A quick guide on developing good communication skills in your toddler

Being a working mom comes with its share of perks but its also a bumpy ride. While I enjoy the adult conversations and love what I do, its sometimes challenging as a parent. I do focus on spending quality time with my 3 year old. Should a working mom be overridden by guilt? There is… Continue reading A quick guide on developing good communication skills in your toddler

When a 5 year old made me realise all that we talk about equality is futile …

My daughter is 3.5 years old now and has quite a strong opinion on several things. Earlier she would happily bade me goodbye when I leave for work but nowadays she frowns and says “Mumma don’t go to office”. We would usually tell her that Mumma needs to go to office as we need money… Continue reading When a 5 year old made me realise all that we talk about equality is futile …

(Un) Empty Nest #BlogchatterA2Z #AtoZChallenge

Nysa is 28 and its her wedding day today. The house is in utter mayhem as we run around making sure everything thats needed is there and we haven’t missed anything. I decided to do away with the silk saree and wore a comfortable salwar today, much to the dismay of some of the relatives.… Continue reading (Un) Empty Nest #BlogchatterA2Z #AtoZChallenge

Treading a rocky path #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I used to be at my wits end when Nysa was a baby. My days were filled with milk bottles, baby poop, laundry, baby food and vaccinations. I was waiting for her to grow up and go to school so that I could get back to living a life of my own- once upon a… Continue reading Treading a rocky path #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Que Sera Sera #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

The baby is 6 months old today and as I walk out of the house, dressed up in my newly bought “Tommy Hilfilger” formal dress and Clarks suede shoes, it feels surreal. A part of me is apprehensive of leaving behind my precious bundle of joy but the other part is excited to go out… Continue reading Que Sera Sera #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Parenting Woes #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

She kicked her way into this world with aplomb. A 13 hour labour which left me exhausted for the first 2 hours and then came a saviour called “Epidural”. The delivery process was then a cakewalk, literally. I lay in my bed comfortably, laughing and chatting, a part of my eager to catch the first… Continue reading Parenting Woes #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Growing up #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I got my first period when I was 11. It wasn’t a shock to me as I knew about periods when I was 4. One day  I saw Mumma take out a pad from the cupboard and walk towards the bathroom. “What is that?” A curious 4 year old asked. Grandma was sitting nearby. She… Continue reading Growing up #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z