December, 2007

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Honey and lime Juice Facial Mask

One of my coworker recommended this facial mask.I tried it at home.Though the mixture is sticky, it works.. 😉 Mix 8 ounces of honey and 1 tablespoon of lime juice.Massage the face with it for 15 minute.It will leave your... (Continue reading)

Nursing Strike and Baby Negotiations

So around four and a half months or maybe just four,  the babe decided to go on a nursing strike. When I rushed back from work, ready to nurse him, he would greet me with the biggest smile but any... (Continue reading)

Natural child-birth or assisted child-birth?

I am 30 weeks pregnant..this is my second pregnancy…my son was born in Bangalore, India….natural birth with no complications. Then we moved here to US and I took up pre-natal classes just like I had done back in Bangalore. The... (Continue reading)

Hindi Movie Reviews…without scene spoilers

Hiya! I have been spending some time at home this week… so I got to watch some hindi movies. Here are three that I highly recommend : 1. Namesake – Drama : Directed by Mira Nair…its a great take on cultural... (Continue reading)

Educational Tools for Pre-schoolers

I spent some time this week looking up learning resources for my son…he goes to a day-care and their core philosophy is to encourage children to learn through play. It is a new concept for me but I appreciate the... (Continue reading)

Makeup – a take on liberation

‘Who do you think is more liberated me with my head scarf or the ladies on Wall Street with 10 products covering their faces?’ Nousheen’s eyes were bright and passionate as she dug into her chicken tikka masala. ‘At least... (Continue reading)

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Ten minute facial

Try this is you are short of time – take some full fat or reduced fat yogurt, and a pinch or two of turmeric. Put on your face and let it stay for fifteen minutes. Then wash off or tissue... (Continue reading)

How I became an accidental lactivist

Well, actually, I breastfed my son for 18 months. And the reasons for me were not the ‘My son will be healthiest this way’ or ‘formula is a curse second to none’. I had been mostly formula fed and thought... (Continue reading)

Acrylic or gel nails?

I have the bad habit of nail biting and I have very short nails. Here at my work everybody has pretty nails..I have never been to a nail salon..In India, where I am from we dont have them..So last week,... (Continue reading)

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Shiny Hair, Italian Style?

Well, I dont know Italian style or not but uses Olive Oil. This always works for me and my sisters for shiny hair. Thought I would share it with you all, let me know how it goes. Take Olive Oil... (Continue reading)

Good Books for 2-4 year olds beyond the usual stuff

Here are some of the books we have been reading and we love them. We got them from the library and some of them seem popular based on Amazon reviews, but some seem relatively rare. I would love advice on... (Continue reading)

Consultants, consultants even a lactation consultant

So back in your home country, have you ever heard of a lactation consultant? I had not. When I heard the term, it seemed to me to be an overkill. One more American way of complicating life and earning money.... (Continue reading)

Appetizer that will go with Drinks

Here is a quick and tasty appetizer that will be a sure HIT!!!! Mix 1 cup of chopped red onions 1 1/2 cup salted peanuts, 3 or 4 green chillies( or more if u want it spicy) 1 tsp lime juice 1... (Continue reading)

A quick face mask

Hey, I tried this last week and it had great results. Take some almond paste (I had some leftover from making Almond Chicken). Mix in a little bit milk. Apply to your face and keep it for five to ten... (Continue reading)

Me and my boss…lady boss

“I work for a woman boss”…this sentence can evoke strong emotions. At least for me, they did, when I was working for a woman boss…let me clarify the statement, “I work for a single 30-something woman boss”…. I think there’s... (Continue reading)

Some hilarious Santa and kids pics on CNN (Continue reading)

Much ado about Hiccups

My friend from Mexico told me that there they have the cutest tradition for stopping hiccups in babies – you put a red thread on their foreheads! And it works. When I was a kid, my mom would try to... (Continue reading)

New year resolutions, whats yours?

Well, I have not finalized my list yet, but here is what mine looks like : 1. Lose 25 lbs ( I do this every year, the resolution, I mean) 2. Visit three foreign countries or exotic locations ( I... (Continue reading)

Welcome to Bloggermoms!

Thank you for visiting our site and this post. We are a new site, and would love your suggestions on how we could improve your experience. We are a small team, and you can be sure that we will read... (Continue reading)

The first job interview here in the States

I am no job interview expert. I wont call this the best advice or professional advice, but I thought I would share what I learnt here by going through interviews myself and interviewing others. Dress American. I dont mean just wearing Western Clothes.... (Continue reading)

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