Parenting

How to Wash Plush Toys
One of the questions we've received frequently is, "How can I wash my plush toy?"⁣ ⁣That's why we recently introduced our very own mesh laundry bag! Perfectly sized to fit our medium sized plush, bookmark this blog post next time...
How I Sleep Trained Baby #2 Despite Co-Sleeping With My First Born
Updated: Aug 12, 2020 I feel like moms usually fall in one of two categories: those who read all the baby books and take all the courses before (and even after) their little one arrives, and those who don't. I've always...
How To Diversify Your Playroom to Teach Kids About Racism
While I've always been driven to spark curiosity in my daughter about her Indian roots through toys and books, admittedly, I've done a poor job introducing her to toys and books of other cultures and backgrounds. That changes now. Consider...
Virtual Baby Shower Game Ideas
There's an immeasurable level of satisfaction I received in watching all the men, including my husband, drinking milk out of a baby's bottle during my baby shower. My personal favorite game, however, was "Guess the Poopy Diaper" (for lack of...
5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Teachers
Sometimes I feel like the teachers that handle my spirited 3-year-old son deserve a million hugs and an all-expenses paid vacation to the beach. Short of that, below are out-of-the-ordinary gift ideas – all from South Asian companies – to...
How to teach our children religious tolerance
As I stood in a chilly conference room inside a brightly lit Catholic church in Seattle, with my four-month-old baby in my arms, I had a feeling I can only describe as familiarly unfamiliar. It was the same church in...
9 Must-Haves to Pack for Your Next Family Vacation
Last July, when my son was almost two years old, we decided to take a family trip to Iceland for my mom’s birthday. A seven-hour flight with a lap toddler (hey, we were going to milk that free seat until...
Ultimate Baby Gift Registry - Support Fellow South Asian Entrepreneurs
As you prepare for your first baby, everyone has a very strong opinion on which car seat, stroller, bassinet and pump you should, accompanied by a lengthy story on why that product is good or terrible. Of course, your friends...
The One Thing I Wish I Had During My IVF Treatment
Todd and I got married in November 2012 so naturally, people began asking us, “So… when are you going to have kids?” shortly around New Year. And by people, of course, I mean those intrusive aunties with no regard for...
Popular Indian Baby Names
Of all the things modern would-be parents can stress over – is the $300 bassinet just as good as the cheaper one? Is a wipe warmer really necessary? And what his this contraption that supposedly sucks my infant’s snot out...