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Gulabo’s Snackbox: Week 2

This is my first full week of school snackboxes. By midweek, I'm ready for Friday. Maybe I should stop letting my toddler decide the menu each day? She has exotic tastes. Here's what Gulabo took to school in week two. Monday: Potato Wedges + Zucchini Noodles Tuesday: Broccoli/Babycorn + Makhana Wednesday: Carrot/Cucumber Sticks + Hummus… Continue reading Gulabo’s Snackbox: Week 2

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Gulabo’s Snackbox: Week 1

It's the first day of school, and I'm up at 5am like a diligent amma. I chop, I prep, I'm a human machine. I'm so glad tomorrow's a holiday because I don't think I could do it all over again 😀 Her going to school makes me rediscover how special Fridays are. Thank god for… Continue reading Gulabo’s Snackbox: Week 1

Gyaan/FAQs, Montessori, Preschool Years

Montessori Education: What Does It Even Mean?

We’ve all seen the tear jerkers like Taare Zameen Par, where children are hurt by India’s rigid educational system and their parents’ traditional approaches to learning. We’ve been moved to tears by every IIT/IIM alum on earth deciding they were pressured into going that route and deciding to write books instead (why God, whyyyy?). So… Continue reading Montessori Education: What Does It Even Mean?