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Holi Activities for Preschoolers

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Holi activities, crafts and celebrations for preschool and kindergarden.... (Continue reading)

Celebrating Holi

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Hello everyone. March 8, 2012 is Holi. In US time, I think it falls on March 7th. And what better time to celebrate such a colorful, vibrant festival than the end of a long winter, and in the middle of... (Continue reading)

Celebrating Holi in the Workplace

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Ideas to celebrate holi in the workplace, especially in the US... (Continue reading)

Diwali Celebrations – Ideas for Children

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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

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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)

Preschool Diwali Celebrations or School Diwali Celebrations – Party Ideas

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Planning a preschool or school diwali party? Here are some party ideas to do both in school or in a playdate or at home: For a preschool diwali party or a school diwali party in class or at home: Decorations... (Continue reading)

Me V/S Me

When I first stepped onto the plane from India I had no clue what America had to offer me.” The land of opportunities” they call it. Here I was with my husband on a 16 hr long trip to the... (Continue reading)

Happy Mothers Day

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

Volunteering At kids’ schools – You get more than you give!

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Since leaving my day job last year, I have got heavily involved in volunteering at my kids’ elementary school. And, I must say it has been a very fulfilling experience for me. For one, I feel connected to the community... (Continue reading)

…. Beyond the barriers of geographical boundaries.

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When I was young, my identity was (may be still is) an Indian, born and brought up in Delhi and a Bengali, though the last one at times by distant family and close Bong friends took precedence over the other... (Continue reading)

Preschool and School Diwali Celebrations

Preschool and school diwali celebrations are easy, colorful and a lot of fun. Diwali, with all its splendor, lights, crackers, sweets, sharing and memories provide ample inspiration for craft idea. The date for Diwali 2010 is November 5. For your... (Continue reading)

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Shubho Bijoya

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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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Halloween Activities for Kids – Must Dos

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Halloween activities for kids hold several must dos. If you are from the US, this is a refresher, and if you are new to the US, this is a checklist of things to do to explore this fun festival. Visit... (Continue reading)

Top 10 Halloween Activities for Kids

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Halloween activities for kids are both fun and challenging (for adults to dream up). Below are a list of activities for kids you can do at home or in the classroom with kids that looks beyond the pumpkin. If you... (Continue reading)

Multicultural Halloween Costumes

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Multicultural Halloween Costumes are a good geography and cultural lesson for kids and adults alike, but they are also great ways to act out and identify with traditions and cultures that are part of you. Sometimes they are also surprisingly... (Continue reading)

Indian Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

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Indian Halloween costume ideas for kids? You have come to the right place. In some ways, Halloween is a way to act out your own inner identities, fears and aspirations. So dressing up in a costume that mimics a place... (Continue reading)

Indian Halloween Costumes for Boys

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Indian Halloween costumes for boys? Have been invited to a fancy dress party and need an Indian idea? Though many Indian girls dress up as Indian princesses on Halloween, boys dressing in Indian Halloween costumes are few and far betweeen.... (Continue reading)

Indian Halloween Costumes for Girls

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Indian Halloween Costumes for girls? Looking for Indian Fancy Dress ideas for girls? Below is a list of ideas that steer off the princess only track. Let us know your ideas and feedback on Indian Halloween costumes for girls. Indian... (Continue reading)

Lost and Found

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Growing up, we were taught that when confronted with grief or trouble, ‘lose’ yourself – in work, in prayers, in your kids. This philosophy was served with dal and roti from moms and aunties, told and retold in stories and text books... (Continue reading)

Raksha Bandhan

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Today is Raksha Bandhan, popularly known as Rakhi in northern India. Its the bond of love between a brother and a sister, one of the deepest and noblest of human emotions. ‘Raksha Bandhan’ or ‘Rakhi’ is a special occasion to... (Continue reading)

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