Queen of Diamonds or Laundry!

The title of the post would have already given a glimpse of what’s about to come. I am not alone in my struggle to determine if I am Queen of Diamonds or Laundry. Women across the globe would agree with me. Have a kid they said, it will be fun they said. No one mentioned […]

Nesting – how I did it during pregnancy?

Nesting, the act of cleaning and organizing house during the third trimester of pregnancy is an overwhelming feeling. To an outsider you might look like a crazy woman on binge sessions of cleaning already clean spaces. You would spend hours organizing cupboards which is already immaculate. Ask a pregnant woman and she will tell you […]

Octopus Hands that I have!

A hand busy typing on laptop, eyes gazing through the phone for status updates, a stolen look at the child playing nearby. The moment she turned to her laptop, the kid was standing next to the table in corner and then came a crashing sound. The lamp  kept on the table landed on the floor […]

Mother-Daughter

Mother of Mine!

“You gave to me all of my life To do as I please I owe everything I have to you Mother, sweet mother of mine” I remember these lyrics from Mother of Mine by Jimmy Osmond by heart. We used to sing it in school choir for Mother’s Day celebration each year. It perfectly sums up […]

A woman’s dream

‘Welcome to Mumbai. The outside temperature is 32 degrees. Have a pleasant stay!’, the announcement in the flight broke Natasha’s thoughts. She was returning to India after two years. She was eagerly waiting to breathe the air of her motherland. The two years she spent in USA seemed like a different life now. She was […]

Tips when Parenting does not go as planned!

There is no such thing as Perfect Parenting. It has ups and downs, highs & lows. The child will be unruly & you will be frustrated. These will be days when you feel like failure, take a deep breath and follow these tips. Involve others into parenting It might be the right time to involve […]

Parenting mantras for new age parent!

New age parenting in nuclear setup is a daunting situation for any parent. Being away from family and raising your own family requires some patience and tonnes of patience again. Remember all the times when your mother would tell you – “What till you have kids of your own, you will understand!”  And, reality is […]

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