Tag Archives: Family

Connecting with my Teen Boy

My son is in his early teens and it has been a challenge much like every other stage in his growth.  No more infant sleepless nights, no more toddler tantrums or potty training or tween rage, but now this.  Now … Continue reading

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Enjoy Your Present

Life has its up and downs but sometimes in a down cycle, we think it will last forever.  We get impatient and that can lead to frustration and depression.  We have to remind ourselves that this phase will pass and … Continue reading

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Camp Mommy is Tiring!

This summer like many others, the kids are primarily home with me.  I enrolled them in some half day camps so they can learn cool new things but being a stay-at-home mom, I get to entertain them the rest of … Continue reading

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Big Summer Fun on a Small Budget

Last summer we went on two big trips with the family which was lots of fun but not cheap.  This year we wanted to keep the summer fun within a budget since we spent a lot on our spring vacation. … Continue reading

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The New India

When I was growing up, India, the country of my heritage was considered a third world country.  The India that my kids are growing up seeing is a whole different place, however.  So much has changed in a few decades. … Continue reading

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Rekindling Relationships

I recently visited my extended family in India after many years and it made me realize how important it is to rekindle relationships with loved ones.  Especially with family, you can easily take relationships for granted, feeling like they will … Continue reading

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Vacation Utopia

We recently went on a family vacation to Jamaica and it gave me time to reflect on the importance of family vacations, whether they are simple or extravagant.  Stepping away from real-life stressors for a while can be critical to … Continue reading

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