Texting. The New Ace Up A Mom’s Sleeve.

Mar 24, 12 Texting. The New Ace Up A Mom’s Sleeve.

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No, this isn’t a primer. I wish *I* had a primer when my kids got their cell phones, but since parenting does not come with an instruction manual, the “how to communicate via text to your teenager” manual was conveniently left out too. I was a teenager once. I hated being spoken to by anyone remotely resembling an...

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Paradise is No Heaven

Dec 24, 11 Paradise is No Heaven

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Taken from devdutt.com with permission from Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik – Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik In Hindu mythology, there are two types of heaven: there is heaven (spelt without capitals) and there is Heaven (spelt with capitals). The smaller heaven is also called paradise, to distinguish it from Heaven. Of course, this complex...

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Savitri and Satyavan

Dec 24, 11 Savitri and Satyavan

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–Shobha Nihalani Not so long ago there was once a beautiful young woman named Savitri. Her father wanted her to get married so he said to her: ‘Young lady, don’t expect me to find you a suitable guy – go and find a husband by yourself.’ Savitri was so relieved that she would find her own mate. She said she wanted to...

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Kids Those Days

Jul 18, 11 Kids Those Days

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There is something about mystery novels. There is something about mystery novels that makes us pick one with an unquestioning attitude. I mean that statement is definitely true at some point or the other in our lives. But this one is more about the ones we picked up as kids. Maybe with age, maturity and a gratuitous helping of...

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Dafatan

May 12, 11 Dafatan

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We left Kitty Hawk at around 8:12 pm. It was still twilight as I got behind the wheel because the only other driver in the group suffered a few cramps. Trucks and SUVs entered the market, fresh off their fun in the beaches while we exited. The main road leading from Kitty Hawk to Roanoke Island was awfully quiet for that time....

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Music For A Change

May 10, 11 Music For A Change

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“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness” – Maya Angelou. Now, how many of you have felt like this before? I, for one, have certainly felt like this a number of times.  When we are swept by strong emotions, what better way to relate to our feelings than to...

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