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Summer Activities for Kids

Summer days are long. And when the kids are out of school, it may sometime seem a bit too long. Here’s a list of things I like to do with my son as a quick list in case any of... (Continue reading)

The Slight Edge – Is It Working For You?


Hi Bloggermoms! It has been way too long since my last post.  I have no excuse!  The summer just flew by and Fall seems to be moving at warp speed.  So I figure I better get on the ball before I... (Continue reading)

Break it down


Over the last few months, I have struggled with time and life management. How to balance life and find time for the things I want to do. One of the most effective tools I found was this – break a... (Continue reading)

Diwali Celebrations – Ideas for Children


Diwali celebrations for children is a time filled with joy, warmth and excitement. DIWALI 2011 is around the corner! Here are some Diwali ideas for children to make it an extra special time: 1.Decking the rooms: Involve your kids in cleaning and... (Continue reading)

Office Diwali Party and Celebrating Diwali at work


Celebrating Diwali at work? Diwali 2011 is around the corner! In this economy, who does not need some prosperity in the office. Diwali is the celebration of a new start, of prosperity, honoring friends and family. So whether you are... (Continue reading)

Sara and Tacy’s Summer Reset Challenge – some additional information

As we highlighted in Tacy’s post on stress busters – Tacy and Sara are doing a summer reset challenge…. The RESET Challenge is an easy way to get your body back on track through balanced nutrition.  Imagine doing a cleanse... (Continue reading)

Happy Mothers Day


To all moms who care, volunteer, stress out, worry, enjoy, love, relish and nurture! Happy Mothers Day!... (Continue reading)

Earth Month – Top Activities


Activities for earth month on your mind? Below are some ideas for celebrating earth month with your family. Please add your suggestions! EARTH MONTH CALENDAR Start your planning early by building an earth month calendar with your family. Mark out... (Continue reading)

Mom in Question – Tacy


Tell us a little bit about raising kids in England – how is it different from the US? What surprised you?  I have actually found that it is very similar.  With the moms I’ve gotten to know in the UK,... (Continue reading)

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Grading Parents


I read recently that a Florida school system is experimenting with grading parents. Apparently, parental involvement has been found, not suprisingly to be a critical component of a childs success. Of course, that meant I immediately graded myself and my... (Continue reading)

Red Light Beckoning


Blackberry…..whats not to love? That perk of work that languishes in your pocket or purse as a constant reminder – you are a working woman, you belong to an organization, there may be an email from your boss creeping into... (Continue reading)

My Dadu’s 100th Birthday


Today is my dadu (mom’s dad’s) 100th birthday. When he was born, of course, there was no ipad and photography was an occasion in itself….so infact much as I would like, I cannot flip back and see him go through the... (Continue reading)

The bug that goes around


Back when I did not have kids, I would look disdainfully at coworkers who claimed that their kids made them sick. Really? I would think. Kids get so sick? Somehow in India I dont remember general awareness or recognition of... (Continue reading)

Working Mom Ideas – Tips for organizing mornings


Last week was a tough one for me. My husband was out of town and I had the kids and the house and my job all to myself. To complicate matters both the school and my office is far from... (Continue reading)

Old Year Resolutions


Last year I started making ‘old year resolutions’ in December. With a month to go, and many a resolution and good intention gone awry, I saw this as my way to claim victory over proscrastination and that sinking feeling that I... (Continue reading)

Multicultural baby rituals

Hellow everyone. Cathy Garrard, who writes for American Baby, is interested in learning more about multicultural baby rituals that we celebrate right here in the US – I think its a cool article idea. She would especially like to know about... (Continue reading)

Shubho Bijoya


Shubho Bijoya! When I was small, Bijoya felt sad. The last day of the long awaited and always fun Durga Puja, the nearing of the end of the Puja vacations. The need to go back to a routine and the ‘Bhaashans’... (Continue reading)

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When it begins

When it begins, most people feel the first symptoms of gout in the foot; the large joint of the big toe to be specific. Gout, a form of arthritis caused by an accumulation of uric acid crystals in the joint... (Continue reading)

Social Network Movie Review


Have you seen the Social Network? After a long time, I went to see a movie on its opening night. The reason was more logistics than enthusiasm, but I ended up loving the show. First it was about technology, an... (Continue reading)

The not time for bed book


Time for Bed was a favorite bed time book for the babe. It has cute, calming photos of mommy and baby animals (though I never quite liked the snake one), and is wonderful to read during cuddling. If you havent read... (Continue reading)

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