Life as a mom

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Becoming a Registered Dietician and Nutritionist in the US when you have a degree from India or a foreign country

If you have studied to become a registered dietician or nutritionist in India, and want to become a registered dietician or nutritionist professional in the USA, opportunities abound, especially with the increase in awareness around physical fitness across all ages... (Continue reading)

Career Transplants

When you move from a foreign country to the US, most often than not, you need to update your qualifications and skills to start working here. In this series, we tried to put together a list of resources than people... (Continue reading)

I'll miss you

Son Listen, Tomorrow your play school is reopening and you are very excited. So much so, that you didn’t even want to read your favourite book Bambi all over once more. You were more concerned of going off to sleep... (Continue reading)

Reaction, Response, or Initiation

Last week I wrote about distinguishing between decision and choice.  It was while working in a fast-paced, aggressive work environment that I had an experience fully illustrating how recognizing and exercising choice could immensely benefit actions and outcomes. In the... (Continue reading)


I am in the dilemma of decidng to forgive or not to forgive and what does the word “frogive” mean atcually? Dictory would say “Stop blaming or grant forgiveness” Whereas the recent article ( ) that i read says... (Continue reading)

Decision or Choice?

Even as an insatiable language enthusiast who revels in the nuances of words, for most of my life, I had used the words choice and decision interchangeably. “Come on, hurry up and decide!” or, “Come on, hurry up and make... (Continue reading)

Cruising on the Road of Life


Exactly three years ago, in late June 2006, my childhood best friend Amrita came to visit me in Seattle from New Delhi. It was her first visit to the United States, and we had talked about it for years and... (Continue reading)

“Good” Monday Morning!

It’s the typical Monday morning and the alarm rings at 5.00 a.m. for me. Yesterday night as well my baby couldn’t sleep through out the night. But yesterday she had the valid excuse- teething (i’m hoping so…) Whenever she doesn’t... (Continue reading)

In pursuit of being (something)

So, it’s exactly a year to the date since I began my journey in search of … being. On reflecting back, I was operating on a hunch that being something must first start by … just being. Modern culture, and certainly South... (Continue reading)

Mom-in-Question: Tiyash


Snapshot: Name: Tiyash Occupation: Mom, Management Consultant, Engineer, Entrepreneur Kids: Two boys 3 and 7 months Born and brought up: Kolkata and Delhi, India Countries lived in: India and United States (In US for 9 years) Cultures that influence my... (Continue reading)

The story of when I was a kid and went out somewhere

Last year I thought I need to tell the babe more about my childhood. Because the context was so vastly different from where we are today and because I was quite sure he would never get to know many of... (Continue reading)

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The Crochet Circle


Years ago, my mother taught me to crochet along with all the other skills that mothers are wont to pass down to their daughters. I crafted a few afghans for gifts and soon disregarded that particular handiwork as my own... (Continue reading)

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The Daily Tip-off

Khushi started the Daily Tip-Off  and I think its a great idea.  I would love to hear from everybody on how they find short-cuts or easier way to deal with either cooking, household, organization, kids activities or taking care of... (Continue reading)

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A note of welcome

 We often hear that women who are not mons, sometimes doubt whether they will be welcome on the site. Sometimes you have to just come right out and say it. Yes, we would love you have you and your perspective... (Continue reading)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Mom in Question – Roma


 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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