Not just a safe, but germ-free Diwali 

Diwali,  also known as the festival of lights is round the corner and everyone is in high spirits to celebrate it. The preparations for Diwali start from cleaning the house and decorating it beautifully. Well, Diwali is a 5 day festival and the preparations begin much earlier. We all know how often we hit the…

Global Handwashing Day

Thinking of the future, we strive for continued health, well-being, and productivity for ourselves, our families, and our communities. Handwashing is an affordable, effective way to achieve these goals. For example, handwashing with soap could prevent many of the 272 million yearly schooldays lost to diarrheal disease, and 50% of the infections acquired in healthcare…

Please don’t start again on karwa chauth

A perfect marriage is just two imperfect people who refuses to give up on each other. I have been knowing my partner for years now. The day we first met, I knew I was in love and few months later I decided to keep Karva Chauth fast. I was too naive about the religious aspects…

Memorabilia -My girl’s second birthday

Time flies so fast. Day by day , with or without smiles, the new day comes with new hopes, inspirations and a chance to make the new day more colorful for lifetime… Because the time flies, memories stay.. My little turned 2 year old in Aug this year. While I’m pregnant with my second child,…

Pregnancy With A Toddler- First Trimester

Right from the time I gave birth to my first child, I knew I wanted to be a mother again. As she progressed, my feelings got stronger and currently I’m 4 months shy from my second delivery and by the time my first child will be two and half years old! It’s a bit overwhelming…

This is what I do when the child sleeps… 

Even the god can’t steal away those 2 hours from me… These precious hours are mine: enriched with silence, freedom and far away from any distraction. As a full-time homely Mom it’s hard to earn ‘me-time’ with her and I really crave for that period of time when I put my girl to sleep. She…

A New Perspective, A Better Life, A New Me: My Motherhood Tales

We all read about how life changes after having a baby. Sleep, privacy, friends, romance, and freedom – everything evaporates within few moments. Months of discomfort, pains, stress, fatigue, and body changes. But even after all this, why does a woman wish to be a mother one day? It is for a reason! To experience the best…

Snippet From My Pregnancy Diaries: For The New Mothers!

Seema is pregnant with her first child. She feels tired and exhausted all the time of the day and is finding it very difficult to keep up with the household chores. She had never felt so lethargic. And to top it, her first ultrasound report has shown uterine bleeding; enough to horrify her further.  Her…

The SuperMom Myth: There is no such thing!

Before I share with you any of my thoughts further, let’s put a glance at ‘supermom’ definition, As per the Oxford dictionary, an exemplary or exceptional mother, especially one who successfully manages a home and brings up children while also has a full-time job. As per Merriam Webster:  an exemplary mother; also:  a woman who…

Extended Breastfeeding- Why I Continue

One of the lady I met in the park in-general asked me,” Do you still breastfeed your child?”. I replied instantly “Yes sometimes, why not?” Wish I could have clicked her reaction that was rather scandalized one. “Don’t you there is no benfit of bf once the baby turns one”. I had no intention of…

Daddys Blue, Dear Father, do you feel left out?? 

Few years back we were watching a movie together where the new daddy was going crazy everytime the little baby woke up.  Why is she crying??  Mommy : She is hungry.. You don’t know anything.  After 15 mins,   I know why is she crying. She is hungry.  Mommy: No, she is feeling hot. You…