Indian Culture, Motherhood, ProBlogger Challenge, Write Tribe

Karwachauth as a breastfeeding mother of a teething toddler

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… Continue reading Karwachauth as a breastfeeding mother of a teething toddler

Humour, Lists, Mamma's Quirks, Mommy Diaries, Motherhood

Excuses I can make, now that I have a baby

I was the last one among my friends to have a baby, so I saw firsthand how social behaviour changed once my friends became parents. There was a pattern, clearly. Of course, I knew people wouldn’t be as available as they were before, but when every single time there was an ‘emergency’ and it was… Continue reading Excuses I can make, now that I have a baby

Lists, Motherhood, Preggo Diaries, The Third Trimester

Preparing for Baby’s Arrival | Things you should Buy

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… Continue reading Preparing for Baby’s Arrival | Things you should Buy

Babywearing, Breastfeeding, Modern Parenting, Motherhood, Themes, We Are Real Moms

Nourish, Nurture & Flourish

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… Continue reading Nourish, Nurture & Flourish

A day in the Life, Baby Bear, Motherhood

A Day in the Life #2 | Sunday, February 19, 2017

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… Continue reading A Day in the Life #2 | Sunday, February 19, 2017

A day in the Life, Baby Bear, Motherhood

A Day in the Life #1 | Sunday, January 22, 2017

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 life… Continue reading A Day in the Life #1 | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Letters to myself, Motherhood, Preggo Diaries, The Second Trimester, The Third Trimester

Dear Nikita: A Letter to my pre-pregnant Self.

Dear Nikita,This is future you, exactly one year from now. I know that you’re trying to get pregnant, I know what’s about to follow and how you’ll feel about it. So I just thought I’d warn you about a few lot of things and also tell you what you will enjoy during a major part… Continue reading Dear Nikita: A Letter to my pre-pregnant Self.

Baby Bear, Baby Names, How To, Mamma's Quirks, Motherhood, Preggo Diaries

6 Unconventional Resources for Baby Names

    With only around 5-6 weeks left till Baby Bear's arrival, we ought to start thinking of baby names. But I am soooo over looking through a website or going through a book of baby names because that's so normal and regular. I wanted to see if there was another place where I could… Continue reading 6 Unconventional Resources for Baby Names