Category Archives: Ceremony

How to Plan a Perfect Pongal/Shankaranthi


Image Source Pongal is a harvest festival and is the first festival of the year in South India.  Pongal is celebrated for four days in Tamil Nadu. With kids around, its best to explain the importance of agriculture and teach … Continue reading

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Christmas – The Things We Do For Love


By Amy Mia Goldsmith, A good parent would do practically anything to keep their child happy. Sometimes it involves making difficult decisions and setting rules and boundaries even though that is not what children want in life, but at other times … Continue reading

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How to Enjoy all Festivals with Kids


As Christmas is round the corner, I wanted to share my experiences of being raised in a multi cultural city like Bangalore and how we enjoyed all festivals as kids. We majorly celebrated Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Pongal at home. I … Continue reading

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Naamkaran – The Sacred Ceremony of Naming a Child


By Mary Yohanan,  Image Source: Wikipedia A new-born in the family is always a source of joy and happiness. The small hands and legs, innocent sweet face, hearty laughs without any reasons offers a surreal pleasure that no one can … Continue reading

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My Daughters First Birthday Cake


It was a 4 kg chocolate strawberry cake from Just Bake. FYI- Cost was Rs 700 per kg plus 150 per kg for design.

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Shankaranthi Pooja for Girl Baby and Kids


Hello Mommies, Image Source How was your pongal/sankaranthi? Mine was good this time as I celebrate both, for people who dont know; Shankanthi or Pongal is a harvest festival which is devoted to the Sun God. There was an interesting … Continue reading

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Baby Ear Piercing and Aftercare


Image Source Hello Mommies, how is your new year going? Recently we pierced by little ones ear and she looks really cute with her danglers. So here are some tips and gyaan on ear-piercing. In India its more of a … Continue reading

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Navaratri Golu


By Reks Navaratri golu is celebrated by south Indians during the nine days navarathri festival. Golu is the toy or doll arrangement made on steps of odd numbers. The marapachi dolls, husband and wife set is made of a special … Continue reading

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Happy Navaratri – Kanya Pooja for Mommies with Little Girls


Wishing you all a Happy Navaratri!! Navrathri is not a big festival at home but it always reminds me of my childhood where I used to visit my friends homes with Golu./Kolu. For folks who don’t know people here in … Continue reading

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Checklist for your little one’s birthday party


Image Source: Birthday Lets go through it quickly so you have enough time to organise the party….. – A list of invitees , write down all the names of the adults and kids/babies – Now that you know the number … Continue reading

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Wishing all you dear mommies a very Happy Onam


Onam is a harvest festival of Kerala- Gods own country. It is also celebrated to welcome the King Mahabali who was once a great king as per the legends. Other exciting activities that happen during the Onam carnival are the … Continue reading

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Happy Ganesh Chaturthi


We wish all the readers of mommyswall a happy Ganesh Pooja. I hope Lord Ganesh fills up all our lives with a lot of happiness and prosperity. May he bless all our littles ones.

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