Indian Cricket or Canadian Hockey

The quintessential question that largely remains unanswered at this point…Will my little one develop an interest for one of his/her mommy’s favorite sports, Cricket, or will she/he develop an unbridled fervor for daddy’s obsession with hockey or both? Given that the two sports are played in different seasons (generally speaking – although Cricket can beContinue reading “Indian Cricket or Canadian Hockey”

Product I am looking forward to using: Ju Ju Be Diaper Bag

I know I am digressing from my theme of intercultural parenting but I’ll get back to it soon, I promise. For now, as a soon-to-be mom, you’ll forgive me if my enthusiasm for all things baby is superseding my cultural analysis of my potential and future parenting skills So here’s a list of things IContinue reading “Product I am looking forward to using: Ju Ju Be Diaper Bag”

Experiences with Target and Amazon baby registries

Yes, this desimom has been nesting for a while. I feel a little at peace today because I bought 20 items off of our Amazon Baby Registry with a 15% Amazon Mom discount. Before I get into the details of Amazon, let me write about Target first.

Waiting for baby

I am 36 weeks and 1 day pregnant. Our baby is expected toward the end of February so as you can imagine, we are in full preparation mode these days. Although it doesn’t seem as overwhelming as it perhaps should it, we feel like it could really happen any day and in fact think thatContinue reading “Waiting for baby”

Baby Shower

Aaron and I celebrated our baby’s arrival next month with a baby shower last week. I had a lot of fun seeing all my friends including coworkers whom I consider friends. It was a beautiful evening with chatter, games (designing onesies and bibs, and sippy cup sipping- thank goodness for no lame ‘measure the bellyContinue reading “Baby Shower”

Baby Shower/Godh Bharai

A great way to start a blog on parenting and motherhood is by writing about the baby shower. To me, this is the first public acknowledgement of my pregnancy, my entry into the journey of motherhood, a societal acceptance of my family unit, and the emergence of the awareness of my life having gotten newContinue reading “Baby Shower/Godh Bharai”