About this blog

Poornima is a veteran journalist, writer and editor with several years of storytelling experience across media platforms. Her health and lifestyle stories have appeared in a variety of magazines, newspapers and web sites, including The Southern Illinoisan newspaper and The Southern Health Magazine.

Poornima has also written creative copy for print ads and marketing paraphernalia, and scripted ad films, corporate films, non-fiction documentaries and fiction melodramas for television, while residing in India.

Having exchanged a full-time job as a journalist for new adventures in mommyhood, Poornima enjoys blogging about life in beautiful Southern Illinois and tells you what its like for an Indian immigrant settled in small town USA to raise a house full of pets, a husband and a fighter girl a.k.a. her rambunctious toddler, little Miss M.

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  1. Became aware of your blog today. Congratulations. It is wonderful to see you back in the writing business.