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Indian Resources in Atlanta – For Indians new to Atlanta

Indian new to Atlanta? Here are some Indian resources in Atlanta to get you started. Atlanta has a huge Indian population and Indian stores, restaurants and resources can be found in almost all parts of the city. Areas where there are... (Continue reading)

Indian Movies and TV Channels in Atlanta

Indian Movie Theatres Galaxy Cinema Funplex in Jimmy Carter Boulevard and in Riverdale. Check http://us.bigcinemas.com/index.asp for locations Most Big Bollywood movies are also usually screened in AMC theatres, Google by movie name and location. Indian TV Channels Most Indian TV... (Continue reading)

Indian Saris and Dresses in Atlanta

Indian Saris and dresses are available at a few different stores in Atlanta. You can usually also get Indian jewelry in stores at the same complex. The stores usually also have Indian outfits for girls and boys of all ages,... (Continue reading)

Indian Restaurants in Atlanta

Indian Restaurants in Atlanta are plentiful. Balancing taste and ambience are often an issue. Here are some we like from around the city. Madras Saravana Bhavan (South Indian Cuisine) Decatur 2179 Lawrenceville Highway Decatur, GA 30033 (404) 636-4400 www.saravanabhavan.com Bhojanic... (Continue reading)

Indian Beauty Parlors in Atlanta

Indian Beauty Parlors in Atlanta provide all services like threading, henna etc at reasonable prices. Weekends are very busy at most of them, so call for appointments. This is not an exhaustive list, there are many more. Many Indian beauticians... (Continue reading)

Indian Grocery Stores in Atlanta

Indian Grocery Stores in Atlanta are all over the map. Find one close to you for convenience, and try some of the larger ones occasionally for a better selection. They are also great places to find Indian Spices in Atlanta.... (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)

Common House Hold Hazards you won’t find in Baby Proofing Books or Baby Books

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1. Toilet Lids – I never thought this could happen, but it did. One minute my son was going to the bathroom. I hear a loud slam, an even louder scream and then watch in horror as his genital area... (Continue reading)

Site to See: Family Watchdog

Hi. We thought it would be interesting if we shared every week a ‘website of the week’ or a ‘site to see’ that we found useful, funny or just loved. This weeks I have one of the first category. Family Watchdog is a website... (Continue reading)

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Career Transplants – Getting an engineering job in the US

This is the third in our series of articles on ‘Career Transplants’. If you have an engineering degree from India, you are in for luck. Most college degrees in engineering from India are well recognized and respected in the US.... (Continue reading)

Becoming a Teacher in the US when moving from India or a foreign country

This is part of our series on career transplants. Non expert, research based resources for those making a transition in terms of career to the US. Like dieticians and nutritionists, the demand for teachers in the US is likely to... (Continue reading)

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)

What is abuse / domestic violence?

After 4 years of performing (music, theater) in various productions for the cause of Chaya, a Seattle-based community organization working with South Asian women and their families to provide culture-specific assistance in cases of domestic violence, I attended their annual fundraiser this May. I... (Continue reading)

Positive Discipline

Of late I have been reading a book called ‘Positive Discipline’ by Jane Nelson. I bought the book after I was flummoxed by a ‘surprise’ question in a parent questionnaire for school admissions. I say surprise, as I was supposed... (Continue reading)

What went wrong?

I am not a mom yet but got introduced to this blog by Sharmiladi. And ever since I came to know about this blog, I have been a regular visitor but this would be my first post. Although this post... (Continue reading)

The Ulto Day

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The babe and I have decided to have a ‘Ulto’ day. In Bangla, Ulto means topsy turvy or upside down. I dont know who came up with the idea – it was probably when we were chatting about how life has... (Continue reading)

A little bit of Shah Rukh Khan in suburbia

The babe and I go to music class. Its usually a fun affair with kids dancing and singing around to a ‘collection’ of songs, available to the parents on a CD. The kids get to use music instruments and other... (Continue reading)

Gifts to take back for babies and toddlers in India

Ok, bloggermons, years ago probably it used to be easy to get gifts for toddlers and babies on your ‘gift list’ as you planned your trip to India or while flying back from your business trip. Well, given globalization and... (Continue reading)

Mom Lessons – Make it multicultural – Dress Up

Hola! I usually write about mom lessons – lessons stay at home or working moms can do with their kids. My neighbors gave me a great idea for a post – this one is about multicultural dresses for kids. Have... (Continue reading)

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