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Running the Race : Winning does matter

Running the Race : Winning does matter

Recently Little Po and Ms. Papaya went for a toddlers’ event. The air was festive and the competition healthy. The message sent out to the little ones was that all that mattered was that they be there. Everyone would get a chocolate medal at the end of it all. In fact, the common refrain I’ve heard from my grandchildren is that ‘it doesn’t matter ‘. For them, they’ve been brought up to believe that winning or losing doesn’t really matter….

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Fishy Tales #FridayReflections

Fishy Tales #FridayReflections

Well, for those of you who follow me regularly, you will know that I try to write on three different blogs on obviously three different subjects. Today I’ve decided to post my #FridayReflections  on my Granny Blog Nappy Tales and Me. However, for those of you who aren’t into babies and nappies, I am reproducing the same post here. Two Fishy Tales Anna Shetty thought the boys needed to learn some responsibility. So she brought home a fish bowl with…

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7 ways to keep little ones busy after Christmas is over

7 ways to keep little ones busy after Christmas is over

7 ways to keep little ones busy after Christmas is over #Christmas is over but the #holidays are not The children have long eaten the  chocolate advent calendar  that kept them busy   busy before Christmas is eaten. Santa has come and gone. The Christmas crackers have popped but the holidays still are on.  This can be quite a tiring time for moms who have kids at home on holidays. Especially in a city like Mumbai which has very little…

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Smile, You’re on Camera ! #The Itinerant Blogger

Smile, You’re on Camera ! #The Itinerant Blogger

    Another charming post continuing the adventures of Ms. Papaya.   Smile! Yesterday I took Ms Papaya to get her passport photo taken. Granny drove us in her trusty 13 year old Hyundai Santro to the photo studio only to be angrily waved away by the security guard: “you CAN”T even ENTER this BUILDING. I Don’t care if you have a baby, step out and walk in”…with that gracious welcome, I stepped out into the hot sun, carrying 10.3…

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