Stimulating a newborn’s development – a handy guide for new parents

The first few days after a baby is born can be quite overwhelming for the new parents. Its like you are suddenly responsible for this whole new being and there is no instruction manual! Every parent wants the best for their baby- ensuring a holistic growth through proper nutrition, ensuring the baby feels safe and… Continue reading Stimulating a newborn’s development – a handy guide for new parents

Small Great Things-here is why as a dusky woman, I could relate to this book so much.

I have always been a die hard fan of Jodi Picoult. I started off with “My Sister’s Keeper” and I knew I had found an author whose books I can truly treasure. They are not the fairytale, romantic books, but talk of death, disease, court cases, despair, grief but at the same time, there is… Continue reading Small Great Things-here is why as a dusky woman, I could relate to this book so much.

5 ways to boost cognitive development through stimulation in babies

The first few days after a baby is born, his/her reactions are mostly uncontrolled and are pure reflexes. As time passes, the movements and reactions become more deliberate. There are various activities which stimulate their sense of hearing, touch, movement and sight and help in baby brain development. As a newbie parent, its good to… Continue reading 5 ways to boost cognitive development through stimulation in babies

Infant Cognition- a 10 step guide for new mums

It is said that when a baby is born, his/her mind is a blank slate. The infant’s sensory experiences is what helps him understand and develop language, memory, thoughts, emotions and coordination. This in essence is cognitive development. Parents and caregivers have a vital role to play here, especially mums because they are the one… Continue reading Infant Cognition- a 10 step guide for new mums

The question that plagues every new mum “Is your feed enough?”

My greatest worry as a expectant mom was delivering the baby. After hearing multiple stories from everyone around about labor, epidural, C sec, I was terrified of the moment. Luckily for me, the birthing process was the smoothest part. 2 days before my due date I got natural labor pains. I was well dilated and… Continue reading The question that plagues every new mum “Is your feed enough?”

Here is how an online session helped me be better prepared as a would be mom

I always look fondly at those days when I was expecting my baby. A significant life changing event which made me question myself, “Am I well equipped to deal with this big change in my life? Do I know everything about taking care of my diet, feeding the right nutrients to my baby and getting… Continue reading Here is how an online session helped me be better prepared as a would be mom

Daddy’s Girl #FlashFiction

I looked at little Nysa’s innocent face as she slept in Arjun’s arms, blissfully unaware of everything. Arjun held her protectively in his strong arms, as if shielding her from all things evil. What a tranquil sight this was, of a daughter with a Dad who had not birthed her. My mind raced back to… Continue reading Daddy’s Girl #FlashFiction