Love and the magic of Impermanence

The magic of impermanence: The beauty of the day is disrupted by nightfall. The beauty of the night is disrupted by sunrise. Neither day nor night would be as beautiful as they are without the other. At this time last year I felt depleted from lack of sleep, injuries, dealing with tantrums, and other misfortunes;Continue reading “Love and the magic of Impermanence”

3 Genius Ways Busy Parents Can Work Meditation Into Their Daily Routine

Meditation is about creating a pause, a break in the chaos of our day, to help us refocus our mind and keep calm in the midst of everyday busyness. As a mom of two boys (2 and 4 years old), I find it’s no easy feat to schedule time on the calendar to sit downContinue reading “3 Genius Ways Busy Parents Can Work Meditation Into Their Daily Routine”

How We Saved the Day for my Son’s Superhero Birthday Party

My older son, Arjun’s third birthday was coming up, and I knew he wanted to invite all of his friends to the party. There was one little problem—sometimes my little man gets shy in large crowds. I wanted Arjun to feel loved and supported by his peers who, like him, were obsessed with superheroes. IContinue reading “How We Saved the Day for my Son’s Superhero Birthday Party”

Layers of Emotion: Courage & Vulnerability

Layers. Like an onion, we are made up of so many layers: the physical, the energetic, the mental, the emotional, and the spiritual. The outer layer is our personality – what we share to the world. And while there are many layers that add up to the sum of our being, two stand out inContinue reading “Layers of Emotion: Courage & Vulnerability”

Challenges, Commitment and Warrior 3

Sometimes, the most difficult challenges can bring purpose and meaning in our lives. Parenting, for example: The lack of sleep. The endless chores. Did I mention tantrums? And sometimes the lack of support. (Hats off to you single moms with multiples! I don’t know how you do.) When faced with a challenge, the willingness toContinue reading “Challenges, Commitment and Warrior 3”

Create True and Lasting Happiness Through Devotional Journaling and Meditation

Wouldn’t it be great to create true and lasting happiness? It’s possible. And you can even hold it in the palms of your hands. All you need is to be present. How? At the end of every day, think back of the best moment of your day. Make a mental note. Better yet, jot itContinue reading “Create True and Lasting Happiness Through Devotional Journaling and Meditation”

Creating Family Traditions: Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

One of the challenges about not being religious and marrying into a different culture is that you lose some of the traditions you grow up with. That’s why it’s important to build your own, no matter what background you come from. Every Christmas, my parents, sister, aunts and uncles and their kids would get togetherContinue reading “Creating Family Traditions: Lemon Ricotta Pancakes”

Self Care Staycation to Japan in Only a Subway Ride Away

For us moms, a vacation is very necessary, but many of us don’t have the time, money, nor childcare resources to physically get away. So why not use our imagination and immerse ourselves in a staycation using a little creativity? It won’t cost much to mentally get away while tending to our daily responsibilities. Recently,Continue reading “Self Care Staycation to Japan in Only a Subway Ride Away”