Catching me in a weak moment during the first few days of our trip, my friend and co-founder Morgan, who spent last year working in Bangalore, sought to console me, saying, "Mother India always provides when you need it most."
Taking good care of your teeth is a good way to avoid toothaches, expensive trips to the dentist and tooth loss in old age. But there is another reason to practice good oral health: It can affect the health of your whole body.
My daughter is 22 months old, nearly two, and she still gets her milk bottle -- just like Suri Cruise, the oft-photographed daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. Does that make me a bad mother? According to the celebrity weeklies, yes.