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Joyat first sight!

You may recognise her as Gohar Jaan from the Marathi movie Balgandharva or as ‘Mastani’ in the award wining serial Shrimant Peshwa Bajirao Mastani but when we met Prachiti Mhatre, she was just another mum giving her best to her seven month old son Kaivalya. Currently employed as the vice principal of Little Angels Eco-school, she shares her motherhood story and the joy that it has brought in her life.

Words Sahana Bhandari
Visuals Ryan Martis
Hair & Make-up Recinda Martis

A preschool educator, a model, an actress, and now a mother, Prachiti Mhatre loves to play different roles. She grew up with a passion for music (systematic training in classical music) and swimming (district champion swimmer). She has completed a course in education management and has specialised in early childhood care and education with her apprenticeship in Singhania School where she was a student. Then she worked as pre-school supervisor in Godrej’s Udayachal School.

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Here comes the airplane...

...and all the other things you’ve tried to get your fussy toddler to eat his meals. M&B gets the child experts to help you manage your munchkin’s munchtime better

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Weaning food: packaged or homemade?

There’s a flood of variety in the baby food segment and many mums are sighing with relief. The option of ready-made weaning food means an end to all the mashing and grinding at home to make swallowing an easy task. But is packaged baby food as good as the homemade option? We asked around for some opinions...

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Arranging a playdate


If you’ve been thinking about trying out a playdate in your home but aren’t sure what it involves or even how to set one up, don’t stress. This guide will help you get started...

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Ande ka funda

Freezing your eggs now to get pregnant later is possible for women who plan to wait a bit longer to conceive. But what are the consequences of going in for such a procedure? M&B got noted gynaecologist Dr Duru Shah from Gynaecworld to shed some light

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