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When I first arrived in the US.. little did I know that the glamor of the Big Apple wears off fast enough for people who are pampered at home with moms cooking, help in the kitchen etc etc etc.. I quite literally did not know how to boil an egg.
Fast forward 12 yrs and counting, I know how to work my way around the kitchen. I have experimented with spices, followed YouTube videos half way through (and then decided that my Cooking Math/Science is essentially a perfect Art!) and…Continue
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I have no patience for pedicures and as a result, most of the time, the soles of my feet are cracked and gory! While I dont like sitting down in one place for a pedicure, I love spending on a variety of products. So I have bought all kinds of ' cracked heel' ointments and creams, various kinds of machines and must honestly report that they are safely sitting in my closet (used once at the most).
But this winter, I decided to dedicate 2 mins of…Continue
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My move to the suburban world began almost 11 years back. I had lived in big cities all my life and the thought of moving to the suburbs was daunting to say the least.
My husband urged by relatives told me it was a good time to buy a house.
I was new to the country as well as a new mom. We lived in ‘immigrant heaven’ Jersey City waterfront where I could walk to everything and form friendships in the elevator of my building. This made me resistant to this idea of moving to the…Continue
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It’s that time of the year when some of you have probably sent out several copies of your kid's best photos to family and friends wishing them a happy holiday season and yet another group has realized today that its a tad bit late to send anything saying "Happy Holidays" out. (I belong to the latter group - I haven't sent any cards out.)
I totally believe that it’s a good idea to send heartfelt wishes to near and dear ones AND…Continue
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Today's menu was protein packed and no fermentation healthy Mix dal masala dosa - no rice added - we ate these all day long - breakfast , lunch and dinner :) Sounds good right :)
Super crispy - no one will believe you haven't added rice
Dosas/ Indian crepes are…Continue
Added by khushboo kothari on October 18, 2015 at 7:50pm — No Comments
Medela has launched their Medela Recycles program, focused on helping moms who have finished their breastfeeding journey help new moms start theirs.
Now you dont have to throw away your breastpump after you have weaned the baby. Medela will dismantle the pumps…Continue
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When I say Palak , what is the first curry that comes to your mind – I bet its Palak paneer. Have you imagined your palak paneer look this pretty ?
Are you ready to have the best palak paneer of your life…Continue
Added by khushboo kothari on September 28, 2015 at 1:28pm — No Comments
New Jersey state law currently requires all children under the age of 8, weighing less than 80 lbs., to ride in the back seat of a vehicle in either a child safety seat or booster seat. Those under the age of 8, and those between the ages of 8 and 18, are only required to wear a regular safety belt.
Under the new law:
Infant to age 2:
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Happy Father's Day!! As I shared a poem and article on Mother's Day, I thought I would share a poem and a fun learning time that Dads ( and Moms) can do with the child. This time, it is for students as young as first grade through fifth grade.
I hope all Fathers enjoyed the beautiful Father's Day; we thought it was going to be a rainy one, however, it turned out to be a beautiful and lovely day. The blessings that we get….surprising and multiplied...…Continue
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June 8, 2015 ( a beautiful and lovely Monday)
It has been a month since my last post on the importance of understanding and acknowledging Multiple Intelligences in children's learning process. I wrote that I am going to post couple of fun exercises for your family to work together. These particular problems are intended for children as young as 3.5 years through 7 years old. It all depends on your child's skills, hence I encourage you to be imaginative and creative in…Continue
Question) My child has a hard time sitting still – should I be worried?
Answer) Asking children to sit still for a long period of time is unnatural. Children need to move, and for much more than just a few minutes on the playground…Continue
Added by Sara Zaidi on May 18, 2015 at 12:34pm — No Comments
This piece might not be coming out as I planned it on May 8th, 2015. I am dealing with a loss of a very close colleague of mine due to her “winning” over ovarian cancer along with two more issues that are personal in my life. I am not giving an excuse; rather, I am trying to accept that “life happens”, and when “life happens”, more often than not, all we can do is to accept and move on ( and I am biting my tongue while writing the sentence). I am trying to move on, slower than usual,…Continue
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April is Autism Awareness Month.
Dr. Meika Roberson, Chief Medical Officer of CarePoint Health – Hoboken University Medical Center is a devoted advocate of autism awareness. Along with the staff of the dedicated Children’s section of the Emergency Department, she has been an active advocate for properly assessing and interacting with children who are on the autism spectrum and their parents.
“In the our pediatric emergency department, we…Continue
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Couple of weeks ago I posted my first blog ever, and yes, I feel contemplation and fear for two very fundamental reasons: first, I came from the culture that “speaking up, especially women” is not necessarily good, and second, as I have high regards over words and their impacts, I feel somewhat conscious ( and yes, overly too conscious maybe) that my words are read by the unknown audience, and as the words are published, they are subjected to the many interpretations. I asked myself,…Continue