Playgroup(1.5 to 2.5 years): Things to consider before admission

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Playchool

Author: Gauri Kshirsagar

There comes a time in the second year of your child’s life where you are faced with the question of whether or not to send your child to a playschool. Since the standard of playschools or play groups vary in our country from a “one-room” playgroup managed in the backyard of a home to a highly recognized and corporate system playschools, it keeps us thinking that are these playschools recognized? Is there an official body to keep a tab on the safety and working of these playschools? Continue reading “Playgroup(1.5 to 2.5 years): Things to consider before admission”

The Indian Au Pair – How to hire a nanny?

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Author: Gauri Kshirsagar

The Indian Nanny
The Indian Nanny

One of the advantages of living in India is that we are blessed with ample amount of help and support we get from our domestic help. The deficiency of baby gear we have in India is very well compromised by the availability of good domestic help. In case of twins it becomes quite necessary to have at least one 24 hours or full time nanny. But getting the right one, is a huge task which requires a lot of patience.  I suggest start looking for a nanny during the 7th or 8th month of your pregnancy. If you are living in a joint family a day time nanny will suffice. Continue reading “The Indian Au Pair – How to hire a nanny?”