Whole Wheat Churi / Leftover Roti Recipe

Have you tried making sweet churi from leftover rotis / chapatis? It is a sweet, a little healthy and yummy Indian dish enjoyed by kids and all! Here's the recipe: 1. 4 leftover / freshly made rotis / chapatis / phulkas (keep refrigerated at night if leftover after dinner).2. Break them in small pieces and then... Continue Reading →

Homeschooling a 2-year-old toddler: Counting activities

Last week, Mishika turned two years old (this post was written in the last week of November 2020)! We had taken a break from homeschooling two weeks ago as it was Diwali festival time here in India and within a week was Mishika’s birthday. I tried to sync her vacation with the schools around. So,... Continue Reading →

Late teething: Should you be worried?

My daughter is 18 months old at the time of posting this article. Until two weeks ago, she had only four teeth and though one more tooth bud was visible for many weeks, no tooth appeared. She started teething pretty late. And every tooth took over a month or two to appear. It felt like... Continue Reading →

How to make a Bumblebee using Toilet Roll: DIY Craft Activity for Kids / Preschool

We made a bumblebee using toilet paper roll and tried an innovation for wings that really worked with the wings making a flapping sound under the fan. How to make a Bumblebee using Toilet Roll We used a sticker plastic sheet that I had saved earlier after all the stickers in the sheet were used... Continue Reading →

My baby, my sunshine

It’s been a year and a half since I was blessed with a baby girl. She’s the sunshine in my life.Yes, it’s not easy being a first-time mom at the age of forty while dealing with a debilitating chronic illness, but not a day has passed that she hasn’t made me smile and laugh with... Continue Reading →

Starting a mom blog

Listen to the Podcast Photo by Andrew Neel on Pexels.com I have been blogging since 2004. That’s around the time blogging became a trend with writers, copywriters and all those who felt they should write but never knew where to start. My career in advertising and online communication further made me all the more interested... Continue Reading →

Monkey Puzzle / Where’s My Mom – Children’s Story Book Review

CHILDREN’S BOOK REVIEW Monkey Puzzle Book Book: Monkey Puzzle (known as Where’s My Mom in the US)By: Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler 2-year-old Mishika’s rating: ❤❤❤❤❤This is one of her favourite books. I would totally recommend it. The book is about a little monkey who can’t find its mom and a cute butterfly helps out.... Continue Reading →

About Mom and Ideas

Mom & Ideas is the brainchild of a mom who had her first baby at the age of forty. Planning a baby, a dream since long, was a big decision for a woman suffering from fibromyalgia. It meant going off all the medicines and treatments for over a year before planning, being able to manage... Continue Reading →

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