Parenting & Family

5 Skills for a Successful Relationship

5 Skills for a Successful Relationship

It is not easy to maintain a strong romantic relationship over a long period of time. That’s why dating relationships come apart, engagements are cancelled, […]

Our 4 Favorite Baby Gifts Any New Mom Will Love

Our 4 Favorite Baby Gifts Any New Mom Will Love

As the mom of two little ones, people often ask me for advice on baby gifts.   And of course, I am ready to whip […]

Tried and True — The Must Have Baby Product List

Tried and True — The Must Have Baby Product List

I am often wined and dined by friends who are in their 8th month of pregnancy.  This is not just because they love my company […]

Be Prepared -- Daddy Scout

Be Prepared — The Daddy Scout Part 1

Let’s face it; babies don’t leave much for the father to do during pregnancy. There’s no owner’s manual to read and your baby mama is […]

Family Can Come in Different Sizes: An Infertility Story

Family Can Come in Different Sizes: An Infertility Story

As young girls, many of us played house and pretended our dolls were babies. When we grew up, there was societal pressure to make the […]

And Baby Makes Three: The Journey of a New Dad

And Baby Makes Three: The Journey of a New Dad

Holy $%&?!!! That was my first thought as I looked at my wife looking at me. You could see anxiety written all over her face […]

Baby talk

Baby Talk — And Not The Kind You Think

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage! We’ve all heard the saying. Some of us may have even teased […]

7 fun activities for father-son bonding

7 Activities for Father-Son Bonding Time

Experts say a child’s formative years are when his character is built and self-esteem is established. We often hear about a mother’s bond with her […]

Indian baby names that are easy to pronounce

100 Indian Baby Names That Pass the Playground Test

Although I’ve grown to love my name over the years, particularly because Lakshmi has a lovely meaning as the Goddess of prosperity in Hindu religion, […]

How do you feel about sleep training your baby?

A Tale of Two Moms: To Sleep Train or Not to Sleep Train?

Last week I was going through my Twitter timeline and I saw this article called “Let Crying Babes Lie: Study Supports Notion of Leaving Infants […]

Welcome to Parenting & Family

Welcome to Parenting & Family

The modern South Asian American’s biggest accomplishment after he or she goes to college is where the kids will go to college.  All kidding aside, […]