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If you’re new here, you may want to checkout our Latest Giveaways! Thank you for visiting!Please welcome the absolutely super talented mother of twins Seema Abbas onto the IMC website. She will try and do a regular feature ‘Food Friday’. For more recipes by her, visit her food blog http://amchibong.wordpress.com/ Now in her words, I…

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Cross posted here  R and I are walking from our BEST ka bus stop to her school bus ka bus stop. It rained like for 3.4567 seconds in our area after which the sun went behind the clouds. R: Amma, aaj sun kyun nahi aya (Amma, why didnt the sun come today) RM: Aya toh hai (its there na) R: With her…

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Here is a good resource that talks about postpartum hair loss. I, for one, definitely experienced hair loss. It started at around 3 months and stopped around 6 months post partum. My mother’s solution was to oil your hair every day and eat good food. Following that did not really help me much. My solution was…

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I received this book,Dr. R.K. Anand’s Guide to Child Care as a gift from my gynecologist in India and it was the best thing a new mother could get. It really is a thoughtful gift for a pregnant mom. This book, like the by-line says is Parenting : The Indian Way. Other books I had were all…

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This is a post I had written some time ago near my daughter’s first birthday (she is 19 months old now) , when this blog was just getting started and then I forgot I had written it. Now is a good time as any to post it, I think. ————- I had a tough time…

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Here is a new series we are trying to start…its called Tutor Tuesdays and we hope to get new ideas every week. This week, I have just searched for edible finger paints for toddlers and here are a few websites I found… With the rains hitting most parts of India…ah! well at least with the…

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From http://readingthroughrsmind.wordpress.com/2012/06/07/the-sweetest-mango/ The Mango Mania post of mine  won a book in the Tulika I Heart Mangoes Blogathon  and I got the book ‘The Sweetest Mango’ delivered to RD’s office the other day.. He came home late that day..Gah! at about 8.30 in the night…and gave the book to R.. R: Amma, mereko read karo I…

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Just a few days ago , I read in the India Ink Blog of the NYTimes, that an entire generation of kids in India speak ‘English Only’. This is in India, mind you, not in the US or anywhere out of India. Now living in the US, language(s) that your child speaks is always a…

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When your kid is a toddler, one of the best things to keep them occupied is finger food…you know the kind of food, that they can hold in their hand, take it to their mouth and then chew on it for a while…I used to do this with R when she was younger so that…

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I found a packing list sitting on my desktop when cleaning up my computer, so decided to write this post. The first trip on an airplane was with my then 7 month old daughter to India, without my husband. Needless to say, I prepared like I was giving my board exams. Here is my packing…

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Every month R’s Mom (RM) and I  [pc] will discuss a topic and post it , if you would like to join in on the conversation , don’t hesitate! We love to talk! If you have a burning topic we should absolutely discuss, write to us at : indianmomsconnect at gmail dot com and start the conversation. Happy Mother’s…

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Here are two posts on motherhood, I thought I should link to this site…With Mother’s Day just round the corner, here are two posts which may be deglamourising but stating facts about motherhood 🙂 1) http://readingthroughrsmind.wordpress.com/2012/05/07/on-being-maternal/ This one I wrote a couple of days ago….   2) http://thisandthatmomentsoflife.wordpress.com/2012/05/07/glamorized-motherhood/ This one is written by the lovely…

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Well..its almost still Wednesday in some parts of the world!!! This week we managed to interview Little Fingers who blogs on http://weourlife.wordpress.com/ . LF is mother to the adorable Chucky, wife to the sweet R and a super woman who manages work, house, and baby with total ease.  She is one of the few people,…

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My first broken heart after the baby was born,was on the day of the first round of vaccinations. I could not believe I had to volunteer to have my precious baby poked four times by a giant needle. Parents have been known to cry for these first vaccinations. But there is a solution in sight…