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My Friend Veenu!

As we travel through this journey called life, we cross paths with several co-passengers, if you will, along the way. Some, we travel with for long periods of time and then there are those with whom our paths cross ever... (Continue reading)

Conversation at Midnight

It was one o’clock in the morning. The family had just returned after a family dinner. Hubby is sloshed with two drinks down. Mom and son are not sleepy at all. They had slept like logs for good three hours... (Continue reading)

The Objects of my Affection

Out and about I see babies with their ‘attachment objects’ – blankie’s galore, sometimes a soft toy such as a nice fluffy bear or a silky blue bunny with a satin bow. These meet with my general approval. Though my... (Continue reading)

New-mommy pains … and gains

What could a non-mom ever know about new-mommy pains, right? Well, think again. As you know, about 5 weeks ago, I adopted Lailah. Yes, my little furry sidekick with golden eyes. Except, little did I realize, that a mommy of... (Continue reading)

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First Words

The baby said his first word ! And no, its not Mommy – though she has been saying that word to him a million times a day, inserting it into every conceivable conversation gap . (This is Mommy. Now Mommy... (Continue reading)

Shortcuts

No, I am not referring to the Bollywood movie to be released soon in the theatres. I am referring to the ways my son adopts for doing things, albeit, quickly and differently. As part of the Montessori training that I... (Continue reading)

Re-incarnation

When my older son was two, we got a ‘o-your-son-is-so-cute’ from the next table. But the lady, with long, curly, untamed dirty golden tresses and a long skirt followed it up by ‘Do you know what he was in his... (Continue reading)

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Amazing Link Ups: The World through the Toddler’s eyes II

Mom and I love to read about animals, their shelters and their young ones. But isn’t it boring to say what everyone else also says. So I have my developed my very own version of animals, their shelter and their... (Continue reading)

Picture perfect……for a moment

I have been enjoying lying down and nursing the baby even during the day. This has started after my computer has collapsed again, and I can no longer use the ‘My Brest Friend’ nursing pillow which hitherto held baby like... (Continue reading)

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Daddy’s girl

Every evening I make tea and we seat around the table. While I & hubby are enjoying tea Aarohi my daughter enjoys her sippy with glucose biscuit. On last Sunday hubby went for groceries while Aarohi and I were enjoying... (Continue reading)

Vikram aur Betaal

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 Before the days of the cable and internet came, entertainment was more or less limited to T.V.  In my childhood days, one of the serials I loved watching, (it used to be aired on Sunday evenings) was Vikram aur Betaal.... (Continue reading)

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Table (Eaves) Dropping

Have you done Table (Eaves) dropping? That is, listen to the conversation at the next table at a restaurant? So we finally went out to eat at a really nice restaurant yesterday. My husband has been working really hard, night... (Continue reading)

Mom-in-Question: Tiyash

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Snapshot: Name: Tiyash Occupation: Mom, Management Consultant, Engineer, Entrepreneur Kids: Two boys 3 and 7 months Born and brought up: Kolkata and Delhi, India Countries lived in: India and United States (In US for 9 years) Cultures that influence my... (Continue reading)

Heralding the arrival of the Early Pearly

The little one has been cranky for a week. Not his usual sunny self, but crying, wanting to be held more, disdainfully rejecting my attempts at humor and cheered only by the antics of his brother. So I should have... (Continue reading)

The story of when I was a kid and went out somewhere

Last year I thought I need to tell the babe more about my childhood. Because the context was so vastly different from where we are today and because I was quite sure he would never get to know many of... (Continue reading)

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Celebrating Motherhood

A Very Happy Mother’s day to all of you. I know this post come late, but something that my son has taught me is every day is special, being a mother and having a mother. It is the joy of... (Continue reading)

Innovative Glass Painting Techniques

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Let me today share a tip of making innovative glass artefacts by using glass painting colours and cut glass pieces. You can see the basic glass painting techniques here. Some of the innovative techniques: 1.  Beveled glass is generally used... (Continue reading)

Trip to Nainital

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  Hi Bloggermoms! Back home after a welcome break to Nainital, a hill resort in northern India, situated in the Uttarakhand State and headquarters of Nainital district in the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayas. Nainital is known as the Lake District of... (Continue reading)

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Cherries for Dhoni

This incident happened some time back, actually last summer, but somehow never posted this on Bloggermoms.  Born and brought up in a cricket frenzy nation, it is not surprising that we as a family are cricket enthusiasts. Off late my... (Continue reading)

Positive Discipline

Of late I have been reading a book called ‘Positive Discipline’ by Jane Nelson. I bought the book after I was flummoxed by a ‘surprise’ question in a parent questionnaire for school admissions. I say surprise, as I was supposed... (Continue reading)

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