Parenting

A letter to my son

Dear Son, Here’s a letter giving you some things to think about. You will realize this over time just as we learnt it from our parents through life. Your parents love you unconditionally. They will be there for you whenever you need them. Always remember you will be in our thoughts whether we are in… Read More A letter to my son

Parenting

Funny Things Indian Moms Do

Mothers were made because God could not be everywhere. But we, in our blind love and concern end up doing or saying funny things. Melodrama might as well be every Indian mother’s middle name. Have a good laugh going through these. A mother’s superstitious side emerges as soon as she holds her new born. Starting with “Kaala teeka” and “nazar utaarnaa” to not praising her… Read More Funny Things Indian Moms Do

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Pregnancy supplements – iron, folic and a liberal dose of joy!

The moment you share the “good news”, advice starts to pour in from all quarters. Your family, friends, cousins, neighbours and even strangers start advising on what to eat and how to behave in pregnancy. On the first visit to the gynaecologist, along with a confirmation of pregnancy you are given a list of supplements to… Read More Pregnancy supplements – iron, folic and a liberal dose of joy!

Parenting

Kal, aaj aur kal

Parenting has undergone a sea of changes over the years. Today’s parents behave differently from the previous generations due to changes in environment – social, external and internal. Here are some ways in which I feel parenting has evolved – Indulging in free play – When we were kids, our parents didn’t enrol us in… Read More Kal, aaj aur kal