Working Moms

Dear Daughter…..With Love, Mom

Love Mom

Dear Zuzu, I am writing this letter to you, so that when you grow up, you can read it and go on to find out why I decided to work after you were born. So you were born on 3-Jan-2015. Ah, why am I telling this to you? Because when you will be reading this

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Breastfeeding, Featured, Preparing For Baby, Working Moms

Breast Pumps – A Product Guide For India

breast-pumps

Motherhood is a fulfilling and exciting phase for a woman but it can sometimes also be frustrating! Overnight life becomes topsy-turvy and no amount of homework can prepare you for this amazing journey. However, all new mothers, for sure, are well-aware of the benefits of breastfeeding their babies. As more women opt to strike the balance

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Parenting, Perspectives, Preparing For Baby, Preschoolers, Toddler, Working Moms

5 Scary Realities Every SAHM (Stay At Home Mom) Should Know

Stay at home mom in India

I used to be a working woman till few years back, pretty ambitious & a workaholic. I was used to hefty paychecks, regular outings, movies every weekend, a great social circle, shopping sprees and what not! Then things changed when I was trying to conceive. It was a much longer than a normal process for

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Working Moms

Do Men Really Have it All?

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I don’t want to have it all. I really don’t. It’s too much pressure; not just for me, but for those around me too. I behave like a maniac trying to achieve my goals; imagine then if my goal was to have it all! Coming to the question – Can women have it all? I’d say No.

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Breastfeeding, Newborn, Parenting, Preparing For Baby, Working Moms

#IMCRadio – Breastfeeding – Why? When? How? with Dr. Manisha Gogri

Dr. Manisha Gogri

You can reach out to Dr. Manisha Gogri at manisharg@gmail.com and at her website – www.fitforbirth.net  

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Working Moms

Nine Thoughts About Transitioning to a Work at Home Mom

9 THOUGHTS

I recently have taken a break from my 10-year long upward career in Industrial Engineering to work on figuring out my passion, learning how to start an online business and be of help to fellow moms and yes, to be more at home with the kids before they start going to school full time. In this journey

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Activity Corner, Education, Working Moms

Test Your English Skills with the University of Cambridge

Learning English

This is a sponsored post “How do I make my child speak good English?” I cannot count the number of times I have been asked this question, all the more so now when I regularly interact with worried parents! And it is not just speaking, enabling children to read and write in English is equally

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Perspectives, Working Moms

Featured Blog Pick of The Month for June 2016

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“You should think about gainful employment,” my mom says to me as I sit on the floor, legs stretched out, my youngest clambering all over me. “Someday I will, I say…” and let the pause linger. I am tempted to justify my decision. My mind goes back to the October when I finally made the

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Food, Quick N Easy, Recipes, Working Moms

Eat Seasonal: Butternut Squash Chutney/ Thogayal

Butternut Squash Chutney

Butternut Squash is available in adundance in fall/winter. One of the best ways to eat is of course seasonal. Sometimes incorporating newer vegetables in traditional indian food is hard. Here is one way to add butternut squash easily into our meals. This chutney/thogayal keeps for a couple of days at least in the fridge and

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Education, Featured, Working Moms

How to Invest Smartly to Fulfill Your Child’s Dreams!

Fulfill Child's Dreams

This is a sponsored post One of my friends once sent me a ‘joke’, which said  “Condoms are the second best birth control method in India. The first is the cost of education!” While it does seem funny, in reality, it is true. The cost of educating a child in a decent school and then

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Perspectives, Pregnancy, Working Moms

40 Weeks and Beyond – Chapter 01 April Fool’s Day

Pregnancy Test

Chapter 1 of a Mom’s Diary- The Pregnancy Test. Dated – 1st April Well its funny how things happen on a particular date to enhance the effects of what has happened. On the morning of 1st April, I woke up early. We had bought the self pregnancy test kit last evening and the usage guide

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Perspectives, Working Moms

Time Management – My Experience

TimeMgmt

When RM, Preethi and Aarti asked me to write about my time management I wasn’t sure what to write. But it provided me an opportunity to do a self-analysis. I was analyzing my entire day and figured out I don’t have any set routine. I just take things as it comes. So this post is

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Interesting Find, Tech Reviews, Working Moms

List Your Grocery – App Review

LYGFeature

I usually write a big grocery list and stick it on my fridge but just before going shopping I forget it and come back from shopping missing, at least two to three items and loads of unwanted items. Then I started using notes in my phone but then sharing it with my hubby was difficult.

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Education, Perspectives, Working Moms

A Coursera Course Overview: ALOHAF

Coursera

I sign up for many courses across different categories in Coursera…business,languages,etc. This one course has been particularly interesting. A FREE course from Coursera aptly titled A Life of Happiness and Fulfilment (ALOHAF). Isn’t achieving a life like that our aim? What makes us happy? Do the things and people, we think make us happy REALLY

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Direct Dil Se (Interviews), Working Moms

Rendez Vous with Vkare Bio Sciences

vkare

Vkare Bio Sciences is the Featured Shop at IMC Marketplace this week. We asked them some questions… Get 10% off on Vkare products. Use code “FESTOFF”-Offer ends Oct 31!!! What is your venture all about? This venture is all about providing valuable high quality products in the categories of healthcare, wellness and beauty to all stakeholders.

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