100 Days Countdown, 2019, Baby Bear

Disintegrating Footwear, THREE-HOUR Cab Rides, Catching up with Friends, Pisuku-Thattufy-ing, a Sociopathic Baby, and Sleeping after Midnight: The Price of Adventure | Day 30/100

July 5, 2019Day 30 of 100 | 71 Days to go This post has affiliate links.* At the start of the day itself, I knew it was going to be eventful and full of what-ifs. What if she didn’t wake up on time for school? What if she didn’t poop? What if she didn’t sleep… Continue reading Disintegrating Footwear, THREE-HOUR Cab Rides, Catching up with Friends, Pisuku-Thattufy-ing, a Sociopathic Baby, and Sleeping after Midnight: The Price of Adventure | Day 30/100

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100 Days Countdown, 2019, Baby Bear

Of Jazz Beats and Bedtime-Delaying Techniques | Day 12/100

This post may have affiliate links.* Someone got the Monday blues, and clearly, despite not sleeping well the previous night, it wasn’t me because I was looking forward to 3.5-4 baby-free hours every day for the next five days. Monday had just gotten a whole lot better for me. I know, what a horrible mother… Continue reading Of Jazz Beats and Bedtime-Delaying Techniques | Day 12/100

100 Days Countdown, 2019, Baby Bear

Father’s Day (to take over baby duties) | Day 11/100

This post may have affiliate links.* Going to bed past 3 AM guarantees a sleep-in, even if the rest of the house is awake and wants you to be up because you can’t keep your eyes open even if you try, especially at 7 AM. So the daddy-daughter duo went out for a stroll, while… Continue reading Father’s Day (to take over baby duties) | Day 11/100

100 Days Countdown, 2019, Baby Bear

Of Bears and Beetles | Day 10/100

This post has affiliate links.* First of all, how is it the 10th day already? Granted that I am two days behind (when I actually wrote this, and as I post this, I am 9 days behind) but how are we already 10% into this countdown? Just how tired and out of my mind have… Continue reading Of Bears and Beetles | Day 10/100

100 Days Countdown, 2019, Baby Bear

The Second Day of Nursery | Day 9/100

This post has affiliate links.* Her first day of school was great in terms of how well she took it. Except a few minutes of crying at the start of the day, and the huge mystery surrounding what she actually did, it seemed like we were off to a wonderful start. But never have I… Continue reading The Second Day of Nursery | Day 9/100

100 Days Countdown, 2019, Baby Bear, Firsts

Milestone: First Day of Nursery | Day 8/100

This post has affiliate links.* Oh my god! My baby goes to school now. I was looking forward to this day since March because hello, almost-crazy person here, and 50% of that craziness is thanks to being with a child all day, every day, for (just one day short of) 2 years and 9 months.… Continue reading Milestone: First Day of Nursery | Day 8/100

100 Days Countdown, 2019, Baby Bear, Mommy Diaries

The Gruffalo-obsessed child of a Friends-obsessed mother | Day 7/100

It’s official. My child loves The Gruffalo. I read it a total of FOUR times yesterday, and she still wanted more. A day that started with seeing a huge rainbow in the morning and ended with reading one of the classic children's books, it was the prelude to another milestone day. As much as Laddoo… Continue reading The Gruffalo-obsessed child of a Friends-obsessed mother | Day 7/100

100 Days Countdown, 2019, Baby Bear, Conversations with Laddoo, Mommy Diaries

What are our feet for? Green Sliding | Day 2/100

I think we can all agree that if there are fewer stories on Instagram than usual that automatically means that I’m either busy having so much fun that I don’t have the time or the energy to post anything, or that it’s been such a horrible day that I have absolutely no interest in posting… Continue reading What are our feet for? Green Sliding | Day 2/100

100 Days Countdown, 2019, documenting life

Why I Document EVERYTHING | Day 1/100

This post showed up in my memories today that reminded me that on this day last year, I had started the 100 Day Countdown to Laddoo’s second birthday. Meaning, as of today, there are a 100 days to go before she turns three. I had told myself that I won’t put myself through this again… Continue reading Why I Document EVERYTHING | Day 1/100

Book Reviews, Preteens

Book Review | Coming Round the Mountain by Ruskin Bond

BOOK DETAILSName of the book: Coming Round the MountainAuthor: Ruskin BondIllustrator: Mihir JoglekarPages: 128Reading Level: 9 years and above.MRP: INR 250/-Amazon Affiliate Link*: Click here to buy. This book brought back memories from my school days and summer holidays. I’m not too proud of the fact but ‘Coming Round the Mountain’ is the second Ruskin… Continue reading Book Review | Coming Round the Mountain by Ruskin Bond

4-6 years, Book Reviews

Book Review | In My Heart by Nandana Dev Sen

BOOK DETAILS Name of the book: In My Heart Author: Nandana Dev SenIllustrator: Ruchi Mhasane Pages: 40Reading Level: 5-7 years MRP: INR 299/- Amazon Affiliate Link*: Click here to buy. ‘In My Heart’ is the story of little Mia who knows she had come out of her Mumma's heart and her Papa's heart. But when… Continue reading Book Review | In My Heart by Nandana Dev Sen

Mommy Diaries

Sanity First

Seems very obvious, doesn’t it? In fact, given that we, the moms of LORM, put these words on a mug, I should have given them more value. Sadly, I’ve become an expert and not putting myself and my sanity first; it’s almost as if I have an insanity wish (it’s like a death wish, but… Continue reading Sanity First