April, 2010

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Top traits of Indian parents?

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1. Indian parents are conservative and traditional. They raise children as if stuck in time limbo. For more, see http://www.bloggermoms.com/from-sarongs-to-saris/ 2. They are extremely protective and treat dating as a life threatening sport. To Indian parents you are not an... (Continue reading)

A little bit of Spa

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For overall stress relief, I have touches of spa in my bathroom and linen closet. Even when I cant actually go to one, I can look at these little touches and feel better. Its very simple, here is what I... (Continue reading)

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Teacher Appreciation Ideas – Three must dos

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up. We wrote a piece on ideas for teacher appreciation week here.Here are some new ideas for teacher apppreciation week – 1. Show your Enthusiasm : Says Suzie, a Bloggermoms writer and a veteran teacher... (Continue reading)

The Girls Who Went Away

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I belong to a book club and we recently  The Girls Who Went Away by Ann Fessler. The book is heartbreaking, well researched and eye opening. In other words, its a must read.Ann Fessler, before I go further and lose you all, talks... (Continue reading)

Office Politics

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What would office be without office politics and email ambushes? Clean, fun, productive? The kind of environment we all like to show up raring to go on Monday morning. Or is that a moot question, for politics is as much... (Continue reading)

Teacher Appreciation Week 2010 Gift Ideas

Teacher Appreciation Week Gifts? We wrote a post on things to do to make the week a little bit more special for the teachers. As a follow up to the post on teacher appreciation week 2010 ideas, here are some gift... (Continue reading)

Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2010 is from May 3-7.  While its quite customary to give gifts at the end of the year or during the holidays, this week is different. The point here is appreciating the hard work the teachers put in... (Continue reading)

Thank you to Bloggermoms reviewers of Ten Avatars

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When Ten Avatars was released and announced here on Bloggermoms, 5 people were given an opportunity to review the book by reading a free e-copy, and the winning review was to receive a signed paperback. I am so delighted to announce that the three reviewers... (Continue reading)

Earth Day 2010 Activities – Six last minute ideas

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Earth day 2010 Activities with kids? Look no further. The list below has some last minute ideas you can do with very little preparation. So dont wait for that spectacular art idea. Take small steps to feel good about. Alternate... (Continue reading)

Mom in Question – Meenakshi

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Name: Meenakshi Profession: Technical Reporting Specialist at a University Kid: Rishi & #2(on the way) Born and Brought up: Vizag, India Now living in: Memphis, TN What did you find most interesting about the US when you moved here? Driving... (Continue reading)

Horticultural Therapy

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Experts have found that working with soil, flowers, and plants out in the fresh air can give people a sense of renewed purpose and direction, and propel them on their road to a longer satisfying life. Living in Long Island(where... (Continue reading)

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India Trip

We are going to India this summer for  4 weeks. It has been 3 years since we have been there..The last time I went my daughter was only 1 and half and my son was 6..The trip was kinda okay.I had to... (Continue reading)

To be together ………

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The queue for the cab at the Mall was long like a serpent. It consisted mostly of women with big trolleys filled with grocery for the approaching weekend, so typical on a Friday morning. They were others who were on... (Continue reading)

Good resources for parents and schools for Earth Day

The Earth Day Network website (earthday.org) has some great resources for parents and schools as you look at celebrating Earth Day. The parents section has many ideas on celebrating Earth Day with your kids. Here is the link: www.earthday.org/education/parents Here... (Continue reading)

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What’s your hotpocket?

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So, just over two weeks ago, I returned from India. It was a trip after two years – a rather long hiatus for me. But more momentous than that, was the fact that it was JW’s first ever trip to India. Three-and-a-half years ago... (Continue reading)

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Baisakhi, Vishu, Nobo Borsho Celebrations -A second New Year and the spirit of spring

Are you behind on your New Year resolutions? Has the long winter that follows January 1 put a chill on your grand plans for 2010? Take heart. For many regions of South Asia, especially India, April 14 or April 15,... (Continue reading)

Poila Baisakh 2010 or Shubho Nobo Borsho

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Poila Baisakh or Nobo Borsho is the Bengali new year. In 2010 the date for Poila Baisakh or Nobo Borsho is April 15.Poila Baisakh is the first day of the month of Baisakh, which is the first month of the... (Continue reading)

Then and Now

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They moved back to the same city, Singapore, from where the couple had started their married life. Same malls, with few more opened in the recent past and same weather. The only difference is from being a couple five years back, now... (Continue reading)

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Vishu Celebrations in US

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Vishu is a mallu festival.Its usually celebrated on April 14th. Its is the New year for Kerala. The most important custom of the day is ‘Vishu kani’. On vishu, the first thing you should see should be the sight of... (Continue reading)

Home Remedy for Eczema

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Eczema Home Remedies for babies and toddlers seemed a good idea for me, as many babies and kids get Eczema, especially in the US where they are in air conditioning from day one which dries up the skin like nothing... (Continue reading)

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