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Follow Your Bliss

This is me running at 39 weeks and 5 days pregnant. Well, it’s me taking a breather because I was 39 weeks pregnant. Running. In June. The bump was large and in charge. That’s the last time I ran during pregnancy. My adorable son was born a week later and my life became twice as […]

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But I’m Not Ready

The first words that slipped out of my mouth when I found out I was pregnant for the first time were, “oh sh*t!” I texted my sister a picture of the test just to make sure that it was, in fact, positive. I wasn’t mad or sad or upset; I was just shocked (though in […]

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I am the Daughter of Immigrants

With everything going on here at home and around the world right now, I wanted to share my perspective as a first generation-born Indian woman in America. My parents immigrated here from India in the early 1970’s with very little to their name – they had a few dollars in their pocket and a hell […]

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Down Syndrome Awareness Month

A Day in the Life with Down Syndrome: Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Once upon a time October was just like any other month. Our family participated in fun Fall activities and celebrated Halloween. Three years ago, however, October had new meaning. That was when we started celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Most people are aware of Down syndrome but there’s a very good reason for Down Syndrome […]

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My husband enjoying some quiet time with an orphan.  This young boy's mother died when he was four months old and his family was unable to afford formula.

Motherhood in Tanzania

I recently returned from my “bucket-list” safari in Africa. We visited Tanzania for 10 days, where we saw more animals than we could have imagined and had an absolutely amazing time! What I didn’t anticipate, however, was how affected I would be by the people we met in Tanzania. It really opened my eyes to […]

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