As I pause and glance at my 12-year-old listening to her favorite song and singing away to it at the top of her voice oblivious to her surroundings, I can’t help but realize the fact that my daughter is growing up. And sometimes growing up way too fast. A casual stroll down memory lane will … Continue reading Am I ‘Strong’, Mamma?
I have mulled and eschewed a great deal recently on how to gather, collate and put my thoughts on this point across given that it is so closely related to another topic I have recently had a conversation about with my daughter. And of course, I did not want to bombard you with two posts … Continue reading ‘Big’ boys do cry – and that is alright!
"I'd rather you came in doubled over in pain barely able to walk instead of coming in early to get an epidural." These are the exact words that have stubbornly refused to recede into the shadows of oblivion even after the passage of nearly seven years.These were the words spoken to me by a midwife … Continue reading Epidural: My choice, my voice…
We all start blogging with a plethora of brimming and bubbling fresh ideas, concepts and refreshing perspectives and with all the energy and zing in the world to get up and get going. This much is universally true. But sometimes along the way, and sometimes sooner rather than later we hit a sort of block … Continue reading Pushing through a ‘writing block’.
I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Jessica, @WifeSHMLife who blogs at http://www.wifesahmlife.com . I’m an introvert and I normally get extremely tongue tied when it comes to speaking about myself. But thank you very much Jessica. I love the vibrancy in your blog and your blog posts always bring a smile. I’ve … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award
I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by the lovely Jessica Briggs at http://www.blogaboutitall.com/ Thank you for the nomination Jessica! I absolutely love the honesty and vibrancy about your blog and your posts. Please do head on over to her blog on http://www.blogaboutitall.com/ and you’ll fall in love with her content just as I … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award
Having three kids... Perhaps you are slightly tempted by the thought of a having a new born in your midst again. Let's face it, they are absolutely gorgeous. Or maybe there is just a slight twinge in the ovarian department that tugs at the strings of your heart and makes your mind pause and wonder … Continue reading Having three kids!
We are born out of relationships and simultaneously born into relationships too. As the journeys of our lives traverse, meander and manoeuvre their paths through various twists and turns many people enter and exit at various junctures. Some are just passing acquaintances, some momentary visitors and some stay on for a life time. It is … Continue reading The 4 steps to self-care: The heart feels what the mind sees.
There is a very fundamental reason, why I chose to write on this topic. As parents we envisage and dream of a lifetime of happiness and success for our children. There is nothing wrong in that at all. We must aim for the stars, and I am all for it. Though when it comes to … Continue reading Why I shall be teaching my children about the temporary defeat called ‘failure’.
Children often make great conversationalists. Intermittently, they choose bedtimes and nap-time to be the golden hour for the start of great conversations. Even though the hilarity or dismay in the preceding sentence can be put aside for a moment, yet the fact that our conversations with our children often become an indelible footprint for them … Continue reading In conversation with my child…