Sweet Baby Cuddles

In May, at 39 weeks pregnant, my sister finally went into labor, and gave birth to my darling niece. Born in the early morning, at 6 pounds, 5 ounces, she was the bundle of joy all could not wait to hold and shower with love.    Of course, living on the opposite coast I had…

Where Is Home?

As I flew back from New Jersey after my sister’s wedding, this time solo with the two kids (husband stayed behind to go on a business trip), I wearily got all our luggage and the two kids on the bus. With my daughter asleep in my arms, my son sat next to me and said:…

Travel in a 100 Posts

As I was putting together posts from my most recent trip, I realized that I was about to hit my 100th post. I started this blog as a way to record a month long trip to India for my children when they get older. But now, 2+ years later, it’s turned into a therapeutic way…

Family Reunion

A family reunion is always an amazing thing.  Unfortuantly, due to Hurricane Andrew, one family from South Carolina was not able to make it.  Cousin, you were trully missed.   However, we still had quite a group, so I thought I would use some pictures to highlight the day: * All photos were captured by…

My Beloved Bombay Family

I do plan to post more about our trip when I return to the US, but on our last day in India I wanted to write about our wonderful hosts. This past month we have based ourselves in Mumbai where my brother-in-law, his wife, daughter and my mother-in-law now live. They have opened their home…

Family Visits

In the 5 days we were in Bangalore and Chennai we saw: 4 aunts, 3 uncles, 3 cousins, 3 cousin-in-laws, 4 second cousins, and 1 old friend and his family Quite an ambitious schedule for our first week in India. It may explain my son’s behavior. In the process we had the opportunity to catch…