Tag: MommyDiaries

Like Father, Like Son

April 24, 2018

Have you noticed how boys usually pick up habits their fathers have or girls trying to imitate their moms? And although these children love both their parents just the same, they often tend to look up to their own gender as role models to follow. Parents are the biggest influencers in a child’s early age. […]

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Keep it real

April 20, 2018

An eyewash. Yes, that’s what I like to call it. Parties, club hopping, designer dresses and Stuart Weitzman. Ok, maybe not Stuart, that’s taking it too far. Guccis and Louboutins. Fancy hotels, expensive Liqueurs, and postcard photos. A larger than life lifestyle. Perfect pout, high heels, and salon ready hair. This – while working in […]

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Grandparents – Always and Forever

April 12, 2018

They’re often called by various names. Dada, Dadu, Dadi, Nana, Nanu, Nani, Nani-ma, Bade papa, Badi ma being the favourites amongst many. They are our Grandparents.   I have fond memories of my childhood when holidays and school breaks meant a visit to Nani House. Bags were packed and countdowns recited with uncontained excitement. Nani […]

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Playing Favourites

April 9, 2018

The first time it happened, she cried. She was hurt, disappointed, and heart-broken. She saw it happening but her heart refused to accept it. To her, it felt like a thousand needles were piercing her soul. She was bewildered, kept questioning herself on what did she do wrong? Over the next few days and weeks, she […]

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Great Expectations

April 7, 2018

Oh, the world we live in! Where every day new relationships blossom and yet every minute ripe relationships fail. Why so.. we ponder. Now, I am not an expert on relationships or a Psychology major. But I have a keen sense of observation and I love reading – including people. Now that it’s out of […]

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Choices – The role you play

April 3, 2018

Choices “What are your choices when someone puts a gun to your head? What are you talking about? You do what they say or they shoot you. WRONG. You take the gun, or you pull out a bigger one. Or, you call their bluff. Or, you do any one of a hundred and forty-six other […]

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B is for Balance

April 2, 2018

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Mr. Einstein explained a very crucial lesson of life in the simplest of words. However, it is one of the hardest things to achieve in this day and era. Before we delve into deeper aspects of this very simple life fundamental, […]

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Hello Hills and Babywearing!

November 23, 2017

A week back, we were breathing in fresh air, basking in the sun and exploring the hills. This was Rey’s fifth vacation and the second one to the hills. 13-20 Nov, 2017 Manali . So a few of you asked me how we managed to explore and walk so much with a toddler. The answer […]

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Toy Station – DIY

October 28, 2017

Given my obsession with redoing Rey’s playroom every couple of months, this post shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone! I had always wanted a toy station or corner for Rey’s room from where he could access all his toys and books. I had a few ideas in mind. But didn’t find anything that got me excited. Needless to […]

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Early START to STEM

October 23, 2017

Did you know that the first five years of a child’s life form the foundation to how he will function later on in life? They learn rapidly and grasp more quickly in these formative years than at any other time throughout their life. Early learning, therefore, plays a pivotal role in the development of the […]

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