Had to pack Baby R's bags for the 6th time within a span of 3 months. Poor thing is being moved around a lot. Paucity of good caretakers, working parents both posted miles apart that too in cities without daycare facilities and grandparents living in different cities are taking a toll on the little guy. … Continue reading All his bags are packed…::(
The emptiness of a house hits me when I walk in the door. It has been almost a month since I had to leave my 2 year old with my mom because I am again without a reliable house-keeper. Three members of the family in three separate cities. That's Army life for you. Missing my … Continue reading Smelling the blankets. Because…
Separation kills. Not literally i mean. Still, staying apart from your other half that too with a toddler in the house is pretty tough. There are days (nights rather) when i am dead tired and baby R is super charged up. Times when my eyes are droopy and he is poking me to check why … Continue reading Counting Days.
At times I thank my stars that I live in a country like India where getting a house-maid/nanny (although not professionally trained) is easier than many other places. With my work occupying most of the waking hours the only time I get to spend with my growing-up-too-soon-baby is dinnertime. So imagine my (good) surprise when … Continue reading God bless my house-maid.
Guilt, doubt and constant worry – woes of a working mother. Though endlessly debated by both sides (the working mom vs. the stay at home mom), it still is a totally individualistic viewpoint. Me? I am a working mother. Working since eight years and a mother for a little over a year out of those. … Continue reading SAHM vs Working mom
Every day is a new learning. For Baby R as an individual and for me as a mom. Yesterday - Petting a cat is fun. Note to self - Animals don't hurt babies (unless provoked). Today - Opening and closing doors. Note to self - Baby-proof house on priority. Tomorrow - Who knows? Note to … Continue reading Celebrating the “little” moments.
I repeated the test once, then twice and only then believed what the first one confirmed. The two pink lines were awesome news. Finally. After months of trying. I went to the doctor to get all corresponding tests done and for advice on pregnancy. I was given a list of blood tests, urine tests and … Continue reading Second Opinion.