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Avani Modi Sarkar, Modi Toys {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

When Avani Modi Sarkar, our NJMOMpreneur of the Week, first became a mom, she and her brother Viral (also a first-time parent) were looking for ways to give their daughters something to connect them to their Indian heritage and arouse their curiosity. When they didn’t find anything, they did the next best thing: They created toys inspired by their Indian roots with the aim of creating more diversity, culture and inclusion in playrooms. From their first plush with audio singing a Hindu prayer to a full line of Indian toys, books and kits, Modi Toys has won over parents and… Read More »Avani Modi Sarkar, Modi Toys {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Fasting and Nutrition in Ramadan with Mitun De Sarkar

The holy month of Ramadan marks the beginning of a spiritual journey of reflection, deep faith building and giving back to the community. While spiritual goals are observed during this time, fasting from dawn to dusk also means taking the utmost care of your physical health to balance and manage daily activities. To guide you through a healthy fast this Ramadan, here is Mitun De Sarkar, Clinical Dietitian and Founder of Simply Healthy, with her dos and don’ts for fasting properly during Ramadan. Tell us about yourself and your journey in nutrition and dietetics. My dad wanted me to be… Read More »Fasting and Nutrition in Ramadan with Mitun De Sarkar