Author: Viji Sridhar

I am a mother of a three year old toddler who calls himself Peppa Pig and a one year old who is waiting like a silent alligator to pounce on your skin to test his new budding teeth. I am also a fanatic lover of books -- a Tsonduko to be more precise, a person who worries over the scary rate at which technology is overtaking our lives, an avid reader -- and occasionally a follower-- of the latest health and technology related news, and a very very average cook.
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All my life, my mother saved all her sweets and savouries for me. When I was pregnant and she came to help me, I made an astonishing discovery. As my sister and I wished mom on our WhatsApp group on Mother’s day, and showered her with fond lines, dad faked offense. “You girls never wish me with…

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Dear Amoxicillin, Hope all is well at your end.  I am a mother to a usually sweet little three-year old boy who is down with Strep throat. He threw up the whole of last night and we are both at our wits’ end. Now, if I could just somehow get him to keep his antibiotics…

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Did you know that 1 out of every 7 new mums has postpartum depression? Here are 7 simple yet powerful things that helped me ease into motherhood. Childbirth is perhaps one of the most physically, mentally and emotionally challenging events for a woman in her lifetime. After months of waiting, when this wonderful bundle of joy…