पापा उसे अपना भविष्य बुलाते हैं! क्या दीदी और मैं पापा का भविष्य नहीं बन सकते थे? क्या हम बहनें पापा मम्मी के परिवार को पूरा नहीं कर सकती थीं? जब तक छोटा नहीं आया था , क्यूँ हर Aunty आकर मेरी mummy को लड़का होने का उपाय बताती थीं? मैं चुप चाप सुनती थी... Continue Reading →
The Elephant in The Room – That No one Wants To See
'Unprecedented'... one of the most used words on the internet after the coronavirus pandemic hit the world . The Covid-19 pandemic has shook us like no other event in our lifetimes. People born after 1950s have hardly seen anything like this which has uprooted all possible notions that we held. In these 70 years ,... Continue Reading →
Ain’t no sick leave for you mommy!
I have been suffering from a viral illness and it's after effects for the last two weeks which have definitely taken a toll on my life . Though most of the time I spent at my mom's place but the mom guilt never let me be in peace . At one point of time ,... Continue Reading →
The lazy woman’s guide to being a super mom !
Time and again I am enquired about my routine and how I manage to do so much with my kids and work. Here is a gist of how I, despite being my lazy self manage to somehow do it all , or at least make it appear so 😜. I am a working mother of... Continue Reading →
Please don’t label your child a ‘fussy eater’ . In fact don’t label at all.
Quite frequently we see parenting articles , mom bloggers and other well wishing sources thronging the internet with innumerable suggestions about how to feed a 'fussy eater'. We see so many queries on mom groups , asking for solutions for the same . While I know it's not easy to feed a child , specially... Continue Reading →
T.V. is slowly creeping into my toddler’s life and I am struggling !
As C&I turn 20 months old , their vocabulary is increasing by leaps and bounds . They repeat whatever they hear almost immediately and retain most of the new words they are able to familiarise themselves with . With growing speech , their understanding of surroundings is also expanding. They stay in different settings throughout... Continue Reading →
Healthy Meal Ideas for Indian Toddlers : 20 weeks of Meal Plans
Hi fellow mommies, If you are connected with me on my parenting journey via Friday Night Column , you must be knowing that as a working mother of toddler twins , I plan my babies' weekly meal plan in advance for a hassle free week. In the last 5 months I have shared 20 weeks... Continue Reading →
Healthy Banana Bread | Eggless | WholeWheat |Finger Food
Banana is an extremely versatile and super nutrient rich ingredient for kids . From infants to teenagers, it is part of every child's daily diet. It is an excellent way to introduce healthy calories to your child's meals and help him gain adequate weight. Whenever I have Bananas in surplus, I always make sure to... Continue Reading →
Speech Development Milestones : Red Flag Signs and When To Seek Help
Early years (from birth to 5 years of age) are crucial for language skills development . Children learn by participating in to and fro communications with the adults in their close circle. If the child communicates less , then that can hinder essential feedback and input required for his/her speech development. Early language intervention is... Continue Reading →
How to keep your toddler busy (without using a screen) !
Having a tough time keeping your active , highly spirited (read -naughty) toddler busy? Just imagine my scenario because guess what, I have two of the same age (yes , twins!). My husband is an eye surgeon , so he does not allow kids any screen time, yes , ZERO screen time. Hence , I... Continue Reading →