … More
As any toddler will tell you, fermented food, when made at home, gives rise to fundamental questions, like who made … More