Blessed with twins, my sister was ecstatic when she brought her darlings home. But soon she was complaining that her back hurt and she was tired all the time. She was religiously doing all she had been told at the hospital, but her babies cried all day, did not sleep well and she was exhausted!
About the Author Celebrate Holi with Me is the latest release From the Toddler Diaries series by Shoumi Sen. The first book in the series was Celebrate Durga Pujo with Me! The Toddler Diaries Series started off as a series of poems that the author wrote for her daughter.As you turn the pages of this book, you
A Typical Scene Kid#1 is being rushed to the soccer class while Kid #2 is throwing tantrum because he doesn’t want to wear the red t-shirt. He wants the one with the blue bird on it which happens to be in the washing hamper. Amidst all this confusion, I need to be packing the soccer bag,
Parents and Comparisons Parents keeping track in their child’s progress is normal and necessary. But, comparing our child’s progress to others is something that disturbs me a lot. We all want our kids to do well and succeed. But I feel each child is different from the other. We all know and agree with that but when it
This week a widely shared study has found that as early as 6 yrs old, girls already believe that they are less smart than boys! As a mother to a 6 yr old daughter, this is obviously awful news! It is heartbreaking to me to think that my daughter might potentially be feeling this way!
It is very important for the baby to have a full feed as this will ensure proper nutrition. At the same time, a well-fed baby makes setting a longer sleep routine easy. This means less hungry and cranky wake-up sessions. Many babies tend to fall asleep when feeding before filling their stomachs. Once disrupted the
As parents, we lay a lot of stress on academics and physical development of our children. Our prime concern these days has become the academic grades of our children. Very little attention is given to teaching music or any musical instrument during childhood. It is only when, our children show some interest or insist on musical training, we enroll
Sunaina Bhargava had everything going for her. Happily married to Rohan for five years she had nothing to complain. Last week, someone enquired when would she be sharing some ‘good news’. Sunaina broke down. “We had decided to have kids after two years of marriage, but I was unable to conceive’, she explains. For some
With every new phase of life you learn something new. You gain the expertise through experience.But when we share the experience, comparison comes into picture.I am talking about motherhood. A new mom is told many things and one of the most common lines you would have heard is “my baby never did that”. Well I am not
Time flies and every day is a new day. My dormant senses have become active. I am curious, explorative, and more important living in the present. It’s never a dull day with her. Children — God’s wonderful and innate creations, can teach us so much. They are the walking talking Wikipedia. And they can also be
Sore nipples are some thing every woman experiences at some point of her life. But if the sore nipples are due to breastfeeding believe me there is nothing more painful, emotionally and physically. I had a normal delivery and I thought the pain at least the physical is over but to my shock there was much
It’s again that time of the year where a mug of hot chocolate seems more tempting than a cup of evening chai or coffee. The houses and neighborhood is washed in decorative lights and festive ornaments. The market is teeming with holiday accents, figurines, cute outdoor inflatables, holiday lights, wreaths and garlands, candies, treats and
Motherhood is a fulfilling and exciting phase for a woman but it can sometimes also be frustrating! Overnight life becomes topsy-turvy and no amount of homework can prepare you for this amazing journey. However, all new mothers, for sure, are well-aware of the benefits of breastfeeding their babies. As more women opt to strike the balance
I have two kids. The older one is 4.5 years and the baby is 7-weeks old. Confession: I have never tried using cloth diapers for both of them. With my first born, once the baby moon period was over or somewhere along that time, I came to the realization that baby products are generally overpriced and started saving up on things
This is a sponsored post Pregnancy is the time we take utmost care of ourselves. We eat right, we breathe right, we sleep right. We know how tender & vulnerable our little one is inside. And, after the baby is born, we rush to the chemists & buy those baby products like soap, shampoo, powder,