Whether it’s Afreen Afreen or Dil le gayi kudi Gujarat di, whether it is Ab Ke Sawan or Kabhi to nazar milao, as someone who was a card-carying member of India’s first MTV generation, I often reminisce over what I consider the best decade of Indian pop music. Here are my 15 memorable numbers. … Read More Rockin’ the ’90s: My Top 15 Songs from the Decade that (Re)Defined Indian Pop Music
Dear Picklebunny, Oops..is that an embarrassing name? Honestly, I call you whatever comes to mind and you just seem the perfect little “whatever-I-call-you”. Picklebunny, Sweatpea, Bean Bean, Snuggle Puppy, Cuddle Bunny, Cuddle Bug, Bumble Bee, Pickle, Thing 2, Little 1, Gondu, Gondi, Gonduli, Gundula, and Pumpkin, are some of the more common names I use… Read More Letter to my Daughter: 20-going-on-21
Here is a Jewish Potato Latke recipe that is sure to make you keep asking for more. Whether you are making these for Hanukkah or just because, I hope you like the recipe and enjoy the latkes. … Read More A Jewish Hanukkah Latke Recipe
I want to do something powerful. I want to make a difference. Everywhere I look, I find limitations and not all of my own making. … Read More When Enough is Never Enough
My kids really enjoy art especially things having to do with splashes of colors. More specifically, they like to let their imaginations flow whether with color markers, crayons, paints, or whatever else.
Last month, I completed 2 years as a reluctant stay-at-home-mom. Woe is me, I know!! I summarized my first year as a SAHM in this blog post from 2016. At the conclusion of my second year, I realized that I often write about everything I do wrong with parenting and mothering. Even though there are… Read More My Top Accomplishments as a SAHM, 2016-2017
Monday, October 9, is Canadian Thanksgiving or as Canadians call it, Thanksgiving. Every year since 2012, I have cooked traditional Thanksgiving meals for my family, especially my husband, and our friends.
Recently, we have been meeting and chatting with life insurance companies so we can both secure a future for our kids and the surviving spouse should something unfortunate happen to either of us. We are both in general good health as far as I know.
By definition, if it’s your passion, it is exclusive to you, the person with that passion. Sure other people may help fuel it or try drowning it out, still, the thrill, the energy, the work, yes the work, is yours to do what you will with it.
The book begins with highlighting, first, the fact that we’re all different. How can our differences unite us? A perfect children’s book to help understand differences don’t have to divide.… Read More We’re Different, We’re the Same and We’re Wonderful – Review
I have been away for so long now that I feel guilty I have missed noting and archiving important milestones in my kids’ lives. Regular readers of this blog know that my priorities shifted considerably after the launch of theParentVoice.Com, an online magazine for multicultural and multiracial families to call home. As a result, I… Read More The Little Big Boy Who Could…and Did
In Part II, I list three more Reasons Why I am an Indian…but not Really, or Why I am a Part-Time Indian: Clothing, Religion, and Food… Read More Part-Time Indian: Reasons Why I am an Indian…but not really (Part 2)