When the Father Becomes the Mother

By Piyushi Dhir

When the Father Becomes the Mother

I always knew I wanted to become a mother. I also always knew that I didn’t want to be a working mother, especially in the first few years of my child’s life. I wanted to be around, to watch my little one achieve his milestones, to hear his first words, to see him take his […]

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The Thrill of Hearing Your Baby Talk

By Piyushi Dhir

The Thrill of Hearing Your Baby Talk

When I first got to know that I’m carrying life within me, it was more a concept than something concrete I could touch and feel. But only until the little baby grew big and strong enough to start kicking me from within. That was the first time we had a ‘conversation’. If he was feeling […]

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Around the World in Downtown Toronto!

By Piyushi Dhir

A Mini Italy Inside Downtown Toronto

A large chunk of Toronto’s population today is immigrant population. They may have come years ago, decades ago or centuries ago, but each immigrant brought with himself a part of his culture, cuisine and tradition. And this makes Toronto an amazing place to experience the world. You don’t need to travel miles across the Canadian […]

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When Garbage Confused the Hell Out of Us! (Canada Diaries)

By Piyushi Dhir

Sorting Garbage in Canada

You’ve read our roller-coaster story of getting a Canadian Permanent Residence, almost losing it and then, finally arriving at our destination for good. Anyway, once we did indeed get here and started assimilating into the Canadian culture, we faced a series of hilarious “adjustment-issues’. Well, they did not always elicit humour at the very moment […]

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How We Got Permanent Residence for Canada

By Piyushi Dhir

Summer Trip to Toronto and Niagara

Last week, I told you about our move to Canada. Our arrival, however, is the culmination of a long and arduous journey, one that began years ago. I want to share this story with you to motivate you to fight for your dreams, like we did, and to encourage you to take that occasional leap […]

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