10 Alternatives to Calling Your Daughter a Princess

When my daughter was born, the first few years, I easily succumbed to calling her ‘my princess’. This was NOT to enforce some standard of beauty. Most of the time, it just sorta came naturally. The last couple of years, I have consciously stopped calling her my “princess”. For some reason (and thanks to the…

My Emotional Pendulum

*This is an old post from 2011 but parts of it is still very relevant to me* I have realized that whether you are a working mom or a stay-at-home mom, bringing up a child has a huge impact on your emotional pendulum. There are days when you have big arcs on your emotional pendulum,…

On Purple Medicines and Other Rantings: Old Post

*This is an old post from 2011, but I still find it relevant today and it’s kinda funny to think about!* Thursday, August 18, 2011:  Anyone, who is parent, knows getting (read convincing) a child to take their medicine is tougher than rock climbing, wall climbing, crossing a river infested with crocodiles, rafting in Grade…

Living with a Toddler

Originally posted on MyMommyMedia:
“Silence is golden. Unless you have a toddler, then silence is just suspicious” Tantrums in middle of supermarket, playing with food, screaming, yelling and the famous “on my own” phase, if you are living with a toddler you will relate to all of it. And while you are trying to cope…

Is being a mommy enough?

Drum Roll Please for our first ever Guest Blogger MEGHA SAXENA — Mother of two awesome cupcakes! Here is her mommy tale – This one question must have crossed every mommy’s mind at least once, while few of them (including me) ask this to themselves quite often! Do you yearn for few hours of silence…

The truth about making babies

Originally posted on mummy flying solo:
Pic credit: myfertilitychoices.com Baby-dance: (verb) sex when fertile with the intention of getting knocked up Yup. That’s what they call it. The baby-dance. I’ll bet you my $4 coffee money that if you are not yet a parent then you were living in ignorant bliss about this nice little…