Motherhood is a dilemma . It doesn’t start when you give birth, it starts the day you realise you are a woman . The dilemma to be a mother or not. The dilemma to have kids in the 20s or wait for the 30s or what if you aren’t sure till your 40s. The dilemma... Continue Reading →
मेरा भविष्य !
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 →
To the mother with a child in your lap!
I gape Wide eyed At the dancing steps. How happy, How jovial, The young and the old. Swaying and chuckling At the party . While I sit , With my baby In the lap. My feet longing to dance , My heart waiting to break free. But , wait , Dear heart, Keep patience. Coz... 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 →
BabyMoon in Cape Town, South Africa : Few Essentials , Do’s and Don’ts
Just when you think you have all your cards sorted, your plans in order , just then , at that very moment, life throws you a googly. In the month of March 2016, my husband and I : being the meticulous travelers and planners that we are, had pre-booked a thorough 10 day trip 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 →