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?”

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