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…

What is it that they have, which we don’t have?

What is it that they have, which we don’t have? Is it the almost never-ending bedtime story sessions or is it the silver-grey hair that shines bright on their head, like moon beams in the dark night sky? Or is it the extra warmth in their gentle embrace? We as parents don’t burp out pixie…