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Someone’s been eating my porridge? And other things you didn’t know about millets!

Porridge has been a staple part of the Indian breakfast table since time immemorial. While oat porridge is a western import, India too has a large repertoire of both sweet and savoury porridges each with their own regional twist. Like most things in life, diversity is the key to balance, and food grains are certainly no different. Many of these porridges are made with hardy millets and the recipes are intuitive, easy
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The Green Signal to Maternity Bill: Return to The Career Track

“This is my humble gift to women, a day after the world celebrated the International Women’s Day.” – Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said as he introduced the Maternity Bill in Lok Sabha on 9th March 2017.   It is a gift indeed to all the women employees struggling to keep their feet in the job market, in the face of new motherhood challenges. Till
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Just exhale, your fussy eater is not going to starve

Shauravi’s son was a champion eater. Until the tender age of 14 months. There was much initial success with homemade baby cereals experiments. She was patting herself on the back for his gastronomic taste buds. And then, it all came to a crashing halt. He stopped eating. Everything. Except milk and cheese. There was no luck with airplane spoons, songs or any amount of
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FROM NAY TO YEAH: Disciplining toddlers and pre-schoolers

The scene was right out of a movie – the little child was rolling on the floor howling her guts out crying “I want that toy now”. The poor mother caught in the midst was pleading with the inconsolable child to get up, all the while silently praying for the earth to split open and take her in at that very moment, away from
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Return to the career track – Role of Corporate daycares in aiding women’s workforce participation

“I can’t give it all up now just to take care of the baby, but there’s no other choice…”. This is a lament often heard from a growing breed of women who, up until having a baby, have worked hard at their work place to carve a niche for themselves, but have to give it all up for child care. There’s a different group
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Are festivals helping us in giving life-lessons to our children?

The cacophony and ear-piercing sounds of firecrackers are almost integral to our conceptualization of Diwali. For years, propaganda around “say no to crackers” has been merely a primary school art activity, rather than a lifestyle philosophy. But with terrifying environmental degradation, shadows of child-labour in the hazardous fireworks industry and realization of the torment inflicted upon babies, animals, the elderly and people with respiratory
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