Author: Gurgaon Moms

A mom’s dilemma – When to start work?

It was a cool spring morning in early April. I sat at Momma's kitchen table clutching my precious baby girl to my chest. It was to be my first day back at work since her birth, and the thought of leaving my baby was tearing me apart. I had waited so long to have a child and now was considering leaving her for a majority of the day, five days a week. What in the world was I thinking? My mother, a parent of three, had never worked outside the home when we were growing up. Momma had so...

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Detox Diet

A very popular post in our Facebook Groups Page! We are recording this in our website so members & others can benefit in the future. Our Gurgaonmom member, Jimlee Borah has noticed this recipe in an Ayurvedic text book. She has tried it in the past and came down 2 sizes…..What could be more tempting!! She calls it the Wonder Diet and here it goes!! Wonder Diet Day 1 Only fruits as many as you want. No bananas. 5 litres of water. Day 2 2 large boiled potatoes for breakfast. Vegetables raw or cooked as many as you want. 5 litres of water. Day 3 Vegetables and fruits. As much as you want but no potatoes or bananas. 5 litres of water. Day 4 1.5 litres of milk and 8 bananas. 5 litres of water. Day 5 6 tomatoes and 1 small cup rice and 6 litres of water. Day 6 1 cup boiled/ steamed rice and vegetables. 5 litres of water. Day 7 1 glass juice, 1 cup boiled/ steamed rice and vegetables. 5 litres of water..   Important Do's & Don't's  No salt/spices intake for 7 days. No tea/coffee intake with milk, only black coffee allowed. Very very important the consumption of water as it is firstly a detox plan and then a diet. Weigh yourself before the diet. On the 8th day, you’ll actually be 5kgs less. After the diet,...

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Kids say the Darndest Things! (June 2011)

Ritu Mehta says: May 26, 2011  So, this evening I had my both hands full and still my son Ahaan was after my life to do something for him. I replied, honey you can see my both hands are full right now, you have to wait for your turn. I was actually attending to his little sister Suhani’s nature call. So he replies very innocently, why dont you get one more hand, then I dont have to wait. See, we figured it out what we moms need. whoaaa!!!     Saran Kahlon Lamba says: May 26 2011 Suriya has written all over herself so says she has now become a written ( read return) gift!!...

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Grandma’s Home Remedies

Home remedies and natural cures for common health problems is preferred by many because of the use of easily available household ingredients to create an effective and almost immediate relief. Above all, avoiding medicines, absence of side effects is a major motivation for people to resort to these measures. Please find below some time tested Home Remedies     Kich Kich Dur Karo Combine one teaspoon each of lemon juice and honey. Add hot water to the ingredients to create a healing syrup, which soothes the throat, loosens mucous membranes, treats fever, and eases body aches Ginger and Cinnamon Tea In a glass of water, boil cinnamon, 1 inch of ginger with a pinch of pepper and honey to treat a sore throat and reduce the lingering effects of a cold. Salt and warm water: This is a universal remedy for easing constant sore throat. All that needs to be done is to mix the salt in warm water until it dissolves and use it for gargling. It’s regular use makes the throat feel better. Fight Constipation Grapes have laxative properties and prevent chronic constipation. Dry grapes are helpful in preventing constipation. Soak dry grapes in a vessel overnight and take this at early morning in an empty stomach Take 2-3 seeds each of sunflower, almonds, sesame and linseed or flax seeds. Grind it and make a thin powder. Eat...

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Sairee Chahal

An adoring mom, an inspiring entrepreneur, a soft-spoken and a warm friend – Sairee Chahal, Co-founder of Fleximoms and Co-founder & Director of SAITA Consulting Pvt Ltd is our natural choice for the MOM (Mom Of the Month) in our first edition of GurgaonMoms.com.    Fleximoms offers India’s first Back to Work Program for Women. This programme is tragetted to help women who have taken a break from work and want to return or explore different ways to manage your work and life more effectively. Check out their website for flexi job openings. Mom of the Month: Sairee Chahal Mother to Four year old Vera How did life change after the baby? For the better. Amazing how a person can consume you so much but still not define you. Having a child allows you to emphasize your tone of appreciation for life and everything around you once more. Things once under-assumed come back in life size proportions – learning, curiosity, laughter, joy, simplicity. Having a baby is a chance to grow up once again Being an entrepreneur takes a lot of commitment, hard work and most importantly time – how do you juggle work and home? I think it is all related to personal motivation and interest. One sees value in doing something; one will go ahead and do it. Of course the call is what is one willing to give...

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