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Myths of Child Sexual Abuse- Part I

April 12, 2018

Every now and then, a headline highlighting child sexual abuse flashes and we as humanity sink deeper into a dark abyss of shame and horror. We mourn, we lament, we offer support , opinions, our pearls of wisdom, shudder to think if it could be…no, no, it can’t be us, we are safe . No!, none of us are safe until we and are children are equipped with the right knowledge, solid support circle and the power to stand up and say no! Continue Reading…

Breastfeeding

How I weaned my milkaholic toddler

December 25, 2017
Weaning - How I Weaned my milkaholic toddler

 Note: How I weaned my milk-addict toddler and a few surefire tips to ensure a smooth sailing.

Baby G was 20 months old when I successfully weaned her off. Up until then I had tried hard to reduce feedings but all my efforts were met with absolute defiance. She’d kick up a storm at not being given milk and I would eventually cave in. And we were stuck in this cycle for quite some time. Finally, we managed to scale this mountain too . Phew!! Continue Reading…

Reviews

Tuscany Courtyard Review

December 20, 2017
Tuscany Courtyard Review

Hubs and I were craving some Italian one evening and decided to tick off Tuscany Courtyard from our must eat places list. It had been there far too long and this was a great opportunity to do. Being firm believers in green parenting, we have majorly cut down on eating out; not only due to the lack of healthy options but also to instill good eating habits  in our children. However, we do allow rare cheat days for Baby G and even on those occasions, we make sure she has a filling meal before heading out so her appetite for junk  is limited which is mostly what she asks for. Continue Reading…

Reviews

Ella’s Kitchen Carrot Multigrain Rice review

May 10, 2017
Ella's Kitchen Carrot Multigrain rice review

I will be reviewing a few baby food brands and this will be the first in the series. Please don’t get me wrong- I still believe in home cooked food being the best as you know what exactly goes into your baby’s meal and in what hygienic conditions. However, with us being away on a vacation in Dubai and mostly being outdoors; it isn’t feasible to carry containers of cooked food everywhere with me. Also, I wanted to try these products myself to ensure their quality before offering it up on the website.

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Reviews

Mutsy Evo Stroller Review

May 9, 2017

While looking for a stroller for Baby G, we wanted something that was extremely attractive, light weight and very practical. So we set down to thoroughly researching almost every stroller ( trust me- no joke!!) and zeroed in on the Mutsy. I must say, I’m happy that we made the best decision ever.

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DIY- Recipes and More

Chia seed (Tukh malanga) pudding

June 18, 2016
Chia seed pudding recipe for weight watchers

This  chia seed pudding recipe is ideal for everyone who’s weight watching (or not)- postpartum moms, conscious daddies, and even their little ones. My baby loves munching on chia seeds- she eats spoonfuls at a time (Thank God!). This pudding is nutrient dense and power-packed with lots of goodies- just what a new parent needs! Not only will it keep you feeling full for longer but will also help boost energy and help with any milk supply issues mommies may have.

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DIY- Recipes and More, Mother and Baby

Padsicles: The Ultimate Postpartum DIY

June 12, 2016
Padsicles-DIY

Padsicles? May sound funny but it is a life saver during those postpartum days. Much like popsicles, these are frozen treats for all the soreness and ache down south. Ahem. Whether you’ve had a natural no-meds labour, hours long ordeal with an epidural or a c-section- these are a must have for all new moms as they will soothe and heal your swollen, sore vagina/perineal muscles. Continue Reading…