The older generation of India – and my kick-ass Indian grandmother!

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There are several traits about the older generation in India, and anywhere else, that are probably pretty common. Many reminisce and crave for the qualities that the older generation was endowed with and which they see are seriously lacking in ‘today’s youth‘! Without going into the debate of which generation is better, I wanted to […]


7 things I learnt about my kids during our road trip

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Last week, our family took a road trip for one week during the boys’ summer vacation. We travelled 1900 miles in total to the Redwoods where we planned to do some hiking! Needless to say, I was apprehensive about my two boys, one of whom is not patient….at all, and the other, who enjoys needling his […]


How to annoy your children!!

I am beyond excited today to host a very talented and uber-famous blogger on my site!! You all must know Marcia of Menopausal Mother; if not then, hurry over to her blog to avoid the scorn of the rest of the blogosphere!! Marcia is a contributing writer to The Huffington Post, In The Powder Room, Humor […]

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The first day of karate class!

My friends on Facebook already know this because I announced it with much fanfare there that, I decided to give myself a 40th birthday present of joining karate classes! As a kid, I was obsessed with martial arts (what can I say? I grew up with brothers!). I loved Bruce Lee movies and secretly hoped to […]

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The new place

As most of you may know, we recently shifted our primary residence a few months ago. We moved from a place where there were high-rises full of apartments, condominiums, and malls, where there was an interesting mixture of people from all ethnicities and backgrounds, to a single family home place, full of parks and trees […]

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My kid's experience of cyberstalking by Indian American Mom

Online games : 3 ways to not let this lead to a clash of generations

It’s a new world, Golde! Well, I suppose every generation feels the same way about the next, doesn’t it?! As I mentioned before, and a wise friend noted too, it’s all good and often nostalgia for its own sake is not the best thing! We just do our best to adapt ourselves with the changing […]

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