This is a round-up of some of the books we've read in 2021 so far.
Summer is the best time in Switzerland. After the freezing cold days of Winter and rains in April/ May, people eagerly wait for summer to begin which is usually in the month of June. All the ski stuff, winter jackets, wraps and cardigans are put inside the closets and the summer shorts, floral dresses and … Continue reading Summer in Switzerland- Things we do as a Family
This blog began its journey in a quiet city called Tucson in Arizona, known for its majestic Saguaro Cacti and dramatic Sunsets. I lived there for 5 years, my husband even longer. Life as a newly married woman and then as a young mom, in a different culture was hard. I had no job, my … Continue reading Celebrating America in India- July 4th Thoughts and Activities with kids.
When you still can't travel, you think about the beautiful places you've visited in the past. It is almost as good as traveling! All that Snorkeling and beautiful encounters with the Coral Reef and marine life at Elephant Beach had us itching to learn more about the Andaman & Nicobar group of Islands. We made … Continue reading ANDAMAN- Hotel Ixzire and Jarawa Tribe
Not more than 2 hours from my home in Dachsen is the beautiful holiday destination of Flims. Tucked in the Canton of Grabunden, this place offers the perfect getaway for hiking, biking, swimming or other child-friendly activities. We visited this place and had a fabulous time before the kids were born. You can read all … Continue reading A Weekend in Flims
India is still in lockdown mode. We are unable to travel or visit our loved ones. Kids are stuck at home and having to sit through another year of online classes. Sometimes it feels like there's all the time in the World but nothing much to do! Now you can fuss and fret about it, … Continue reading 10 Things to do with kids at home
When your kids are bubbling with unlimited amount of energy, you've gotta find ways to release it! In Switzerland, kids are always encouraged to play outdoors. Nature is in abundance here. There are forests to walk in; mountains to hike, ski or sled upon; and lakes to swim in. It is a country with a … Continue reading 5 Family-friendly free Parks in UAE
I can't believe this tiny butterfly that flitted about all the time, SO out of anybody's reach, is now a Big Girl. Almost as tall as I am, Medha looks, talks and thinks much older than her actual age of 11. I sometimes forget that she's still a kid and share some of my ideas … Continue reading A Young lady or a Big girl- Medha turns 11.
A quiet getaway from Dubai into the Sun-kissed, sandy RAK or Ras Al Khaimah, full of pristine beaches, culture and beauty, to get our travel fix,
"Should we learn Blackjack or Poker now?", Madhav, my younger one, asks me. We learnt card games like Donkey, spoon, Rummy and Go Fish watching YouTube videos and now we play them in rotation. Madhav taught himself a few card tricks and now he offers free sessions as gifts on our birthdays. He resorts to … Continue reading Rubick’s Cube to Rummy – Turning 8 in COVID times