A little less self-focussed, a little more caring

  I remember last year, we were at my daughter’s friend’s birthday party. It was a ‘Frozen’ themed party. The enthusiastic parents had left no stone unturned in giving their daughter, a birthday of her dreams. A spacious banquet hall of a four-star hotel was booked. They adorned it with shiny silver and aqua curtains,…

How I Transformed From A Breastfeeding Zealot Into Someone With More Empathy Towards New Mothers

Most mothers may find breastfeeding very easy. But for others like me,the struggle has been very real. http://m.huffingtonpost.in/subha-sunny/how-i-transformed-from-a-breastfeeding-zealot-into-someone-with-more-empathy-towards-new-mothers_a_23352870/ When I was expecting my first child, I was determined to breastfeed her. I had read a lot regarding the subject and had made up my mind for the purpose at hand. But I had actually underestimated…

Why I am a blended mama

Recently I realized that I am a mix between a helicopter and a dolphin. ┬áSometimes I tend to be a helicopter mama, more because of the fact that I hover around my kid, and less because I am an aviator’s wife. (Well, my husband flies a helicopter, but that doesn’t ‘qualify’ him to be a…

I am trying

‘Mama why are you not taking me to the park anymore?’ my little girl asks me, peeping out of the window and gazing forlornly at the small park, a stone’s throw away from our little first floor apartment. ‘I am not feeling good baby.’ I reply. ‘But other children are playing mama. I want to…