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
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
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