‘Big’ boys do cry – and that is alright!

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!

Epidural: My choice, my voice…

"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…

The 4 steps to self-care: The heart feels what the mind sees.

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.

Why I shall be teaching my children about the temporary defeat called ‘failure’.

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’.