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  • The not-so-humble MOSQUITO

    As I type this, I swat a mosquito away from my arm. By the way, did you know that there is a day for mosquitoes? That’s right, World Mosquito Day falls on August 20 every year. Now, this day is not to celebrate mosquitoes, but to commemorate the day Sir Ronald Ross discovered that female […]

  • Eat out: It’s raining food festivals this month!

    A shout out to all food lovers as the month of August promises delicious meals at discounts you can’t imagine. Did you know that a lot of cities in India are offering massive discounts on food and drinks right now? That’s right! From buffets to a-la-carte, fine dining to budget, and food to drinks, they’ve […]

  • Baby’s Day Out!

    My pregnancy was planned, and I was mentally and physically prepared to be a mother. The double line on the home pregnancy test made us ecstatic! Luckily, I had one of the smoothest pregnancies, with only a few hiccups along the way, the worst being constipation during the first trimester. My preference was for a […]

  • 5 DIY Facepacks

    Studies, projects and examinations do not give you a moment to spare for regular parlor visits. Busy moms may have forgotten all about taking a little time out to pamper themselves with a facial. Does this sound familiar? Well, even we over-burdened students and sleep deprived moms need a break once in a while and […]

  • Home Loan Basics

    Owning a home of our own is a dream for many of us. With the current property prices, it becomes nearly impossible for anyone in their 20s or 30s to afford to buy a house (unless they’ve earned a huge inheritance or won a big lottery)! This is where home loans come to our aid. […]

  • Easy and fun home-date ideas

    You’ve been married or living together for a while. With the endless responsibilities of adulting, you’ve settled into a routine and forgotten what it was like to connect and have fun with your partner. Add kids to the picture, and you may not have a spare moment to think about couple time, or are too […]

  • An Introduction to Term Life Insurance Plans

    Life insurance is all about building a financial safety net for your loved ones in the unfortunate event that you can no longer provide for your family. It involves paying an amount (called premium) every year, for the duration (or term) of the policy. Your nominee will get a lump sum (known as sum assured) […]

  • What women need to know about their Kidneys

    As World Kidney Day falls on 14 March this year, we thought it would be good to talk about this vital organ – the kidney, and about kidney health in women. What are kidneys? The kidneys are bean-shaped and approximately fist-sized organs, that are located below the ribcage, towards your lower back, usually on either […]