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How does having children affect a marriage?

Does having children bring out differences in a marriage or make the marriage stronger? Parenting today is a whole new ballgame compared to the yester year. Ones a child is born, couples spend more time with their children than by... (Continue reading)

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Father’s Day with Kids – Top Things to do on Father’s Day 2010

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Planning Fathers Day 2010 with kids? Looking for top things to do on Fathers day with kids? Its difficult to start from scratch, so we have a list of ideas to get you started. Family Picnic: Take advantage of the... (Continue reading)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Five tips for a networking event

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H4 visa jobs – H4 visa volunteering – first job in the US. Chances are for each of these, you will need to do some amount of networking.  Though I have written about networking in my posts on H4 visa... (Continue reading)

Japanese Dolls Festival – Hinamatsuri

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Hinamatsuri, or Girls Day (also known as the Japanese Dolls festival) is celebrated on March 3. As I child I remember reading about the Japanese Dolls Festival – of Hinamatsuri. Wikipedia has a great article on the topic, which you... (Continue reading)

Holi Celebrations in Preschool and School

Holi Celebration Ideas for Schools and Preschools includes craft, party and other celebration ideas for preschoolers and older kids... (Continue reading)

H4 Visa Volunteer Jobs – 5 things to remember

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H4 visa vounteer jobs are a great opportunity. Because even though you are in a foreign country, and not earning money, you are gaining valuable experience which will add to your confidence and skills, and lines on your resume. And... (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)

The H4 life – Posts on life on the H4 visa

Below is a list of our posts on finding a job on H4 visa and enjoying your time while on H4. Jobs and Career on the H4 visa  5 Ways to boost your career while on the H4 Visa 5 Places... (Continue reading)

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