What do you do when you have a chatty pre-school-er? Well, you have fun conversations with them! They’re not always fun, though. Sometimes, they drag on. Most times, you have to say the same things over and over again, until you think that they’ve got the point, and even then, it is likely that they … More Gupshup with Laddoo PODCAST | Ep. 1 – Preparing for solo-parenting
After I outdid myself as a first-time baker, in terms of both, the taste AND the look of my child’s first birthday cake, I decided I would make it an annual tradition. After the fabulous first birthday cake, I realised that it wasn’t so hard to bake a cake and decided that no matter what, … More 7 Steps to Planning, Procrastinating, and Winging my child’s Pinterest-Perfect Birthday, 2 years in a row.
I’ve done it again. I’ve attempted something knew without thinking or worrying about how long I’ll be able to sustain it. But who cares? As long as I get a few posts out where I share things that are important to me, I guess I could call it a job well done. I envision ‘Mamma … More Mamma Bear’s Musings PODCAST | Ep. 1 – Why it is IMPORTANT to LOOK IN THE MIRROR
So I wanted to do this as an Instagram post and again, because I typed this on the computer instead of directly on the phone it went on for too many words and is now a blog post. But hey, I’m not complaining. This is my entry for Life of Real Moms’ April 2018 Challenge … More #FridayIntroductions – 10 Parenting Mantras Our Family Swears By
I guess the title sums it up pretty well. Although the term ‘mother of a toddler’ is still hard for me to digest considering she just turned one not even a month ago, but it is what it is. She was a toddler for weeks before that. But I digress. For the uninitiated, Karwachauth is … More Karwachauth as a breastfeeding mother of a teething toddler
I was the fifth girl among my friends to have a baby, so I saw firsthand how social behaviour changed once my friends became parents. And then there were other people I knew, whose behaviour I observed. There was a pattern, clearly. Of course, I knew people wouldn’t be as ‘available’ as they were before, … More 101 Excuses I can make, now that I have a Baby
In less than two weeks, my little Laddoo will be a year old, and other than the many countdowns that I am already doing I thought I’d add another one and do it on the blog too. So for the next two weeks, every alternate day, I will blog (or at the very least, I … More Preparing for Baby’s Arrival | Things you should Buy
My baby survived the first six months of her life solely on breast milk – barring two occasions at the hospital when the nurses managed to convince my husband that my baby wasn’t getting enough milk from me as my milk supply wasn’t established, therefore was crying because she was hungry. I was too tired … More Nourish, Nurture & Flourish
Babies know only one way to communicate every uncomfortable feeling – a cry. It’s easy, it’s quick, it’s loud, and it definitely gets the message across. At the very least, they get us to stop whatever the hell it is that we’re doing, and take notice. But if they thought that just getting us to … More 101 Reasons why Babies Cry
WARNING: Extra Long Post with loads of pictures and videos. This is the second time I’ve done A Day in The Life (first post here) and thanks to work, not being able to find another cook, and baby’s changing sleep schedule, I’m posting this almost three weeks late. Oh, and how did I miss my … More A Day in the Life #2 | Sunday, February 19, 2017
For the first five weeks or so, my baby had a very predictable routine. She woke up early in the morning around 7, took a few cat naps here and there between then and noon, and then, after her maalish and bath that started at noon but went on till 1 PM, she would sleep … More Bedtime Routine? Yes, Please!
WARNING: Extra Long Post with loads of pictures and videos. On Sunday, I did something I have never done before in my life: I documented my entire day. Ideally, I should have done this once before I got pregnant, once in each trimester, and then again, after the baby’s birth to actually compare how my … More A Day in the Life #1 | Sunday, January 22, 2017