Thottu kadai orathile lyrics

Sangeetha and Ananya, my wonderful friends came up with the idea of singing and practicing songs together.  WE got together and sang twice and boy what amazing experience it was. Singing is healing, but when done in a group IT is really something !! Beyond what words can describe. Such a soul touching and healing experience. Music has no boundaries, Music has no language restrictions… Music can nourish any living thing on this earth. It is nothing short of  a miracle. Sangeetha, Radhika, Ananya, Rajeev, Shammi, Sudha, Preetha, Koushal, Arya, Koushals dad, Naveen, Vicknes, Shivesh, Vishwesh ,Isha  and I had wonderful time singing and cracking jokes day before yesterday 🙂 and even some one had fun dancing 😀 I have become […]

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Born again !!

Growing up with Little S was such a wonderful and exciting journey physically, mentally and spiritually.  Our everyday joys, laughters, tears, learnings…. Running away to my friend Krithikas place in  Dallas when hurricane hit houston in 2008, moving to India in Oct 2008, Celebrating Little S’s First Diwali and then his first birthday with family , Moving to Hoffman Estates in Illinois….Oh my God 2 years just flew by. It was Navarathri of 2010, that is when we realized that we were pregnant again. We were thrilled. Though S accompanied us to all our doctor visits and scans, we did not really discuss with him about the baby, for we knew he would want the baby to come out NOW […]

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Homemade Toothpowders/paste recipes

With no further blah blah here is the post on the DIY tooth powder/paste recipes There are several recipes available across the globe, but I am sharing the ones which have been tested by my family and my friends. The great thing about all these recipes is that the ingredients are easily available in a well stocked kitchen. Please use fresh organic ingredients as much as you can. These are quite forgiving recipes, alter them to your taste. The tooth powders could taste a little strong on the day you grind them but they mellow down later. Ingredient warnings/information  I would love to talk about a few of the ingredients before we dive into the recipes Turmeric – Best is […]

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Why should I make my own toothpaste/powder?

Its a bright sunny morning, birds are chirping. You wake up happily in the morning dreaming of eating say hot pongal vada for breakfast. Right at that moment if I ask you to take a spoonful of floor cleaner, car degreaser, a few drops of rat poison and crude oil to brush your pearly whites with them, how would you feel? You would straightaway want to break my head, won’t you ? Sadly, that is close to what most of us have been or still doing every morning  and night. These toothpastes that boast of  IDA’s and FDA’s approval are behind so many diseases and health issues including cancers and infertility 🙁 Recently TOI had an article “Toothpaste, sunscreen and […]

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How eco-friendly is our lifestyle?

Every waking moment this question “How eco-friendly is our life style?” keeps buzzing in my head. 6+ years of consistent baby steps and I still don’t think our life style is completely sustainable given the challenges of living in these concrete jungles in Singara Chennai. For example we still cannot recycle and use our grey or black water from kitchen and toilets. We still have to at times buy our groceries in plastic packets and of course the milk. There are more such issues but I am going to stop talking about them for two reasons – The list could be pretty long and boring I want to list the positive attempts and the positive results to help us keep […]

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Stepping into Motherhood….

I have been wanting to resume blogging for a long time now, but something or the other came as a hurdle. When I sat down, there was a challenge, there were dozen topics whirling in my mind which one should I write first? This blog being a record of our journey into parenting, sustainable living and everything that comes along; I thought I should share our experience of entering the parenthood first. Today is my Little S’s 6th birthday and the best time to recall all those joyous moments after six years which have flew by the fastest I guess. So here is our story….. We were in Houston, Texas, when we got pregnant with our first child. We still […]

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