I know this title may have surprised you. This is futuristic as my son is just 7 years old. But like many Indian parents (let me throw all of them under the bus…) I secretly wonder, unapologetically fantasize and sometimes embarrassingly discuss aloud his wedding (notwithstanding the rolling eyes look my husband shoots). I am… Read More My son’s wedding in 2040
Dear millennial mom, How hard you worked to get where you were But gave it up when you became a mother Following your own heart, you did so Let no one judge for they do not know C-Sec it was, no need to explain Or normal delivery with equal pain It was your… Read More Dear Millennial Mom
As the academic year came to a close we went to meet our son’s teacher. Along with other feedback and assessment from the year, she gave us an interesting insight about his behaviour. She mentioned our 6 year old is used to asking others to do things for him. It shook me up a bit… Read More Let’s make a SonRise
Our lives revolve around our kids. Parenting is tough and it’s okay sometimes to feel overwhelmed and want to get away from it. Here are some things I do to re-energize myself in the time I get time away from my son. 1. Movies – Nothing can help one unwind better than a good movie… Read More Mommies – here are 5 ways to get recharged!
Republic Day is synonymous with the parade full of bright colours, pageantry, defense uniforms, tanks and missiles rolling along the ground and fighter jets surging through the sky, It always sends a feeling of pride through me as I watch how far our nation has come. How did I develop love for my country and… Read More Movies to watch with kids this Republic Day
Many a times, we struggle to make our children eat healthy. My friend and I were sitting at a café sharing a pizza and drinking coke wondering ‘How do we make our kids eat healthier? All they want is junk food!’ We looked at our plates and realized where we were going wrong. I am sharing a few tips that… Read More Making healthy food fun for your child
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
Toddlers are “Live Whyers”. Curiosity in a child is wonderful. It’s natural for them to ask questions. Through his toddler years, my son was also inquisitive and he still is. I am listing some of the questions that evoked different emotions and sometimes didn’t have any satisfactory answer. Where do babies come from? Every child… Read More 6 Everyday questions asked by my 6 year old!
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
Being a mom every day is not easy. There are days when I wish I could go back to my carefree life and not have someone fully dependent on me all the time. Here are 5 mom duties that I wish I could outsource – Cleaning poop – This was more relevant for the first few years,… Read More 2 sides of the mommy coin!