RAISING A MULTICULTURAL CHILD: SOUTH-ASIAN CULTURE LEARNING TOOLS

WHERE ARE THE  SOUTH-ASIAN CULTURE LEARNING TOOLS? THE SANSKRITI BOX The Sanskriti box is a monthly subscription box for children.  It brilliantly provides parents and educators alike with storybooks and activities from South-Asian culture.  The box can be customized to the size of your family and touts itself as “helping you to build a library that can …

FIVE THINGS NO ONE TELLS YOU ABOUT HAWAII

Our multicultural family has had nomadic tendencies.  See habits of successful career nomads for more details on what I mean by this.  To add to this, my husband travels globally for work and as a result we have been able to travel to some incredible places.  One place that we are particularly fond of is Hawaii.  Hawaii is renowned for …

The Best Parenting Humor Ever! You Know You Are A Parent When…

You Know You Are A Parent When… Unequivocally since becoming parents approximately 5 years ago, my Husband and I can candidly say that not one day is exactly like the other.  Although repetition is touted to be “king” in raising a child the act of being a parent is continuously met with: laughs, wonderment, and challenges.  Parenthood is …

A QUICK GUIDE TO NAMING A BEAUTIFUL MULTICULTURAL BABY

www.growingupgupta.com NAMING A MULTICULTURAL BABY When my Indian husband and I were dating, as cheesy as it may sound and is, we came up with names for our children to be.  After we got married and I became pregnant we restudied and further investigated the spelling and meaning of our beloved baby names.  We wanted to ensure that the names …

7 WAYS BECOMING A PARENT MADE ME AN EVEN BETTER SALES LEADER

Fourteen months ago, I left my job to become a stay at home Mom to my now 2.5 year old daughter (see Habits of successful career nomads).  I had worn multiple hats and had been in numerous Sales, Marketing, and Business Development roles during my 16 year tenure.  I had hunted and warrior road traveled from being a Sales Rep …

5 WAYS TRAVELING WITH A TODDLER IS MORE AMUSING THAN THE REAL HOUSEWIVES

5 WAYS TRAVELING WITH A TODDLER IS MORE AMUSING THAN THE REAL HOUSEWIVES The Real Housewives of “whatever” is a guilty pleasure of mine.  I wouldn’t even know the show(s) existed if it weren’t for my husband who got me hooked by watching one episode with him.  Which one?  The Real Housewives of Orange County!  Sitting …