I witnessed the slow disintegration of those stupid balls in the hot oil through my blurred-with-tears contact lenses. I paused for a couple of minutes as I mindlessly stared at the small kadai.
In Beyond the Tiger Mom: East-West Parenting for the Global Age, author Maya Thiagarajan examines not only the whys but also the hows that lead to the creation of academically-intense cultures. She provides a unique first person account of living and experiencing education in three cultures. […]
Being a parent invariably makes me nostalgic about my own childhood in the most surreal way. I look at my older child, careless and carefree, frolicking through life without so much of a frown or a grimace on his cherubic face (if you take away […]
My parents arrived in Chicago from India on Thursday and I am enjoying the pampering even as I am getting used to four adults living at home. It is common among diasporic Indians including those in the US to invite their parents over during pregnancy. […]