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10 important rules of meeting a new mom. I had always loved having friends and folks around. I have cherished their company the laughter and light they bring into my life. They seemed to have sparked joy in me. I was looking forward to their visits once my baby was born. I thought their visits […]
This blog post is a throwback to our time when we went to Prague as an impromptu trip. I have not travelled anywhere in the past two years and given the current scenarios that we are living in(Hello, global pandemic), I am going to hold on for some more time. Having said that, I am […]
“The culture we have does not make people feel good about themselves. And you have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn’t work, don’t buy it.” -Morrie Schwartz, Tuesdays with Morrie I bought Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Bloom purely based on internet recommendations. I bought this book two years ago and […]
5 things I learnt from my working mother My mother, Rukmini, was born in a culture that practiced the purdah system for women. Back then, girls were supposed to learn household chores, get basic education and get married as soon as they can’t. Not too much education because no one will marry an overtly educated […]
The girl in the yellow blanket ‘Is the baby with her father, sister?’ I asked the nurse who was busy rustling paper behind the curtains. I am not sure if she heard me. They had wheeled me into a room called recovery room. I thought I would be taken straight to my room after the […]
The Guest list is the first book that I have read by the author Lucy Foley. But I am making it a point to buy her first published book as well, The Hunting Party. I so loved this book. This is what a crime thriller book should be! I finished the book in two days, […]
The first few days of pregnancy and all the jazz! I very well remember the day I found out I was pregnant. It was one such hot day in the month of march. I was felling hot and flustered since morning that day. A pounding headache made me wonder if I was falling sick somehow. […]
Pcos and Pregnancy: Pcos has been a part of my life for years now. It started with a single strand of hair appearing on my face somewhere in the year 2011. I remember telling my roommate, ‘Guess, what? I am probably growing a beard on my face’. If only I would have known, it was […]
How much did you know about breastfeeding as a first-time mother? I, not much. I always thought it’s a natural way to feed a newborn baby. Once a mother offers them the breast, they feed on them on their own. It’s as simple as that. How wrong I was. Breastfeeding as a first-time mother comes […]
I going, to be honest, here, I wasn’t aware of C-section shaming until I gave birth to my daughter. After being induced twice and being in labour for a full day, I refused to dilate evenly. That’s when I asked my doctor if I can have a c-section. My doctor wanted to induce me for […]
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