“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” —William Arthur Ward In these crazy, dark times, we don't want to ever take our blessings for granted. There are many things we are grateful for in our lives. Some are big but most are small. We wanted to record … Continue reading 5 Things we are grateful for…
You can read the previous posts here. Day 21 and 22 We drove towards Rainbow beach from Maryborough. It was a very lovely beach and we let Neel play for a while before having pizzas for lunch. From there we drove to Noosa and camped for 2 nights at BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Noosa. At Noosa … Continue reading Australia Part 5
You can read Part 3 here. Day 11 After breakfast, we drove towards Mt. Gambier in South Australia. The landscape changed from flatlands to dense vegetation. We visited the Blue Lake. As the name suggested, the lake was really blue and beautiful. We had a picnic right by the lake. From there, we drove to … Continue reading Australia Part 4
Some of the things we’ve been doing with our 2 year old during these uncertain times are - We have a huge field next to our home. It is usually empty and whenever Mike and I are not working, we like taking long walks while Neel cycles. 2. Trying to keep in touch with my … Continue reading In the time of Coronavirus (In Switzerland)
You can read part 2 here. Day 5 We drove to the mouth of Snowy river, a major river in South-eastern Australia. At a cool picnic spot by the river, we cooked Tandoori masala. Neel enjoyed running around the place. On our drive to Lakes Entrance, we saw a lot of wallabies. After checking in at … Continue reading Australia Part 3
You can read part 1 here. It was almost a 23 hour long flight from Switzerland to Sydney, but we made it without any glitches. Though Neel had his moments on the flight, we tried to keep him occupied with books, toys, coloring and walking down the aisle and talking to other people. Once we … Continue reading Australia Part 2
I'm back after a long, long time. This post is about “ONE OF THE BEST TRIPS" we've made so far!! It was almost a year ago and honestly, we never thought we would take this trip so early after Neel was born. We wanted to wait another year or 2 till he was old enough … Continue reading To the Land down under..
Last Sunday we decided to visit Basel Zoo. Honestly, I am not a big fan of Zoos and animals. But thanks to my son Neel, I have now visited almost all the Zoos in Switzerland. It is almost an hour's drive from our home to Basel. It is now quite cold here in Switzerland, almost … Continue reading Neel`s day out
Now that Neel is 9 months old, he is quite active. When he is not playing with his toys or crawling all over the place, he stands up holding something and is slowly learning to walk. He doesn't sit in one place. He gets so bored at home and expects me to take him out … Continue reading Busy Baby Activities – How I get my work done while keeping my baby busy.
Here they are: Swing We bought this swing before Neel was born. A lot of people recommended this to us in case the baby turns out to be a light sleeper. I found this on Amazon. We installed the swing in our living room and used it during Neel`s day-time naps. I was able to do … Continue reading 10 things that have made my life (a bit) easy as a new mom