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Are you a perfectionist? If you are a perfectionist and a parent, it will give you and your child a hard time. Because you are going to deal with many imperfections while raising children. A long time ago, I was obsessed with cleanliness. I spent so...

The story of Lord Nrisimhadeva has a special place in the hearts of Krishna's devotees. Although every incarnation of God comes to protect his devotees and religious principles, Lord Nrisimhadev is a form of God to whom we first turn for help when we are...

If you are looking for a low-prep and highly engaging Krishna conscious activity for children, this is the one! I have done it as a part of our homeschooling lesson, and the children were asking to play it again the next day, which does not...

If someone would ask me to choose the one Vedic story that I like the most, I would say it is Ramayana. It has been my favorite story since I went to India as a teenage girl, not knowing anything about Vaishnava's philosophy yet. The...

Probably Srila Prabhupada was one of the first to formulate a phrase in the 1960s that would become a guiding idea for many of our contemporaries - simple living and high thinking. Today we have growing groups of minimalists who gather around the similar idea...

Children like to celebrate birthdays. We can celebrate the birthday of a little Nimai as a part of our Gaura Purnima festival at home (explaining on the way that this is not a "birthday" but an appearance day of the Lord, elaborating it according to...

After I became a mother, I realized how different my view of parenthood was from the norms imposed by the society in which I live. I got used to carrying the baby in my arms and sleeping with her in the same bed. I`ve never...

If you have an active kshatriya type of boy, the story of a fight between Lord Varahadeva and demon Hiranyaksha is a perfect choice to occupy their imagination. I presented a paper puppet show of this story a few years ago to my kids, and...

When I talk to children about Advaita Acarya, I talk the most about how he called Lord Caitanya to appear in this world. It is a very nice introductory story into the appearance pastimes of Lord Caitanya and Lord Nityananda that we are going to...

When we say the word teaching, we think mostly about teaching as a profession. But, it means much more than that. It is an essential part of our parenting role. To be a parent means to be a teacher to our child - the first...