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In our Diwali issue this month: Invest in health, wealth and happiness, 27 Diwali related bedtime stories, special recipes, DIY Decor, No Food Waste, No Plastic Use and more!

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Specials

Countdown To Diwali 27 Days, Stories

By Aarthi Arun

As you look forward to enjoying the festival of lights, add some excitement by narrating ‘Diwali stories’ to your child – one a day for 27 days, starting 1st October and ending on Diwali.

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Sustainable Diwali Decor

By Rashmi Nagendran

When you think of Diwali, you think of joy and splendour! This Diwali, let us find ways to decorate in environment-friendly and budget-friendly ways and still have a de‘light’ful celebration!

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Smart Online Shopping Tips For Diwali

By Team ParentCircle

Has your Diwali shopping instinct moved to your fingertips, literally? Presenting the Dos and Don’ts as well as ‘secret’ codes to make your online Diwali shopping experience a hit.

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Checklist For A Safe Diwali

By Subhechha Chatterjee

With firecrackers and diyas all around, children and pets often ‘run’ into risky situations during Diwali. How can you ensure their safety without compromising on fun? Find out.

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Cashew Murukku

By Roopkumar Ravichandran

Diwali calls for some rich snacking. The crispy and crunchy murukkus are an inseparable part of ‘Diwali Bakshanam’. How about adding some twist by tossing in some cashews into the murukku?

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The Diya Factor

By Shirley Johanna

Diya, the earthen lamp is the most symbolic feature of Diwali. But, do you know why? Read on to know the divine essence of lighting a diya on Diwali.

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Zucchini Ki Kheer

By Ruchira Ramanujam

A rich and creamy kheer or payasam is a must for festive occasions. Our special creation for this season is loaded with silken shreds of zucchini and laced with zesty cinnamon.

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Raw Banana Kola Urundai

By Ruchira Ramanujam

This tasty treat is a vegetarian version of the highly popular mutton meatballs in Tamil Nadu using raw banana.

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‘Global’ Diwali: When India Lights Up The World

By Team ParentCircle

Diwali knows no boundaries. From the White House in the US to the Opera House in Sydney, the festival is celebrated with great spirit. Here’s how ‘Global’ Diwali is celebrated...

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Have You Been To These ‘Diwali Places’?

By Mandavi Jaiswal

Want to do something different this Diwali? Here are some exceptional destinations where you can revel in the beauty of some unique Diwali celebrations.

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Sweet Potato Soiyam

By Roopkumar Ravichandran

Sweet potatoes are high on health. Add a little country sugar and coat them with some wheat flour to make yummy soiyams. Your family is sure to celebrate you for this!

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Melt The Ice With The Warmth Of Diwali

By Divya Sainathan

We are so caught up in our own lives that we have no clue about the people around us. We drift apart even as technology ‘links’ us together. So, why not melt the ice this Diwali?

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6 Ways To Reduce Plastic Usage This Diwali

By Sindhu Sivalingam

Going plastic-free to help the ‘beleaguered’ environment should be one of the key goals for every parent in the near future. May the effort begin this Diwali. We show you how little steps can help.

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Meet The ‘No Food Waste’ Man

By Team ParentCircle

Millions go hungry every day in our country. On the other hand, tons of food go waste during festivals and weddings. Find out what Coimbatore-based Padmanaban has been doing to bridge this gap.

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Fox Nuts Bhel

By Rashmi Nagendran

This healthy and colourful bhel is fun to make and eat as a quick snack. The best thing about the snack is it’s customisable.

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Be The Difference This Diwali

By Divya Ramesh

Diwali is the time to show you care. Make it meaningful by doing things that can brighten up the lives and bring out the smiles in people who are less fortunate.

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