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Silent killer!

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Often regarded as the “silent killer” it is important to address lymphoma symptoms in adults. Lymphoma is one of the most common causes of death from cancer in the United States. More than 48,000 new cases of symptoms of lymphoma... (Continue reading)

Temper Tantrums

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Temper Tantrums, a very common problem which every parents face in their lifetime. Temper Tantrums are a child’s way to cope with frustrations or with lack of attention, equally common in boys and girls. I came to know regarding this... (Continue reading)

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Breakfast for Kids

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I was reading through an article today, wanted to share with you about  a simple thing but very important, that is about our kids. Most parents have their complain regarding their kids’ eating habit.. do not force foods on them,... (Continue reading)

Conversation at Midnight

It was one o’clock in the morning. The family had just returned after a family dinner. Hubby is sloshed with two drinks down. Mom and son are not sleepy at all. They had slept like logs for good three hours... (Continue reading)

School Lunch Menu for the week – Indian and multicultural ideas

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I thought I would format the post differently this time. But more importantly, where is everyone? Why no ideas? Maybe we need to put more ideas with an Indian or multicultural school lunches. Well, here I go again. Please give... (Continue reading)

School Lunch Menu Ideas for this week

Thanks everyone who made comments on my last post with ideas on what to serve for school lunch and snack for the whole week. Sarmila, thank you for your suggestions. I have incorporated some. Yasmin, Indrani, I have linked some... (Continue reading)

Lunch and Breakfast Ideas for Back to School

So its back to school time and we need to get back to packing lunches and rushed breakfasts. Here are some ideas for breakfasts for kids before school. You will find great ideas for breakfast some of which double up... (Continue reading)

Back to School – Some additional tips

Susana had some additional tips to offer for new parents, which I included in a new post as you may have already read the post I made yesterday on Back to School Tips from a Veteran Teacher. Some examples of... (Continue reading)

Back to School Tips from a Veteran Teacher

So its that time of the year again – Back to school. For those of us who are not from the US, back to school or especially starting school for the first time can be a but daunting.  Whereas we... (Continue reading)

Introducing Lailah

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Who says I ever do anything practical?   Meet Lailah, my new domestic (short-haired) partner. She came home on Saturday. She was rescued as a disturbed teenage mom (pregnant at 6 months, she’s only 7-1/2 months old now). I met... (Continue reading)

Bedwetting – types, causes and impact

Hi all! Y’day I wrote about Bedwetting, a common problem in children. As I discussed before, I came to know about all the related problems arising from ADD / ADHD including speech problem & hyperactivity in kids, as I was worried... (Continue reading)

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Bedwetting – a common problem in children

Hi Bloggermoms and fellow readers. I am back after a long time to discuss another common problem found in children…Bedwetting Bedwetting (as per technical term / meaning) is involuntary urination while asleep after the age at which bladder control would... (Continue reading)

Amazing Link Ups: The World through the Toddler’s eyes II

Mom and I love to read about animals, their shelters and their young ones. But isn’t it boring to say what everyone else also says. So I have my developed my very own version of animals, their shelter and their... (Continue reading)

Home Inspection

Ahem. So I am having a thorough home inspection. The baby is crawling, which means that I spent a significant portion of my day crawling after him picking up tufts of dirt, dead bugs and all kinds of choking and... (Continue reading)

Nutritious Indian Meal for toddler

Mixed Veggie Thepla with Daal Mixed Veggies Thepla:- Use any veggies combination like methi/spinach/carrots with mint/potato. Grate this vegetable along with ginger and garlic. Mix turmeric,salt to the grated vegetable. Mix in whole wheat flour (alternatively you can make with... (Continue reading)

Vikram aur Betaal

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 Before the days of the cable and internet came, entertainment was more or less limited to T.V.  In my childhood days, one of the serials I loved watching, (it used to be aired on Sunday evenings) was Vikram aur Betaal.... (Continue reading)

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Summer Event – Activities for Kids – Artwork

Sometime back, we had interviewed Linda Travers as our Woman in Question. Linda is an art teacher and an entrepreneur who runs the very successful Abrakadoodle art franchise in Atlanta. She has extensive experience in working with kids around art. Here... (Continue reading)

The Crochet Circle

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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 Creative Mind

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 The fixation with academic excellence in Indian families is alarming to say the least. I have been subjected to a countless conversations on how well the children (I’m talking about 3 to 7 year olds here) are doing academically. “Is... (Continue reading)

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

April 22nd was celebrated as Earth Day throughout the world.   This post is my day late attempt to start a Earth Day discussion. Growing up in a relatively small town in India, I did not give much thought to “Going... (Continue reading)

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