India is still in lockdown mode. We are unable to travel or visit our loved ones. Kids are stuck at home and having to sit through another year of online classes. Sometimes it feels like there's all the time in the World but nothing much to do! Now you can fuss and fret about it, … Continue reading 10 Things to do with kids at home
Yess...we are finally a family of 4. We rang this year with the birth of our daughter Nyra. I was wrong to believe that it would be easier the second time around. So far It has not been easy. With Mike busy with his work, his MBA classes, a lockdown in Switzerland, a hyperactive toddler, … Continue reading Welcoming Nyra into our family!
Do you feel like you aren't getting a moment's rest? No time to take a shower, to eat something without being interrupted by a sudden wailing? And sleep? What's that?? How was life before a baby (or a twister more like) rolled out and took complete control of it?! you may wonder. Many have gone … Continue reading Dear New Mama,
As a child I was surrounded by books. When there was nothing else to do, my sister and I naturally gravitated towards books. We did not have many children's books though. We read whatever we could get our hands on. Our parents weren't worried about what we were reading. We were library members and often … Continue reading How to get kids to read (more)
"We are Not all in the same boat, but we are all in the same storm". I read this somewhere and felt it reflected the thoughts I've been feeling lately. I've been speaking to lots of people and getting to know how they are dealing with this Pandemic. I am thankful that we are able … Continue reading Winter thoughts and Crafts
From Ruskin Bond's "How to be a Writer" I began the practice of writing, meditating, exercising and blogging for 10 to 15 minutes everyday. It stresses me out when I have to post something on a particular day, but when I work on bite-sized pieces everyday, I don't mind it as much.Discipline is my middle … Continue reading Reflections (November ’20)
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)
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