October, 2009

A healthy halloween?

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Is that an oxymoron? A HEALTHY HALLOWEEN? Well, over the years we have seen some creative things friends and neighbors have done. Do add your ideas so that we can all maybe take some steps to a healthy halloween! So... (Continue reading)

Halloween Costumes you can wear to work

Have you ever been called to a halloween party with people you work with? There are many bold people out there who dont mind letting their hair down and dressing up a bit crazily in front of office folks, but... (Continue reading)

Top things to ask your parents to bring from India when you are pregnant

Hi. This is a continuation of our series on navigating a pregnancy in the USA or a foreign country if you are from India. When hormones take hold of you, it may not be easy to remember what to ask... (Continue reading)

Welcome, Didu

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Its been a long time since I last wrote about my baby. I think I even missed writing about his first birthday. The thing is, my day is so full of his little antics and mega cuteness that when I... (Continue reading)

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Diwali.. Be Safe And Healthy

Diwali or Deepawali is perhaps the most beautiful of Hindu festivals in India. Diwlai signifies the victory of good over evil. It is celebrated to mark the return of Lord Rama to Ayodhya after defeating Ravana, the king of Lanka. Also... (Continue reading)

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Please write something funny, Tanadidi!

“Tanadidi, Please write something funny. I am aching to hear a funny story from you – the kind you would tell if we happen to meet!” My cousin (and childhood friend) reads my posts here on Bloggermoms, and yesterday, I received... (Continue reading)

Celebrating Diwali in Schools and Preschools

Is your school or preschool celebrating diwali? Or maybe you want to take a touch of celebration to your child’s school. Here are some ideas: Diwali Activities for preschools and schools Diya Decoration: Bring in plain and unpainted teracotta diyas... (Continue reading)

8 ways to celebrate Diwali in the Office

Hello everyone. Diwali is round the corner and we are all about taking celebrations to work. Making life at work multi cultural makes work that much more interesting. Maybe you have been too busy to celebrate Diwali at work, or... (Continue reading)

Celebrating Diwali at work

Hi everyone. Diwali is next week! Do you think Diwali celebration is becoming more mainstream here? Do you celebrate Diwali at home and in your community only or do you take your traditions to office and school? When I was working I... (Continue reading)

The cost of being right

Nearly three years ago, when I still worked at a large global design firm, a new employee was assigned to the desk next to me in the open-office system. She was an interior designer with “several years of experience,” had come from another... (Continue reading)