Mompreneurs – Interview with Neeta Verma from Rentoys

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Neeta is a proud mom of a four year old boy and the co-founder at rentoys.in – India’s first online toy rental portal. She shares her story on how her experiences as a mom inspired her venture, recommends must have toys, and how she balances work-life. And I am very happy to share that she Read More…

Competing to learn?

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A friend’s child came over to play with my daughter the other day, and I served them rice with vegetables. Both being fussy eaters, I had to motivate them by telling “whoever finishes the food will become stronger and intelligent, oh see, Noor (my daughter) has already finished half of it and you haven’t even Read More…

The Monsoon Affair

Monsoon is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation. Courtesy – Wikipedia In simple words it’s the lovely time of the year when it rains and everything turns lush green. It is a cool relief after the hot summer. It also brings some not so lovely things like humid Read More…

Understanding Bullying

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  The Cambridge Dictionary defines bully as – “to hurt or frighten someone who is smaller or less powerful than you, often forcing them to do something they do not want to do | to threaten to hurt someone, often frightening that person into doing something”.  A child or a person being bullied is either Read More…

Inspiring Moms – Interview with Mrs Deepak Kalra

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Moms inspire because they never give up hope. They inspire because they don’t think when it comes to responsibility, and in spite of difficulties and challenges they never look back.   Mrs Deepak Kalra is a truly inspiring mom who has founded Rajasthan’s first organization – Umang, for children with cerebral palsy, autism, mental challenges Read More…

Parenting Tweens

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As children grow up, so do we as parents. It’s a memorable journey for parents to see a child grow from a dependent and attention seeking baby to an independent adult. While children grow and learn and adjust to their environment, we as parents have to constantly adjust to the changes in the child’s behavior Read More…

Inspiring Moms – Interview with Vinita Ananth

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Moms inspire because they never give up hope. They inspire because they don’t think when it comes to responsibility, and just go ahead and do it.   Vinita Ananth is a working mom and is currently the Founder and CEO at CEO Council of India which is India’s fastest growing non-startup CEO community. She has two children Read More…

Mother’s Day – Interview with Vidhya Shrivastava

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You may view the video full screen and use of headphones for better sound clarity is recommended. Wishing everyone a very Happy Mother’s Day! In this video interview, we have with us Vidhya Shrivastava, mother of two daughters and Head of South India division of Indian Angel Network. Smartmomz is very thankful to her for Read More…

Dealing with Post Partum depression

This is my first post… I thought some information about post partum depression might be useful.. It is commoner than we think.. it’s just that many women do not want to come out with it as seeing a ‘shrink’ is not looked upon well in society esp. in ours. Not all patients need to see Read More…

Some of the best Apps for Moms

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There are loads of apps available today and here is a list of some of the best ones for moms. I am using most of these apps and these are great! Evernote I usually keep post-its or small pocket books to jot down important info, only to lose them later. I then started using notes Read More…

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