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So it’s Kavya’s first Christmas. She’ll be 10 months old, and we’ll be in California, sans snow, sans tree. Sans celebration? Christmas has always been an odd holiday for my family. We’re not Christian, by any stretch of the imagination, … Continue reading

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When we first booked our semi-annual trip to California a few months ago, I was worried about how baby Kavya, now 9 months old, would handle the flight. After all, it’s nine hours across country, trapped in a disease-ridden box … Continue reading

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Kavi and her little half-tooth grin.Last week, after months of teething, baby Kavya’s first toothfinally erupted. It’s really cute, half a tooth really, sitting primly on the bottom of her little smile. And boy does she love to use it. To take … Continue reading

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This Thanksgiving, Kavi will be digging in with the rest of us.With Thanksgiving coming up, we’re all excited to give Kavya her first taste of my mom’s signature masala turkey. It’s hearty and spicy, a classic in our family — really, it … Continue reading

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The other day, I was on the phone interviewing a TV star when Kavya, hanging out with her papa in the background, let out a laugh-out-loud squeal. That’s one of the perks of being a work-at-home mama: your office chatter … Continue reading

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Kavya crawling means chaos for mama — and her Mac. A long, long time ago, before I was a mama, I judged my sister-in-law and her husband for putting their newly mobile little one in what amounted to a huge … Continue reading

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This one looks cute.For the past few weeks, nay, months, we’ve been on the hunt for what will officially become Kavya’s first Halloween costume. And when I say we, I mean that this is a very, very communal experience. My … Continue reading

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