It’s been a few months... I been MIA. I know you’ve probably missed me. Maybe not. But here I am to say quarantine life has made me turn into a full on zombie mama, which means just same routine for my kids without having much me time. I feel like ever since this quarantine lifestyle … Continue reading Mama Writer’s Block
“Put on my rubber band!”, “Baby brother’s pulling my hair”, “mommmy!”....this is my toddler throwing a tantrum whilst being sick. I been on my toes for the past few days trying my best to be the “mother nurse”. For some reason kids being sick just plain breaks my heart, I mean it really sucks. It … Continue reading Sick Baby/Toddler
Today my toddler repeatedly kept opening the skincare drawer, she was looking at my rose quartz and broke it somehow. I turned around hearing the shatter of my precious mineral stone. I was in between changing nappies of my 11 month old whilst it happened. Many of you might be superstitious but I say whatever … Continue reading Broken Rose Quartz
I want you to know I'm waking up at night to find comfort, to know and hold, to get a snack (milk) because I might be hungry, and I'm not comfortable in this diaper anymore. I just want to be held because I'm scared. This new environment is scaring me. I know you only mommy, … Continue reading Dear Mommy,
The other day I saw a post or a cry for help, broke my heart after I saw it on a moms group on Facebook. I'm not going to say what she said verbatim but I will say she was at wits end after giving birth and felt no motivation to continue daily activities or … Continue reading Postpartum Hotline
I'm one of those travelers that pack for short or long trip thinking I need everything, I mean everything for my family and little ones. I think about what if they God forbid get sick? So I pack up the Tylenol, thermometer and Vick's. Then I think about diaper rash creams and in goes the … Continue reading Mom who overpacks, prepared?
Postpartum depression may happen anytime during pregnancy and mostly after giving birth. As a former nurse and now SAHM (stay at home mom) I have personally experienced and know a thing or two about PPD. A woman's body shifts through a dramatic change hormonal wise after labor and therefore this may trigger the PPD to … Continue reading Postpartum Depression
"Kono khobor ase?" translates to "do you have any news?" from Bengali to English. These are the things that your desi aunties, neighbors, cousins hairdressers aunty cares about after your married. This is my second child at 27 years old and people are driving me up the wall about the third one. May I add … Continue reading Desi Aunties asking if you have any news?
The thing I like about writing is that no one can judge our look but just our writing. I think when people meet us in real life, it's appearance that cause more problems than the intellectuality. People's character tend to evolve based on their judgements on how a person's appearance is. I was waking outside … Continue reading Minority mom?
The child at play, such a wonderful time. Who are we to intervene in the most innocence of acts? We often worry about our floors getting soapy when they play with bubbles, or wonder why've they spilt water/milk on the table and even goes to the extent of using their food as a moisturizer (my … Continue reading Cleaning up the Child’s play