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)
Here’s why even though my passport identifies me as an Indian, I am actually, maybe, not one…then again, since when has a mere official document defined anybody completely, right?… Read More Reasons Why I Am An Indian…But Not Really
A simple and easy recipe using carrots, paneer, and hummus to make a delicious and nutritious meal. Kids will love this. Mine do. … Read More Easy Lunch Idea for Kids: Chapati Tortilla Roti Rolls with Carrots, Paneer, and Hummus
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In mid-2015, we moved to San Jose from Chicago. We were parents to 1 child and I was pregnant with our second, in my first trimester. No thanks to the road trip and all the health drama that accompanies this period of pregnancy, I actually lost weight and clothes that did not fit me postpartum… Read More Reflections on my early SAHM and Pregnant Days
This is a Sponsored Post. Motherhood, really parenthood, and sleep deprivation seem like two sides of the same coin. While a few parents may brag about how their newborn slept through the night starting at Day 1 or 13, most of us struggle to get enough sleep on a daily basis. In fact, according to… Read More Top 5 Reasons Mothers Feel Sleep Deprived