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*One important thing I would encourage all the mums to do out there, is to involve your children while shopping for school supplies, no matter how old or young they...

As Trou got older he became less easy to amuse and keener for company other than my own, the prospect of two months shuttling between his parents homes seemed grim,

Fragrant, delicious rosemary is a wonderful herb to grow on your own, either indoors in a pot or outside in your garden. Rosemary is generally not hard to grow, and...

Me: You have got to be kidding me! What am I? Meals on wheels? Coq: You can't go empty handed. Sin for The Man. At least now he will have something...

But also my personal belief is that women are intuitively better at teaching as they are more empathetic towards children and their needs. They also have the natural tolerance that...

We all know Parsley as a pretty little herb that lends a sprinkling of color and taste to our favorite dishes. If you think of parsley as just a garnish that...

The fact that her school project would most likely give this little girl a completely unrealistic and false expectation about the country in which she lives, troubled me no end.

We talk about how vulnerable women are. None of us has been raped but we have between the three of us experienced a fair amount of sexual interference, violence and...

Egyptians call it the  'Plant of Immortality'.  Aloe gel promotes skin growth and repair. It has natural soothing properties and suits even the most sensitive skin. Aloe is a succulent plant,

My mother’s influence over me is immeasurable. I can’t think of a point in my life when I have been truly independent of her. I have always needed her –

We all know that Popeye the sailor man made himself super strong by eating spinach.  Popeye popularized spinach, but it's too bad he ate it out of a can. Fresh...

Er…………Um………… Irritated by my lack of inspiration on the subject I put pen to paper and attempted to formulate a list, half way through I realized that what I was...

One of the things he loved doing on the New Year was taking a picture of his three daughters all decked out in Avurudu finery. When we were younger, the...

That's where a good quality multivitamin comes in. I look at vitamins as an insurance policy to round out the gaps in our diet. So, we eat a healthy diet...

Besides praying to the plant, a number of people use the leaves and roots of the plant in various medicine. It's  really a miracle plant and miracle herb also known...

Pandan also known as rampe is a tropical plant which is commonly known as pandan leaves, and is used widely in Southeast Asian cooking as a flavoring . They have...

In short "Run! Run! Ruuuuuuuunnnn!" So yeah, maybe not share the advice I would give myself.

Ranjini even succeeded in meeting my mother's exacting standards. Our kitchens and bathrooms were spotless, and best of all not a single cupboard "Smelled of cockroaches" (my mother's pet peeve). She...

I spend my days with students from kindergarten to grade 5, all with weak grades in a resource room which allows me to improve the quality of their performance. It's very...

It's fragrant, fast-growing, green, and it has it's own ice cream flavor. So what's not to love about mint? If you've ever grown the herb, you know where I'm going...

Most of us can't wait to celebrate being 6 years old for example, but by the time your 38th birthday rolls around, or goodness forbid your 44th (gulp), the excitement has...

Curry leaves are very popular in Sri Lanka where they are used in every dish and cooking to add a super aroma and flavor to the dishes they cook in...