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 Things I do to keep Neel 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
As a new parent, I have new responsibilities now. My first priority is my son and then comes everything else- My husband, the rest of my family, our home and so on. So what about my career? Where should I put this on my list? What will happen to all the years I spent studying … Continue reading Thoughts on motherhood and a career
We decided to spend our Anniversary in one of the most beautiful places in Austria- Lermoos. Mike gave the best surprise by booking 2 nights at Hotel Alpenrose, a top Family hotel in Austria. This hotel is ideal for families with kids. When we checked into the hotel, we were given a tour around. We found out … Continue reading A Weekend at Lermoos
Before I got back to work, we decided to visit our family and friends in Dubai and India. In Dubai, Neel got to see and do a lot of stuff: He got pampered by his grandparents, his aunt (my sister, Manasa), his big brother, Madhav and big sister, Medha. There was always someone to … Continue reading Neel`s First trip to Dubai
6 am – Our cute little alarm clock woke us up to let us know that he was hungry. After his feed, Mike prepared hot cups of coffee for us and while he played with our little sunshine, I enjoyed watching them. 7:30 am – As Neel took a quick nap, I expressed some milk … Continue reading A day in my life – with my 5 month old