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Meeting Avirook Sen – The Author of Aarushi

“You are a lawyer, will you moderate the discussion we intend to have with Avirook Sen,” asked Upasana in our weekly meeting. I should be able to do that, I thought to myself. I had read the book almost as soon as it was published and had a fairly strong opinion about the case and the book. Reading the book again for this interaction left me with even more questions than the first time around. I prepared myself for a sombre discussion with the author. But the minute he walked into the room, that thought went flying out of...

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GurgaonMoms sharpening their green thumb

"At the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling" – Shanti Some of us were inspired to see a duo who have dirtied their hands too to bring that sparkle in others. "Can do" was the mantra reiterated by Sangita and her friend Lima in the field of nuturing home gardens – kitchen or ornamental. GurgaonMoms team always attracts passion. This event also seem to be a passion spotting done by Subhashini in ever active community GurgaonMoms. The 30 of us who attended this gardening introduction session is sending their blessing to the teams...

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Practical Ayurveda – A Workshop by Anammyaa for GurgaonMoms

Phoenix Rising. As a keen observer of global wellness trends, I have closely followed the surge in the world-wide interest in the ancient Indian Science of Ayurveda. While the West is fast adapting its approach to natural & balanced wellness, unfortunately urban Indians have been increasingly adopting what the west is increasingly discarding – artificial, fast, processed, extreme lifestyles and products. The workshop on ‘Practical Ayurveda for Lustrous Hair, Flawless Skin and Wholesome Wellness’ organized on Sep 30th by GurgaonMoms in association with Anammyaa Wellness, was an irresistible invitation. It was delightful to see a step being taken to...

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Career – Break ke Baad

Recently I had to fill out some official documents that asked me to write what I had been doing since I was 18 years old without leaving and year gap. I hunted out old documents, Resumes and dusted out the files of experience and certificates that is now covered up by kid’s artwork. The questionnaire prompted me to write my job summary – what naturally came to mind was “I am a 40 year old mommy on a 7 year break”. Unfortunately leading with that will ensure that I remain un-employable. Technically I have been working from home for...

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5 ways to improve your child’s critical thinking, logic and problem solving skills

Often, just sending kids to school is not enough to build their aptitude. Most schools follow a monotonous routine which dull the student’s innate abilities. Parents need to go an extra mile to help their kids improve their potential so that they become dexterous and competent enough for the world outside their schools and colleges. Real world needs one to be equipped skills that can be applied to solving the real world problems. Children need to learn how to observe, interpret and deal with real world situations. And so, developing hobbies helps a lot with respect to personality development....

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