My four year old daughter asked me the other day, “Mommy how long do I have to wear mask?, I don’t want to wear mask”. Sometimes she’ll even tell me “I don’t want to go outside because we’ll get sick”. As heart wrenching as this sounds it’s the sad reality we have to face as … Continue reading “Mommy, I don’t want to wear a Mask”
How to better communicate with your spouse in front of children.
Honestly, ever since the pandemic and quarantine, I have been pretty MIA from this blog. I don’t know why but I been so emotionally and mentally drained. I guess it’s the constant routine without the change of scenery. Nevertheless, I wish to go back to writing for the peace of mind and contentment. I had … Continue reading Self Realization
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
A lot of Moms are either trying to get pregnant with a boy or a girl because they have one or the other. While I was in nursing school, I learned a lot about chromosomes and genetics as well as human anatomy and physiological components. That's when the questions lingered in my mind about the … Continue reading Chromosome/Gender theory unplugged
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?
A few minutes ago I saw a post, it was a picture of a ultrasound. I looked up to see who it was posted by and I see "itsjudytime" pregnant with her 4th child (3rd preg being she had twins before). I'm so excited for her and her family! This is surreal! I have a … Continue reading It’sjudytime is giving me Babyfever!
Mama's your relationship with your spouse is equally as important even more so than anyone else or family. A lot of couples lovely spiced up routine takes a turn after kids and falls off the bandwagon. Here is my comparison of how love and societies beauty standards vs Shakesphere sonnet is. & your thinking how … Continue reading Shakesphere vs Baby Daddy
Now many might've never faced this or faced this on the daily, aunties bickering and passing rude remarks. Oh you've gotten quite healthy (overweight?), stay out of the sun because your skin has darkened (why to lack vitamin d?). Listen up aunties, mama's and to anyone sitting in the back! Skin color has to be … Continue reading Desi Aunties Skin Color Drama that gives Us Mama’s a Dilemma
Developing courses for parenting styles and effective parenting style is controversial because being a parent to a child depends on the child itself. Regardless of the fact that no two children are the same, there are things parents can do to improve their ways on how to advise or speak to their children. This may create a more bonding … Continue reading Developing Parent Styles
Most stay at home moms (SAHM) have to hear this phase “so what you do all day?” or “what have you done all day?”. It’s as if we don’t do enough already. Then to top it all off you suddenly get social pressure to think you have to do side gigs or a full time … Continue reading What have you done all day?
Phone rings*, “Hello there, I’m calling to speak to Miss Carriage, she seems to have came suddenly and took my precious…”, voice breaks and phone hangs up*. I met Miss-Carriage three times so far in my life. Before I start my sob story or shall I say taboo of a topic, I want to say … Continue reading Miss Carriage
Ever felt like it was hard to communicate after becoming a mom? From the get go I think that's enough rhetorical questioning. New moms, old moms, any and all moms out there, I know y'all can relate with me on this topic. After birth we spend a lot of time using baby language, playing little … Continue reading Feeling socially awkward?
Growing up I've always had these thoughts watching my parents "parent" me: "when I have a kid, I'm not doing that or this or I'll be different etc". What did I know about parenting? Back then I was just a average kid born and raised in America. I look back and I contemplated a lot … Continue reading Is our Parenting style affected by our parents?
As mothers a lot of choices we make evolves around our little ones, in order to protect and to help them. I think breastfeeding for me was a wonderful and rewarding journey. By wonderful I mean full of joy and tears (especially when there was a clogged up duct, now let's pretend we're going to … Continue reading Boob to bottles?!