By Shailee Butalia | on May 12, 2015 | Children Parenting

Happy Mother’s Day from Ghotu Motu Ki Toli! In honor of all of the mothers out there, we wanted to share a few ideas you can take a break and celebrate all the hours you put in being the best mother you can. Pamper yourself. Go get a massage, a pedicure, or a facial. Put […]

By Shailee Butalia | on May 8, 2015 | Children Parenting

In our last article, Ghotu Motu Ki Toli introduced 5 influential people in Indian history. Today, we wanted to introduce another way to keep our child in touch with his or her heritage. In India, traditionally when a new couple has a child, they also have the support of their entire family when it comes […]

By Shailee Butalia | on May 3, 2015 | Children Parenting Rhymes

As our children get older, playing with them becomes much more interactive. We are able to communicate with them and teach them all sorts of fun games. This encourages our children to be active and learn how to play well with others. There is nothing better than gathering together with your friends and their children […]

By Shailee Butalia | on May 2, 2015 | Children Parenting

When I was pregnant and my husband and I were planning for our first baby, we had mapped out what we would let our child do and not do. As anyone knows, nothing ever really turns out as planned. Reality ends up being so much different than expected. A big question we wanted to address […]

By Shailee Butalia | on April 29, 2015 | Children Parenting

Let me begin with a story about a funny man. One moment, he would look behind. Then suddenly, he would turn around and close his eyes. He would then open his eyes and look left to right and sit on the road. Then, he would get up and start running. Again, he would look behind […]

By Shailee Butalia | on April 29, 2015 | Children Parenting

It’s true that everybody needs sleep. After all, that’s when your body switches off but your mind gets to work processing the day’s events and cataloguing them as memories. However, not everyone needs the same amount of sleep. Adults, in spite of performing several activities throughout the day, can get by with an average 7-8 […]

By GhotuMotu | on April 13, 2015 | Children Parenting

The definition of a father has changed. A modern dad is different than the traditional father we used to see growing up. Our husbands are much more involved with raising the children than the previous generations had been. Traditionally, fathers used to be the primary breadwinners in the family. They would go to work all […]

By GhotuMotu | on April 13, 2015 | Children Parenting Rhymes

According to experts, breastmilk and formula give newborns all the essential nutrition they need only up to the age of six months. But don’t worry. In your baby’s first year, there are several nutritious meals you can introduce to the little one’s diet apart from breastmilk and formula to be rest assured of your child’s […]

By GhotuMotu | on April 12, 2015 | Children Parenting

  Ghotu Motu Ki Toli has created videos of classic Hindi nursery rhymes to help keep our children in touch with their heritage but we also want to introduce other ways to pass down the connection to our children. Language is only one of the aspects that we can teach our children. India has such […]

By GhotuMotu | on April 6, 2015 | Children Parenting

Here are 7 simple reasons for why schedules are important in children at all ages. Schedules translate into self-discipline. Self-discipline should be a way of life. Ultimately, it is one of the most important traits needed to achieve and accomplish your goals. Setting a schedule does not equal to being strict. Having a schedule for […]



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