THE THINGS NOBODY TELLS A MOM-TO-BE (PART 2 – POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION )

As a new mom, did you ever feel like you wanted to hide under your covers because opening your eyes and facing the world was too exhausting? Did you feel so overwhelmed with… Continue reading

Travel post – our experience at Cherai Beach – Les 3 Elephants

Whenever we are travelling to a new place, I am always weary if the place will be kid friendly or not. I have accepted that my kids will not sit in one place,… Continue reading

Some days, all you need is a hug and a gallon of coffee…

Yesterday was a tiring day. No, let me correct my sentence. Yesterday was an exhausting day. From the moment I woke up, I knew its going to be a tough day. Nothing seemed… Continue reading

Carrier review – KolKol Compact (Full Buckle)

When this Indian company announced the release of their Compact Carrier full buckle which weighs less than 500 grams, my first reaction was, this seems too good to be true! Having used their… Continue reading

Being mature about toy purchases, or at least trying to be – part 1

When my first one was born, I was excited about everything. Post partum highs and lows sent me on tough to turn back, instant gratification shopping sprees. All the late night nursing sessions… Continue reading

Bumpadum products – our experience and review

I came across this brand while I was researching cloth diapers for my then, soon to be born second monkey. I had used various Chinese made brands on my first born but wanted… Continue reading

Breastfeeding in a carrier – the why, how and all in between

I was recently asked to write an article for the Bangalore Birth Network on breastfeeding in a carrier. Posting the same here in the hope to reach more mums who might benefit from… Continue reading

Cloth diapering – the question of should we, shouldn’t we.

With my first born, we used the traditional langots when he was born but beyond a point, him getting disturbed because of constant nappy changes led us to go down the disposable diapers… Continue reading

The joy of reading – how soon is too soon?

Friends have often asked me how soon did I introduce books to Siddharth. We used to read him books and tell stories from when he was about 2 months old. Back then, I… Continue reading

The things nobody tells a mom-to-be (Part 1 – Breastfeeding )

I still have fresh memories of how I was just before my first baby was born. I had watched scenes in movies of women giving birth and screaming in pain and I had… Continue reading

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