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Swimming Safe this Summer!!

Swimming Safe this Summer!! With the summer just around the corner, the mothers are getting frantic about engaging their toddler into a variety of summer activity classes. As far as I know “swimming” is one of the most popular activities in summer! Children love to play in and around water, but no matter where you…

My Bali Trip with family.

So why Bali for vacay from here in Seattle? Close to my parents in Mumbai and brother in Singapore ✓ Good weather over Christmas break so I don’t use up my vacation✓ VISA upon arrival for Indian nationals ✓ Enough things to do for a week – 10 days ✓ I thought, this would be…

My First Skydiving Experience.

Why Skydiving? Curiosity is one. I had never done it before. I like good views of landscapes. I felt mentally and physically fit to be present in the moment. It was my co worker’s idea. We’ve made plans to go before but they didn’t go anywhere. I didn’t want to miss it this time. Where…

The 12 Best Low Risk Investments with High Returns!

Investing is an option many people opt for,  in order to gain extra wealth due to the high cost of living these days. Undoubtedly, it’s a wise choice but is attached to several risks of loss. To save you from that potential risk, Fund Matters brings to you 12 types of investment options that have…

Menka Soni – Leading the change!

Menka Soni is the Founder, President and CEO of Ravishing Women.org. Ravishing Women is a non profit organization with the mission to inspire, motivate, appreciate and empower women. Menka also founded an event management company which is part of the Ravishing Inc. Menka’s intro in her own words: After having worked in the  Big 5…

Swimming Safe this Summer!!

With the summer just around the corner, the mothers are getting frantic about engaging their toddler into a variety of activity classes. Among the popular activities, the most popular one seems to be “Swim lessons”. Children love to play in and around water, but no matter where you find it – in a bucket, bowl,…

Giving back to the Indian Community.

Very often we hear about extreme human rights violations in India. Reference: http://indianexpress.com/section/india/crime/. We have an educated middle class, advancements in science but we are still battling age old problems like safety, hygiene, nutrition and education for all. While kids in my neighborhood, here in the US ask for Xboxes and iPhones, for some kids in…

The Immigration Questions I was asked in the US Border.

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Hello Dear Readers! Talking About Immigration Questions, I wanted to share some of my interactions with US border protection and US embassy to help you prepare for customs and immigration. I have gotten through every time and the experience has been good overall. I have been an Indian national the whole time. I have traveled…

Are We Helicopter Parenting?

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So, Who is A Helicopter Parent? Wikipedia explains this term as “A helicopter parenting (also called a cosseting parent or simply a cosseter) is a parent who pays extremely close attention to a child’s or children’s experiences and problems, particularly at educational institutions.” And this is irrespective of the age of the child. What is…

Four Tips on How to Get Your Elderly Parents to Accept Support With Dignity.

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Talkin About elderly parents , My 70-year-old mother who still cooks everyday meals often forgets and leaves the gas burner on. She has several health conditions and keeps all her medicines in one tin box. I once caught her accidentally taking the asthma medication when she was looking for her arthritis pills. My father is…

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