Category: Parenting

Sharing my experiences and memories of this journey

Wearing your baby – Spoiling or Strengthening the Bond?

April 28, 2018

It is one of the most talked about topics in modern day parenting. But is it really a new concept? Not really. Babywearing has been prevalent for centuries. Work of famous artists from as far back as 18th century depict women carrying their children on them. In fact as history states, Rani Lakshmi Bai – Queen […]

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Routine Matters

Just like for adults, a routine brings a sense of security to a baby or a child as well. Routines are comforting and establish normalcy. They are the stabilizing force that helps maintain balance. Babies like predictability. They spend nine months in the mother’s womb, protected from the outside world, where there wasn’t much in […]

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Only child?

April 27, 2018

Even though the world has progressed, some things still remain the same. Like unsolicited advice. Once you graduate, the constant pressure to get married (especially for women) starts piling up. When you get married, the next barrage of well-meaning advice is to have a baby – complete your family – they say. Oh well, alright. […]

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What’s in the NAME?

April 26, 2018

What’s in the name they say. Well, EVERYTHING! It is what will become your identity for your entire life. It is one of the first things a couple starts to think about even before their child is born. While some couples take a lot of factors into consideration, some want the most unique name for […]

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Motherhood

April 25, 2018

“You’re always going to wonder if you’re doing things wrong, but that’s what it means to be a mom, to care so much about someone else that you just want to be as perfect as possible.” —Naya Rivera There’s no guidebook to the motherhood journey. It solely relies on instinct and experience. When I became […]

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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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Inner Peace

April 13, 2018

For as long as she could remember, she had been fiercely independent. Wanting to do things on her own, travel on her own, being self-dependent, funding her aspirations herself. She started working right after school. An ambitious, young girl, ready to take on the world. Confident, well-read and well-spoken, she cracked the very first interview […]

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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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Pasta in Pulses Sauce

March 27, 2018

Pasta please! My son loves pasta. I guess most kids do. That’s the only one thing he’ll ever ‘demand’.. if ever. So once a week I prepare it for him. I’ve tried various combinations and ingredients. Sharing with you all one of the recipes which was an instant hit with him. It’s super easy, simple […]

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Play Shifu – The augmented reality game

December 1, 2017

Its Rey’s birthday month. He is soon turning two. Where did the last 23 months go?! It’s been a beautiful blur of ever-lasting memories. I am mighty proud of the fact that in these 2 years (almost), I’ve kept my son away from any kind of screen time (barring a few short video calls a […]

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