Be Monsoon Ready

“Rain Rain go away Come again another day” Said no kid ever… monsoons are given a happy hearty welcome in India after the long summer. Children especially enjoy playing in water puddles, watching raindrops trickle down the windows and the feeing of raindrops on their palms. Even as adults we welcome monsoons like small kids…

Meal Planning 8 months baby

Rewind one month, every night I went to bed with the same question, “what should I cook for Kiaan tomorrow?” I give meals to Kiaan for daycare everyday because his daycare does not provide for meals before 18 months of age. And for someone who started meals at 6 months just when baby started to…

You are your own heaven and your own hell

And she finally gave up, dropped the fake smile as a tear ran down her cheek and she thought to herself, ‘”I can’t do this anymore” When I was in school, I used to cook up a different dream, a different ambition almost every season. Sometimes i wanted to teach, sometimes i wanted to own…

10 Quick and easy ways to organise baby clothes

Staying organised and planned is an invincible part of being a mom and its an absolute must for a working mom like me with the race against time every morning. You don’t want to struggle finding those tiny socks or matching pants or diaper inserts with a rolling over baby.

When baby went to daycare

“To daycare or not to daycare?” A dilemma every new mother who steps out to work goes through just like I did. Sending your baby amidst people apart from family out of the comfort of his own home for almost the whole day while you are at work is a tough choice to make. But…

Newborn essentials – an encyclopaedia

What all do you need for a newborn baby? This has to be the most searched question by a first time mom. As i have been recently meeting a lot of new moms or mom to-be, one common question am asked is what should i buy for baby or is a particular thing useful/needed ?…

Biggest announcement of our life

One year back, on a day like today, i woke up and as a monthly ritual I again took the home test with absolutely zero expectations. I saw the results and rubed my eyes in disbelief. I was sure something was wrong and chose to ignore the result and went back to sleep. I took…

MamaEarth milky soft face cream – Review

I have been very skeptical about what I use on Babys face. When Kiaan was born, he had developed heat rashes on the face and we had to use a medicated cream to heal those. Thereon, i did not use any face cream or soap on his skin. I massaged his face with coconut oil…

Letter to my husband from his new wife

Oh dear dear dear, Do you remember last new year’s eve? We partied like crazy and that beach camping trip last February? We were walking on the beach totally carefree and you were singing next to the camp fire. Our yearly Goa trip with your beers and my long a island iced tea. It seems…

Dear Future Self, wassup !

Dear Future Self, Wassup? I called you but your assistant answered and since its too personal I thought I will write to you. I think you must be reading this on some fancy high tech gadget or your iphone 30. Well, whatever you are doing right now, I want you to stop doing it and…