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Faith

I wish I could remember back to the time when I took my first faltering steps. I think I was walking soon after I turned one. As a non-mom, I do not have the experience of seeing my baby make... (Continue reading)

First Summer Camp

Day 1   I never had summer camp while growing up. Summers would mean staying at home and doing holiday homework. And of course, NOT doing holiday homework and visiting cousins and maybe a trip to Darjeeling or Puri. But... (Continue reading)

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Georgia CRCT scores

Hey bloggermoms..The crct scores are out. If you have a school grader, then you may have already received the scores that were sent home.  If anybody is looking to move based on the schools this year or next year, here is... (Continue reading)

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Entertaining a seven to nine month old baby

 I like to write about entertaining your kids, because if you are home a lot, without much family near by or even household help, as is the case for so many of us, we often draw blanks on ‘how do... (Continue reading)

My very own Dashavataram

Last week I saw Kamal Hassan’s Dashavataram. In Tamil, with subtitles. After my divorce three years ago, I suddenly came upon that vast, unexplored no-(wo)man’s land called singlehood. Other people’s summer parties, happy bright kitchens with kids running around, fresh dosas on the... (Continue reading)

A splash party with a touch of tech

And I though cross Atlantic Birthday parties were only for the rich and famous!! This weekend we celebrated our sons birthday. We decided to make it a ‘splash’ party for all his two and three year old friends as its been really... (Continue reading)

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The Big Debate – Going Home?

Last time I talked about teaching a second language in big debates facing me and some other moms I know who are establishing themselves in a new country. This time I thought I will write about the big question that... (Continue reading)

The Immigrant Diaries – A Story on H4 Life – Edition 3

Friends, thanks for reading the first and second editions of this serialized story. It is encouraging to receive your comments and I appreciate your time. I would appreciate any feedback you have on this one – a work of fiction... (Continue reading)

Getting that first job after H4 – three things I did right and one big mistake

So I have written about how I messed up my first job interview after an H4 hiatus partially because of still being green to American ways. This time I thought I will highlight some things I did right and wrong... (Continue reading)

The Immigrant Diaries – A story on H4 life – Edition 2

Friends, thank you for reading and commenting on Edition 1. I appreciate your comments and your spending the time. This is the second edition of the story – a work of fiction, by the way, based on experiences of life... (Continue reading)

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The Immigrant Diaries – A Story – Edition 1

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Friends, this is a work of fiction. All the characters are imaginary and it is based on coming to the US on the as an immigrant, and then not working, and making life work for you. Please feel free to... (Continue reading)

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5 de Mayo… More Salsa con Regeaton…

This is a new song from a new grup called NG2. I love this song.. so Happy 5 de Mayo!!... (Continue reading)

Summer camps for kids above 5

Hey Bloggermoms!!! Summer is gonna come soon…And school will be closing in 1 month. I am goin to send my son to a summer camp where my girl goes for pre-k. It will be easy for me to pick and... (Continue reading)

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International Travel with Toddlers – The plane ride

After my recent India trip and spending nearly 24 hrs each way with a two year old in various planes and airports, here is what worked and I think is important to remember. Packing a special kiddie hand luggage bag... (Continue reading)

Nanny or daycare????

Recently one of my new coworker who is going to have a baby in 1 month asked me this question.”What do you think?Should we have a nanny or a send the baby to daycare?? The question took me 2 years... (Continue reading)

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I love Salsa!!!

Putting some Latin flavor to our forum, here is a video of my favorite group N’Klabe. Salsa and Merengue are my favorite music and they surely live up a party!  If you guys find a video about India dances and put... (Continue reading)

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Dispatches from India – Expected sickness, unexpected misery!

So I have been writing here on bloggermoms on my trip to India with my two year old. The Babe is sick. I had kind of expected that will happen. Its his first time in India, and I am afraid... (Continue reading)

Indian Baby Boy Names

With another 5 weeks to go before my due date, we have seriously started looking for Indian names for a baby boy….we want a name that is phonetically easy to pronounce here in US…that is one of the negatives I have... (Continue reading)

What no one ever told me about weaning

 Today I went to a doc I have trusted my life and was told I was 18 lbs overweight. I had kid of suspected it, specially since I get a lot of ‘Congrats on being pregnant again’ based on my... (Continue reading)

Pregnant women with PUPP?

Gotta admit, I am a victim of probability…in my first pregnancy, I was blisfully unaware of any complications and pregnancy woes… my body is getting even with me this time around. So after suffering from acute back aches for close to two... (Continue reading)

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