Parenting Tips

Parenting tips on how to teach kids, TaleTown multimedia English short stories on motherhood & fatherhood, tales on parenthood, parenting & parenting skills

  • CuminIsha teaches Hosh about Jira - Master Spice Cumin, the magical spice & natural remedy with many health benefits.

    Learning how to cook well & cheaply is easy.

  • Fluffy and IndependentStory with cooking tips: Jira Rice

    Hosh learns how to cook Jeera Rice - cumin spiced rice.

    Isha's quick & easy rice cooking tips & Jeera Basmati recipe

  • Sangre Flamenca"I know what music is. It is the rhythm in everything alive. Whether it flows through a didgeridoo or a flute, sounds from dead hollows in wood can make a moribund heart come alive."

    "Knowing comes from the head. But knowing about music can't create music. Music comes from the heart. When it is felt by the heart. Feeling is enough."

  • Falling'Amazing!’ he thought, ‘How God appears to those who are deserving. And miraculous, how they are able to get back through to Him.’

    ‘Yet these communication channels remain open to us all. As Intuition and Prayer. Intuition, when God phones us up. And prayer, when we are telephoning God.’

  • Ephesians 5:14"That can't really be true!" exclaimed Josh, "You can't just wake up once you are truly dead."

    "Well, Jesus is said to have risen from the dead," said Rosh, "What makes you think he was the only one to do so?"

    "Jesus did," remarked Josh, "because he could. He was the son of God."

  • Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, painted portrait DDC_0590"The institution of the Caliphate was thereafter inactive for almost a century. Then on June 29, 2014, the internationally unrecognized Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) declared a new Caliphate, naming Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as the new Caliph."

    "Who's he?" asked Josh.

    "He is nicknamed The Invisible Sheikh," answered Rosh.

  • Playing Dead"Let Buddh help you reach that ultimate point. Then certainly, if you meet him there, kill him. You will be truly free."

    "Then why are Zen masters," asked Josh, "who teach their disciples to kill the Buddh on the way, still clinging on to Buddh themselves?"

  • Author Unknown Trust is like a piece of paper. Once it's crumpled, it can't be perfect againA King invited a famous visiting astrologer to study his horoscope and tell him about his future.

    The astrologer was quite learned.

    He studied it thoroughly and did his calculations well. Finally, he gave his verdict.

  • Last of her Kind (HDR)If you overvalue your work, the world will likely step in to knock down your price.

    But if you undercharge yourself, it's unlikely that the world will step in to compensate you appropriately.

    You can’t rely on others to value you correctly. It is not in their best interests to do so.

  • The Illusion of LectureInsightful Story: Learning For Success

    Learn to interact with people, learn Math, English, learn to drive, use a phone & computer, but learn them for success.

  • driving testLearning to drive a car is easy if you follow some basic rules.

    Know the road code, use a safe car, maintain following distance, go slow, keep left & indicate...

     

  • Giant MudskipperInsightful story: Let them grow roots

    If you want kids to grow tall and strong, trust in your genes & let them be.

    Parenting tips for overprotective parents.

  • Life of Pi"I have left so much behind", Pi said, "In the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go."

    "But what hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye."

  • Lion and the MouseInsightful story: Lion And The Mouse

    The Aesop fable showed that mercy pays back.

    But should kindness be only an investment for future returns?

  • kiss me!"There are teachers," Isha answered after considerable thought, "and then there are educators."

    "Perhaps it is time for you to graduate from being one to being the other."

  • Palace complexShe sought the help of another guard instead. But when he learnt more of the task required, he refused too.

    Guards spoke to other guards. Attendants mentioned it to other attendants. News spread in the palace like wildfire.

  • 3G iPhone“Going without is not failure… it merely opens up a void for the things that you really want.”

    “Life is about choices and you just can’t have it all because you will always be tempted by beautiful, useful things.”

  • Mango LassiStory on Cooking Tips: Luscious Mango Lassi

    Isha teaches Hosh how to make this quick & easy yoghurt drink?

    Tells difference between milkshake, Lassi & smoothie

  • Super_Bowl_Infographic_01-31-12Story on Cooking Tips: Marinating Meats Safely

    Marinates are consistently flavored, taste juicier & tenderer.

    But need the right balance of acid, oil & spice!

  • Yogurt savory drink"In India, flavoring ingredients such as asafoetida, black salt, sea salt, fresh ground ginger, green mango, green chilies, pepper, lime or lemon juice, Amla (gooseberry), Jira (cumin seeds), coriander, mint and curry leaves are mixed with Chaach to enhance its digestion-aiding properties."

    "Traditional buttermilk contains probiotic microbes which are beneficial to the gut and improve immunity when taken regularly."