When I signed up for A to Z, the only thought in my mind was that I would be at my parents' place and I would be comparatively free and hopefully be able to write 26 posts. Little did I know, how wrong I was. It was actually more challenging. Cookie (my baby who is 20 months… Continue reading Reflections: A to Z challenge!
After getting married, I was in Bangalore for 18 months for a short stint with IIM Bangalore as a research and teaching assistant. This was while my husband was still in Pune. While I was setting up my house in Bangalore, I put in a lot of thought to what furniture I need, how much money… Continue reading Love and Other Attachments!
According to the dictionary, ground zero refers to the beginning of some activity or the starting point. For me, having a baby was actually like being at ground zero. It was the beginning to many things in my life. Things I would procrastinate, things I didn't think I was capable of, things I didn't think… Continue reading Ground Zero
Having a baby is a life-changing experience. From eating habits to sleeping patterns, going out to going to the washroom, everything changes. But what is affected most is taking holidays and that too with the baby. We took Cookie for his first holiday when he was about 5 months old and it was a one… Continue reading eXperiencing your first holiday with the baby!
Yes, YOU are in charge of your life and you can make it how you want to make it. But when we women become mothers, we tend to forget this. We start searching for happiness and validation from external sources. That's where the problem arises. We get distracted and sidetracked by other not so important… Continue reading You are in charge of your life!
While raising a baby/toddler almost without any external help, we are always looking out for recipes that are simple and easy to make. The first 12-14 months of raising Cookie were a breeze even if I say so myself and contradict it later. The reason being, he let me cook whatever I wanted to. Around… Continue reading Quick Recipes for babies
After having a baby, there are multiple new hobbies that one gets into. The major reason for this is that we are restricted to being at home. One such hobby that one could indulge into is reading. Reading is a hobby that needs to be cultivated carefully because if one starts with a wrong author/genre, they would… Continue reading A Reader’s Delight
Does the title of this article strike a chord with you? If you know me or have met me, it would rarely have been without a baby carrier. From the time this Lil Cookie was 10 weeks old, we've been using a baby carrier and now I can't imagine an outing without one. How… Continue reading Wear Them All
When a woman transforms into a mother, a lot of things around her changes. She sees everything with a new perspective; she breaks her way of thinking to learn new ways. This transformation or the process of discarding one's knowledge to learn something new is called Unlearning. Motherhood brings with it, anxiety, worries and so… Continue reading A Mother’s Tryst with Unlearning!
When a baby is born, one of the first things that are associated with him is the vaccination card. With the advancing science and Technology, the risks and number of diseases have also increased. Vaccination is one of the safer ways to prevent some diseases. One example of vaccination that helps prevents diseases is Polio… Continue reading Vaccination for Babies!