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Summer Fun & Safety Guide For Kids: How to beat the heat this summer

Summers are here and they are here big time! Mornings are all about cold coffees, mango coolers and butter milk and evenings are filled with one ice cream or the other. Mangoes, water melons, raw mango pickles, curd and kulfis top the list as Messiahs to save us from the summer heat.

As adults we feel so troubled by the summer heat and the scorching May sun and it gets difficult for me to imagine the plight of our little ones who are young and tender enough to get hurt even by touching a hot cup of tea. Needless to mention the effect of the harsh weather on them.

But you need not worry! Beingmumma is here with some cool tips, home remedies, activities and ideas to help your kiddo beat the summer heat. So, get ready to read and learn your bible of summer tips by heart , this year! Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day 2015: How My Child Made Me Feel Special…

Being Mumma wishes a very Happy Mother’s Day to all the beautiful Mummas who are a part of the fraternity!

With every blog post I upload and every experience I share on Being Mumma, about ‘my’ being a Mumma, in some or the other way I express how special it is to be a Mother.

So, this Mother’s Day I thought of doing the same thing, but a little differently. I pinged all Mummas and requested them to contribute to Being Mumma by sharing their beautiful experiences and feelings as a mother, in few words. I also asked them to support it with a pic, so that all of us here get to see their cutie pies too!

I personally wish to THANK all the Mummas for taking out time to write for Being Mumma and making this Mother’s Day so special for me and all of us!

Here’s what they have to say… Continue reading

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Pre-Event Listing: LifeCell Mommies Day Out – Workshop for Expectant Mothers at IHC, New Delhi


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This Mother’s Day, pregnant mommies in Delhi can get pampered at Mommies Day Out – a prenatal workshop to be organized by ‘LifeCell International Pvt Ltd’ in association with Fortis La Femme. Continue reading

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Post-Baby Body Changes I Hate, Yet Love!

The best and the most pleasant compliment that I often get since I became a mother is,

“You haven’t changed at all! You look all the same!”.

My response? I smile and die a little more inside. Yes! I really DIE every time I hear this, because instead of making me happy I feel like I’ve just been hit in the face yet again.

These compliments, these reactions of friends and relatives only remind me that although I haven’t changed at all on the outside, I’m totally a different person on the inside; and by inside I mean not just mentally but more physically.

Here’s what my post-baby body got me and here’s what you too should get prepared for in case you’re expecting a baby or have just become a mother: Continue reading

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5 Ways To Make Your Kids Love Studies

HOMEWORK!

 ASSIGNMENTS!

 TESTS!

 FINAL EXAMS!

Imagine life without the terms ‘homework’, ‘tests’, ‘exams’ and ‘assignments’ or ‘revisions’? Well, these will make not just our kids’ life but even our life, much happier and easier to lead!

But, unfortunately, the hard truth of life is that it is not possible to completely eliminate these from our educational life. We have to learn to live with these and so have to our children! They will have to do their homework daily – no matter what; they will have to appear for unit tests and final exams- no matter what and they will have to have to (repeated intentionally) ‘study’-no matter what!

If all this is an inseparable part of our kids’ (and indirectly our) life then why not make them go through it happily?

Now the biggest question that arises is, how to make them say yes to studies? How to make them love their books? How to make them look forward to doing their homework?

Here are 5 innovative ways to create interest in your kids towards studies and help them study in a smarter way: Continue reading

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5 Things No One Tells You About Being A Mother

No matter how much ever planned and expected your pregnancy is, no matter how much you were dying to give birth to your little one and no matter how much of reading you did to prepare yourself for motherhood, there still are and there will always be a few things that will take you by surprise. Here are the ones I think no one really tells you about motherhood or about being a mother, and the ones I discovered only after I jumped into the boat: Continue reading

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Top 5 Surprises That Come With New Motherhood

If you can stay awake almost all night yet wake up with a smile to the coos and gurgles of your baby, smell your baby’s tush for poop, have a puke on your new t-shirt (and still be okay about it) or have tears of joy in your eyes when your baby tries to make the first effort to roll over – then you are a new mother who has just started the wonderful journey of motherhood.

They say, motherhood is the best adventure you can ever experience as it is more-than-full of surprises. Every day unfolds a new gift of unexpected yet fulfilling events that surprise you with every passing moment. All mothers eventually experience all kind of surprises out of which the top 5 are: Continue reading