This is a Sponsored Post. For most of us, a discussion on the value of education is redundant because it is a presumed fact of life. Likewise, depending on the part of the world in which you live, you may also value reading or mathematical skills equally or one over the other. Still, it is… Read More Adventures in Financial Literacy For Kids
TJ started summer school today. I could do a happy jig in celebration of this great occasion – TJ going back to school. In fact, I really should. TJ away at school for three hours means much less screaming (by me), much less crying (by Teju), much less mess (by TJ), and in general a… Read More Two Weeks of Fun with the Kids
Submitted to an essay competition in September 2016 – This was my first time writing such a personal essay and my first time submitting one to a competition. Of course, I didn’t win but the writing exercise was well worth the effort. Prompt: Most dramatic change I have ever made
This is my 200th post! In an interesting twist of system errors and a need to engage a backup restore, I lost the original post I had written and had to rewrite the second half all over again. I am not complaining. I love the fact that this post is my 200th!… Read More The Adventures of a Curly-Haired Girl Wonder
If this is your first time visiting one of my recipes, you need to know that I almost NEVER measure. If you can’t work without measurements, I would suggest you look for a similar recipe elsewhere. The fact that I don’t measure my ingredients has its advantages and disadvantages, of which the latter… Read More 20 Minutes Salmon Dinner with just 5 Ingredients
May 15, 2017 There was no thinking involved. It had to be done. It was so simple in execution that it seemed like that was indeed the most appropriate response to the contextual triggers of that moment. It wasn’t like I was sitting there looking at those round crackers hatching my devilish plans.
Introducing HerStory: A new series of posts presented by ThePhdMama blog to highlight the stories of moms who are like you and me, but just a little different. The moms showcased on ‘HerStory’ are your friends, your sisters, your next-door-neighbors, your PTA buddies, basically just good ol’ everyday women who mom like the boss that we are but who… Read More HerStory: Bail Ansari of Just One More Project
The years are short. Enjoy them while they are still little. They are only little once. It gets easier. Sentiments expressed in the sentences above are simmered into the brains of new parents, particularly the primary caregiving parent since the time people find out about the pregnancy. It becomes an anthem… Read More The kids are growing up too fast…ahem…can someone make them grow faster?