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Help! We’ve Got Teenagers in the House!

About a decade ago, when my three children were all under 5, taking care of them seemed to be a constant challenge. We had to change diapers, survive countless tantrums, and struggle at the dining table to get them to eat anything healthful. When we complained to other parents, they expressed their sympathy with these soothing words: "Wait until you get to the teen years! That's when it really gets hard." Well, the teen years are here and let me tell you, it hasn't been that bad. I still have … Read More

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Too Many Possessions That We Don’t Need

My wife and I recently moved from one house to another. The two houses are three miles apart within the same college town, but it was nevertheless a stressful move. That's because we've accumulated … Read More

Dogs Day Out In Delhi

There are many ways to transport dogs, but few as unusual as a Delhi man's routine of taking his three dogs on his scooter with him. A Facebook user shared a video of the man and it quickly went … Read More

Don’t Count Your Oscars Before They’re Secured

If you happened to watch the Academy Awards or "Oscars" this year, you were probably left shaking your head, wondering how something simple could be messed up so badly. But enough about Priyanka … Read More

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The Punjab-Georgia Farmer Exchange Program

The word spread quickly through the farming community in Georgia: thousands of Indian farmers, mostly from the northern state of Punjab, were heading to Georgia to buy large parcels of fertile … Read More

Letter to your child’s teacher

Both my daughters are in school –- Lekha in third grade and Divya in first grade –- so I know firsthand the challenges of being a parent of school-going kids. That’s why I’ve decided to create a form … Read More

Facing up to an addiction

The 76-year-old woman walked down the hallway of Clearview Addictions Clinic, searching for the right department. She passed signs for the “HeroinAddiction Department (HAD),” the “Smoking Addiction … Read More