Udayan’s 6th and Achyuthan’s 2nd Birthday Party

Having two boys, with birthdays three weeks of eachother equals to one big birthday party for both. However, since the boys are four years apart, finding a theme that they would both enjoy can be a bit tricky. Last year, I organized a carnival theme for Vishnu and focused on a magic theme for Karthik. Fortunately both themes correlated and Read More …

Why I Cried When My Daughter was Born – A Mother’s Note on International Woman’s Day

What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn? That since day one. She’s already had everything she needs within herself. It’s the world that convinced her she did not. — Rupi Kaur The sacred process of giving birth for the first time broke me down as a woman; stripped me down of all my superficiality until I was left with Read More …

Breast or Bottle, Fed is Best

Word Breastfeeding Week just passed and although I wanted to desperately write a post in honour of it, I couldn’t find the words to write what I wanted to say. I have very little experience with breastfeeding as none of my three children were successfully breastfed. When Akshaya was born quite tiny, almost five weeks earlier than her due date, everyone repeatedly told me not to Read More …