2009

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Being Mom

I was excited to wish a friend today – who just became a mom. She was struggling with the sleepless nights. I remembered by ‘brand-new-baby-ordeal’ days. It was compounded by the fact that I had given birth to a preemie... (Continue reading)

Summer Event – Watermelon Cooler

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Watermelon Cooler Watermelon is not only delicious, but extremely healthy, as well. Though watermelons can be found in the markets throughout the year, the best quality & sweet watermelons are available only during summer time. Because of its higher water... (Continue reading)

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Summer Event: Chocolate Ice Cream Milkshake

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Dear Bloggermoms! It’s a long time since I have written something…Well first of all Happy belated Mother’s Day to all fellow moms….The modern Mother’s Day holiday was created by Anna Jarvis and it’s now celebrated on various days in various... (Continue reading)

Celebrating Motherhood

A Very Happy Mother’s day to all of you. I know this post come late, but something that my son has taught me is every day is special, being a mother and having a mother. It is the joy of... (Continue reading)

Mothers Day when your mom is in India, or far away

Happy Mothers Day, everyone! Before I became a mother, mothers day was a day for my mom. But since then somehow, my focus has been on me – thinking through mommyhood and what cool things I get to do that... (Continue reading)

Okra (ladies finger) with onions &tomatoes

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Okra  (ladies finger) with onions &tomatoes   15/20 pieces ,Okra (slightly slit from the middle) 2 onions,sliced 2 tomatoes ,sliced 1 tsp finely  choppped fresh gingerroot 2/3 green chilli,finely chopped methi seeds, mustard seeds, turmeric powder ,salt and suger  ... (Continue reading)

Paneer curry with pea and bell pepper……..

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paneer-250gm,cut into small pieces potato-2,cut into 8 pieces tomato-2,cut into8/10 pieces a handful of peas green,yellow and red bell pepper (cut in cube shape) green chilli-3/4 methi,turmeric,salt and suger to taste Heat oil in a pan.fry the paneer and keep... (Continue reading)

A Gift Of Breakfast For Mom

Mother’s Day is almost here and what better gift for Mom, then a relaxing breakfast to start the day! The key to a fun, easy surprise is to keep it simple and pretty. This is a nice breakfast for Mom... (Continue reading)

Morning Sickness in Pregnancy – Home Remedies

As a person who went through a terrible morning sickness, I can sympathise with all the newly pregnant women who are struck with this not-so-fun side of the pregnancy.   In the first trimester – when all you want to do... (Continue reading)

Coping with the Symptoms of chronic bronchitis

Living and coping with symptoms of chronic bronchitis will place significant demands on both the patient and their loved ones/caregivers. There have been medical breakthroughs for common conditions associated with aging known to improve the quality of life. Learning to... (Continue reading)

Hormonal and Dysfunctional?

Throughout history, one of the reasons women have been considered “inferior” is the seeming irrationality in them, especially when they are actively “hormonal.” Women have been laughed at (and have learned to laugh at themselves) for this apparent weakness. Early medical understanding... (Continue reading)

Swine Flu

This Article is related to the 2009 Swine Flu Outbreak. Swine influenza (also swine flu) refers to influenza caused by any strain of the influenza virus endemic in pigs (swine). Strains endemic in swine are called swine influenza virus (SIV).... (Continue reading)

The Creative Mind

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 The fixation with academic excellence in Indian families is alarming to say the least. I have been subjected to a countless conversations on how well the children (I’m talking about 3 to 7 year olds here) are doing academically. “Is... (Continue reading)

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The Mommy Lens

Do you feel that becoming a mom has changed the way you look at the world? Given you a mommy lens? This thought came to me last weekend as I was at the salon last weekend.  Its not actually a... (Continue reading)

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

April 22nd was celebrated as Earth Day throughout the world.   This post is my day late attempt to start a Earth Day discussion. Growing up in a relatively small town in India, I did not give much thought to “Going... (Continue reading)

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Asthma – A Childhood Disease

Asthma is the leading serious chronic illness of children ,In 2006, the highest current prevalence rate was seen in those 5-17 years of age (106.3 per 1,000 population), with rates decreasing with age. Asthma is the third leading cause of... (Continue reading)

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Pirates for boys?

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All the recent news about the pirates and the navy and hostages has got me riled up. Why do girls get to be pretty princesses and boys get to be pirates? Why is it that girls get to pretend to... (Continue reading)

North African Spiced Shrimp

This preparation I got from one of my friend, ingredients: 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp Aleppo pepper or 1-2 dried red chili peppers, crushed 1 tsp ground cumin... (Continue reading)

Mom in Question – Roma

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 Snapshot Name: Roma Saha Profession: Homemaker  Kids:  2 boys in Nebraska and California  Born and brought up in: India Currently base in: 6 months in the US and 6 months in Kolkata Countries lived in: USA, India Cultures in my... (Continue reading)

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Shubho Nobo Borsho and our new event

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 Shubho nobo borsho or happy bengali new year to all! Malini had a great idea for this months event – see below for details – Its festive time…..People across the world are celebrating spring time. India is a country where people from... (Continue reading)

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